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Address: Road 608, house 2, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
Phone Number:
+47 79 02 22 22
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

The nature in Svalbard is beautiful, majestic, attractive and demanding. An...

The nature in Svalbard is beautiful, majestic, attractive and demanding. An encounter with this Arctic wilderness makes an impression on people who experience it. The team at Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions AS make the conditions favourable so that you as a whole can actively take part in Svalbard nature-based adventures.

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Excellent excursions. They take you where you can't go on your own, because of the polarbears. There are more bears than people in Svalbard....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent excursions. They take you where you can't go on your own, because of the polarbears. There are more bears than people in Svalbard....

Thank Mieke_de_Wit
Oslo, Norway
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90 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

To walk inside the glacier- you simply need to experience yourself! A nice walk from Nybyen up to Larsbreen, 500 height meters, and the entrance. Climb down and into the magnificent ice world. The path in some areas so narrow you hardly are able to squeeze through. Our guide Erlend made the experience even more special.

Thank TrudeTV
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I did the half day snowshoeing tour to the ice caves. All equipment was in good order and warm drinks and biscuits were provided as stated. The guide was patient and I didn't feel rushed at all, even when I was taking my time exploring the ice caves and taking photos. I did afternoon/evening tour which turner out great. We... More 

Thank John P
2 reviews
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

I enjoyed my Ice Cave tour with the company. The guide (Vladimir) was very helpful and knowledgeable. The tour itself deserves a high rating. However, why the view is rated poor is that the company did not refund the cost from my original tour, which was cancelled as there was insufficient amount of people. This is fine, I was offered... More 

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HeidiHarv, Leder  at Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions, responded to this review

Hi Adrian Thank you very much for your nice feedback about our guide Vladimir and the hike to our ice cave. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed. However we are not happy to hear that you did not get reply on your email. Sorry, we can not see that we have recived any emails from you. Can you... More 

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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and i booked a trip to the ice-caves with this company. The guide, Svein, picked us up from our hotel and drove us to the starting point for the trip. We then received safety briefing and equipment. The equipment was in very good order. We then walked up and went into the cave. On the way back Svein... More 

Thank Amalie B
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We were booked for tours on two days with 20 students (19 years old), and then came a heavy snowstorm. We could not go on the tour planned for the first day, since there were a high risk for avalance. This company were so kind that they arranged alternative activity for us, we learned to set up a emergency-camp in... More 

Thank Turid S
Northants, UK
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

We (couple, almost 50) spent most of last week in Svalbard and had booked several tours with SWE; we found them to be very reliable and helpful and were very happy with the outcome of our booking: One day we had booked a hike on snowshoes to Foxfonna; blessed with good weather the views were breathtaking and guide Jasper was... More 

Thank Kingpolo14
Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

During a week in Longyearbyen I participated in three tours with SWE, each wonderful experiences in very different ways. But what was uniform across the tours was the professionalism of the guides. Katja for the Seed to Summit hike, Mia for a dogsledding tour and Ørjan for a glacier hike to ice caves were knowledgeable, well experienced and always alert... More 

Thank fjv100
Vienna, Austria
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56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We did the Caves Tour with Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions. The group was small (5 people plus guide) and great. The caves are beautiful and a great place to shoot some wonderful pictures. The guide was very friendly and helpful. Really advisable to do, specially in smaller groups.

Thank Hans K
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4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

We did a 4-hour trip to an ice cave, and it was awesome! Very prepared and nice guides (2 guides for 4 people), speaking Italian, German, English, Norwegian. Beautiful ice cave! Warm drinks and chocolate buscuits were offered inside the cave, to warm up a bit! It was perfect!

Thank Laura B

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