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Environmentally Certified Companies

Environmentally Certified Companies

In Svalbard

Environmentally Certified Companies in Svalbard

All around the world, responsible travellers are embracing the concept of sustainable tourism more than ever. In Longyearbyen, several of our local tourism companies are certified as businesses that are dedicated to taking care of the environment and looking to minimise the environmental footprint of their business.

If sustainability is important for you when traveling to Svalbard then you’ll be happy to know that you can stay, eat, and experience the Arctic with certified companies. As such, it is possible for you to have a fully environmentally certified visit in Svalbard.

Learn more about these businesses and what they have to offer you in the overview below!

  1. Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions
    Tour operator with a long history in Svalbard. Offers a wide range of non-motorized activities
  2. Green Dog Svalbard
    Family-run business outside of Longyearbyen offering activities with dogs in small groups
  3. Basecamp Explorer Spitsbergen
    At Basecamp Explorer we offer a wide range of day trips, overnight trips and expeditions to our outposts far into the Arctic wilderness.
  4. Svalbard Husky
    Dog yard with 96 dogs run by a young couple passionate about dog sledding
  5. Svalbard Villmarkssenter
    With over 40 years of experience on the island
  6. Svalbard Museum is a museum of natural and cultural history. Our ambition is to provide broad and comprehensive knowledge of history and nature in the Arctic.
  7. Huset Restaurant
    "Huset” is one of Longyearbyen’s most legendary buildings. During the dark season you see it lit up at the top of the valley.
  8. Svalbard Hotel | Polfareren
    Is located in the centrum of Longyearbyen and offers modern rooms with free Wi-Fi, flat screen TV, radio and privat bathroom with shower.
  9. Svalbard Hotel serves food in a modern atmosphere of the city's newest hotel. The menu in the restaurant is characterized by the Nordic, French and Asian cuisine.
  10. Funken outside
    With modern comfort in historic surroundings, Funken Lodge offers a unique Svalbard experience. You stay at the top of “the Hill”, and have great views of Longyearbyen, the Lars- and Longyear glaciers. The hotel was built in 1947 and was totally refurbished winter of 2017/2018. We are happy to invite you to our newly renovated hotel, the perfect place to start your Arctic adventure!
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  11. Welcome to Funktionærmessen Restaurant! This beautifully renovated restaurant is filled with local history and has the best view in Longyearbyen!
  12. Whether it is an “after-snowmobile” drink or an aperitif before a good meal you are after, Funken Bar is the answer. Svalbard’s only cocktail bar serves delicious food and drinks by the cosy fireplace or in our polar inspired library.
  13. Modern apartments located in the centre of Longyearbyen. Only a few meters from restaurants, bars, shopping centre and souvenir shops.
  14. Dish served on a wooden log
    The rooms of Huset Bistro are filled with the atmosphere of Svalbard’s history, while the menu offers modernized Nordic meals with focus on locally sourced ingredients.
  15. With live DJ every weekend, playing everything from modern "dance" to hits of several eras, Huset Nightclub is the obvious choice when the weekend is celebrated in Longyearbyen.
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