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Classic Nature Adventures

Classic Nature Adventures

Amazing nature based experiences on your doorstep

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Classic Nature Adventures

The fact that Svalbard is an outdoor recreation paradise is well known. However, many are surprised to learn that the nature-based experiences up here come in all types, shapes and sizes.

Great nature experiences right outside the city

Classic nature adventures are perfect for guests who like to be outside, nature enthusiasts and those who enjoy moving about and being active in beautiful landscapes. The best part of visiting Svalbard is that this Arctic wilderness starts virtually in the town centre and never ends. Just the thought of where you are on earth when you visit Svalbard is enough to make many people giddy with joy.

Up here, the North Pole is right around the corner from the pub. But you certainly don’t need to travel far from Longyearbyen to have amazing nature-based experiences. Piotr DamskiHalf-day and full-day trips enable you to see glaciers, tundra, animal life, majestic mountains and fjords. You will discover nice trails and exciting mountains you can explore right on the outskirts of town. Everything is there just waiting to be explored. All you need to do is throw yourself into it with the warm heart and clear head of an outdoor recreation enthusiast.

Create a custom excursion program

Classic nature adventures include a wide range of guided excursions specially designed for nature and outdoor recreation enthusiasts who want an active Svalbard holiday without spending too many days. By choosing different types of activities and following the level of difficulty of each trip, you can create an excursion programme that is perfect for you and your travel companions.

“Walking is man’s best medicine.” – Hippocrates

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  1. Snowmobiletrip to the Eastcoast - Spitzbergen Adventures

    Longyearbyen

    Join us for an extra ordinary tour. This trip will lead us through almost everything from wide valleys to gigantic glaciers and with a little luck we even get to see one or several Polabears. On this tour you will experience all thoose things which…

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    • 4 - Previous snowmobile experience is an advantage. Day trip through some rugged terrain.

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    • Food
    • Snowmobile
  2. Evening trip with kayak on Adventfjorden - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    Spend your afternoon and evening together with us on Adventfjorden in the Arctic light shining 24 hours.

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    • 3 - 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Kayak
  3. Excursion by snowmobile in Surrounding area of Longyearbyen (afternoon) - Poli Arctici

    Longyearbyen

    On this 3-4 hours trip in the vicinities of Longyearbyen we will get a god view of the Svalbard nature. Here you will find that it is not necessary to travel far away from the settlement to experience the wilderness and the great silence of the…

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    • 2 - Suitable for most without any snowmobile experience. Very easy and flat terrain.

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    • Snowmobile
  4. The Frozen Summit: Mountain hike to Trollsteinen and a visit in the ice cave - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    Join us on a hike to the summit of mount Trollsteinen with a visit in the ice cave! This one is for those of you who want more – here you’ll get two great adventures in one trip!

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    • 3 - Demands average physical fitness, not suitable if you have limited mobility (uneven and partly steep terrain)

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Food
    • Hiking
    • Ice cave
  5. Dogsledding in summertime - Basecamp Spitsbergen

    Longyearbyen

    Basecamp Explorer have a 100 huskies that eager to take you out on a trip while in Svalbard. On this adventure you will learn how to handle your own team of six dogs. They all have their own names and a friendly personality.

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    • 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Dog sledding
    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Toilet
  6. Kayak adventure on Adventfjorden - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    Do you want to try an exiting and traditionell way of travelling in the Arctic? Join us for a kayak trip over the Advent Bay.

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    • 3 - 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Food
    • Kayak
  7. Dogs on wheels - Svalbard Husky

    Longyearbyen

    When we are done with the instructions and all the dogs are put into the team we drive out into the arctic wilderness of Svalbard. Everyone drive equal amount of time as we switch half way.

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    • 2 - Suitable for most

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    • Dog sledding
    • Environmentally-friendly company
  8. Explore the Arctic with your own dog team – full day - Arctic Husky Travellers

    Longyearbyen

    Would you like a real musher experience where not only the Svalbard beautiful scenery but also the dogs are in focus - our full day with dogsledding provides the ultimate Arctic experience!

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    • 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Dog sledding
    • Food
  9. Longyearbyen Panorama - under the midnight sun - Hurtigruten Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    LONGYEARBYEN PANORAMA - UNDER THE MIDNIGHT SUN
    Few things in the world can match feeling the midnight sun warming your face! This tour takes you to a fantastic viewpoint over fjords and mountains, where you can marvel at the light in the middle of…

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    • 2 - Suitable for most

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    • Handicap-friendly
    • Snowcat
  10. Glacier and mountain - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities

    Longyearbyen

    This trip combines the spectacular experience of visiting a glacier and hiking up a barren mountain. It is a nice hike for those who have some trekking experience and want to learn about glaciers. The glaciers we go walking on do not constitute any…

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    • 3 - Demands average physical fitness, not suitable if you have limited mobility (uneven and partly steep terrain)

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    • Hiking
  11. Ice cave trip - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities

    Longyearbyen

    Glacier hike 2,5 km uphill to an amazing ice cave. This cave is worth every step to get there. The hike itself is a senic route between steep mountains.

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    • 3 - Demands average physical fitness, not suitable if you have limited mobility (uneven and partly steep terrain)

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    • Hiking
    • Ice cave
  12. Foxfonna Hike - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    Come and see Advendalen and the surrounding mountains from a bird’s
    eye view!

    The trip is a total of roughly 7 km and takes about 7 hours and includes lunsj&hot drink.

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    • 3 - Demands average physical Fitness. Not suitable if you have limited mobility (uneven and partly steep terrain)

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Food
    • Hiking
  13. Catching the light - Blue light with dinner - Better Moments

    Longyearbyen

    Driving through Svalbard’s landscape, in the twilight, is magical. The light will transform the white snow into soft blue and pink pastel colours, gently illuminating the mountains and valleys that have been covered by darkness since November. After…

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    • 2 - Suitable for most without any snowmobile experience. very easy and flat terrain.

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    • Food
    • Snowmobile
  14. Snowmobile safari to Tempelfjorden with lunch in a lavvo - Svalbard Adventures

    Longyearbyen

    Join us on a journey into the untouched wilderness of Svalbard. Our destination is the Templefjord, a fjord steeped in history and overlooked by the Temple mountains.

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    • 3 - Suitable for most without any snowmobile experience. Through some rugged terrain.

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    • Food
    • Snowmobile
  15. Evening tour to Barentsburg with traditional Russian dinner - Spitzbergen Adventures

    Longyearbyen

    Wonderful evening tour to Barentsburg with traditional russian Dinner. We guarantee small groups with maximum 6 snowmobiles. Come with us and enjoy good russian food and the midnight sun while having this amazing nature arround you. 


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    • 4 - Previous snowmobile experience is an advantage. Day trip through some rugged terrain.

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    • Food
    • Snowmobile
    • Toilet
  16. Dogsledding in the Polarnight at daytime - Arctic Husky Travellers

    Longyearbyen

    Polar night dogsledding adventure with Arctic Husky Travellers!

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    • 2 - Suitable for most

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    • Dog sledding
  17. Mountain Scrambling - Basecamp Spitsbergen

    Longyearbyen

    This is the trip for those who wish to take a different hiking trip in the breath-taking nature in Spitsbergen. Join our experienced guide on a daytrip on the mountains around Longyearbyen

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    • 3 - Demands average physical fitness, not suitable if you have limited mobility (uneven and partly steep terrain).

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Hiking
  18. Excursion by snowmobile to Pyramiden - Poli Arctici

    Longyearbyen

    Incredible snowscooter trip to Pyramiden, the abandoned Russian settlement. Amazing sights into the heart of the Svalbard wilderness.

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    • 5 - Previous snowmobile experience is recommended. Long day trip through some rugged terrain.

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    • Food
    • Snowmobile
    • Toilet
  19. Bird Spotting Excursion, followed by Arctic BBQ - Spitzbergen Adventures

    Longyearbyen

    The summer season is owned by the birds. During those weeks we have a lot of bird species coming to Svalbard. They are all so wonderfull and deserve a special focus. Join us on a tour which puts the spotlight on those amazing creatures. If you are…

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    • 2 - Available for most

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    • Food
    • Hiking
    • Sightseeing and lectures
  20. Sleddog tour - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    The dark days are perfect for seeing Northern lights - and getting away from the lights of town makes stars and northern lights brighter and clearer. You will be going out with a team of sledge dogs who can sense the first cold.

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    • 2 - Suitable for most

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    • Dog sledding
    • Environmentally-friendly company
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