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Svalbard Spitsbergen

Be a dog handler for one day - Basecamp Spitsbergen

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Now you have the opportunity to test how it is to work in a dog-yard with 95 happy Alaska huskies. Try an alternative lifestyle for a morning, a physical demanding job where the ones you are working for are totally depending on you.

Now you have the opportunity to test how it is to work in a dog-yard with 95 happy Alaska huskies. Try an alternative lifestyle for a morning, a physical demanding job where the ones you are working for are totally depending on you.

We invite you to join a shift at Basecamp Trappers station, working as a handler. The shift begins by us picking you up from your hotel, and we'll drive 10 minutes from town to Bolterdalen. Here you will be met by loud barks and howls of joy from our dogs that are so happy to see you. Working as a handler means preparing the food, feeding all the dogs, socializing, cleaning the dog-yard, and small jobs such as repairs of the doghouses etc. Not to mention you will receive lots of love from our dogs.

Before heading back to town, we will invite you into our trappers cabin for hot drinks and biscuits. A great way to end your shift.

Minimum 2, maximum 5.
Agelimit: 6 years

Difficulty: Suitable for anyone with normal physical condition. No previous knowledge required
Duration: Approx.3 hours

Included: Transfer to/from your hotel, overall, coffee/tea and biscuits.
Not included: Work-gloves, bring gloves that can get dirty.

Note: Our dogs loves people and cuddles, be prepared for lots of hugs and barks of joy when entering the dog-yard.


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  • Source: Svalbard Reiseliv AS

Opening hours

Oct 24, 2018 – Jan 22, 2019
Daily: 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
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Price

Description Price*
Adults 550.00 Per person
Children < 12 yrs 450.00 Per person
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Duration
3 hours
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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