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2-Hour Guided Snowshoe Walk on Tromsoya Island in Tromso
"After a slow morning - we start at 10am. Meet your guide in central Tromsø to start your tour. Hop inside a comfortable minivan or coach and travel into the snow-laden countryside and hills of Tromsøya Island. On arrival listen to a brief introduction strap on your supplied snowshoes and follow your guide at a steady pace. Relish the sensation of walking easily over the snow with your snowshoes. During the one and a half hour walk you crunch over sparkling flat terrain and gentle hills and pad through crisp snow that surrounds the tranquil spruce and birch forests. There are several stops planned along the way to admire the scenery and take photos. Hot blackcurrant drink and lefse — sweet Norwegian cake are served on route. return to central Tromsø to finish your tour roam around the city or rest before your you head out again to watch the Auroras."""
From NOK695.00
 
Drive a Husky Sled in Tromso
"Two guests share a sled with 5-7 dogs. You will be given all the necessary safety briefs and instructions so no previous dog sledding experience is necessary. Our professional guides lead the group in their own sleds. After a ride out in the No prepared with reindeer meat broth and vegetables is just what the body needs. We serve the meal in our camp around the fire (vegetarian meal available on request).Good physical condition is required. No need to be an athlete just able to move without problems or injury. After the trip we bring you back to the Radisson BLU Hotel.""""Love speed and excitement? Join up with your own team of racing huskies to learn dog sledding. You will have your own sled to drive along with a friend and can switch in the middle of the ride. With about four kilometeres of dog sledding you also get to meet our 350 four legged friends up close and spend some time with the puppies."
From NOK1,690.00
 
Husky Sledding Ride from Tromso
"With a 2:1 guest to guide ratio everyone will have a sled driven by our professional mushers. We stop for photos half way on the track. After a ride in the Norwegian winter a hearty meal of Bidos prepared with reindeer meat broth and vegetables is just what the body needs. We serve the meal in our camp around the fire (vegetarian meal available on request). Order of dogsledding and Dogyard visit may change. Warm clothes and boots are included we recommend bringing a good scarf or snow goggles if it is snowing heavily. The trip runs in all normal weather conditions. In case of cancellation due to lack of snow or extreme weather you are offered rescheduling a different activity or full refund.After the trip we bring you back to the Radisson BLU Hotel."""
From NOK1,690.00

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Arctic Safari: Reindeer

If you can get out into the fjords and make a landing, it is very possible to get a good look at reindeer. They are very easy going and don't really fear humans. By being quiet and respectful it is...
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Arctic Safari: Polar Bear

Everyone loves polar bears and Svalbard may be the best place on earth to actually catch sight of a polar bear. But it takes some doing. They don't just hang about Longyearbyen. You will need to get...
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Polar research and information on Svalbard

The Norwegian Polar Institute has a lot of scientific and other useful info on their web pages. Gives loads of info on Svalbard. Check it out.The Polar institute has an office in the Local Government...
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The ropeway exchange

In use until the late 1970ies, the ropeways from the various mines converged here at the exchange. It is now maintained as a museum piece, quite interesting to see, and the place gives a good overview...
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Svalbard reindeer

Svalbard reindeers are tame as puppies, and hunters who go for them during the season (there is some culling) are talking about how bad it feels to walk up to the Rudolfs and shoot them point...
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Fishing on Svalbard

I was curious about this myself, and did a bit of research ... with some disappointing news:Yes, saltwater fishing is free and available to all, but there may not be that much to be caught from land,...
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Things to do on a budget in Longyearbyen:

While flying to Svalbard can be done cheaply, it is less of a chance to stay and do sightseeing on the cheap. Nevertheless, here are some suggestions:1) Walking the peripheral roads of Longyearbyen on...
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Go to Church!

Svalbard Kirke is the world's Northernmost church. It's the only church I've visited, where the church porch (in Norway called weaponhouse) actually is used for storing weapons (because carrying...
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Mine 3

Mine 3 is located in the mountain-side, just above the airport outside Longyearbyen. This coal mine was closed in 1996, and now parts of it is open to visitors. An ex-miner was our guide, and he...
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Snowmoblie trips

The tour-companies offers several trips. Some short - some longer. We opted for a short trip, and it ended up even shorter. The weather got so bad we had to abort and return to Longyearbyen, for...
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Dog- sledding

For a dog-lover like me, this was the perfect day. We drove out of town, to where the dogs are located. We got to spend some time with the dog, learned how to put the harnesses on and make them ready...
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Ice Grotto Tour

We were driven to the Longyear Glacier in a tracked vehicle (bumpy). After admiring the views, we descended down into the glacier. Walking and crawling through the tunnels made by melting water. The...
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Lilliehöök Fjord

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Daytour by snowscooter in Svalbard

It's recommended to rent your own snowscooters and take a trip from Longyearbyen to Barentsburg or even longer to the Isfjord Radio. When you drive down the backside of Longyearbyen, just follow the...
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