Trapper's Station

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This is a trapper´s home, and where our 100 Alaskan huskies live. You will see and learn how it was to be a trapper in the Arctic in the old days, join the huskies on an adventurous ride or relax by the fire a meal in the old trapper’s cabin.

Decades ago trappers came north with dreams of freedom and the big catch. Soon they would have to cope with the dangers and isolation of the arctic in the quest for their dreams.

We will serve a meal that will take you back to the trapper´s daily lives, and to times of celebration when they would prepare a real feast.

At the bonfire, we will tell stories about how the trappers made a living from winter hunting. It was for sure adventurous, fascinating and from time to time dangerous.

No connection
All year
around
Dog yard
trapper's dinner
wooden teepee

Reindeer skins, fire in the oven and howling dogs outside – this is the true Trapper’s Station just like the old days. Trapper’s Station offers unique possibilities for adventures and dining.

Welcome to our Gamma or the main cabin, heated by fire wood and the most cosy place to tell stories or enjoy a warm meal.

Trapper’s Station is situated about eight minutes ride out of Longyearbyen. A perfect place to spot the Northern light or just gaze at the amazing stars above us.

When experiencing the darkest season of the year some visitors’ states that the Arctic silence is a cosmos of colours. We leave the town of Longyearbyen behind and search for the mighty Northern light out in the wilderness. In company with eager huskies and competent guides. Sleep well at the cosy and rustic Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen.

Every day on request
4 days
October-February
min. 4 participants
Basecamp Hotel
Child 4,590
Min. age 10
per person 7,590 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.

Mon, Fri
4 hours
From snowfall-May
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Trapper's Station
Child 6-12 yrs 990
Min age. 6
per person 1,890 nok
Next departure 1st Dec 2022

Explore dog sledding 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. You will manage your own team of huskies and the sledge, and a part of the adventure is a proper outdoor expedition lunch.

Wed, Thur, Sat, Sun
7 hours
1. Feb-13. may
Min. 3 participants
Lunch included
Child 8-12 yrs 1,990
Min. age 8
per person 3,190 nok
Next departure 1st Feb 2023

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.

TUE, THUR, SAT, SUN
3,5 hours
May-Snowfall
Min. 3 participants
Warm drinks included
Child 6-12 yrs 990
Min. age 6
per person 1,290 nok
Next departure 18th May 2023

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.

Tuesday
2 days
January and February
Min. 2 participants
all meals included
Expedition cabin
Min. age 16
per person 13,990 nok
Next departure 26th Jan 2023

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.

EVERY MONDAY 13. MARCH - 1. MAY
5 days
March-April
Min. 3 participants
Meals included
Tent and Isfjord Radio
Min. age 18
per person 32,590 nok
Next departure 13th Mar 2023

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

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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