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Very nice activity but quite expensive

We enjoyed this activity very much. The guide was funny and very friendly and the location very... read more

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Benny V
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Meerbeek, Brabant, Belgium
Michael, one of the best guides in Svalbard

We did Trollsteinen hike, amazing. Michael did everything for our confort and safety. You really... read more

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Alfredo O
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Spitsbergen Travel is located in Longyearbyen, and is the most well-established tour operator and agent in the area, having assisted visitors to the Svalbard archipelago since 1988. Our team are the local experts on Svalbard, and can arrange...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Polarsenteret | Longyearbyen, 9171, Norway
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+47 79 02 61 00
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Reviewed today

We enjoyed this activity very much. The guide was funny and very friendly and the location very cosy. She told us a lot of things and gave information about polar bears. The other guests were really nice. The reindeer soup and the cake were tasty...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did Trollsteinen hike, amazing. Michael did everything for our confort and safety. You really feel you are in good and experienced hands. I hope see you again and book with Hurtigruten Svalbard, great services!!!

Thank Alfredo O
Hurtigruten S, Product Development at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Alfredo Thank you for the fantastic feedback, so nice to read that you had a great hike to Trollsteinen. I will forward your message to Michael. With regards Mats

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yesterday I went on a daytrip to the the summit of the troll mountain. First of all the guide was very knowledgeable about every single question we asked him. He took very good care of the group regarding safety and individual needs. I am very...More

Thank Bram d
Hurtigruten S, Product Development at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Bram Thank you for the great feedback, good to hear that you had a nice trip to Trollsteinen. We wish you welcome back another time. With regards Mats

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did bike around Svalbard with patient and enthousiastic guide Adne.He told us all kind of nice details about all the buildings and iconic sites. Bikes were easy to ride. Nice food along the way!

Thank 878elsie
Hurtigruten S, Product Development at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Elsie Thank you for the great feedback, so nice to read that you enjoyed the trip with electric fat-bikes. I will forward the message to your guide Ådne. With regards Mats

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I did 3 tours with this company: the hike to Trollsteinen, the Forkastning mountain hike and the cruise to the glacier. The walks can be rough if you’re not used to climbing and the Trollsteinen one is a tough hike up to 850 meters above...More

Thank Stella C
Hurtigruten S, Product Development at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Stella Thank you so much for the great feedback. So nice to read that you enjoyed your hike- and boat-trips. All the best. Mats

Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

If you spend a few days in Spitzbergen this is a must do day trip. You reach the von Post Glacier on an open boat and you have the opportunity to see the beautiful Isfjord with its mountains,a lot of fauna (we also saw a...More

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Hurtigruten S, Product Development at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2018

Hi Valentina Thank you so much for the lovely feedback, so nice to read that you enjoyed the trip to the Von Post glacier.. I will forward your message to your guide Jonathan. With regards Mats

Reviewed July 5, 2018

Visited Camp Barentz on a short excursion from a cruise ship. Met the dogs and had coffee and pancakes whilst watching a film about polar bears. A short insight into aspects of life in such a beautiful but very remote part of Norway.

Thank Margaret O
Hurtigruten S, Product Development at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Hi Margaret Thank you for the lovey feedback. So nice to hear that you had a lovely visit to Camp Barentz. With regards Mats

Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Chose Hurtigruten as they were the only crew to offer Ice Caving without walking but in an Snow Cat. If you are from warmer territories, I'd definitely recommend it. The ride was quite exciting - a bonus. The Tour Guides were just brilliant, friendly and...More

Thank Ravesh
Hurtigruten S, Daglig leder at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018

Hi Ravesh Thank you for your wonderful feedback. I will give it to our singing guide. I'm sure she appreciates it. Thank you for joining us on ice cave and welcome back.

Reviewed May 26, 2018

Another memorable trip with Hurtigruten. Our guide for the day was Alan, a very knowledgeable professional. After a thorough brief on equipment we boarded the RIB and started the safari. Stopping to admire the bird cliffs and old trappers cabins we were impressed with stories...More

Thank Andy R
Hurtigruten S, Daglig leder at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded May 31, 2018

Hi Andy Thank you for your nice feedback! We are so glad to hear that you liked the trip to Tempelfjorden with us. Ill forward your feeback to our guide Alan (Erlend) Best regards Ingrid

Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

We arrived on Sunday and headed to Camp Barentz for a stew and stories of polar bears our guide was great and we had plenty to eat and drink. The next day our snowmobiling was stopped for a boat trip because the snow was melting...More

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Hurtigruten S, Product Development at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2018

Hi Thank you for the great feedback. So nice to hear that you enjoyed all of your activities, specially the husky trip to the ice cave. All the best. Mats

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Response from SpitsbergenTravelCSR | Property representative |
Actually, the last summers we have had blue whales in the Isfjord, and have seen them on our summer day trips.
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