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Svalbard Husky

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Address: Adventdalen | Vei 306-02, Longyearbyen 9170, Norway
Phone Number:
+47 988 71 621
09:00 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:30
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Svalbard Husky offers guided tours and dog sledding in the beautiful nature...

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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Amazing arctic experience

We had an unforgetable experience on an overnight dog sled trip. Everything about it was fabulous. I can't think about a better way to experience this landscape. The dogs are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adelaide, Australia
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an unforgetable experience on an overnight dog sled trip. Everything about it was fabulous. I can't think about a better way to experience this landscape. The dogs are so enthusiastic and friendly and having such a hands on experience with our own sled and dog team was great fun. Our guide, Oyvild was fabulous, highly skilled and a... More 

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Reviewed 14 April 2017

I did a 4 hour tour and found that to be just enough for my first time dogsledding. Most of the time was spent getting ourselves and the dogs ready to go, so one should be aware that the actual time dogsledding is a lot less than 4 hours. I’d recommend going for a full day if you want more... More 

2 Thank kh1985
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Dog sledges is a fun, especially in the northmost inhabited location ever. Svalbard Husky team picked us up in time by the hotel and brought to the office where we were offered a scuba-style overalls and huge warm shoes. It was very reasonable precaution and thanks once again. Then we went to the kennels to meet 93(!) huskies. Different colors,... More 

Thank Юра С
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

To Kelsey and Vera! Thank you for the trip of a lifetime, going with you and all the dogs into the valleys on Svalbard was incredible, there is no words to describe the feeling of six amazing alaskan huskeys pulling you further and further into the wilderness! Having two amazing women guide me through an experience I will never forget.... More 

Thank Hilde D
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Reviewed 28 March 2017

My husky sled trip with Svalbard Husky was wonderful, and a once in a lifetime experience! Being able to meet the dogs, harness them, and witness their eagerness to want to get out in the nature and run was incredible! The sleds were of a traditional design which made the experience even more magical, especially with the reindeer skin seat... More 

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Did the basic "out and back" trip to test out my clothing and because I just love huskies so what better way to spend an afternoon? Really friendly company you get a sense right from the hotel pick up that these guys are really set on the customer experience - really good mix of professionalism and education they encourage you... More 

Thank ShaneOnHols
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Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

To be able to get up close and personal with the dogs , harness them to the sledge and then take them out on a run was brilliant.Kelsey was great and gave us help and guidance.Loved every minute.

Thank Robert C
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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 do some 'work', but that just makes it more genuine. Bow down to Svalbard Husky!

Thank xMarkox980
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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
Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed 14 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 not allowed to stop and take pictures. There is no break and you spend half... More 

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SvalbardHusky, General Manager at Svalbard Husky, responded to this review

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. Working with eager dogs, and people in interaction is really fun, but have some challenges.... More 

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