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Address: Polarsenteret | Longyearbyen, 9171, Norway (Formerly Sarkofagen-Spitsbergen)
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+47 79 02 61 00
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Spitsbergen Travel is located in Longyearbyen, and is the most...

Spitsbergen Travel is located in Longyearbyen, and is the most well-established tour operator and agent in the area, having assisted visitors to the Svalbard archipelago since 1988. Our team are the local experts on Svalbard, and can arrange everything from day trips to full programs with accommodation, flights, meals and activities for both individual travellers and groups. We work solely with products on Svalbard - this is what we know and is the only thing we sell.Spitsbergen Travel's focus is always on the safety of our guests, and we provide extensive training to our guide team. Our tour production department organises a wide range of acitviites to ensure something for everyone, no matter what the season. Day trips include snowmobiling, dog sledding, northern lights tours, fjord cruises, hiking and kayaking, as well as our exciting expedition programs.We look forward to helping you choose your own Arctic adventure!

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Exciting dive into the heart of a glacier.

We walked from the bottom of the valley of Longyearbyen up to the glacier. The walk was about 2500 meters to the top of the glacier. There was a "hole" in the glacier and we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Per Erik A
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Helsingborg, Sweden
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10 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were on a 3 hour eveningtour with bus to camp Barentz. It is correct described but this really was nothing. We were served a good reindeersoup incl drink and a good cake + coffee. In the middle of the wooden hut was a campfire to keep the food, from Sas radisson, warm. Bustour of 15 min from last hotel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked from the bottom of the valley of Longyearbyen up to the glacier. The walk was about 2500 meters to the top of the glacier. There was a "hole" in the glacier and we climbed down into it. The world down there was surprising and so beautiful. Layer upon layer of snow had created a beautiful world like no... More 

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UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great way to see the artic islands, glaciers and archipelagos travelling around Brent's burg, Ny Alexander, and various glaciers in the area. Beautiful snow covered mountains, islands and glaciers. Sailing through ice and broken off icebergs from the glaciers. We enjoyed our trip

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Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the boattrip. Welcome back :-) Anne More 

Dornach, Switzerland
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Booked all of our excursions for our New Year trip (2017) through the website, really easy to do. Everything ran like clockwork and when my husband couldn't take part in one event they refunded the money without being asked. Will be back to Svalbard and will definitely book our trips through this company - one of the best service agents... More 

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Thank BauenArt
Hurtigruten S, Marketing Coordinator at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this review

Ohlala - thanks for your very nice review! Our team that works with experiences are very good - and make the best excursions for our guests. We are looking forward to welcome you back on our island, in another season, Anne More 

Montecchio Emilia, Italy
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

My wife and I chose the 5-day "Spitsbergen Adventure" as a part of our honeymoon and I'd like to start by saying that this adventure has been the most incredible holiday we've ever had. I won't go too much into the details here about all the experiences we've had... from the guided tours of Longyearbyen, Barentsburg and Ny Alesund, the... More 

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Coordinator at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this review

Dear Peter. Thank you so much for your very nice feedback and review. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay, and sailing on board MS Nordstjernen. She is a beauty! And we agree, you do experience a lot of Spitsbergen, wildlife and special places with a lot of history. Anne More 

Singapore
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Rated as one of the Most "Haunted Place / Isolated Inhabitant " by National Geography, thus we decided to make a Visit since we only have 4D3Night in Svalbard. Spitsbergen Travel - Online booking is pretty straight forward and they answer most of our questions prior to trip. In fact we had 2 tour book under them during our trip... More 

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Cooridnator at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. We love that excursion too, a trip to a "ghost town" is particular... Welcome back! Anne More 

Oslo, Norway
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117 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We booked a daytrip by ship to the (almost) deserted russian mining society at Pyramiden. It's a 10 - 11 hours trip which also includes a close up visite to the glacier Nordenskioldbreen. We had a windy, but fine trip. The boat, M/S Langøysund, is a bit old and basic, and therefore not so good in high waves, but safe.... More 

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Coordinator at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this review

Dear arg02. Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed our trip to Pyramiden, the "ghost town", with M/S Langøysund. Anne More 

Darwin, Australia
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156 reviews
90 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spitsbergen Travel arranged our amazing cruise on the Nordstjernen. When we were planning our trip to Svalbard we asked Spitsbergen Travel where we were more likely to see polar bears and they recommended a cruise on this ship. The travel agent offered us various cruises and prices and responded to my many questions. They arranged all the hotels, transport, etc... More 

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Coordinator at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this review

Dear Maureen. Thank you so much for you review. It was nice reading about you experience. A cruise with MS Nordstjernen is something different, and we are glad to here that you enjoyed it so much. Welcome back to our island, to experience other expeditions and activities. More 

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

While my flight from Oslo is being delayed a bit about my Arctic trip. I decided I have to go to Spitsbergen after watching documentary "The ghost of Piramida" which I highly recommend to everyone, but this place turned out to be even better than I expected and its not just about stunning views and idea that u are in... More 

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Spitsbergen T, Marketing Cooridnator at Hurtigruten Svalbard, responded to this review

Dear Natalie. Thank you so much for your lovely review. Sure, this is a strange, but lovely place to visit! Welcome back, Anne More 

Los Angeles
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383 reviews
82 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I booked a Pyramiden boat and a zodiac boat to Von Postbreen glacier with them from home months ago. They handled everything very efficiently.

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