Icebreaker - A trip along glacier fronts - Better Moments

Type:Canoe/kayak

9171, Longyearbyen

Tel: +47 40 09 59 65

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Three kayaks with guests paddling between nearby floating icebergs
  • Three kayaks with guests paddling between nearby floating icebergs
  • A guide instructing a guest on kayaking while gesturing towards a kayak on the ground
  • Three kayaks with guests paddling between nearby floating icebergs
  • Four kayaks with persons paddling in between floating chunks of ice with a large glacier front in the background
  • Three kayaks with persons paddling along the edge of a large sheet of sea ice with a glacier in the background
  • A group of guests and a guide paddling in kayaks with a glacier in the background
  • A guide and two guests paddling in kayaks with a floating iceberg and mountain formations in the background
  • A group of guests in kayaks paddling along the edge of a large sheet of sea ice with a large glacier in the background
  • Icebreaker

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Season (1 June 2024 - 31 Aug 2024)
DayTimes
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
ThursdayClosed
Friday - Saturday10:00 - 17:00
SundayClosed

About

Join us on a day trip to Sveabreen - Being in front of an active glacier is a breathtaking experience. The quiet nature of kayaking will give us an opportunity to observe this diverse ecosystem from a completely different perspective. As we paddle through the water, surrounded by icebergs, the massive Svea Glacier is towering above us.

Accompanied by our experienced guides, you will explore one of Svalbard’s most spectacular natural areas in sturdy double kayaks. You don’t need any kayak experience to join this trip.

On this day trip, we pick you up at the hotel and drive out to our headquarters. Here you will receive all necessary equipment for a day out. This includes a dry suit so you can wear your own clothes underneath. 

Once we are all set, we use our comfortable, closed RIB boats to get to the North side of the Isfjord where the kayaks are waiting on the beach. During this one hour crossing, our guide will brief us on how to safely use the gear and the kayaks. When we arrive at the beach, we are ready to go.

We will explore the bay in front of Svea glacier and paddle between the ice bergs. Our guide will safely lead us through the bay. Take a moment to rest and enjoy this up close view of the glacier front. No other activity gets you as close to these natural environments.

The nature around Svea glacier is diverse and beautiful. Delicate flora struggles against the wind on the peninsula next to the glacier. Birds are all around, chirping and feeding. Sometimes, we can spot mammals resting on the ice sheets. If we are lucky, we get to see the glacier calving - forming new ice bergs for us to explore.

After a few hours of paddling through the bay, we head back to the boat. Here, our captain has prepared a hearty, warm lunch for us that we can enjoy on our way back to Longyearbyen.

We require a minimum of 8 persons on this trip. The minimum age is 12 years.
Please be aware that on days when its not possible to paddle due too difficult weather conditions, we will use the boat to take an alternative route and enjoy the landscape while searching for wildlife in the Yoldiabukta area.

Facilities

Grading

  • 3 - Average physical fitness

Facilities

Symbols

  • Closed boat
  • Food
  • Kayak
  • Toilet

Suggested prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdultsNOK2,990.00 per person

Prices may be subject to change.

Facilities

Activities

  • Guided tour
  • kayaking

Duration

  • 1 day
  • 7 hours

Grading

  • 3 - Average physical fitness

Language

  • English
  • Norwegian

Season

  • Polar summer

Symbols

  • Closed boat
  • Food
  • Kayak
  • Toilet

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