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Puffins, a big blue whale and 3 polarbears. We went on a trip with Polargirl to Pyramiden. This place is definitly worth seeing. The sailtrip was nice and beautiful and the crew... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
annebruunr
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Puffins, a big blue whale and 3 polarbears. We went on a trip with Polargirl to Pyramiden. This place is definitly worth seeing. The sailtrip was nice and beautiful and the crew onboard was very kind and informative about Svalbard. They really wanted us to have the best trip and see as much animal life as possible. Do yourself a... More 

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Tromso, Norway
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I joined Polar Charter for a day-trip on "Polargirl" from Longyearbyen to Barentsburg in July in the summer 2016. A guide from the company came and picked me up at the place where I was staying and drove me to the boat where the crew welcomed me with an absolutely amazingly warm and friendly hospitality. The trip itself was truly... More 

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Finland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to visit Pyramiden, old mining town in Svalbard. The boat and guides were good, and the food on board was even better! This is really nice way to get to know more of Svalbard. The views were amazing!

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Polar C, Director of Sales at Polar Charter, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for coming on a trip with us, and thank you for these nice words. We try everyday to make our guests happy. Best regards, Siv Langenes, Booking & sales manager More 

Birtavarre, Norway
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We choosed Polar Charter with the boat "Polargirl" for a trip to the old mining city of "Pyramiden" at 79 degrees North. This was an exciting experience! We started at 08.30 when the bus picked us up at our hotel. We go to the harbor where the boat was waiting for us. The boat is perfect for trips like this.... More 

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Polar C, Salgssjef at Polar Charter, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us as the boat you went to Pyramiden with, and for the nice words. Happy to hear that you had a great time. And that you where lucky enough to se a polar bear! It is really not that usual this season to see them! Best Regards, Siv Langenes Booking & Sales Mananger More 

New York City, New York
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Slow ferries in Svalbard are the best. You get to see everything, it's not as noisy and the crew are always a friendly bunch of characters. A shuttle picked us and several other campers up from our campsite across from the airport. We entered the ferry and paid in cash after a quick breakdown of rules and regulations in one... More 

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Polar C, Salgssjef at Polar Charter, responded to this review

Thank you for these words, good to know that you where happy with choosing us as the boat you went with. You get a whole other view of things when time is on youre side, you get to see more. We are glad you enjoyed this trip. Best Regards, Siv Langenes Booking & Sales Mananger More 

London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

My friend and I took the day trip around Svalbard fjords, to a glacier and to Barentsburg. It was a very nice and comfortable boat with nice food on board, and gorgeous scenery all around (even though we did not see any wildlife on our particular trip). The only thing I really did not like and actually made me pretty... More 

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Polar C, Salgssjef at Polar Charter, responded to this review

Hi, We are happy to hear that you liked going on this boat trip with us! I`m sorry to hear this happen, we are always trying to think of how not to contaminate the environment, this was obviously a glip. Because as you say there are ashtrays onboard to avoid this from happening. But we are happy that you overall... More 

Larnaka City, Cyprus
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Took the five hour tour with Polar Girl to the Borebreen Glacier. Took two hour boat ride to reach the glacier - check it out for twenty minutes or so (amazing) and then two hours back. After seeing the glacier there is a nice dinner of baked salmon, hot jacket potatoes and salad! Tea, coffee, beer, wine and soft drinks... More 

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Polar C, Salgssjef at Polar Charter, responded to this review

Happy to hear that you liked the view of the glacier, and the barbeque that where served. And thank you for getting back to us with the ide of changing the prise, we will take that under consideration when talking about the prices for next years season. Best regards, Siv Langenes Booking & Sales Mananger More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

The ships is very cosy and feels in very good shape. The staff is very relaxed and you are encouraged to walk around and talk to the staff including the captain (do that - really nice). The food is good (we had grilled whale meat - superb) and the guides very nice and knowledgeable!!

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Polar C, Salgssjef at Polar Charter, responded to this review

Thank you for nice words! Happy to hear that you liked our boat, and our staff. We want to give guests the exact feeling that you are describing, a relaxing place to be. Thank you. Best regards, Siv Langenes Booking & Sales Mananger More 

Western Australia, Australia
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382 reviews
199 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Did the five hour tour with his Company on Polar Girl to the Bore Glacier. Just over two hour boat ride to the glacier - check it out for twenty minutes or so (amazing) and then two hours back. After seeing the glacier there is a fantastic dinner of baked salmon, hot jacket potatoes and salad to be had -... More 

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Polar C, Salgssjef at Polar Charter, responded to this review

Hi and thank you for nice words. Happy to hear that you enjoyed our evening trip. Best regards, Siv Langenes Booking & Sales Mananger More 

Perrh
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50 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

This was a fantastic night out. Got picked up at our hotel by a driver and our guide Iakov and driven to the harbour. The boat (Polar Girl) feels authentic, bit rough round the edges which I think adds to the exploration feel of it. The staff were all friendly and Iakov our guide was really good. He took the... More 

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Polar C, Salgssjef at Polar Charter, responded to this review

Thank you for this review. So happy to hear that you had a great time with us to the glacier, and that you were happy with our staff and guide onboard. Best Regards, Siv Langenes Booking & Sales mananger. More 

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