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Green Dog Svalbard is a family run business, located in Bolterdalen 10 km from Longyearbyen. We have more than 20 years of experience in dog sledding from Svalbard and Greenland. Green Dog have more than 200 polar dogs and every year 20 new puppies...more
Bolterdalen | Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 9170, Norway
+47 79 02 61 00
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time on a dog sledge. The guide was very gentle and explained how it works. After sharing a good time with the dogs, and helping to set up the sledges, we all went for a couple of hours tour in the polar night. Driving...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As someone who avoids dogs, I was really nervous about doing this trip. The minivans we were collected in were very doggy, but on arrival at the farm, we donned their boots, suits, mittens, clean neck warmers, hats and head lamps, which meant I didn’t...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank CLMoo7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Due to the amount of snow we couldn’t sledge so we’re given the option of carts instead however we weren’t disappointed. Andrea was our guide and was fantastic. She got us fully involved in setting up the huskies and despite some minor hiccups she kept...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stuart R
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful time, driving the cart with the dogs through the polar night was overwhelming and the enthusiasm and guidance of Andrea our host made the experience fantastic. 100% worth it!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank estradaonofre
Reviewed November 4, 2018

A real treat for dog enthusiasts and those who love the scenery —it was lovely to get out of the settlement and see a little bit of Spitzbergen. Jan was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and obviously loved his dogs. The dogs were in great condition and had...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Jan was great..! It’s always nice to meet an inspiring person who loves what he is doing and takes such good care of his dogs. I’m not sure what I enjoyed the most; the actual ride (on wheels) or the interaction with the dogs and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Had a amazing time with Greendogs. The guide we had was amazing and very knowledgeable. Lots of time to spend playing with the dogs and got to be hands on in putting harness and collars on the dogs. Couldn't fault it even if I tried

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

I went on a dog cart trip out to Vestpynten with Jan and his happy dogs. The sun was shining and it was a lovely morning. After that we went to Green dog and said hi to all the puppies and had a nice cup...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JulieK1018
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

What a great trip. Our guide was a great guy. Very helpful and informative. Taught us alot about the dogs and mushing. Had a great trip. Finished off with coffee and cookies. Really enjoyed it. Will be back.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travelinman045
Reviewed October 18, 2018

Pickup by Jan at hotel on time, chatty drive to dog yard, changed into overalls and wellies, went to meet the doggies who are all super friendly and just love a pat and a scratch. Comprehensive safety briefing and a show and tell for those...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Shwetha S
April 29, 2018|
Response from richarddO9305JS | Reviewed this property |
Green Dog will help you no problem, you can sit on the guides sled ;-) Just speak with them and they are helpful
Kharolin Gloria S
April 13, 2018|
Response from Green D | Property representative |
Hei Kharolin, Depending on when you plan to visit Svalbard we have different tours throughout the year. Some are specifically designed for younger children. It's best to email us directly with the tour that you are... More
January 1, 2018|
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Response from missaberg | Reviewed this property |
Hi, All you need are good thermals, gloves, hat and thinner outdoor gear. They will suply you with a snowmobile dress and warmer shoes if needed. For a four hour trip I think you pay something like 1200nok. You can book it... More
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