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Spitsbergen Guide Service

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The boat is small. No shoes allowed inside. The guides should put a bit more effort in spotting... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
A long day out of town

When you book this trip your aim is to see Ny Ålesund, since there is not many other options... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2016
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Spitsbergen Guide Service are specialized on private and exclusive adventures for small groups, friends and families who whant a unique experience in the Arctic. Whalesafari, fishingtrips, multi day cruises and tailormade trips. With us you will...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Vei 306, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
+47 941 70 070
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

The boat is small. No shoes allowed inside. The guides should put a bit more effort in spotting animals and entertaining the guests.More

Thank mcdl_82
Anniken K, Daglig leder at Spitsbergen Guide Service, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2018

Hi mcdl_82, thank you for your review. We appreciate honest reviews that can make us even better with guiding and spotting animals. Our Targa boat 37 - it´s perfect shaped for Arctic conditions and is famous for its seaworthiness, safety and power, something that is...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

My wife and I were part of the 5 day Arctic Nature Camp excursion in July of 2017 - this program was truly the trip of a lifetime! Our memories will last for years and years to come. The concept of an Arctic Nature Camp...More

Thank Ressiken
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Here's the way I see it. You can invest $500 and sit your butt inside the boat cabin the whole day. That's nice. Or you can sit in the wind and spray and see the world, feel the wind, and see the Arctic the way...More

2  Thank Julia H
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Ny-Ålesund is a town we usually don't get to visit without knowing people who lives there. SGS have changed that, now we can get a look of the town anyway :) we had the best day when we went, quiet sea (most of the time),...More

Thank Elene N
Reviewed 31 July 2016

When you book this trip your aim is to see Ny Ålesund, since there is not many other options around. Only researchers are allowed on the plane.. It is a long trip on a boat, and quite lack of space for all passengers- this is...More

Thank jojimbo
Reviewed 30 July 2016

My wife and I booked a three-night July trip on the Spitzbergen Express and had an excellent time. There were no other bookings, so the trip consisted of 2 crew and the 2 of us. While a full guest roster would have made the boat...More

1  Thank Scott G
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Spitsbergen Guide Service offers during the months of June to September on Thursday and Saturday a boat trip with the Longyearbyen- Ny-Ålesund v.v. from 8:00 to 20:00 for NOK 4,450 = € 470 A great opportunity for me to get this boat ride in memory...More

Thank arpafoort
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