Adventures in svalbard

Try dog sledding or drive your own snowmobile. Go hunting for northern lights or come hiking, skiing or sailing with us. Our guides will take you into the wilderness, or on a day-trip around Longyearbyen. Book an adventure in our webshop now!

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Embark on a 2-day adventure through the untamed wilderness of Svalbard. Spend one night in the charming Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel, situated on the windswept grounds of Kapp Linné. If you are looking for close encounters with arctic nature, bird and wildlife, this is the place to go. Who would have thought it would be possible to run a hotel with all the modern comforts of home in such a remote place?

Boat departure every day
2 days
June-October
Lunch, dinner and breakfast
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
Min. age 2
per person 4,640 nok
Next departure 19th Aug 2019

The best summer adventures for nature lovers can be found in the true wilderness, far off the beaten tracks. Isfjord Radio will introduce you to the true Svalbard and the wonders of the High Arctic. After an adventurous day in the Arctic playground you will return to a warm and cosy living room, a homemade meal and a relax in your peaceful home on the windswept grounds of Kapp Linné.

Boat departure every day
3 days
June-September
Lunch, dinner and breakfast
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
Min. age 2
per person 6,830 nok
Next departure 19th Aug 2019

Spend your days exploring the wilderness together with your Arctic nature guide, and enjoy a delicious dinner prepared by your host when you arrive back at the hotel. Just as the former radio station manager hosted and served the Norewgian polar hero, Fritjof Nansen, Isfjord Radio’s own chef will prepare and serve you a tasty 5-course meal with a touch of local ingredients and unique combinations of flavours. Isfjord Radio is the perfect place to be on the lookout for the “Big Five” of Svalbard. The more time you spend in the Arctic wilderness, the more likely you are to cross walruses, polar bears, the Arctic fox, the Svalbard grouse and the Svalbard reindeer off your bucket list.

Boat departure every day
4 days
June-September
Lunch, dinner and breakfast
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
Min. age 2
per person 9,020 nok
Next departure 19th Aug 2019

Dance, sing, swim or embark on an adventure under the midnight sun. Experience magnificent Arctic inspired food and a different kind of spa adventure. Our destination is Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel which is situated at the outermost part of Isfjorden.

TUE, THU
6 hours
June-September
Dinner included
Min. age 2
per person 2,990 nok
Next departure 20th Aug 2019

A wide fjord opens at 78°N on the west coast of Spitsbergen. Looking north you will see the distinct sailing mark Alkhornet. Looking south you will find Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel, your home far away from home. Isfjorden is a gigantic fjord complex with cultural monuments from all Svalbard’s historical periods. Hop on ISFJORD-EKSPRESSEN and explore the glaciers and characteristic mountains, bird- and wildlife that is conspicuous with great activity and traffic of nesting birds.

Selected dates
2 hours
June-September
Lunch included
Min. age 2
per person 1,290 nok
Next departure 19th Aug 2019

Experience magnificent Arctic scenery, bird- and wildlife, as well as a piece of history from Svalbard. Our destination is Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel which is situated at the outermost part of Isfjorden. Her you will experience majestic mountains, a rich wildlife in the summer and you can enjoy the view over the open Arctic Ocean. Hop on for an adventurous day in Isfjorden!

Every Day
8 hours
June-September
Lunch included
Isfjord Radio
Min. age 2
per person 2,250 nok
Next departure 19th Aug 2019

Join us on an open RIB boat fjord safari through the bright spring in Spitsbergen. In the wilderness it’s just you and surrounding mountains. Summer light revealing the treasures of the mountains and Arctic ocean. This is a half day excursions will take you to the birdcliffs by Bjørndalen and to historical Grumant.

Every day
5 hours
May-June
Min. 4 partisipants
Min. age 12
per person 1,590 nok

For 6 days you will have the pleasure of observing and photographing the abundance of birdlife that Svalbard has to offer together with your local expert and guide. At this time, we have left the silence of winter behind and entered the exciting season of bird migration. Every cliff, lake and wetland are teeming with life. Join us at the end of the world for an exceptional and educative bird watching tour.

Summer 2020
6 days
July
Min. 4 participants
Most meals included
Isfjord Radio and Basecamp Hotel
Min. age 15
per person 21,900 nok

Are you looking for out-of the-box team building activities, or simply looking to recharge your batteries before the next quarter? Why not journey to the beautiful Nordenskiöld glacier in the High Arctic! Nordenskiold Lodge is nested in the glacier moraine by the foot of the mighty Nordenskiold glacier, far off the beaten path in the remote wilderness of Spitsbergen. Enjoy a much-needed digital detox combined with spectacular adventures far away from the civilization. Explore the hummocky moraine on foot, strap on your crampons for a glacier hike, and paddle alongside the glacier front while observing the rich wildlife. We will also stop by the modern ghost town of Pyramiden on our way back to Longyearbyen.

On request
4 days
Summer season
Max. 10 persons
All meals incuded
Nordenskiöld Lodge & Basecamp Hotel
Contact us for more information nok

Looking for an exclusive incentive trip for your devoted employees? Venture on an Arctic sail voyage on our three-masted wooden schooner along the beautiful shores of Svalbard. Get a sense of what the first polar heroes of the North must have felt when the jagged mountains of Spitsbergen unfolded before their eyes. If we are lucky, we get to sail alongside a 200-ton blue whale and a squabble of Ivory Gulls, while we keep scanning the shorelines for the King of the Arctic, a huddle of walruses, the Arctic Fox and the Svalbard Reindeer.

On request
4 days
Summer season
12 persons
All meals included
Basecamp Hotel & S/V Linden
On request nok

Join your Isfjord Radio guide on one of our favourite tracks along the old radio poles of the station given three optional route and activity alternatives. The hike will be approximately 10-16 km long depending on route.

Tue, Thur, Sat
7 hours
June-September
Min. 4 participants
Lunch, coffee,/tea & snacks
per person 1,490 nok
Next departure 20th Aug 2019

Join us on a walking safari on the Arctic tundra and along the shoreline of Spitsbergen’s west coast. The surrounding nature and the views are beautiful and seemingly endless. The hike is lead by your Isfjord Radio guide and one of our Alaska huskies.

Wed, Fri, Sun
4 hours
June-September
Min. 4 partisipants
Warm drinks
per person 790 nok
Next departure 21st Aug 2019

Escape the town lights and busy life and join us for a unique Trapper’s Dinner at Trapper’s Station.

Selected dates
3 hours
All year around
Min. 8 participants
2-course dinner
Child 5-12 yrs 790
per person 1250 nok
Next departure 7th Sep 2019

Join us on an adventure under the sun that never sets. On this trip you participate in taking the huskies out for a run with wagon wheels, and you will get to spend time in the dog yard before and after the dogsledding. Breathe in and enjoy the view of the Arctic countryside.

Every day
4 hours
May-Snowfall
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Child 6-12 yrs 790
Min. age 6
per person 1,090 nok
Next departure 18th Aug 2019

Accompanied by dogs and our experienced guides you will travel through the beautiful landscape of Spitsbergen, where you can fully enjoy the silence and the magnificent arctic nature. Even though this is the shortest of our tours, the half day dog sledding will give you a taste of the magic which will have you coming back for more.

Every day
4 hours
From snowfall-May
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Trapper's Station
Child 6-12 yrs 790
Min age. 6
per person 1,450 nok
Next departure 1st Dec 2019

This trip gives you a full day of dog sledging in combination with visit to the ice cave. Accompanied by dogs and our experienced guides you will be transported through the beautiful landscape of Spitsbergen, where you can fully enjoy the silence and the magnificent arctic nature.

Thur, Sat
7 hours
January-May
Min. 2 participans
Lunch included
Trapper's Station
Child 8-12 yrs 1,690
Min. age 8
per person 2,590 nok
Next departure 16th Jan 2020

In four days, we will take you out exploring in the polar night and hopefully the northern lights will appear. Our passion is to give you unique nature experiences and when experiencing the breath-taking dark period of the year, some visitors’ states that the Arctic silence is a cosmos of colours.

Mon, fri
4 days
October-January
min. 4 participants
Basecamp Hotel & Trapper's station
Min. age 10
per person 7,500 nok
Next departure 4th Oct 2019

Spitsbergen from north to south is considered one of the toughest skiing expeditions there is. 600km of changing weather conditions and tough terrain. At the same time, it is also one of the most unique and beautiful trips you can embark on, skiing through untouched arctic landscape.

26.MAR-25.APR
33 days
Winter
Fully booked 2020
All meals included
Tent
Min. age 18
per person 99,900 nok

Where would be a better place to spend your holiday than in Longyearbyen, almost at the North Pole? Embark on a week full of winter activities and arctic experiences for both children and adults.

December
5 days
New Year's
Min. 2 participants
Basecamp Hotel
Min. age 8
per person 12,450 nok
Next departure 30th Dec 2019

Experience magnificent Arctic scenery close up and join us on our summer adventure to beautiful Isfjord Radio at Cape Linnè. The former radio station is situated at the outermost part of the Isfjord with majestic mountains overlooking the Arctic Ocean.

Selected dates
2,5 days
June-September
Min. 4 participants
All meals included
Isfjord Radio
Min. age 12
per person 8990 9,990 nok
Next departure 19th Aug 2019

Are you ready for a weekend sail around the glacier cost of Svalbard? Leaving Longyearbyen on Friday we venture into Svalbard second biggest fjord, Isfjorden for a taste of the Polar regions. Depending on the weather and wind conditions, we either search the different inner fjords of Isfjorden or sneak around the corner to sail northwards.

Friday
3 days
May, Jun & Aug
Min. 4 participants
All meals included
S/V Linden
MIN. HIGHT 130CM
per person 12,900 nok
Next departure 23rd Aug 2019

Join us on the three-masted schooner Linden for a five day sailing adventure in the pristine Arctic wilderness on Svalbard. We take you to the hidden gems of the west coast of Svalbard. As the breeze goes from gentle to moderate and strong we watch the sails fill into three dimensional curved airfoils. Some of us are sitting comfortably with a book in hand and others exhilarating at the top of the mast rigging sails. The choice is yours.

Every Monday
5 days
May, Jun & Aug
All meals included
S/V Linden
Min. hight 130cm
per person 25,900 nok
Next departure 19th Aug 2019

Join us on a unique adventure to Nordenskiöld glacier! On this trip you will be cast far away from Longyearbyen right into the heart of the arctic land and to our Nordenskiöld Lodge. The Lodge lies in front of the magnificent Nordenskiöld glacier.

Monday
5 days
July-September
Min. 4 participants
Most meals included
Nordenskiöld Lodge
Min. age 15
per person 18,990 nok
Next departure 19th Aug 2019

5-day hiking from Longyearbyen to Isfjord Radio. Experience summery Spitsbergen by hiking through the beutifull Nordenskiöld Land. We start from Longyearbyen and hike over the mountains and through the valleys to Coles Bay and Barentsburgen. After a night in the old russian mining town we continue further east, to the remote radio station, the last stop before Greenland.

15.AUG & 29.AUG
5 days
Summer
Min. 4 participants
All meals included
Tent & Isfjord Radio
Min. age 15
per person 16,490 nok
Next departure 29th Aug 2019

Welcome to the world’s northernmost commercial cabin. Hidden in the glacier moraine you can find our Nordenskiöld Lodge. Spend your days hiking on the shiny glacier or paddle among the glacier ice, seals and belugas. Here, high up the Arctic, far from any traffic, you get to experience true arctic silence.

Every Friday
3 days
July-September
Min. 4 participants
Most meals included
Nordenskiöld Lodge
Min. age 12
per person 11,990 nok
Next departure 23rd Aug 2019

A full day adventure in the heart of the Arctic wilderness. By open Polarcircle boats we raft into the deepest corner of Billefjorden. Here lies Adolfbukta and the majestic blue Nordenskiold glacier. The glacier is our destination and the experience is for sure one of a kind when entering this massive, frozen terrain.

Thur, Sat
12 hours
July-September
min. 4 participants
Lunch and dinner
Min. age 15
per person 3,590 nok
Next departure 22nd Aug 2019

This is the trip for those who wish to take a different hiking trip in the breath-taking nature in Spitsbergen. Join our experienced guide on a daytrip on the mountains around Longyearbyen

Mo,, wed, fri, sun
5 hours
May-October
Min. 3 participants
BISCUITS & WARM DRINKS INCLUDED
Min. age 10
per person 890 nok
Next departure 18th Aug 2019

This is a two hour walks with one of our Alaskan Huskies and our Station Guide at Isfjord Radio Adventure hotel. This walk can vary depending on the weather and the time of year. The experience can change but the content of the walk will always include local knowledge of flora and fauna, geology, birdlife/birdwatching, wildlife such as seals, whales and walruses and the life of a trapper on Svalbard.

Mon-Fri
2 hours
June-September
Min. 2 partisipants
per person 490 nok
Next departure 19th Aug 2019

December and Christmas are coming up, and where would be a better place to spend your holiday than in a small town with true wilderness right outside its doorstep? Close to the north pole and in the kingdom of the polar bears with northern lights illuminating the sky.

We have created the perfect Christmas adventure for both children and adults. A week full of winter activities and true arctic adventures. Let us give you a taste of Christmas.

December
5 days
Christmas
Min. 2 participants
most meals included
Basecamp Hotel
Min. age 8
per person 11,450 nok
Next departure 22nd Dec 2019

This is a hike for the adventurous souls! The darkness of the polar night sweeps over the valleys, while the northern lights, the snow, the moon and the stars illuminate the landscape more than you can imagine. Join us on a hiking experience out of the ordinary.

Wed, Sat
5 hours
November-January
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
child 10-12 yrs 690
per person 890 nok
Next departure 2nd Nov 2019

Explore the polar night Longyearbyen’s surroundings together with your Svalbard guide. When leaving the artificial light behind, the views become visible even in the dark. The snow, stars, moon and northern lights can make a cosmos of colour.

Tue, Fri
3,5 hours
October-January
Min. 4 participants
Warm drinks included
child 6-12 yrs 490
per person 790 nok
Next departure 1st Oct 2019

Join us for a snowmobile trip through the dark polar night on Spitsbergen. In the wilderness it’s just you and surrounding mountains. Faint light peeking over the mountains gives you idea of the south, rest of the world is filled with the arctic polar night .

Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri
4 hours
From snowfall-February
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks
Passenger 990
Min. age 8
per driver 1,890 nok
Next departure 1st Dec 2019

Our remote Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel is situated about 90 km west of Longyearbyen, and we use a day driving there. During this mini expedition we will drive across glaciers, snow-clad mountains and frozen fjords, and visit interesting historical sites. We stop for lunch as we travel in the wild nature and make sure to make photo stops.

Wed, Sat
2 days
February-May
Min. 4 participants
All meals included
Isfjord Radio
Passenger 7,190
Min. age 15
per driver 11,590 nok
Next departure 15th Feb 2020

Join us for a trip that really is a balm for your soul. Travel through the arctic scenery, experience the arctic silence and discover a hotel at the end of the world. Top of your adventure with a menu from one of the best kitchen on the island.

Mon, Fri
3 days
February-May
Min. 4 participants
All meals included
Isfjord Radio
Passenger 11,590
Min. age 15
per driver 16,990 nok
Next departure 21st Feb 2020

About 100 miles northeast of Longyearbyen lays the mighty glacier Nordenskiöld. A vast destination where only the seals, polar bears, ptarmigan and arctic foxes live. Perched at the edge of the glacier lies Basecamp Nordenskiöld Lodge. To reach this secret escape we travel across shiny glaciers and by sharp mountains, toward the little frozen bay and our true expedition cabin.

Tuesday
3 days
March-May
Min. 4 participants
All meals included
Nordenskiöld Lodge
Passenger 11,590
Min. age 18
per driver 16,990 nok
Next departure 17th Mar 2020

Step outside Longyearbyen and open the door to the Arctic wilderness. Get the real feeling of what Svalbard is about. Mush your own husky team, set your expedition camp and care for your dogs for five days. We head vest to Isfjord Radio. After two long days outdoors a stay in this boutique hotel will ensure that you have the energy needed for the journey back to Longyearbyen.

23.-27.MAR, 9.-13.APR, 28.APR-2.MAY
5 days
March-April
Min. 3 participants
All meals included
Tent & Isfjord Radio
Min. age 18
per person 28,990 nok
Next departure 23rd Mar 2020

Experience magnificent Arctic scenery close up- join us on our unique dog sledge expedition to the west coast of the Isfjorden. During the expedition you will experience the wild and beautiful nature of Spitsbergen.

4.3-13.may
10 days
Winter
Min. 3 participants
All meals included
tent & nordenskiold lodge
Min. age 18
per person 58,990 nok
Next departure 4th May 2020

“West coast or death” These words represent the toughness of the arctic nature and the rough conditions also at Spitsbergen. However, when we leave Longyearbyen, fortunately we do not need to set our own lives at stake. Basecamp Spitsbergen is proud to offer you one of the most challenging dog sledge trips on the archipelago in a well-planned and safe way.

Coming up in 2021
7 days
May
Min. 3 partisipants
All meals included
tent & Nordenskiold lodge
Min. age 18
per person 38,990 nok

Experience the true Arctic Treasures around Templefjorden area. Enjoy the excitement of snowmobile driving and experience the arctic wildlife like seals, arctic fox, reindeer and polar bear. Last but not least we will reach the majestic glacier front of Von Post in Templefjorde

Mon,Thu, Sat, Sun
8 hours
February-May
Min. 3 participants
Lunch included
Passenger 1,900
Min. age 8
per driver 2,990 nok
Next departure 16th Feb 2020

Looking for your next incentive getaway? How about choosing Svalbard as your next Mystery Travel destination! Embark on a journey to the High Arctic, and drive through the barren and beautiful landscape unique to Svalbard – the land of the cold shores. Snow-clad mountains are illuminated with blue lights as the sun is slowly returning to the frozen Arctic in mid-February. The snowmobiles will glide across glaciers, mountains and frozen fjords, before arriving at the isolated Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel. Enjoy spectacular local food and a bit of storytelling in beautiful surroundings, go for an Arctic swim and visit the Russian mining society of Barentsburg.

on request
4 days
winter season
4-40 persons
all meals included
Basecamp Hotel & Isfjord radio
On request nok

Combine work with unforgettable adventures! We would like to welcome you to Longyearbyen, the northern most town in Europe! And from the edge of the inhabitable world you will continue even further into the wilderness! There are no roads beyond Longyearbyen, so we will use our open boats to cross over the icy fjord to our Adventure Hotel Isfjord Radio. Here, you really are on the border of civilization –half way to Greenland. Outside the northern most city, it’s only the vast wilderness and arctic silence waiting for you. Isfjord Radio offers you modern hotel in a rough arctic landscape surrounded with arctic silence topped with astonishing food and good meeting facilities. What else can you ask?

on request
4 days
Summer season
4-40 persons
all meals included
Isfjord Radio & Basecamp Hotel
On request nok
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