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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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  1. Longyearbyen

    Join our polar heroes Barentz, Nansen, Nobile on a 1 day dogsledding trip in Svalbard beautiful and interesting surroundings. The dogs will be your engine the next couple of hours and they will bring you on an adventure you maybe never have...

  2. 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 provide the ultimate Arctic experience!

  3. Longyearbyen

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

  4. 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. The dogs will be your engine the next couple of hours and they will bring you on an...

  5. Longyearbyen

    We're extending the dog sledding season! When the snow has melted at sea level it is still possible to drive a dog sled on Foxfonna. The views over the Isfjord, Advent Valley and the beautiful mountains surrounding the area are fantastic!

    Back in...

  6. Longyearbyen

    Now you have the opportunity to test how it is to work in a dog-yard with 95 happy Alaska huskies. Try an alternative lifestyle for a morning, a physical demanding job where the ones you are working for are totally depending on you.

  7. Longyearbyen

    Dogsledding to icecave,7 hours

    7 hours of unique adventure!Travel with your own dogsled to the magnificent icecave,which can only be reached by dogsled. We enter the icecave and in the lights from our headlamps we experience ice as few people has...

  8. Longyearbyen

    Experience the joy of dog sledding in Svalbard with Arctic Husky Travellers – a small family business 12 km outside Longyearbyen, where we now have been for almost 10 years. In our kennel we have 40 great sled dogs that we travel with both summer...

  9. 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.

  10. Longyearbyen

    Visit our idyllic cabin in untouched, silent Tverrdalen. The only way to get there is by foot, skiing or dog sledding since motorized transportation is not allowed here.  

    This trip provides a very special opportunity to experience the Svalbard...

  11. Longyearbyen

    Experience Svalbard’s winter, magical natural wonders,ice cave inside a glacier, dogsledding and our cozy cabin.

  12. Longyearbyen

    Enjoy the beautiful coastal landscape whilst the guide drives the large cart, pulled by strong sled dogs along Vestpynten, outside of Longyearbyen.

    This tour start with a transfer out towards the coast, where the dogs eagerly await. Here we will...

  13. Longyearbyen

    Dog wagon with lunch stop and walk along the beach - Now you get the chance to experience a musher’s holiday and join us for a fun and relaxing day full of different experiences!  Recommended for all the family.

  14. Longyearbyen

    Arctic dogsled-expedition in the polar-night.

    Aurora, full-moon, or storm and darkness. Fantastic experiences are waiting for you and your dog-team in the arctic wilderness. With us you will not end up in a tourist-trap, since we never bring more...

  15. Longyearbyen

    Mountaintrip with dogsledge,4 hours-Green Dog Svalbard.

    When the birds returns to Svalbard and the snow melts in the lowlands, it is still an option to dogsledge in the heights.

  16. Longyearbyen

    This is definetely an activity for your whole family.
    Panoramic trip with dog sled on wheels.
    The dogs’ eagerness and enthusiasm for working will surprise you.
    The musher will introduce you to the dogs and you will learn how everything is done and...

  17. Longyearbyen

    Aurora, full-moon, storm, or sunshine. Fantastic experiences are waiting for you and your dog-team in the arctic wilderness.With us you will not end up in a tourist-trap, since we never bring more than 8 guests at the time.

  18. 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!

  19. Longyearbyen

    Sunshine, or stormy weather, fantastic experiences are waiting for you and your dog-team in the arctic wilderness. You might get impressions on your mind, that last forever.

    This trip goes steep up the mountain, to get the last snow before summer,...

  20. Longyearbyen

    4 hours dogsledding in Bolterdalen! Surrounded by mountains, we will follow the riverbed in Bolterdalen and carry on in to the moraine hills, where going up and down will add some fun and excitement to the tour. In Bolterdalen we often see reindeer...

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