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Svalbard SVALBARD

Meet the locals - Polar Cruising Spitsbergen

  • Postboks 353, Spitsbergen
  • +47 47472520
  •  /  km From You
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Your first day in Longyearbyen? After breakfast you may want to explore the area and get a little better acquainted with Svalbard's magnificent nature. If so, you have come to the right place!

This trip is suitable for everyone! It is especially suitable for historically interested people, photographers and those who enjoy the outdoors or just want to experience Svalbard.

Your first day in Longyearbyen? After breakfast you may want to explore the area and get a little better acquainted with Svalbard's magnificent nature. If so, you have come to the right place!

Starting your adventure in Longyearbyen gives you a good start if you want to get to know Svalbard. Get to know our beautiful and historic city and learn more about who founded it.

Longyearbyen has a rich history, and then it is nice to be able to be guided by someone who is locally known in the area. Our guides have their daily work on Svalbard, and therefore know the area and its history very well.

This is a perfect trip for you if it’s your first time to visit Svalbard. The tour gives you a basic insight into too rich history of the area. You get a good basic knowledge, which also you will benefit if you want to learn more about Longyearbyen, we can it is the foundation where you can build your knowledge about Svalbard.

By participating in our historical walk, the dream of Longyearbyen can finally be realized

Get to know the founder Monroe and how Longyearbyen has changed since 1906 - the year when the city first got its sounding name Longyear City. We end the trip at one of our local cafes, where we also have a small snack.

You will get many good tips from our guide along the way. It is important to us that you feel taken care of from start to finish.

This is a nice trip that starts early. This gives you the opportunity to plan other activities after the tour, from 13.00 onwards.

Important
- Pick-up for the trip is at Coop Svalbardbutikken
- Minimum number of participants: 2
- Maximum number of participants: 50
-Travel insurance (this is mandatory to have!)


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  • Source: Svalbard Reiseliv AS

General

Age limit
  • 12 years

Outdoor Activities

Hiking
  • Daytrips (5-11 hours)

Opening hours

Jun 10, 2022 – Oct 14, 2022
Fri 9:00 AM–12:30 PM
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Price

Description Price*
Adults 550.00 Per person
Children 7 - 12 years 100.00 Per person
* Price from

Facts

Duration
3 hours
Statens Kartverk, Geovekst og kommuner - Geodata AS
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