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Green Dog Svalbard

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Bolterdalen | Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 9170, Norway
+47 79 02 61 00
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Great Dog sled ride in the North pole

We had a fantastic time dog sledding with 8 Greenland Huskies. The only disappointment was we had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
ncwtj2000
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Half Moon Bay, California
Foxfonna hiking trip

We booked a halfday hike around the Foxfonna glacier and totally liked it! Our guide Jonas was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daniel K
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Green Dog Svalbard is a family run business, located in Bolterdalen 10 km from Longyearbyen. We have more than 20 years of experience in dog sledding from Svalbard and Greenland. Green Dog have more than 200 polar dogs and every year 20 new puppies are born. Green Dog offers guided trips with sled-dogs year round in Svalbard's high arctic wilderness. Drive a dog-sledge to a rare ice cave in Winter with our skilled guides or join us at Bolterdal hike, dog cart trips or hike over the Foxfonna glacier in Summer.
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Bolterdalen | Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 9170, Norway
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+47 79 02 61 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a fantastic time dog sledding with 8 Greenland Huskies. The only disappointment was we had to go on wheels because their was not enough snow on the ground. I was so impressed with how well they treated their dogs before, during and after...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a halfday hike around the Foxfonna glacier and totally liked it! Our guide Jonas was a super friendly and well knowledged guy and we had a lot of fun with him and the company's dog Mila, which was awesome and absolutely cute. We...More

3  Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My two friends and I had an amazing glacier hike with our awesome guide Chris! It was on our second to last day in Svalbard and made our trip so much better then it could have been. Chris was amazing! Teaching us so much and...More

2  Thank Ariel A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well this Tour became the number one event for my daughter who has been traveling with me trough Dubai, Denmark and Norway. She rates this tour over EVERYTHING else we have done...including Pulpit Rock and the Florli 4444 Stairs. But you have to LOVE dogs....More

Thank Kerrianne A
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I've been visiting Svalbard for a week now, I have been on two excellent trips with Green dog! The Foxfonna hike was very interesting as I got to see a lot of wildlife, including reindeer and (can't remember the name!) snow chickens?? We started off...More

1  Thank Irene N
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Chris was a super knowledgeable guide, knows everything and we had lots of fun. Must be the most clever guide we ever had! ASK the husky was great company as well. The route was a great variety across the glacier, through rocks and grass. Would...More

1  Thank A6098SNjamesk
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Did the dog sledding on wheels trip on the morning of 11th August 2017. Picked up at the hotel and taken to the dog kennels. Got into the all in one suits and given instruction about the dogs and how to drive the sleds. Some...More

Thank lesw1886
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Today we went on a tour with this company. Our guide was Maarten, he was very cheerful, had knowledge about the island and the things we saw and a good spirit overall. The tour itself was really doable. We were away for approximately 8 hours,...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I did three different excursions with Green dog during my stay in longyearbyen and they were all very nice with great guides with good local knowledge and good english (they were not from Norway). I give them my best recommendations!

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Thank Manuel E
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We did the dog sledging on wheels tour. The dogs were cute, friendly and strong. Due to the heat, e had to stop several times to water the dogs and to give them water to drink. We also visited the pups.

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Response from greendogsvalbard | Property representative |
Hei there If you wish to experience blue light , then February is definently the best month for visiting. We get 40 mins more light pr day, so theres a big difference in start/end of February. However, the Blue light is best... More
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Hi! I don't know if this answer is too late for you guys, but I'll give it a shot. I just visited Green Dog today. Went for a half day tour. We had a couple in their sixties in our tour, and they seemed fine. The man... More
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