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Arctic challange

Really nice experience, to kayak in super cold ocean (well equiped for the cold water), and hike to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
sanjami2017
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Zagreb, Croatia
Not recommended! Cancelled trip. NO REPAYMENT

They cancelled my trip to the ice cave last Minute, because the Group had been too small. (though... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Anna S
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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.
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“ice cave” (14 reviews)
“ski poles” (2 reviews)
“warm drinks” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Road 608, house 2, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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+47 79 02 22 22
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Reviewed yesterday

Really nice experience, to kayak in super cold ocean (well equiped for the cold water), and hike to the summit of nearby mountain (rather challanging climbing, due to loose rocks and rotten snow, but nothing too tough, more fun then tough). Our guides (Katja and...More

Thank sanjami2017
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

They cancelled my trip to the ice cave last Minute, because the Group had been too small. (though I could See them doing this Tour that day). They did not even pay my money back (NOK 730), although I wrote them more than one email.More

Thank Anna S
HeidiHarv, Leder  at Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Anna S We are sorry everytime we must cancel a trip. Luckily this does not happend very often. You should off course get your money back! To transfer the money back to your card we need your card details. Please send mail to manager@wildlife.no...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I never did hiking before in my life but I love snow and the Arctic. I did 2 hikings with them. The guides (Jesper and Milko) looked after me really really well. They taught me hiking techniques and even put on snow shoes and equipments...More

1  Thank P K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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
Reviewed 4 April 2017 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...More

Thank TrudeTV
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...More

Thank John P
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...More

1  Thank Adrian L
HeidiHarv, Leder  at Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2017

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....More

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...More

Thank Amalie B
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...More

Thank Turid S
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...More

Thank Kingpolo14
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shrcrn
I'm planning a trip to Tromso and Svalbard next August. I'd like to book a wildlife expedition in the Svalbard area. Can you recommend some options? Thanks
3 December 2016|
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Response from HeidiHarv | Property representative |
Great news, shrcrn! We will recommend our Wilderness Camp in Ymerbukta. Please read more at Wildlife.no. Welcome to Svalbard!
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EllenJ_m
What is recommended for early July?
23 March 2016|
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Response from HeidiHarv | Property representative |
Hi! To join our 3- or 4 days Wilderness camp in Ymerbukta! Read more about it here: wildlife.no Welcome to Svalbard!
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Asyraf S
Hi there, for the 3D2N snowmobile wildlife safari expedition, do we get a chance to see the Northern Lights? We are planning a trip there sometime 25JAN16 - 07FEB16. Please advise. Thank you.
7 December 2015|
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Response from HeidiHarv | Property representative |
Hi there We start up with our Wildlife safaries 13th of February 2016. It will be possible to see the northern lights when you are here. Welcome to Svalbard!
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