Fjordcruise towards the Esmark Glacier & Barentsburg - HTG

Type:Boat trips

Postboks 353, 9171, Longyearbyen

Tel: +47 40 04 91 71

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Guests on board a boat in front of the sea ice next to Barentsburg
  • Guests on board a boat in front of the sea ice next to Barentsburg
  • MS Billefjord in front of Barentsburg
  • A chef holding a plate of food for lunch on board MS Billefjord
  • Aerial photo of Barentsburg
  • The harbour office in Barentsburg
  • Aerial photo of Barentsburg with snow

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Season (1 Mar 2022 - 30 Sept 2022)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday08:30 - 18:30

About

The world’s northernmost fjord-cruise with MS Billefjord

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We set out crossing Isfjorden towards Ymer Bay, and the Esmark Glacier. With vast opportunities to experience the arctic wildlife, keep your eyes open and look for whales, seals and a plethora of birds. And if we are really lucky, a Polar Bear might be roaming around by the glacier.
The guide on board the ship will tell about the history of Longyearbyen, glaciers, arctic wildlife, and possibly also a “polar tall tale” or two…

A warm lunch is served by the glacier
Marinated whale meat, baked salmon and pork rib, is on the menu. Served with a pasta salad, rice and our own locally baked bread. A vegetarian option is available at the time of reservation, for an additional fee of NOK 50,- per person.

We will dock in Barentsburg, where the English speaking Russian guide is waiting to take us on a tour of the city.  If time allows, it will be possible to explore a little on your own, before the ship takes us back to Longyearbyen again. In Barentsburg you will find a post office, a souvenir shop as well as a local brewery.

On our way back to Longyearbyen, we will pass by the abandoned Russian coal mining installations in Coles Bay and Grumant, as well as making a slow pass by the bird cliffs.

Schedule   (* indicates approximate times)
  8:15am   Bus-transfer from airport/camping
  8:30am   Bus-transfer from hotel/accommodation
  9:00am   Departure from Longyearbyen
12:30pm*  Esmark glacier - Lunch
  2:00pm*  Arrival Barentsburg
  4:00pm*  Departure Barentsburg
  6:30pm*  Arrival Longyearbyen

*The schedule above depends on weather and wind conditions, wildlife encounters, and drop-off or pickup of guests in the field.

Bring warm and windproof clothing, including a hat and mittens. Don’t forget your camera or binoculars! 
Fully licensed bar. Waffles, snacks as well as some souvenirs can be purchased on board. Payment with cash or credit card is possible on board and in Barentsburg.

Minimum number of pax: 8 fully paying passengers.

Disclaimer:
By completing the reservation of this Fjord-cruise, the terms and conditions found HERE are accepted.

Henningsen Transport & Guiding wish you welcome aboard - The worlds northernmost fjord-cruise!

Facilities

Grading

  • 1 - Suitable for all

Facilities

Symbols

  • Closed boat
  • Food
  • Toilet

Suggested prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdultNOK2,200.00 per person
Children 0 - 2 yearsFree
Children 3 - 13NOK1,400.00 per person

Prices may be subject to change.

Facilities

Activities

  • boat trips
  • Guided tour

Disabled persons

  • partially adapted to suit wheelchair users

Duration

  • 1 day
  • 10 hours

Grading

  • 1 - Suitable for all

Language

  • English
  • Norwegian

Season

  • Northern light winter
  • Polar summer
  • Sunny winter

Symbols

  • Closed boat
  • Food
  • Toilet

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