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Green Dog Svalbard

#2 of 24 Outdoor Activities in Spitsbergen Features Animals
Bolterdalen | Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 9170, Norway
+47 79 02 61 00
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Today we went on a tour with this company. Our guide was Maarten, he was very cheerful, had... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Tom H
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Very good

I did three different excursions with Green dog during my stay in longyearbyen and they were all... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Manuel E
Malmo, Sweden
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Green Dog Svalbard is a family run business, located in Bolterdalen 10 km from Longyearbyen. We have more than 20 years of experience in dog sledding from Svalbard and Greenland. Green Dog have more than 200 polar dogs and every year 20 new puppies are born. Green Dog offers guided trips with sled-dogs year round in Svalbard's high arctic wilderness. Drive a dog-sledge to a rare ice cave in Winter with our skilled guides or join us at Bolterdal hike, dog cart trips or hike over the Foxfonna glacier in Summer.
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Bolterdalen | Longyearbyen, Svalbard, 9170, Norway
+47 79 02 61 00
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Today we went on a tour with this company. Our guide was Maarten, he was very cheerful, had knowledge about the island and the things we saw and a good spirit overall. The tour itself was really doable. We were away for approximately 8 hours,...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 week ago

I did three different excursions with Green dog during my stay in longyearbyen and they were all very nice with great guides with good local knowledge and good english (they were not from Norway). I give them my best recommendations!

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Thank Manuel E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We did the dog sledging on wheels tour. The dogs were cute, friendly and strong. Due to the heat, e had to stop several times to water the dogs and to give them water to drink. We also visited the pups.

Thank Pearl J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was summer but that is no excuse not to go dog sledding. Longyearbyen was great all round but this was the highlight. Extremely well organised from the pick-up at the hotel through supply of protection gear to coffee and brandy (yes!) afterwards. The sledding...More

Thank Nicholas C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had never believed that dog sledging could be so fun during summer. It was great ! We were picked up at the hotel and taken 10 km outside longyearbyen. There we were allowed to hook the dogs into the dogsled ourselves. 2 people in each...More

Thank Ronny N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky to have nice weather for our hike to Foxfonna with a very nice guide from Austria (sorry forgot her name). We were transported up to Mine no. 7 and started from there .It was quite a demanding hike for the legs as...More

Thank Elisabet N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went on an afternoon trip with Green Dog and had the most amazing experience. I had a few different dog trips booked with the different companys up here, but Green Dog was the absolute best. The cleanest dog yard, the calmest dogs and the...More

Thank missaberg
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This was a great visit to a famil run Huskie Yard.The dogs were all very well behaved, and lots of lovely pullies to be seen and handled,. The staff were all very friendly and knowledgeable. It was great to see how the Huskies work and...More

Thank funtome
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We booked a husky sledge activity in mid of May. We were collected from the hotel taken to the husky yard on the mountain in the car. once in yard visitors are give snow suits , , gloves, shoes, caps and mask etc. Then the...More

Thank somam
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Came to Green Dog as morning tour from cruise ship. Green Dog collected us from the harbour. After kitting us out in protective clothing, explaining what to do, and harnessing up the eager dogs, we were off! All took a turn at driving the wheeled...More

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23 April 2017|
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Response from greendogsvalbard | Property representative |
Hei there If you wish to experience blue light , then February is definently the best month for visiting. We get 40 mins more light pr day, so theres a big difference in start/end of February. However, the Blue light is best... More
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7 February 2015|
Response from Kayaq |
Hi! I don't know if this answer is too late for you guys, but I'll give it a shot. I just visited Green Dog today. Went for a half day tour. We had a couple in their sixties in our tour, and they seemed fine. The man... More
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