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Epic Expeditions

Epic experience on Svalbard. Photo: Terje NilssenFar out in the Barents Sea, midway between Norway’s North Cape and the North Pole, lies Svalbard as a majestic world of untouched fjords and mountains, glaciers and Arctic tundra. This archipelago is home to around 3,000 people, and even more polar bears, walruses, whales, seals, reindeers and polar foxes, not to mention millions of sea birds.

Experience your life's greatest adventure

Svalbard is one of the world’s most spectacular and best preserved natural areas. It’s also a perfect place to gain content for a book about your greatest experiences. On an epic Svalbard adventure, the main challenges are having a big enough memory card in your camera, and managing to stay awake because, as you will quickly discover, the landscapes and natural attractions up here are hung up like works of art along the entire travel route. In the summertime, this is the land of the Midnight Sun and shining light around the clock. In winter time, you can experience vast starry skies, fluttering dayside Northern Lights, pastel horizons and evocative blue light that lasts virtually the entire day.

Epic experience on Svalbard.The truly great nature experiences

Under Epic Expeditions, we have gathered experiences and services suitable for guests wishing to have majestic nature-based experiences, and who are willing to spend the time and money to achieve them. We are talking about people who allow enough time to travel out into the great landscapes by expedition boat. Or people who are physically equipped and mentally motivated for more challenging expeditions by ski, dog sled or snowmobile. Not to forget people who have an above average interest in the unique animal life and are ready to travel far enough into the wilderness to experience it.

“Great white plateaus, wind, I’m fascinated by the universe, the forces of nature, feeling that I’m alive.” – Polar explorer Liv Arnesen

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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 199 reviews199 reviews

    Snowmobile trip to the eastcoast - Arctic Adventures

    Longyearbyen

    We drive east through the impressive valley Adventdalen towards Sassendalen. We decide which route to take depending on the conditions. When arriving on the deserted east coast we will see powerful icebergs, glacier fronts and the remains of past…

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

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    • Food
    • Snowmobile

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 199 reviews199 reviews
  2. Snowscootersafari to “Little Russia on Svalbard” in Barentsburg, 3 days - Grumant Arctic Travel Co.

    Longyearbyen

    Join us on 3-days snow adventure to “Little Russia on Svalbard”, inaccessible otherwise than by snowmobile. You follow the traces of the famous Arctic explorers, get known to the stunning history of the Russian mining settlement and Russian…

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

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    • Bed accomodation
    • Food
    • Snowmobile
    • Toilet
  3. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 531 reviews531 reviews

    Hiking trip Isfjord Trek - Poli Arctici

    Longyearbyen

    Four days along the south coast of Isfjorden and Sassenfjorden. The trip starts from Longyearbyen and follows the coast via Deltaneset and Diabas. In the middle of the summer we witness hectic life on the bird cliff whereas the end of the summer…

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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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    • Food
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 531 reviews531 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews

    Arctic Challenge: Hiortfjellet – hike and kayak - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    The Arctic Challenge. We kayak across the fjord before we start climbing to the summit of Hiorthfjellet at 1000 meters.

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    • 5

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Hiking
    • Kayak

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews

    Wildlife Wintercamp 3 days: Hike with snowshoes and overnight in tent - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    If you have a strong passion for nature as well as for the Arctic, surely you will want to try to immerse yourself completely in Svalbard, without distractions “Only by immersing completely will you be able to hear his voice” everything will be…

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    • 4 - Demands good physical fitness, not suitable if you have limited mobility (steep, slippery and uneven terrain)

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Expedition
    • Food
    • Hiking
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews

    Skansen summer expedition 5 days: Hike from Skansbukta to Pyramiden - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    Our best hiking in late summer! Join one of our experienced guides on a hike from Skansbukta to the Pyramiden.

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    • 4

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    • Closed boat
    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Expedition
    • Food
    • Hiking
    • Tent accomodation

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews

    Oscar II ski expedition 8 days: Summerskiing from Ymerbukta to Ekmanfjorden - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    On the West side of Svalbard, craggy mountains and large glacier will meet us. Your total Svalbard experience are waiting.

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    • 5 - Demands exceptional physical fitness

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    • Closed boat
    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Expedition
    • Food
    • Skiing
    • Tent accomodation

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 609 reviews609 reviews

    Ursus Maritimus - East Coast Extreme - Better Moments

    Longyearbyen

    On this special east coast snowmobile trip, we get more time on the magnificent east coast, where the nature is untouched and the land frozen solid. This extreme experience in the Arctic will be hard to forget.

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

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    • Food
    • Snowmobile

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 609 reviews609 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 58 reviews58 reviews

    Arctic Legend - 3-day dog sledding adventure - Basecamp Spitsbergen

    Longyearbyen

    Embark on a 3-day adventure and learn how to mush your own team of dogs. On this journey, we follow in the footsteps of the legendary polar explorers, and travel in a traditional and environmentally friendly way. This experience allows you to become…

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    • 4 - Above average physical fitness

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    • Bed accomodation
    • Dog sledding
    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Expedition

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 58 reviews58 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 275 reviews275 reviews

    6 days dogsledding expedition to the East Coast of Svalbard - Experience true Arctic wilderness! - Arctic Husky Travellers

    Longyearbyen

    6 days dogsledding expedition to Svalbard's East Coast - an experience for life and a special way of travelling the Arctic!

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    • 4 - Above average physical fitness

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    • Dog sledding
    • Expedition
    • Food
    • Tent accomodation

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 275 reviews275 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews

    Isfjorden kayak adventure -Kayakking with a night outdoor - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    This is a mini expedition for you who wants to experience the Svalbard nature up close in two days. We start paddling out of Adventfjorden and stop for lunch on our way towards Reveneset. After lunch we go on inn to Isfjorden and enjoy the steep…

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    • 3 - 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Food
    • Kayak
    • Tent accomodation

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews

    Wildlife Wintercamp 4 days: Ski tour with overnight in tent - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    If you are passionate skitourer and want to experience skitouring in a way that fit perfectly with Svalbard, this is the trip for you. Light for most of the day and the tree line is 1300 km south. In this area snow builds up since September. Come…

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    • 4 - Above average physical fitness.

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Food
    • Skiing
    • Tent accomodation

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 609 reviews609 reviews

    Ursus Maritimus – King of the Arctic - Better Moments

    Longyearbyen

    This snowmobile trip goes to the magnificent east coast, where the nature is untouched and the land frozen solid. A view that is hard to describe. You don’t want to miss this amazing experience.

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

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    • Food
    • Snowmobile

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 609 reviews609 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 331 reviews331 reviews

    Snowmobile safari to the East coast-Hurtigruten Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    This is an amazing wilderness experience! It is a long day on snowmobile in varied, and demanding terrain, but the reward is great - a fantastic day out in the stark Svalbard landscape.

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

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    • Food
    • Snowmobile

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 331 reviews331 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews

    Billefjorden Kayak expedition 5 days: Pyramiden and Nordenskiold Glacier - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    Amazing mountains, glacier landscape, cultural heritage and animal life is some of the things that are waiting us. Welcome!

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    • 4 - Above average physical fitness

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    • Closed boat
    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Food
    • Kayak
    • Tent accomodation

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 275 reviews275 reviews

    Ski touring adventure with pulks and huskies to the wilderness cabin Reinheim - Arctic Husky Travellers

    Longyearbyen

    This trip is for passionate skiers who want to experience ski touring in a way that fits perfectly with Svalbard. Travelling the land on skis with dogs & pulks to our comfortable basecamp, our idyllic cabin «Reinheim». Here we will stay for 3 nights…

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    • 4 - Above average physical fitness

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    • Bed accomodation
    • Expedition
    • Skiing

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 275 reviews275 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 58 reviews58 reviews

    Snowmobile safari to Isfjord Radio, at the rim of the west coast - Basecamp Spitsbergen

    Longyearbyen

    Explore the Arctic wilderness on a 3-day snowmobile trip to Isfjord Radio. Discover Svalbard's impressive coastline and let us show you the hidden gems. Check in at Svalbard’s most exclusive location and experience the sensational kitchen.

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

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    • Bed accomodation
    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Expedition
    • Food
    • Snowmobile
    • Toilet
    • Wellness

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 58 reviews58 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews

    Wildlife safari 3 days: Snow mobile trip with overnight in a small cabin - Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

    Longyearbyen

    Join us to the Arctic landscape on the East side of Svalbard with great glaciers and magic nature.

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    • 3

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    • Bed accomodation
    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Expedition
    • Food
    • Snowmobile

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 244 reviews244 reviews
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    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 58 reviews58 reviews

    Green Sky - Basecamp Spitsbergen

    Longyearbyen

    Longyearbyen in Spitsbergen is a perfect getaway destination for the aurora season. Quiet small town close to North Pole surrounded by arctic silence and northern lights. Package includes both accommodation and activities to give you the best chance…

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    • 3 - Average physical fitness

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    • Bed accomodation
    • Dog sledding
    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Food
    • Ice cave
    • Toilet

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

    TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 58 reviews58 reviews
  20. Snowscootersafari to Pyramiden - Back to USSR, 3 days - Grumant Arctic Travel Co.

    Longyearbyen

    Have you ever been to the USSR? Welcome to our Arctic time machine and experience real Soviet atmosphere far in the north – in the ghost town Pyramiden.

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

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    • Bed accomodation
    • Expedition
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