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Ice Caving - the heart of a glacier -Spitsbergen Travel

  • Polarsenteret, Spitsbergen
  • +47 79026100
  •  /  km From You
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Have you been inside a glacier? Join Spitsbergen Travel on an amazing journey into the frozen heart of Longyearbyen! Including transport by snowcat and headlights this trip takes you to a glittering, icy world just outside of Longyearbyen.

From the impressive Longyear glacier right outside town, we descend into the heart of the glacier and enter a fascinating cave. Equipped with a headlamp we walk in along the passages formed by the melted water under the glacier. Fascinating formations of ice and stones is a breathtaking experience.

The ice and rock formations are astonishing, an the caves freeze into different forms each year. You may have to crawl at certain places. We provide all the equipment you need and our experienced guides will take care of your safety. You bring an adventurous mind and good footwear for trekking.

Duration: Appr. 3 hours
Min. no.: 4 persons
Max no.: 12 persons
Lowest age: 10 years

The trip is unsuitable for those suffering from claustrophobia or restricted movement.
Includes trip from/to Longyearbyen with tracked vehicle, helmet and head-lamp.
Pick up at your accommodation.

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  • Source: Svalbard Reiseliv AS


Age limit
  • 14 years
  • 18 years
Effort level
  • Challenging
  • Autumn
  • Spring
  • Summer
  • Winter
Target group
  • Kids & family


Hotel facilities
  • Bar
  • Breakfast included
  • Conference facilities
  • Dry cleaning available
  • Family-friendly
  • Fitness room
  • Free parking
  • Sauna
In-room facilities
  • Room service

Outdoor Activities

  • Boat trips
  • Glacier hiking
  • Guided trips
  • Hiking
  • Safari
  • Snowmobile
  • Snowmobile safari
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)
  • Multi-day (one or more days)
  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)
Wildlife safaries
  • Snowmobile safari
Winter activities
  • Snowmobile safari

Plan Your Trip

Getting here
  • Parking - free
  • Family-friendly
  • Free WiFi
  • Pets not allowed
  • WiFi

Taste Norway

Restaurant & café
  • Fully licenced

Things To Do

  • Grocery store
  • Souvenier shops
Theme park
  • Family-friendly
Facility Info
  • AV-equipment true
  • Flipchart true
  • Function rooms true
  • Meeting facilities true
  • Projection screen true
  • Projector true
  • Wireless Internet true

Opening hours

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun 09:00 - 12:00
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Spitsbergen, Norway
The latitude and longitude
78° 13' 15" N / 15° 38' 45" E
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