Adventures

Christmas time in Longyearbyen gives you a magical holiday feeling. Situated in the kingdom of the polar bears, where the northern lights illuminate the sky on clear nights. Let us give you the true holiday spirit with winter adventures under an immense, starry sky. Relax and find peace in the rustic atmosphere of Basecamp Hotel, your home far away from home.

22.-27.Dec
6 days
Christmas celebration
Min. 2 participants
most meals included
Basecamp Hotel
Min. age 8
per person 12,990 nok
Next departure 22nd Dec 2021

Embark on a 5-day adventure filled with unique nature experiences, long breakfasts and Arctic inspired dinners. Find you holiday spirit surrounded by the driftwood walls of Basecamp Hotel and the tranquil atmosphere of the polar night. Celebrate the New Year’s in the northern most town in the world and enter January with motivation and reflection.

30.Dec-3.Jan
5 days
New Year's
Min. 2 participants
Basecamp Hotel
Min. age 8
per person 12,990 nok
Next departure 30th Dec 2021

Embark on a mini expedition of a lifetime. Use one day to drive about 90 km west of Longyearbyen, to Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel. Enjoy the freedom of travelling amongst picturesque, snow-clad mountains, with a sweeping view and no roads or infrastructure. At the end of the day you will be awed of your home for the night.

Wed, Sat
2 days
February-May
Min. 4 participants
All meals included
Isfjord Radio
Passenger 8,190
Min. age 15
per driver 12,590 nok
Next departure 19th Feb 2022

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, Fri
3 days
February-May
Min. 4 participants
All meals included
Isfjord Radio
Passenger 11,590
Min. age 15
per driver 16,990 nok
Next departure 18th Feb 2022

About 100 miles northeast of Longyearbyen lays the mighty glacier Nordenskiöld. A vast destination where only the seals, polar bears, ptarmigan and arctic foxes live. Perched at the edge of the glacier lies Basecamp Nordenskiöld Lodge. To reach this secret escape we travel across shiny glaciers and by sharp mountains, toward the little frozen bay and our true expedition cabin.

Tuesday
3 days
March-May
Min. 4 participants
All meals included
Nordenskiöld Lodge
Passenger 11,590
Min. age 18
per driver 18,990 nok
Next departure 15th Mar 2022

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.

Tue, Thur, Fri, Sat, Sun
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
Next departure 5th Dec 2021

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 9,990 nok
Next departure 4th Jan 2022

When experiencing the darkest season of the year some visitors’ states that the Arctic silence is a cosmos of colours. Spend a night at Basecamp Trapper’s Station and look out for the northern lights together with a 100 huskies. Join your arctic nature guide on an adventure in the deep valley or inside the glacier. Sleep well at the rustic Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen.

Every day on request
4 days
October-February
min. 4 participants
Basecamp Hotel & Trapper's station
Min. age 10
per person 7,500 nok

Join us on a snowmobile adventure through the Arctic polar night. As soon as we drive away from Longyearbyen and into the darkness, our chances of observing the northern lights increases. When exploring Svalbard this time of the year you will see a faint light peeking over the snow-covered mountains, giving you the idea of a life in the south.

Every day
4 hours
From snowfall-February
Min. 3 snowmobile drivers
Warm drinks included
Passenger 990
Min. age 8
per driver 1,890 nok

Gather some of your Arctic winter experiences on a daytrip to Templefjorden. Learn the principals of snowmobile driving and enjoy the excitement as you get the hang of it. Experience an easy-going adventure in a smooth and open terrain, just far enough from Longyearbyen. Be the lucky one to observe some of the characteristic wildlife and the great view of mount “Tempelet”.

Mon,Thu, Sat, Sun
8 hours
February-May
Min. 3 snowmobile drivers
Lunch and warm drinks included
Passenger 2,000
Min. age 8
per driver 3,190 nok
Next departure 12th Feb 2022

This is a hike for the adventurous souls! You are entering a frozen landscape hiding architectural secrets created by natures robust hands. The darkness of the polar night sweeps over us, while the snow and the moon illuminate the landscape more than you can imagine. Join us on a hiking experience out of the ordinary and explore inside the glacier.

On request
5 hours
November-January
Min. 4 participants
Lunch and warm drinks incl.
child 10-12 yrs 890
per person 1,090 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.

14. MAR, 21. MAR, 28. MAR, 04. APR, 11. APR, 18. APR, 25. APR, 02. MAI
5 days
March-April
Min. 3 participants
Meals included
Tent and Isfjord Radio
Min. age 18
per person 32,590 nok
Next departure 14th Mar 2022

Spitsbergen from north to south is considered one of the toughest skiing expeditions there is. 600km of changing weather conditions and tough terrain. At the same time, it is also one of the most unique and beautiful trips you can embark on, skiing through untouched arctic landscape.

26.MAR-25.APR
33 days
Winter
Fully booked 2020
All meals included
Tent
Min. age 18
per person 99,900 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.

Wed, Fri
7 hours
January-May
Min. 3 participants
Lunch included
Child 8-12 yrs 1,990
Min. age 8
per person 2,790 nok
Next departure 15th Feb 2022

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
May-September
Min. 4 participants
Dinner and breakfast
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
Child 2-12 yrs 5,050
Min. age 2
per person 7,990 nok
Next departure 15th May 2022

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
May-September
Min. 4 participants
Dinner and breakfast
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
Child 2-12 yrs 3,860
Min. age 2
per person 5,990 nok
Next departure 15th May 2022

Welcome to the world’s northernmost commercial cabin. Hidden in the glacier moraine you can find our Nordenskiöld Lodge. Spend your days hiking on the shiny glacier or paddle among the glacier ice, seals and belugas. Here, high up the Arctic, far from any traffic, you get to experience true arctic silence.

Friday
3 days
July-September
Min. 4 participants
Meals included
Nordenskiöld Lodge
Min. age 12
per person 12,990 nok
Next departure 1st Jul 2022

5-day hiking from Longyearbyen to Isfjord Radio. Experience summery Spitsbergen by hiking through the beutifull Nordenskiöld Land. We start from Longyearbyen and hike over the mountains and through the valleys to Coles Bay and Barentsburgen. After a night in the old russian mining town we continue further east, to the remote radio station, the last stop before Greenland.

10.-14.AUG
5 days
August
Min. 4 participants
Meals included
Tent and Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
Min. age 18
per person 19,990 nok

Join us on a unique adventure to Nordenskiöld glacier! On this trip you will be cast far away from Longyearbyen right into the heart of the arctic land and to our Nordenskiöld Lodge. The Lodge lies in front of the magnificent Nordenskiöld glacier.

Monday
5 days
July-September
Min. 4 participants
Meals included
Nordenskiöld Lodge
Min. age 15
per person 21,990 nok
Next departure 27th Jun 2022

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 5-course meal 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
June-September
Dinner and breakfast
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
Min. age 2
per person 8,990 nok
Next departure 15th May 2022

Join us on an adventure to Barentsburg. The first impression is of being transported back in time to Soviet Russia; the town centre even features a statue of Lenin. A single road cuts through the small town. Old houses, dating back to the beginning of the 20th century, stand on both sides. The facades are a bit crooked and ramshackle. Some houses visibly bear the weight of history. In this place you can smell the past centuries in the air.

Wed, Fri
5 hours
June-September
Lunch included
This trip starts at Isfjord Radio
Min. age 12
per person 1,890 nok

A wide fjord opens at 78°N on the west coast of Spitsbergen. Looking north you will see the distinct sailing mark Alkhornet. Looking south you will find Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel, your home far away from home. Isfjorden is a gigantic fjord complex with cultural monuments from all Svalbard’s historical periods. Hop on our Polarcircle boat and explore the glaciers and characteristic mountains, bird- and wildlife that is conspicuous with great activity and traffic of nesting birds.

Tue,Thu, Sat
5 hours
June-September
Lunch included
This trip starts at Isfjord Radio
Min. age 12
per person 1,890 nok

This is the trip for those who wish to take a different hiking trip in the breath-taking nature in Spitsbergen. Join our experienced guide on a daytrip on the mountains around Longyearbyen

On request
4-5 hours
May-October
Min. 4 participants
Warm drinks included
Min. age 10
per person 1,490 nok
Next departure 15th Jun 2022

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 19th May 2022

Join your Isfjord Radio guide on one of our favourite tracks along the old radio poles of the station given three optional route and activity alternatives. The hike will be approximately 10-16 km long depending on route.

Mon-Thu and Sun
6 hours
June-September
Min. 4 participants
Lunch, coffee,/tea & snacks
per person 1,590 nok

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 meetings 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.

TBA for 2022
3 days
Summer
Most meals included
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel
per person TBA 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.

Friday
5 days
july-september
Min. 4 participants
Meals included
Nordenskiold Lodge and Isfjord Radio
Min. age 12
per person 19,990 nok
Next departure 1st Jul 2022

Hotels and Lodges

Basecamp Hotel Longyearbyen

Twin Room

Our twin rooms have either two single beds or one double bed, a bathroom with shower and wireless internet connection. Double beds are on request only. Breakfast and complementary coffee or tea are included in the price.

Free Wifi
All Year Around
2 persons
Breakfast included
ECOLOGICAL HOTEL
Starting from 1790 NOK
per night

Single room

Our single room has a single bed, private bathroom with shower, and wireless Internet connection. Breakfast and complementary coffee or tea are included in the price.

free wifi
all year around
1 person
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 1200 NOK
per night

Triple room

Our triple rooms have two single beds with bunk beds above in real trapper’s style, a private bathroom with shower and wireless internet connection. Breakfast and complementary coffee or tea are included in the price.

free wifi
all year around
3 persons
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 2100 NOK
per night

Suite

The Basecamp Hotel suite is a couple’s suite, with one bedroom, a living room and a loft with two extra beds. The suite has a private bathroom with shower and free wifi. Breakfast and coffee/ tea is included in your stay.

free wifi
all year around
4 persons
breakfast included
ecological hotel
Starting from 2600 NOK
per night
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