Spot the dot - Wildlife and glacier safari with RIB-boat - Basecamp Explorer Spitsbergen

Type:Boat trips

Postboks 316, 9171, Longyearbyen

Tel: +47 79 02 46 00

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Happy guests on board a RIB boat during a trip, wearing flotation suits and life jackets
  • Happy guests on board a RIB boat during a trip, wearing flotation suits and life jackets
  • A high mountain and a glacier front with mountains in the background and a fjord in the foreground
  • A guide and guests on board a RIB boat on a fjord, with a glacier and mountains in the background
  • Two curious walruses out for a swim in the fjord
  • White-beaked dolphins swimming alongside the RIB boat out at sea
  • A whale's tailfin popping up from the sea as it dives down into the depths
  • Two sleepy walruses resting on a beach with a fjord in the background
  • A Puffin swimming at sea
  • A whale surfacing in a fjord to breathe, with mountains in the background

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Season (22 May 2024 - 15 Aug 2024)

About

Your guide picks you up from the hotel or at the pier, and we will quickly go through today’s program, destinations and activities. On the safari, you will be equipped with a floatation suit and life jacket to keep you warm and safe as you zip across the water.

This is an exciting adventure that takes you on a high-speed ride through the fjords. Isfjorden is the largest fjord in Svalbard and offers stunning views of glaciers, mountains, and wildlife. Along the way, you may see wildlife such as arctic birds, walruses, seals, belugas or bigger whales. Your experienced guide will provide you with information about the area and its wildlife, making for a thrilling and educational experience.

Minimum: 4 pax
Age limit: 12 years old
Duration: 4-5 hours.

Included in listed price:
- Open RIB-boat safari
- Transport to and from hotel/guesthouse in Longyearbyen
- Equipment: Flotation suits, mittens and goggles
- Guide with emergency and safety equipment
- Search- and rescue insurance

Important info: 
The trip requires general good health. Open RIB-boat safari is not suitable for persons suffering from back pains. Pregnant women cannot participate on any RIB-boat safaris arranged by Basecamp Spitsbergen. Basecamp takes no responsibility to any health issues, due to neglecting this advice.

Language:
Safety is our top priority during our trips. It is necessary for you to be able to communicate in English or a Scandinavian language if you want to join our excursions. The tour language (English or a Scandinavian language) will be chosen based on the group's language skills

In Svalbard, weather conditions can change quickly. We can meet heavy winds, snowstorms, or thick fog. This means we might need to make changes to the planned route and program. We will always do our outmost to give our guests a great experience in the Arctic, but we must be aware that characteristics of the destination.

Facilities

Grading

  • 2 - Suitable for most

Facilities

Symbols

  • Environmentally-friendly company
  • Open boat
  • Photo safari

Suggested prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
AdultsNOK2,590.00 per person

Prices may be subject to change.

Facilities

Age limit

  • 12 years

Duration

  • 5 hours
  • Half day

Grading

  • 2 - Suitable for most

Season

  • Polar summer

Symbols

  • Environmentally-friendly company
  • Open boat
  • Photo safari

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  • Stiftelsen Miljøfyrtårn Eco-Lighthouse

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