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Longyearbyen

Taste of the Arctic - Basecamp Spitsbergen

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2-days summer adventure to Isfjord Radio. Experience magnificent Arctic scenery close up and join us on our summer adventure to beautiful Isfjord Radio at Cape Linnè.

Experience magnificent Arctic scenery close up and join us on our summer adventure to beautifulIsfjord Radio at Cape Linnè. We embark for Longyearbyen by boat, on our way we will have time to enjoy the fantastic fjord, the bird cliffs and the wildlife. Far away from the civilization in Longyearbyen you’ll discover a history, biological diversity and geological conditions which make Isfjord Radio a fascinating place to visit. The former radio station is situated at the outermost part of the Isfjord with majestic mountains overlooking the Arctic Ocean. In combination with our unique accommodation, you will enjoy a level of quality and comfort that is unexpected so far into the wilderness.

DAY 1: Our guide will meet you in the reception at 10 am. You will get information about the trip, equipment and outfit details. Transport to the quay, where our polarcirkel boat is ready to start the safari tour towards Isfjord Radio. On the way, we have time to enjoy the fantastic fjord scenery, animal wildlife and Arctic seabirds. After arrival to Isfjord Radio we will be served a 2-course warm lunch. Far away from the civilization in Longyearbyen you will discover a history, biological diversity and geological conditions which make Isfjord Radio a fascinating place to visit. We spend the afternoon exploring the great area of Kapp Linné, and learn more about the wildlife around the station. We will be served a 3-course dinner in the evening.
3-course dinner and accommodation in double room at Isfjord Radio. 

DAY 2: Breakfast is followed by a new day of adventure. After breakfast we say goodbye to and pack our bags and head to the boat. We go to Grønfjorden and the Russian settlement Barentsburg. Barentsburg is a mining city with approx. 350 residents and a fascinating place to visit. We go ashore and take a tour around town before light lunch is served in the brewery. After lunch we head back to the boat and set course towards Longyearbyen. We make several interesting stop along the way, and arrive back in Longyearbyen during the afternoon. 

PRICE: Adult NOK 6.990 & child 3.500

DEPARTURES: Every Wednesday 1.6.-30.9.

MINIMUM & AGE LIMIT: 4 persons & 6 years

INCLUDED: The price includes activities, equipment, accommodation, and meals according to the program.

IN ADDITION: Flights, airport shuttle, drinks with meals, single room at Isfjord Radio NOK 700, accommodation in Longyearbyen, CO2 investment of NOK 250

NOTE: This trip is not suitable for persons suffering from back pains. Pregnant women cannot participate on any snowmobile, dog sledding or boat safaris arranged by Basecamp Spitsbergen. Basecamp takes no responsibility to any health issues, due to neglecting this advice.
Combine your stay with accommodation at the most unique hotel at Longyearbyen – Basecamp Hotel. 


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Spitsbergen, Norway
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78° 12' 58" N / 15° 38' 3" E
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