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Ice Fjord safari - A taste of Svalbard - Hurtigruten Svalbard

  • P.O.Box 548, Spitsbergen
  • +47 79026100
  •  /  km From You

Join us on a tour in Isfjorden with an open, steady Polarcirkel boat. Visit places with cultural monuments and experience the vivid bird life.

Join Hurtigruten Svalbard on a boat trip with a steady Polarcirkel boat. The guide will decide the exact route according to the weather conditions and will take you on a journey through the fascinating history of Svalbard. We will visit places with cultural monuments with a historical connection to old mining operations.

We will first go to Hurtigruten Svalbard's expedition center where you will get an exposure suit and life jacket. Here we also go through a safety briefing and the guide explains the plan for the trip. Afterwards we head on to the harbor and out in Isfjorden.
Isfjorden is bustling with birds that have migrated from all corners of the world, and we will drive to Diabasodden and Fuglefjellet to experience the vivid bird life. With some luck, we may also spot a whale on the way.

Throughout this 3 hour long trip you get to see and learn a lot about Svalbard. Hot drinks are included.
Welcome on tour with Hurtigruten Svalbard!

Minimum age of participation: 8 years

This tour is not recommended for those with back problems or who are pregnant.

Safety is our highest priority, and the guide needs to be able to give directions you understand. To participate on one of our excursions, it is required that you speak and understand English or one of the Scandinavian languages.

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  • Source: Svalbard Reiseliv AS

Outdoor Activities

  • Short hikes (1-4 hours)

Opening hours

Aug 14, 2023 – Sep 30, 2023
Daily: 9:00 AM–12:00 PM
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Description Price*
Adults 1,095.00 Per person
Children 8 - 13 years 550.00 Per person
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3 hours
Green Travel
The Ice Fjord safari - A taste of Svalbard - Hurtigruten Svalbard has obtained certification for their environmental efforts by:
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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