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Green Dog Svalbard

Green Dog Svalbard is located in Bolterdalen and is being managed by Martin Munck & Karina Bernlow. They came to Svalbard after many years in East Greenland, where they made a living from hunting and tourism.

Green Dog is different from other commercial dog kennels at Svalbard, since the dogs are a mix between the Greenland dog and husky – and, since the family, consisting of 2 adults and 4 children – and all the guides – are permanently living at the kennel. The dog kennel is divided up into smaller kennels, so each guide is in charge of his own kennel with 6 dog teams (30 dogs), which he uses on tours. This means that the sled trips consist of relatively small group of max 8 guests- and always with the guides’ own dogs.

Part of the dogfood is being caught by the couple themselves. Further, all doghouses and dog sledges are being built on spot. The dog sledge is a modernized edition of the Greenland hunting sled. All of this creates a different and very personal atmosphere for the visitors. It is not unusual that you’ll see Martin building dog sledges or toys for the children – or guides cutting up seal meat for dogfood.

Green Dog is often visited by local school classes and kindergartens, which the place clearly shows, with its own trampoline, swings and sandbox. Here you find puppies in all ages year round and that is something which makes the visitors happy!

You can learn more about Green Dog Svalbard on their website, FacebookInstagram, and TripAdvisor
Mail: post@greendog.no
Tlf: +47 94002112

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  1. Dogsledding to ice cave - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    Dogsledding to an icecave. A 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 seen it. The…

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    • Dog sledding
    • Environmentally-friendly company
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    • Ice cave
  2. Dogs & the Ocean – Along the Arctic coast by dog wagon - Green Dog Svalbard

    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…

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    • Dog sledding
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  3. Sleddog tour - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    The dark days are perfect for seeing Northern lights - and getting away from the lights of town makes stars and northern lights brighter and clearer. You will be going out with a team of sledge dogs who can sense the first cold.

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    • 2 - Suitable for most

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    • Dog sledding
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  4. Dog sledding on wheels - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    When the snow starts melting at the beginning of June,we start using dog carts instead of sledges. At this trip you drive a 3 person cart with 8 huskies in front.Our guide will help you harness the dogs and drive in front of you with his own team…

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    • Dog sledding
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  5. Foxfonna Hike - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    Come and see Advendalen and the surrounding mountains from a bird’s
    eye view!
    The trip is a total of roughly 7 km and takes about 7 hours and includes lunsj&hot drink.

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    • 3 - Demands average physical Fitness. Not suitable if you have limited mobility (uneven and partly steep terrain)

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
    • Food
    • Hiking
  6. Northern lights safari by dogsledge - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    The darkness and the snow arrive at about the same time in Svalbard - and the white cover makes the polar night seem less dark.

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    • Dog sledding
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  7. Dog sledding in Bolterdalen - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    In pairs, you will take turns mushing (driving a dog sledge team) a team of 5-6 dogs. You will experience the dynamics of the dog-sledge team and will most likely be surprised to see that dogs as tough as these can be so kind and adoring.

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    • Dog sledding
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  8. Mountain trip with dogsledge - Green Dog Svalbard

    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.

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    • 4 - Above average physical fitness

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    • Dog sledding
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  9. Fossil hunting with polar dog - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    At the end of the Longyear valley, there are two glaciers, Lars Breen and Longyear Breen. Longyear Breen have over thousands of years eroded the mountains and pushed the rocks in to a huge moraine in front of the glacier. It is in these rocks we…

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    • Environmentally-friendly company
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  10. Three day expedition with dogsledge - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

    Three day expedition with dogsledge

    This three day dog sledge expedition will give you a unique Arctic experience; travelling through the endless white in total silence, visiting ice cave and sleeping overnight in cabins.

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  11. Dog sledding to a trapper's cabin, 2 days - Green Dog Svalbard

    Longyearbyen

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

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