JOIN our happy dogs
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.
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.
Min. age 10
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.
Min age. 6
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.
Min. age 8
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.
Min. age 6
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.
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.
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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