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Arctic Tapas Day Tour

Vei 306-6, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Hunting the Northern Lights by bus

This is a review of Arctic Tapas' night tour to see Northern Lights. There is currently not a place... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2018
bonschroed
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Novel way to see Longyeabyen and its history

Dinner on a bus? Has to be eccentric! After many visits here, have finally given it a go, as do... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
polarbug
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Cambridge
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Arctic Tapas offers something new when it comes to food adventures in Svalbard, a tapas restaurant on wheels. As a guest on Arctic Tapas Tour bus, you will get the best of two worlds. You can enjoy arctic delicacies while you are guided through Longyerarbyens spectacular scenery. This is a food- and sightseeing experience out of the ordinary!
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  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Vei 306-6, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a review of Arctic Tapas' night tour to see Northern Lights. There is currently not a place on TripAdvisor to review this particular tour. This trip was successful mainly because we actually DID see Northern Lights, despite one forecast app saying we had...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Dinner on a bus? Has to be eccentric! After many visits here, have finally given it a go, as do many locals over time. It takes around 2.5 hrs in the evening at this time of year, so is not a 'day tour', but is...More

Thank polarbug
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

very nice evening! we went around the city for an unconventional tour. Bent and Galina entertained us with interesting and funny stories about and on the town. The food was amazing and we had the most incredible view of the town! ;-)

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Very expensive and disappointing. We only got a short walk and 3 small tapas with three beers. A particular waste of money as we had declared that one of us is a celiac at the beginning of the cruise and hadn't been advised that no...More

Thank Michael77B
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The complete offer for any weather or temperature! The guide knows everything you need to know about Longyearbyen. Then you are served magnificant specialties! Some of them are better than anything else I have tasted! You eat while driving through fantastic scenery. It was such...More

Thank Karin V
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

We arrived Lonyearbyen by ship in august 2015 and since it was a short stop we booked Arctic Tapas and expected the minimum. To our great surprise we experienced a well run professional operation with charming hostesses and delightful food. The sightseeing was godd considering...More

Thank Gruftie2013
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Reviewed 11 April 2015

The guiding was fine, went around LYB and out to mine 7 (outside only). The tapas are arctic and certainly interesting and you get good explanation. The cheese course were all award winning cheeses. However the quantity is so low, I would call this a...More

Thank 767-767
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Reviewed 7 October 2014

This was a unique experience for sure! The menu was adventurous... it included reindeer heart! We had typical Svalbard cuisine at other places during our stay and it was slightly better (the meat on the bus was a bit tough, for example), but on the...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2014

Arctic tapas, don't let yourself be put off by the idea of tapas on wheels! A great experience with stunning views, food like no other and a dedicated guide like no guide you have ever met before! Don't leave Longyearbyen before you have had the...More

Thank AarvigEmma
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Reviewed 15 September 2014

I was in Svalbard in August 12th and 13th. My time was limited, so I wrote asking if they had tours on those days and left my hotel info. Although they did not do, Bent (owner) left a message at my hotel with a tour...More

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tanunanuman
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Yes, it is a large, modern tour bus.
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