Svalbard Summer – Boat Safaris

Price on request
3–11 hours May-Sep
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There are a wide range of excursions by boat available from Longyearbyen. Some are only available during certain periods and on specific days. Please ask our Sales team to check availability for you.

Isfjord Safari towards Von Postbreen
Period: 18 May to 09 September 2018; Duration 6 hours; Departs at 14.00

Highlights: visit magical glaciers, bird cliffs, majestic fjords, looking out for arctic wildlife

Arctic Sea Fishing
Period: 20 August to 29 September 2018; Duration 4 hours; Departs at 13.00

Highlights: travel on rugged Polarcirkel boats, fish for large cod, caught fish can be prepared for dinner at Restaurant Nansen

Boat Safari to Isfjord Radio
Period: 01 July to 15 August 2018; Duration 7 hours; Departs daily at 10.00

Highlights: travel on exciting open RIB boats, learn about arctic wildlife, geology & history of Spitsbergen, visit the bird cliffs, lunch at Isfjord Radio.

Boat trip to Barentsburg and the Esmark Glacier
Period: 01 May to 30 September 2018; Duration 10 hours; Departs at 08.30

Highlights: head to Esmark Glacier, visit the Russian town Barentsburg for a guided tour, visit the bird cliffs at Fuglefjella.

Boat trip to Pyramiden and Nordenskiold Glacier
Period: 01 May to 16 October 2018; Duration 11 hours; Departs at 08.30

Highlights: head to Nordenskiöld glacier through Isfjord, guided tour of abandoned Russian settlement Pyramiden, learn about arctic wildlife and local history

Catamaran to Barentsburg
Period: 10 May to 25 September 2018; Duration 5 hours; Departs at 08.30

Highlights: comfortable catamaran, visit bird cliffs near Grumant, guided tour of Barentsburg, scenic landscape.

Catamaran to Pyramiden
Period: 10 May to 23 September 2018; Duration 7 hours; Departs at 12.45

Highlights: comfortable catamaran, keep look out for arctic wildlife, magnificent scenery, guided tour of Pyramiden, visit Nordenskiöldbreen glacier

Isfjord Safari to Grumant and the Russian Ruins
Period: 11 August to 30 September 2018; Duration 3 hours; Departs at 09.00

Highlights: travel on exciting Polarcirkel boats, head to abandoned Russian town Grumant, scenic landscape, visit Hiorthhamn, a deserted mining town.

Isfjord Safari to Bird Cliffs
Period: 18 May to 10 August 2018; Duration 3 hours; Departs at 09.00 & 16.00

Highlights: exciting journey on Polarcirkel boats, learn about arctic wildlife and look for seals and whales, pass abandoned mining settlement Grumant.

Walrus Safari
Period: 16 May to 14 August 2018; Duration 7 hours; Departs at 08.00

Highlights: comfortable boat trip to Prins Karls Forland and look for the magnificent walrus, scenic landscape, if time visit one of the glaciers.

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