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Hurtigruten Svalbard

Polarsenteret | Longyearbyen, 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 61 00
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'Hike from fjord to mountain' Tour

We had a great time on this tour - Led by a funny, friendly and knowledgeable guide (whose name I... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
Berlin, Germany
Boat to Pyramiden and back

I booked a return ticket to Pyramiden half a year in advance but last minute problems with the... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Helsinki, Finland
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Spitsbergen Travel is located in Longyearbyen, and is the most well-established tour operator and agent in the area, having assisted visitors to the Svalbard archipelago since 1988. Our team are the local experts on Svalbard, and can arrange everything from day trips to full programs with accommodation, flights, meals and activities for both individual travellers and groups. We work solely with products on Svalbard - this is what we know and is the only thing we sell.Spitsbergen Travel's focus is always on the safety of our guests, and we provide extensive training to our guide team. Our tour production department organises a wide range of acitviites to ensure something for everyone, no matter what the season. Day trips include snowmobiling, dog sledding, northern lights tours, fjord cruises, hiking and kayaking, as well as our exciting expedition programs.We look forward to helping you choose your own Arctic adventure!
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Polarsenteret | Longyearbyen, 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 61 00
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

We had a great time on this tour - Led by a funny, friendly and knowledgeable guide (whose name I have annoyingly forgotten, it was short I believe it began with an Å. He had a ginger beard and blonde mustache) A Norwegian who had...More

Thank AlexJE2017
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I booked a return ticket to Pyramiden half a year in advance but last minute problems with the airline forced us to change plans only a few hours before the boat departure. Hurtigruten Svalbard/Aurora Express were so flexible and caring that they really deserve all...More

Thank Juhani_thetraveller
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We hired a boat to taxi a group of 5 out to a cabin and collect us a couple of days later. The service was efficent and friendly, as well as reasonably priced. Would recommend to anyone need a bespoke boat trip, we'll certainly use...More

Thank screamingabdab
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Our first ever week with our friends in Svalbard (Spitsbergen) booked with Hurtigruten and operated by Hurtigruten Svalbard. Started in Longyearbyen....an interesting town with a great hotel (Radisson Blu) and very good facilities quality shops and an interesting range of local trips. After a day...More

2  Thank Geoff D
Reviewed 22 July 2017

My friend and I did a 3 day cruise with Hurtigruten on the boat Nordstjernen. Upon arrival at Longyearbyen, we stayed at the coal miners cabin, warm, clean, comfortable and friendly. We did a town tour which was nice and then boarded the ship. the...More

Thank Kylie S
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I just had the most amazing fossil hunting trip led by Adne from Hurtigruten Svalbard. We took a rib boat from Longyearbyen to Deltaneset. From there, there was a hike up to the area where the fossils are. There were quite a...More

Thank Andre G
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Amazing day out with breathtaking surroundings, super fun bikes and the girl guide we had was super interesting with a lot of story telling , just perfect!!

Thank Julien L
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We did a 5 day trip on the Nordsternen. Everything was well organised, the guides were amazing. The scenery and whole experience will be treasured forever. The food was plentiful and well cooked. The berths are a little small, but who lives in a cabin...More

Thank Wraxall_Travellers
Reviewed 18 June 2017

I had been talking about this for years, so our Spitsbergen cruise aboard the MS Nordstjernen had a lot to live up to. But the experience was way beyond all expectations. The vistas are majestic, the wildlife is awe inspiring, the crew does a fantastic...More

Thank Fanny B
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended alternative to the traditional guided tours: fatbike/el-bike in and around Longyearbyen. You get to see a lot, get close to nature and you get exercise as well. In addition you get a lot of information from the marvellous, laid-back guides. Don't miss it...More

Thank Marte B
Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hi Svein We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our new excursion, exploring the area around Longyearbyen with Fatbike. And we are also happy to hear that our guides did a good job :-) Anne

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