Dog sledding
short trips and expeditions

short day trips and expeditions to our hotels and lodges

At Basecamp Explorer we teach you how to mush the dogs into the wilderness. Join a short day or half day trip, or book an expedition to one of our hotels and lodges. We keep about a 100 happy husky dogs outside of Longyearbyen. All of them have names and are very happy to meet our guests.

A winter adventure with dog sledge is an incredible way to experience Svalbard. Embark on an authentic trip where you travel with dog sledges through the Arctic landscape. A 1-day mini expedition is your place to shine as a musher for a day.

Selected dates
7 hours
January-February
Min. 3 participants
Lunch included
CHILD 8-12 YRS 1,990
Min. age 8
per person 2,790 nok

Join us for a dog sledding adventure across the beautiful landscapes in Svalbard. On this trip you are accompanied by your team of Alaskan huskies and an experienced arctic nature guide. This is the time to fully enjoy the beautiful arctic scenery close to Longyearbyen. At the same time you are introduction to dog sledding and will for sure come back for more.

Every day
4 hours
From snowfall-May
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Trapper's Station
Child 6-12 yrs 990
Min age. 6
per person 1,590 nok

Explore dog sledding and ice caving combined in a full day adventure. We will bring you out in the beautiful Arctic landscape where you can enjoy a popular and authentic nature experience. In the end of Bolterdalen we will find our ice cave destination at Scott Turner glacier, and a part of the adventure is a proper outdoor expedition lunch.

Tue, Thu, Sat
7 hours
January-May
Min. 3 participants
Lunch included
Child 8-12 yrs 1,990
Min. age 8
per person 2,790 nok

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 dog sledding. Find your adventurous spirit and enjoy the view of the Arctic countryside.

Every day
3,5 hours
May-Snowfall
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Child 6-12 yrs 790
Min. age 6
per person 1,090 nok

Follow in the footprints of Fritjof Nansen and mush your own team of dogs through the vast landscape of Svalbard. Soak in the scenery as you listen to the rhythm of paws against snow and of energetic dogs panting. Explore the magical Arctic wilderness on this 2-day dog sledding adventure.

6.-7.FEB, 13.-14.FEB, 24.-25.FEB
2 days
February
Min. 2 participants
all meals included
Expedition cabin
Min. age 16
per person 11,590 nok

Take lead from the polar explorer Amundsen on his expedition to the North Pole in 1904 and mush your own dog team across the vast and barren Arctic land. With less equipment and a less ambitious end goal than Amundsen, we leave civilization behind and begin our dog sledding adventure. Immerse yourself in a 3-day dog sledding experience and listen to the Arctic silence as we enter a snow-covered landscape at the end of the world.

6.-8.MAR, 14-16.MAR
3 days
March
Min. 3 participants
All meals included
Expedition cabin
Min. age 16
per person 14,990 nok

Step outside Longyearbyen and open your 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 remarkable 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
Meals included
Tent and Isfjord Radio
Min. age 18
per person 28,990 nok

“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
Meals included
Tent and Nordenskiold lodge
Min. age 18
Starting from 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.-13.may
10 days
May
Min. 3 participants
Meals included
tent and nordenskiold lodge
Min. age 18
per person 58,990 nok

practical info, Adventures and Basecamps

A winter adventure with dog sledge is an incredible way to experience Svalbard. Embark on an authentic trip where you travel with dog sledges through the Arctic landscape. A 1-day mini expedition is your place to shine as a musher for a day.

Selected dates
7 hours
January-February
Min. 3 participants
Lunch included
CHILD 8-12 YRS 1,990
Min. age 8
per person 2,790 nok

Join us for a dog sledding adventure across the beautiful landscapes in Svalbard. On this trip you are accompanied by your team of Alaskan huskies and an experienced arctic nature guide. This is the time to fully enjoy the beautiful arctic scenery close to Longyearbyen. At the same time you are introduction to dog sledding and will for sure come back for more.

Every day
4 hours
From snowfall-May
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Trapper's Station
Child 6-12 yrs 990
Min age. 6
per person 1,590 nok

Step outside Longyearbyen and open your 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 remarkable 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
Meals included
Tent and Isfjord Radio
Min. age 18
per person 28,990 nok

“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
Meals included
Tent and Nordenskiold lodge
Min. age 18
Starting from nok

Explore dog sledding and ice caving combined in a full day adventure. We will bring you out in the beautiful Arctic landscape where you can enjoy a popular and authentic nature experience. In the end of Bolterdalen we will find our ice cave destination at Scott Turner glacier, and a part of the adventure is a proper outdoor expedition lunch.

Tue, Thu, Sat
7 hours
January-May
Min. 3 participants
Lunch included
Child 8-12 yrs 1,990
Min. age 8
per person 2,790 nok

Follow in the footprints of Fritjof Nansen and mush your own team of dogs through the vast landscape of Svalbard. Soak in the scenery as you listen to the rhythm of paws against snow and of energetic dogs panting. Explore the magical Arctic wilderness on this 2-day dog sledding adventure.

6.-7.FEB, 13.-14.FEB, 24.-25.FEB
2 days
February
Min. 2 participants
all meals included
Expedition cabin
Min. age 16
per person 11,590 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.-13.may
10 days
May
Min. 3 participants
Meals included
tent and nordenskiold lodge
Min. age 18
per person 58,990 nok

Take lead from the polar explorer Amundsen on his expedition to the North Pole in 1904 and mush your own dog team across the vast and barren Arctic land. With less equipment and a less ambitious end goal than Amundsen, we leave civilization behind and begin our dog sledding adventure. Immerse yourself in a 3-day dog sledding experience and listen to the Arctic silence as we enter a snow-covered landscape at the end of the world.

6.-8.MAR, 14-16.MAR
3 days
March
Min. 3 participants
All meals included
Expedition cabin
Min. age 16
per person 14,990 nok
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