Cruise Northern Norway & Svalbard

1 Dog sledding on wheels

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The guests are picked up at the pier and goes out to the first dog kennel outside Longyearbyen where the dogs are waiting. The dogs are eager to go and love to work, so they are already ready to go. You drive out the Advent valley and get to know about the mining history and about Svalbard before you head back to the Wilderness center for something warm to drink and pancakes. There are also plenty of flora on this trip and in the beginning of June - July there are over 100 nesting couples of common eider next to the dog kennel. A great meeting with the animals of Svalbard.  The guests will also learn why all the dogs in this farm has their names from the Arctic history.

Destination: 162

Suppliers: Svalbard Wildlife Expeditions

Highlights: Wilderness center, flora, common eiders, closed mines

Season: Summer

Availability: June, July, August, September, October

Gallery:Spitsbergen / Svalbard

Guide Type: English speaking guide

Guide to Passenger Ratio: 1 guide per 16 guests

Duration: 3

Minimum number of Pax: 6

Maximum number of Pax: 16 persons per 1 1/2 hour

Transfer from ship to attraction/activity: Transport from the pier

Distance from transfer end to attraction/activity: 1000 meters

Access from transfer to attraction/activity: Land Rovers or bus

Number of toilets: 1 outdoor toilet at the WIlderness center

Contact person: Emelie Våtvik

E-mail: info@wildlife.no

Phone: +47 79 02 22 22

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