Dogsledding

Dogsledding in Svalbard

At Basecamp Explorer we keep about a 100 happy husky dogs. All of them have names and individual personalities and they are the most social and friendly animals in Svalbard. A dogsledding adventure with us is more than standing behind a sled of dogs. This is when you learn how to prepare and mush your own team of huskies. This is when you become a real arctic explorer, as you travel across the frozen Arctic landscape. This is when you become one with nature.

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 21st Jul 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

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

“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 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

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