Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel

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A remote outpost

Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel is a solitude outpost far from civilization, with no road connection. During winter you will be arriving by dogs or snowmobile after gliding over the glaciers and mountains. At summer by crossing the Arctic ocean on a boat safari. The 1933 built radio station looks rough from the outside, but as you enter you will be stunned by a comfortable hotel with a modern and inviting interior. During your stay you can choose among a selection of guided adventures.

Waking up in this stunning spot you are ready for an adventurous day in the Arctic. You will encounter wildlife. There are 3500 polar bears on Svalbard and they regularly visit us at Isfjord Radio. You will have our protection at all times.

After a day filled with arctic adventures you can spend time in the architectural gem – our sauna. The view is incredible, especially when a group of whales pass by.

After  a relaxing time in the sauna and a drink you are ready for an overwhelming and tasty meal. We receive local Svalbard produce from one of the three remaining trappers on Svalbard, and our chefs create fine dining experiences inspired by the Arctic region.

22 rooms
All meals included
Wilderness Hotel

Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel offers unique wilderness accommodation about 90 km from Longyearbyen. At summertime we have daily boat safaris from Longyearbyen to Isfjord Radio, in the winter a stay at Isfjord Radio is included in a snowmobile or dogsledding adventure.

The hotel consists of a main building and two separate houses containing bedrooms. Every building has separate toilets and washrooms with shower. The sauna is situated on the edge of the tundra, with a wonderful view to the Isfjorden and Forlandet islands.

Please note that Isfjord Radio is a wilderness hotel and to move outside you need a guide with rifle for polar bear protection. At summertime we have a weekly adventure program. You can buy additional adventures at Isfjord Radio with the room booking.

Isfjord Radio Music Festival 2023 is over. Please contact us if you are eager to reserve your festival pass for 2024.

Join us for a memorable music experience in Svalbard. This summer we are adding a new dimension to the nature experiences at Isfjord Radio. Close encounters between pure nature and musical moments presented by two well known Norwegian artists. Intimate acoustic concerts are nicely framed by the hotel experience at Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel. Enjoy homemade food based on Norwegian traditions and share unforgettable memories with people sharing your interest.

6.-8. sept 2024
3 days
Most meals included
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
per person 16,990 nok
Next departure 6th Sep 2024

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?

Every day
2 days
Min. 4 participants
Dinner and breakfast
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
Child 2-11 yrs 4,990
Min. age 2
per person 6,490 nok

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.

Every day
3 days
Min. 4 participants
Dinner and breakfast
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
Child 2-11 yrs 5,990
Min. age 2
per person 8,490 nok
Next departure 20th May 2024

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 menu 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 at 3pm
4 days
Dinner and breakfast
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
2-11 years, 6,990
Min. age 2
per person 10,490 nok

Experience the best of what Svalbard has to offer in summertime; glaciers, hiking, wildlife, and new friends in fellow explorers and your Arctic nature guide. Enjoy your time at the comfortable and world northernmost situated lodge, lurking in the moraine by Nordenskiold glacier. Immerse yourself in the true wilderness feeling at Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel, at the very west coast of Spitsbergen.

5 days
Min. 4 participants
Meals included
Nordenskiold Lodge and Isfjord Radio
Min. age 12
per person 49,990 nok
Next departure 5th Jul 2024

In wintertime snowmobiling is your way far out in the Arctic wilderness. Spend three days to see more of Svalbard and reach the most impressive sites we may show you. Experience driving across a frozen land in Longyearbyen’s vast backyard. Discover a unique hotel at the end of the world and top of your adventure with a menu from one of the best kitchens on the island.

Mon, Wed, Fri
3 days
Min. 4 participants
All meals included
Isfjord Radio
Passenger 13,590
Min. age 16
per driver 17.990 nok
Next departure 16th Feb 2024

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.

5 days
Min. 2 participants
Meals included
Tent and Isfjord Radio
Min. age 18
per person 49.990 nok
Next departure 25th Mar 2024

More about Isfjord Radio AdventURE Hotel

The above information is all you need to book your stay and boat tickets to Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel. To inspire and prepare you for the trip we have added more information about Isfjord Radio and the daily adventures that you can take part in during your stay.


We have gathered important travel information to make your planning easier. We look at the best time to visit, how to get here and what to pack. We also have a trip level indicator to explain difficulty levels of our adventures. And we have put together a rich and detailed arctic dictionary with all you need to know about an adventure at Svalbard.

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