We will pick you up from your hotel in Longyearbyen and drive towards the pier just outside town. Get comfortable in one of our two saloons with floor-to-ceiling windows and panoramic views. From the moment we depart, you will be surrounded by magnificent views and tales of polar adventures which our guides will share. We will make our journey according to conditions, where we can admire a view of Svalbards glaciers.
Wildlife and Glacier Cruise
May - October
- Adult price
Come closer to Svalbards arctic nature
A unique chance to see exotic wildlife
Experience Svalbards glaciers
Get to know Svalbards glaciers, history and wildlife
Learn more about Svalbards rich history
If daily conditions allow we will make our way to Skansbukta in the outer part of Billefjorden to admire the impressive mountain Skansen. Here you can see remains of plaster mining. The back of the mountains hill slopes are full of history and cultural monuments connected to mining. We will also try to pass Svenskhuset, the oldest preserved building in Spitsbergen. During the tour we will also try to come close to the magnificent glaciers.
Cruise home in the midnight sun
We then start our journey back to Longyearbyen. Between May and August, you’ll have daylight on your return as the Midnight sun is present. We will serve you a light meal that is included and you can order a drink in our onboard café. It’s the perfect time to sit back and enjoy the stunning landscape, mountains and wildlife around us. With luck, we'll be able to some wildlife such as seals, walruses, polar bears or even some dolphins or whales amongst the many species of birds. We will dock back in Longyearbyen and drive you back to your hotel.
Time & Duration
08:15 - 15:00 (7 hours)
Pickup by your hotel at Svalbard at 08:00
Group size (min-max)
8 - 130
May 2022- October 2022
Important things to note
Cancelation less than 22 days before activity is a full refund.
Cancelation 21-8 days before activity starts 50 % refund.
7 - 0 days before activity counts as ”no show” and gives no rights for refund.
Generally about 10% of this tour is on our electric engine
Dogs & Cats on board
Dogs & cats are welcome on board as long as they are on a leash and you mind the other guests.
Inclusions & facilities
Pick up at the accommodation
Norwegian & English speaking guide
Guided tour of Billefjorden
Light vegetarian lentil soup for lunch
Free tap water
Fully licensed bar with drinks for sale
Warm indoor saloons