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Svalbard Husky

#4 of 20 Outdoor Activities in Longyearbyen Features Animals
Adventdalen | Vei 306-02, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
+47 988 71 621
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Amazing arctic experience

We had an unforgetable experience on an overnight dog sled trip. Everything about it was fabulous... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2017
KandG-travelling
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Adelaide, Australia
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Great introduction to dogsledding

I did a 4 hour tour and found that to be just enough for my first time dogsledding. Most of the... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
kh1985
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Norway
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Svalbard Husky offers guided tours and dog sledding in the beautiful nature the Arctic Archipelago Svalbard. Experience the magnificent arctic nature while driving your on pack of dogs in front of the sledge. See the reindeers, polar foxes and now and then the polar bear in its natural environment. No matter what type of tour you decide for, we can promise you that Svalbard will give you wildlife experiences that you will never forget. Svalbard Husky Holds the Eco label of "Eco-Lighthouse"
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Adventdalen | Vei 306-02, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

We had an unforgetable experience on an overnight dog sled trip. Everything about it was fabulous. I can't think about a better way to experience this landscape. The dogs are so enthusiastic and friendly and having such a hands on experience with our own sled...More

Thank KandG-travelling
Reviewed 14 April 2017

I did a 4 hour tour and found that to be just enough for my first time dogsledding. Most of the time was spent getting ourselves and the dogs ready to go, so one should be aware that the actual time dogsledding is a lot...More

3  Thank kh1985
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Dog sledges is a fun, especially in the northmost inhabited location ever. Svalbard Husky team picked us up in time by the hotel and brought to the office where we were offered a scuba-style overalls and huge warm shoes. It was very reasonable precaution and...More

Thank Юра С
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

To Kelsey and Vera! Thank you for the trip of a lifetime, going with you and all the dogs into the valleys on Svalbard was incredible, there is no words to describe the feeling of six amazing alaskan huskeys pulling you further and further into...More

Thank Hilde D
Reviewed 28 March 2017

My husky sled trip with Svalbard Husky was wonderful, and a once in a lifetime experience! Being able to meet the dogs, harness them, and witness their eagerness to want to get out in the nature and run was incredible! The sleds were of a...More

Thank Purple_Aurora
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Did the basic "out and back" trip to test out my clothing and because I just love huskies so what better way to spend an afternoon? Really friendly company you get a sense right from the hotel pick up that these guys are really set...More

Thank ShaneOnHols
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

To be able to get up close and personal with the dogs , harness them to the sledge and then take them out on a run was brilliant.Kelsey was great and gave us help and guidance.Loved every minute.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

From the very first contact with people from Svalbard Husky it had looked like this was going to be an incredible experience. Dogs are amazing! So eager and friendly :) The whole experience about harnessing, feeding them and run the sleds is extraordinary. Yes, you...More

Thank xMarkox980
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Fantastic morning trip with the dogs. They guys running it were super good, instructive, on time, careful. Equipment super - and most importantly the dogs were nice, happy and enthusiatic and well kept Would love to come back for a longer trip

Thank Frederik B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Dog sledding is fun on itself. However, try to go with another operator. The guides literally shouted at the clients in a couple occasions. It was very uncomfortable to receive such treatment when asking politely some explanations on the tour and the landscapes. You are...More

3  Thank brounen
SvalbardHusky, General Manager at Svalbard Husky, responded to this reviewResponded 17 March 2017

Hi, and thanks for your feedback. I have discussed your rewiew with our guides, and will try to explain a little, even without any of the guides being able to recall this trip in particular. The nature of the activity is quite intense and wild....More

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xine817
I will be coming in on a the Pacific Princess on August 19,2016 to Longyearbyen. Could my husband and I get picked up to do a two or three huskie adventure? How much would the total cost be? Otherwise what would be the way to reach you? How would we set up a trip?
25 July 2016|
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Response from AllanSimonsen | Reviewed this property |
They do trips with husky wagons in the summer months when the snow is too watery for it to be fun; the main office is about 10 mins walk from the Cruise Terminal (they can probably pick up; they certainly did from the... More
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Holidayelf
We are going on a Norway cruise in late May but not going to Svalbard. My wife has always wanted to see polar bears in the wild. Are there any Polar Bear sighting trips available in early June?
15 January 2015|
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Response from Eldste | Reviewed this property |
Hello There is NO polar bears in Norway, only on Svalbard, JanMayen and maybe Bjørnøya. You did not tell the destination of the cruise, but if you go north to Lofoten you may see whales in the see. Have a nice trip - our... More
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