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Phone Number: +47 975 23 250
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The way during the summer to really experience Svalbard

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
EvaLud
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Stockholm, Sweden
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Stockholm, Sweden
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Western Australia, Australia
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367 reviews
199 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 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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Perrh
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49 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016 via mobile

we went on whale watching cruise on January 19th. Meeting point was easy to find, we saw the boat straight away from the distance. Tour guide met us up front for check in. Boat has great heating as we could take our coats straight away. There's tea, coffee and some biscuits waiting all the time and you can have as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

We had a great trip last week whale watching from Tromso. The boat Polar Girl is very comfortable and well appointed. Hot drinks and biscuits were included. Our guide Jon was very informative, and we saw several humpbacks. Even if we hadn't, the scenery on the trip was lovely.

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Corseaux, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Nice boat trip (and we had a great weather). Whales were a little bit "shy" at the beginning, but in fact we could see a lot of them with many killer whales too. I realised an old wish. Better to have warm cloth, and a good camera. It's rather difficult to take a good close up picture. Thank you for... More 

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Buenos Aires
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70 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We started the tour and it looked like the weather was not going to help, but as the guides predicted, it cleared up and we had a great experience. We saw SO many humpbacks and orcas... We saw them feeding and also jumping! The crew was helpful and shared great knowledge about the whales, as well as what they are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

We did a whale watching tour with Polargirl ship from Tromso harbour, with Jon as our guide. We travelled by boat for about and hour and came into a bay where it was very easy to spot gorgeous Orcas and Humpback whales. The ship was very comfortable, and basic, with plenty of space for everyone, and we were really lucky... More 

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