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The nature in Svalbard is beautiful, majestic, attractive and demanding. An encounter with this Arctic wilderness makes an impression on people who experience it. The team at Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions AS make the conditions favourable so that...more
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Road 608, house 2, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful experience and our guide was fantastic, though the bad weather we made it to the glacier and entered the ice cave, wich was amazing. It requires a little bit of good condition but worths it!! Going down in the dark of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank estradaonofre
Reviewed October 17, 2018

We were fitted with snowshoes before the hike. It started with a gentle climb that become increasingly steep as we continued. The trek up is beautiful, with untouched snowfall. But it is physically challenging and we had a friend lag behind for most of the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Lim_Eleanor
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Went on 3 tours with this company that I really recommend! hike to Platåmountain, the arctic challenge, and hike to Trollsteinen I had a really good time. My guides were Bonnie and Kellen and they were both professional and friendly. They were able to accommodate...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank StevenFromTaiwan
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Completed a hike with Arnan (spelling could be wrong) who was excellent and ensured we learnt more about Longyearbyen and Svalbard. It was an interesting hike where we saw all different sorts of terrain - you do need to have a reasonable level of fitness...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kylie B
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Did an evening kayak tour across Adventfjorden with two guides an seven other guests. The guides were very helpful, fun and had interesting stories about the area! We got two-person kayaks, which were stable and easy to use. The group consisted mostly of novices and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ErlaRG
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

I expected a lot more of exchange for the extremely high price. The guids where professional and nice, but the organizers should either include more activities or reduce the price by half at least.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nomad801971
Reviewed August 29, 2018

An absolutely spectacular adventure to go and enjoy the experience. Svalbard is an untouched natural beauty with exceptional wild life, polar bears, walrus and seals. The natural beauty is spectaculart if you get an opportnity never miss it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank saikumardxb1972
Reviewed July 26, 2018

First I have to say that our guides were really nice - the tour, not so much. We booked an overnight kayak trip with my friend. Due to a lack of any safety information/training on how to handle the shaky kayak my friend fell into...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Pipalukki
Reviewed July 25, 2018

We had Phil as our guide for the Foxfonna-hike on a very windy, fairly grey summer day. Phil comes across as a somewhat eccentric guy (which is definitely meant in a positive way) and made sure we had an interesting hike whilst sharing his extensive...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Ldhooge
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

we made 2 trips one a glacier jike, the second a hike to a bird colony. both trips have been very good, the guides were very professional, the equipment needed was in good shape. both trips were accordingly the description.

Date of experience: July 2018
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anushreek88
December 5, 2018|
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Response from peeteecruizer | Reviewed this property |
You haven't specified what you mean with wildlife, but I'll try to provide an answer anyway. You'll most likely see Svalbard reindeer, they are wild but not very shy and they can typically be found close to tow. Polar foxes... More
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PG2478
November 10, 2018|
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Response from Ldhooge | Reviewed this property |
It's fully dark 24/7 in January so if you see one, it's probably the last thing you'll ever see. In spring/summer when it's light, it's still very very unlikely to see one in Longyearbyen. However, if you take a boat trip... More
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lifeonasafari
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Hello, the best option is to visit our website and have a look at all the possibilities. Olena
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