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Svalbard Spitsbergen

Tellbreen Ice Cave with Snowmobile

  • Sjøområdet, Spitsbergen
  • +47 79025000
  •  /  km From You

We are driving out through Adventdalen, extending eastward from Longyearbyen and into a river landscape that takes us to Tellbreen We take a closer look at the ice cave and the fascinating ice structures formed by water and sediments.

Join us as we drive snowmobiles out of Longyearbyen towards our ice cave at the base of Tellbreen, a glacier local to town. We drive across the frozen Adventdalen, and around into Helvetiadalen, and then on to the ice cave. Our guides open up this cave each year, and it is always different inside; no matter what, the 3000-year-old ice walls are certain to impress. Down here away from the elements, it is warm and silent. There will be a cozy atmosphere with hot drinks and biscuits as your guide tell stories from Svalbard's rich history. You will be taken safely through the cave to an exit on the other side and return to Longyearbyen ready for more of what the Arctic has to offer.



Transport to and from your hotel

Touring snowmobile and fuel

A snowmobile suit, boots, mittens, helmet, goggles and balaclava

Helmets and head torches for the ice cave

A hot lunch, drinks and biscuits

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A local and experienced guide with a snowmobile and safety equipment



We recommend you wear warm clothing

On colder days an extra set of gloves as a liner to our mittens

A mid-layer consisting of a sweater and pants in fleece or wool is advisable

Down jackets, or other heavily insulated clothing, are not recommended beneath the snowmobile suit

Our snowmobiles do not have a storage compartment, so a small backpack could be useful for cameras, extra jackets, and other small items



A base-layer of wool or an equivalent is essential

A valid driving license for a car or motorcycle must be carried during the whole trip

8 years accompanied by an adult

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  • Source: Svalbard Reiseliv AS


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Feb 15, 2017 - May 15, 2017: Mon Wed Thu Fri 10:00 - 14:00
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