Day trip to Isfjord Radio

7 hours Open Boat Safari to Isfjord Radio

Every Day
7 hours
Summer season
minimum 2 persons
Lunch included
Isfjord Radio
Starting from 1,990 nok
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7 hours Boat Safari to Isfjord Radio

Experience magnificent Arctic scenery, and join us on a boat safari to Hotel Isfjord Radio. The historical radio station is situated at the outermost part of Isfjord with majestic mountains overlooking the Arctic Ocean. This is the last stop before Greenland. Hop on!

Program

Your guide picks you up from your hotel at 10:00 am. After a short brief about the coming trip and few safety instructions, it’s time to dress in the rescue suites. These suites keep you dry and warm even in rougher weather.

A short transfer to the harbour and we are ready to set on sea in our open rib-style boats. We stop once and awhile to allow you to take photos and to tell you more about the arctic wildlife, geology and history of Spitsbergen. You pass cliffs teaming with seabirds, and see cute little puffins bobbing up and down on the gentle waves. After being heavily hunted in the past decades, whales and walruses are finally returning to the arctic fjords. So, keep your eyes open!

After few hours on the sea, we dock at Isfjord Radio, where our hosts greet us. A warm 2-course lunch is waiting for us. After warming up your fingers and toes, we can explore the area around the station and hear more about the history of the old radio station. In the afternoon, we dress back to rescue suites and return to Longyearbyen before dinner time. This trip can be combined with overnight at Isfjord Radio, ask us about an offer.

7 hours
minimum 2 persons
Lunch included
Isfjord Radio

Summary

Price: NOK 1,990 adult & NOK 1.490 children under 12 years
Departure: Every day
Season: 1.7.-15.8.2017
Pick-up: at 10:00 am from your hotel
Minimum: 2 persons
Age limit: 6 years accompanied by an adult

What’s included?

Boat safari from Longyearbyen to Isfjord Radio and back
Warm lunch at Isfjord Radio
Station walk and story telling
Transport to and from accommodation
Car transfer to harbor and back
Equipment: flotation suits, hats and goggles
Guide with emergency and safety equipment
Search- and rescue insurance

Not included

Flights, airport shuttle, ccommodation in Longyearbyen

Recommended equipment

Recommended clothing in the Arctic: Woolen underwear as the base layer, warm wool or flees trousers & sweater on the top, two layers of socks (thin & thick woolen socks), windproof layer on the top (spacious clothing is recommended since air is the best insulation),  gloves, warm hat (wind proof), scarf or flees- tube. Also sun glasses for the boat ride is warmly reccomended.

Do you wish to spend the night at Isfjord Radio?

Combine the fjord safari with an overnight at the old radio station. We have daily boat departures from July 1st to August 15th.

Please note that Isfjord Radio is a wilderness hotel and to move outside you need a guide with rifle for polar bear protection. Additional tours can be bought on the spot.

Price: NOK 3,790 per person including one night at Isfjord Radio in double room, fjord safaris from Longyearbyen, 3-course dinner, breakfast and two lunches.

Note

This trip is not suitable for persons suffering from back pains. Pregnant women cannot participate on any snowmobile, dog sledding or boat safaris arranged by Basecamp Spitsbergen. Basecamp takes no responsibility to any health issues, due to neglecting this advice.

Combine your stay with accommodation at the most unique hotel at Longyearbyen – Basecamp Hotel.

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