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Dog Sledding

Dog sledding difficulty chart Dog sledding in an Arctic landscape is both peaceful and beautiful. In winter, the dogs pull the sled across a snow-covered landscape, while in summertime they pull specially made wheeled sleds. Regardless of the season, it’s an unforgettable adventure.

Experience dog sledding all year

The sound of eager dogs breathing is all that breaks the silence. Powered only by your new four-legged friends, the sled is pulled at a pleasant pace so there is plenty of time for impressions to sink in. You can admire the white-covered Arctic desert both day and night, in the moonlight, beneath the magical Northern Lights or in bright sunshine. It depends entirely on which season you visit Svalbard. But no matter when you choose to come, you will have a close-up experience with the huskies and the nature.

Experienced guides ensure your safety and fulfilling a unique experience. You will get a chance to be a musher (driver) as two people generally share each sled and you can swap midway. When you return to the dog yard, the dogs are always keen for some extra attention and play. If you are lucky, you will get to greet the cutest puppies too.

Customize your dog sledding adventure

The various providers offer different types of dog sledding trips, so you have many options to choose between. Would you prefer a half-day or full-day trip? Do you want to visit an ice cave during the trip? Would you prefer to explore one of the valleys or would you rather visit a cosy cabin during the trip? If you feel like a real adventurer, you can choose a multi-day trip – a genuine expedition, which will enable you to experience even more of the beautiful and wild Svalbard nature.

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    Foxfonna sledding - Svalbard Husky

    Longyearbyen

    When the snow starts melting in the low land we move higher up to enjoy the remains of winter beautiful coat.

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    Arctic Dog Sledding - Svalbard Husky

    Longyearbyen

    The best way to experience the beauty and endlessness of the Arctic landscape is on a dogsled. During this time, the light has returned from the long polar night and everything is awake again. As always, our huskies are ready to run.

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    Insight into an Arctic sled dog's life: Polarnight adventure with dogsledding, lunch and slideshow - Arctic Husky Travellers

    Longyearbyen

    Join us for an adventure in the Polarnight!

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    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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    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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    Dog Sled Expedition - Svalbard Villmarkssenter

    Longyearbyen

    Join our polar heroes Barents, Nansen and Nobile on a full day dogsledding trip in Svalbard beautiful and exciting nature

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    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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    Dog sledding in Bolterdalen - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    In pairs, you will take turns mushing (driving a dog sledge team) a team of 5-6 dogs. You will experience the dynamics of the dog-sledge team and will most likely be surprised to see that dogs as tough as these can be so kind and adoring.

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    Northern lights safari by dogsledge - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    The darkness and the snow arrive at about the same time in Svalbard - and the white cover makes the polar night seem less dark.

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    Husky Slider - Dog Sledding Tour - Svalbard Villmarkssenter

    Longyearbyen

    Variable weather, northern lights, crystal-clear skies full of stars, moonlight or sunshine both day and night; these are variations only the Arctic can give. Experience Svalbard by dog sledding.

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    Dogsledding on wheels - Svalbard Villmarkssenter

    Longyearbyen

    Some drive guided tours by taxi or bus, why not try dog sledding on wheels?

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    Mushing under the Northern Sky (2-day dog sledding adventure) - Basecamp Spitsbergen

    Longyearbyen

    Travel through the wilderness like a true polar explorer and create your own adventure by taking part in a 2-day dog sled trip to a unique Svalbardian expedition cabin. Each participant will mush their own team of Alaskan huskies. This nights’…

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    Dog sledding on wheels - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    When the snow starts melting at the beginning of June,we start using dog carts instead of sledges. At this trip you drive a 3 person cart with 8 huskies in front.Our guide will help you harness the dogs and drive in front of you with his own team…

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    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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    Maybe Aurora Borealis? Dog sledding- with overnight at dog yard - Svalbard Villmarkssenter

    Longyearbyen

    Dogsledding with an overnight in a hut by the dog farm. The silence will reign all night, depart from possible interruptions by an amazing concert from our dogs. On this trip we will use dog wagons until the snow arrives.

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    Mountain dog sledding - Arctic Husky Travellers

    Longyearbyen

    In the mountains the snow remains longer. We go dogsledding 400 m above sea level enjoying the beautiful view over Adventdalen and the surrounding mountains.

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    Thrill of dogsledding - Basecamp Spitsbergen

    Longyearbyen

    Mush your own dog sledge with Alaskan Huskies together with our experienced Svalbard guides. Feel and make your own adventure in the Arctic nature, we go in small groups to give you the best experience possible!

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    Ice cave with dogs - Svalbard Husky

    Longyearbyen

    Join us for a spectacular full day sledtrip!

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    Shine of the glacier - Basecamp Spitsbergen

    Longyearbyen

    Drive your own dogsledge through a landscape covered in snow - this is the trip for those who want a full day trip combining dogsledge and icecave exploration.

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    Dog sledding on wheels - Basecamp Spitsbergen

    Longyearbyen

    Basecamp Explorer have a 90 huskies that are 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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