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Horse activities

Svalbard is home to four Icelandic horses, to the joy of residents and tourists alike. Do you want to experience beautiful Arctic nature by horseback? Riding in the Bjørndalen valley on beautiful tundra full of Svalbard flowers in summer is a totally unique experience. This activity brings you in close contact with the Arctic nature. Many come to Svalbard to experience the unique silence, and it is precisely that you will enjoy on this trip. The four lovely horses are confident and friendly.

As you ride through the valley, you can enjoy the spectacular view of mountains, sea and a landscape dotted with holiday cottages for the locals to escape from everyday life in Longyearbyen. You will experience Svalbard’s rich birdlife and, if you are lucky, you will be greeted by a polar fox or two. This is a peaceful excursion for horse and nature enthusiasts seeking peace and tranquillity.

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  1. Horse-back riding Icelandic - Spitsbergen Outdoor Activities

    Longyearbyen

    On Svalbard there are only 5 horses, therefore our groups are made up of 4 participants and your guide. Route and speed is determined by the experience level of the group. Icelandic horses are patient, hard working and have strong personalities....

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