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Address: Road 608, house 2, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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+47 79 02 22 22
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The nature in Svalbard is beautiful, majestic, attractive and demanding. An...

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.

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Kingpolo14
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Northants, UK
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Northants, UK
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 snowshoes to Foxfonna; blessed with good weather the views were breathtaking and guide Jasper was... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

During a week in Longyearbyen I participated in three tours with SWE, each wonderful experiences in very different ways. But what was uniform across the tours was the professionalism of the guides. Katja for the Seed to Summit hike, Mia for a dogsledding tour and Ørjan for a glacier hike to ice caves were knowledgeable, well experienced and always alert... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish I had read Barakuda595 review earlier. Everything he wrote exactly happened to me also: LACK OF TOLERANCE and LACK OF UNDERSTANDING from the management and referring to General Conditions all the time why they are not willing to pay back your money or helping you to find other solution. Total agreement with Barakuda595 comment they desire to get... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Caves Tour with Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions. The group was small (5 people plus guide) and great. The caves are beautiful and a great place to shoot some wonderful pictures. The guide was very friendly and helpful. Really advisable to do, specially in smaller groups.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We did a 4-hour trip to an ice cave, and it was awesome! Very prepared and nice guides (2 guides for 4 people), speaking Italian, German, English, Norwegian. Beautiful ice cave! Warm drinks and chocolate buscuits were offered inside the cave, to warm up a bit! It was perfect!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Had an extremely competent guide for this, who was very friendly and informative. He dealt with a group of varied experience expertly. Conditions were pretty tough near the top so unfortunately he made the decision to bring us down rather than summit, though this was definitely the right decision in terms of safety due to the blistering winds and the... More 

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Lima, Peru
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

All of us know that the fish starts smelling from the head, it is the exact description of the Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions management: lack of tolerance, lack of communication, lack of understanding. The negotiation seemed to be framed and captured by desire to get as much money as possible, nothing else is in the area of the interest. For those... More 

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HeidiHarv, Leder  at Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions, responded to this review

I am deeply sorry to read this, barakuda595. This is not the way we want to be known. Can you please forward your mail(s) to info@wildlife.no, so I can see the communication between you and the management? We are only 3 in the management and none of us understand anything of this feedback. If you forward the mails about boots... More 

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We did three tours with Wildlife expeditions for the Seed vault, Trollsteinen walk on snow shoes and ice cave and every tour was simply great. The guides provided head lamps and other equipment as well as extra mittens and hats in case you were not well equipped. The guides were always super helpful and showering us with the information on... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

It was amazing experience to be in Svalbard. I was there on September 2016. I joined kayaking events, boat tours to glaciers-Piramiden ext. Thank you so much for all the team.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Unfortunately due to strong winds we were unable to do the Arctic Challenge. Nobodies to blame for that. Although this was deeply upsetting but the alternative hike was good enough. Scenic views and a lovely group of people. I will definitely try to do the Arctic Challenge again when I return to Longyearbyen. Thank you for the great experience.

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SWE4, Leder  at Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions, responded to this review

Thank you so much for joining our trip and for taking your time to review it here on TripAdvisor. Welcome back for the "Arctic Challenge"! :-) More 

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