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“snowmobile trip”(15 reviews)
“the east coast”(15 reviews)
“polar bear”(13 reviews)
Tailor made trips both for winter and summer. Exclusive,small groups, highly qualified guides, personal service. Those are the keypoints for our company. We guarantee you "Secure Memories" in all different meanings of that phrase. Specialist in...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Pb 489, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 480 61 091
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First, I have to say that I am not one to write reviews (this is actually my first review ever on this website). However, this is now my third year coming to Svalbard and second time using the services of this company, and they are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank IsabelleGreenberg
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rented a snowmobile from these guys. But the best one is Anna. ;) Fantastic engine. Brand spanking new.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jaklin78
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing week of adventures in Svalbard... awaiting my plane to go home and genuinely sad to leave. We had an amazing day snowmobiling yesterday to the Russian settlement of Berentsburg. First group of the season! The company and guides were friendly, professional, and I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Claudinne2
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

I booked this tour and almost cancelled it since I fell ill a day before the tour. However I decided not to and just proceed with the trip. The hike was a bit rough that day due to the strong wind and slippery roads but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Khalil B
Reviewed October 8, 2018

Three Polar bears in Bear Valley meant necessary and flexible detour to Adventdalen for hike with guide Kate from Poland. Very adaptable day. Relaxed, informative and good fun.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

If you are wanting to go to Longyearbyen and have a great time, then do yourself a favour and book activities with this company owned by Thomas Risch. It’s always hard to know what companies to book with when you read various descriptions on line....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KJPSemaphore
Reviewed September 17, 2018

A walking trip in the dark in the snow is something quite different to anything one normally experiences. Experienced and likeable guide with huskies telling the group local stories of bear hunts; having hot chocolate in an authentic tent in the middle of nowhere... Came...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Felicite F
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

That was an amazing experience, one of a kind! We had a short 3 days visit (Longyearbyen, Pyramid and Barentsburg) and we are definitely coming back the next winter! We highly recommend guide Misha for both russian speaking tourists and other nationalities. He is kind...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kristine K
Reviewed August 12, 2018

We booked a private photography tour for the day and enjoyed it a lot. Despite lesser than perfect weather, our guide took us to nice locations and helped us spot wildlife (the arctic fox was my favorite). All in all it was a day well...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018

Family of 4 with children aged 12 and 11. I found this company by TripAdvisor and had a number of emails with Thomas telling him about us, our fitness and what we wanted to do. Thomas put together a great package. Day one was Lens...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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February 4, 2019|
Response from KJPSemaphore | Reviewed this property |
If you are planning on visiting Svalbard soley to experience snowmobiling in the Arctic, you shouldn’t plan your visit for later than the beginning of May. The weather is hard to forecast, but sometimes the winter begins to... More
November 6, 2017|
Response from Lena E |
I am not sure I understood you correctly - are you actually planning dog sledding for 70-year olds? It is extremely hard and taxing. I talked to a strong and fit 27yearold woman who said she was totally exhausted and chilled... More