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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. Icecavetrip with scootertransport - Arctic Adventures

    Longyearbyen

    Join us on a beautiful trip into an ice cave. A rare opportunity to explorer one of the worlds frozen wonderlands. Be a glaciologist for some hours and experience the wonders of being deep inside a glacier.
    By the use of snowmobiles we head for the…

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

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    • Ice cave
    • Snowmobile
  2. Ice Cave: Hike to explore the ice cave - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    Under the glaciers at Svalbard you find a frozen world: A world filled with ice that have been shaped during summertime by melting ice and snow through the melt water channels.

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    • 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Hiking
    • Ice cave
  3. North Pole Expedition Museum

    Longyearbyen

    The museum recounts the heroic efforts made by pioneers to reach the North Pole at the turn of the last century. The purpose of the museum is to impart the history and importance of the North Pole expeditions have had in the Arctic. It is a point…

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    • 1 - Suitable for all
  4. Whale Safari - Polar Charter

    Longyearbyen

    Join us on M/V "Polargirl" for an evening trip searching for the biggest animals on the planet the blue whale.

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    • 1 - Suitable for all

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    • Closed boat
    • Food
    • Toilet
  5. Summer adventure on a snowmobile - Better Moments

    Longyearbyen


    Our summer adventure will give you a great combination of hiking and snowmobiling on Svalbard. On this trip, you will enjoy the beautiful views around Longyearbyen and of an island slowly awaking from hibernation.

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

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    • Food
    • Hiking
    • Snowmobile
  6. Isfjord safari to the bird cliffs at "Fuglefjella" and to Hiorthamn - Hurtigruten Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    A short boat trip out into the Isfjord, between Longyearbyen and the Russian settlement of Barentsburg, you will find the Bird Mountains. Join us on an exciting open boat tour which combines birds and wildlife with the island’s interesting history.

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    • 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Open boat
  7. Dogsledding in the polarnight at daytime - Arctic Husky Travellers

    Longyearbyen

    Hopefully we'll see the magical northern lights dancing on the sky while dogsledding through the Polarnight. The dogs are eager and looking forward to the winter no mater what.

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    • 2 - Suitable for most

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    • Dog sledding
  8. Explore dogsledding on wheels, enjoy lunch and tundra hiking - Arctic Husky Travellers

    Longyearbyen

    Explore the gorgeous tundra landscape in Adventdalen from a special-made wagon with solid breaks pulled by a husky team! Lunch, slideshow and a tundra hike included as well - a full day activity offer to explore the summer-Arctic at its best!

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    • 2 - Suitable for most

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    • Dog sledding
    • Food
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Longyearbyen Panorama - a magical sunset - Hurtigruten svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    Bring the family along on a fantastic snowcat tour to enjoy the view of Longyearbyen as the sun sets over the pointy mountains on the other side of Isfjorden.

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    • 2 - Suitable for most

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    • Handicap-friendly
    • Snowcat
  12. Icebreaker - A day trip along glacier fronts - Better Moments

    Longyearbyen

    Join us on a day trip to Nansenbreen - Being in front of an active glacier is a breathtaking experience. The quiet nature of kayaking will give us an opportunity to observe this diverse ecosystem from a completely different perspective. Better…

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    • 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Closed boat
    • Food
    • Kayak
    • Toilet
  13. Walrus Safari - Svalbard Adventures

    Longyearbyen

    Walruses became protected animals for half a century ago. When this happened, the population was only a couple of hundred animals, after 350 years of hunting. In the recent years, the walrus has come back to its old colonies and we have the…

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    • 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Closed boat
    • Food
    • Toilet
  14. Polar night safari - hunting for the northern lights - Svalbard Adventures

    Longyearbyen

    Join us by snowmobile to the beautiful scenery that surrounds Svalbard Longyearbyen, and let yourself be captivated by the unique blue light that characterizes the polar night.

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

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    • 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. 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
  17. Northern Lights cruise towards Barentsburg - HTG

    Longyearbyen

    Write a new entry in your travel diary - with a chance to experience natures own spectacular light show.
    Length of trip is approximately 8 hrs, and a warm lunch is included.
    Welcome aboard in our 20th Anniversary season.

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    • 1 - Suitable for all

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    • Closed boat
    • Food
    • Toilet
  18. Evening hike Plateau Mountain - Spitbergen Outdoor Activities

    Longyearbyen

    Short hike up on the Plateau Mountain. The steep hike takes you up to a fabulous view over sea, village and 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
  19. Kayak in Arctic Nature - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    We will use the kayaks as transport to get closer to the nature and birdlife in the fjord. There are qualified kayak guides joining so everything the tour fits for almost everyone that want to experience this adventure. 

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    • 3 - 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Kayak
  20. Snowmobile safari to the wild fjords - Svalbard Adventures

    Longyearbyen

    Experience the wild, beautiful and untouched fjords of Svalbard on a snowmobile. From Longyearbyen we drive towards Elveneset, a lookout point at the end of the De Geer valley.

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

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    • Snowmobile
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