GLACIER SAFARI - AFTERNOON/EVENINGCRUISE

Fjord-cruise to glaciers along the northern coastline of “Isfjorden.”

Prices

Age
Price
Adult (14+)
NOK 1800
Child (2-13)
NOK 1200
Children under 2 yrs: Free

Details

Bus pickup
4:30pm
Departure
5:00pm
Length
6 hours
Language
Norwegian, English

Description

Fjord-cruise to glaciers along the northern coastline of “Isfjorden.”

Birds, seals and the start of Svalbards coalmining history at "Bohemanflya" are some of the things we might see on our way. Depending on the weather we explore our way towards the northern coastline and glacier fronts such as Nansen-, Bore-, Wahlenberg- or Svea Glaciers, closing up on one of them.

This is a unique opportunity to possibly encounter a glacier with massive pieces of ice breaking off from the glacier front. With vast opportunities to experience the arctic wildlife, keep your eyes open and look for whales, seals and a plethora of birds. And if we are lucky, a Polar Bear might be roaming around in these glacial habitats, or a massive walrus may be lazing on the shore…

Our guide/storyteller will talk about the history of Longyearbyen, glaciers, arctic wildlife, and possibly also a “polar tell tale” or two…

A warm meal is served in a refreshing glacial atmosphere.

If weather and ice-conditions allow, we’ll slow down and take in the beauty of the scenery at selected locations to savor precious moments for your travel diary.

 

 

Schedule
4:15pm Bus pickup from airport/camping
4:30pm Bus pickup from hotels/accommodation
5pm Departure from Longyearbyen
7:30pm* Glaciersafari
8:30pm* Warm meal with glacial view
9pm* Departure towards Longyearbyen
11:30pm* Arrival Longyearbyen
*Above times depends on weather, wind, wildlifesightings and field drop off/pick up.

Henningsen Transport & Guiding AS
Org nr. NO 984 211 333
P.O.Box 353
9171 Longyearbyen, Svalbard
Norway
Tel: +47 4004 9171

Office hours (for email and phonecalls):
Mon-Fri, 2pm- 9pm

Reduced visiting hours during the boating season

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