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Svalbard Husky

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Adventdalen | Vei 306-02, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
+47 78 40 30 78
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Magical place, wonderful people

From the very first contact with people from Svalbard Husky it had looked like this was going to be... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
xMarkox980
via mobile
Fantastic trip

Fantastic morning trip with the dogs. They guys running it were super good, instructive, on time... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Frederik B
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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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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 19:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Adventdalen | Vei 306-02, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
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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 13 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

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SvalbardHusky, General Manager at Svalbard Husky, responded to this reviewResponded 16 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

Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were picked up at our hotel, and drove to the place were the dogs lived. None of us is very familiar with dogs, and at first moment I was a bit worried when I understood I had to collect the dogs ourselves. But actually...More

1  Thank lise467
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Had so much fun on this but only problem is they use their tour group everyday as an extra employee. You pretty much rock up and become an employee who entertains the dogs, go on an amazing sledding tour but at the end of the...More

Thank svalbard23
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We spent a very nice afternoon, this activity is well organised and managed. Staff is friendly and professional. We were lucky the weather was nice and we enjoyed this husky safari - landscapes and nature are incredible.

Thank Aude_ND05
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I went as a solo traveller and the people who worked there (especially Maja) went above and beyond to make me feel welcome in the group. All dogs were extremely friendly and easy to work with. A very interactive experience getting to set up the...More

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a must do experience. We were picked up from our hotel and taken to their office to get some warm clothes and boots. I would recommend thermals underneath though as it was very cold. We then drove out to their kennels where there...More

Thank fibuchanan
Reviewed 13 February 2017

On our first trip to Svalbard and our second to the arctic we chose a 4 hour expedition with Svalbard Husky. On this expedition from start to finish, the customer is responsible for the sled team from harnessing the dogs to returning them to their...More

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 1 February 2017

I was surprised at how much I enjoyed every part of the experience. We started by loading the dogs into the trailer, which was an experience in itself, as they were incredibly strong and eager to get running. Then we headed up to the glacier...More

Thank Mike G
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xine817
24 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
14 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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