Kapp Linné and Isfjord Radio with the snowscooter
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    Isfjord Radio at Kapp Linné with the snowmobile

    March - May

    Visit the Norwegian radio station - Isfjord Radio - at beautiful Kapp-Linné on the west coast of Svalbard.

    Built in the 1930s, Isfjord Radio transmitted weather data and other information about the archipelago to the mainland for decades. Today, the station is remote-controlled and the radio operators' accommodation has given way to the Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel - a very special kind of accommodation.

    Come with us on a snowscooter ride to the beautiful west to the pointed mountains of the archipelago. The tour will take us through the snowy landscapes of the Grønfjords to the foot of the Grønfjord Glacier and finally to the Isfjord Radio Station, where we will spend the night.

    On one of the two days we will also visit Barentsburg, a Russian-administered mining settlement with about 400 inhabitants - a journey back in time to the old Soviet Union!

    Day 1

    From Longyearbyen to Isfjord Radio

    After breakfast it is time to set off. We tie up our equipment and all luggage for the multi-day tour on the snowmobiles and off we go.

    We are on the road all day and get to know the breathtaking nature and impressive vastness of West Svalbard. The change in the landscape passing us between Longyearbyen and the west coast is unique. The spiky mountains typical of the archipelago are just as impressive as the huge glaciers that snake down from them. Lunch is served in the midst of Arctic nature. Then we continue until we reach the sea. Here lies the adventure hotel "Isfjord Radio" and thus our destination for the day.

    We enjoy a wonderful dinner in great surroundings and spend the night in one of the cosiest hotels you can imagine in the wild nature of Svalbard.

    Day 2

    Via Barentsburg back to Longyearbyen

    Prices


    Price on request

    Dates


    Tour length: 2 Days

    Daily on request

    Requirement


    No special previous knowledge is needed but a medium level of fitness is required to participate in this tour.

    Program activities are always weather dependent and the implementation of scheduled activities may be changed or cancelled due to safety concerns.

    Dates

    We are happy to organise this tour on your desired date. Please contact us for prices and availability.

    Private tour:

    For groups we are happy to offer private tours, which can be freely designed in terms of content. Together we can put together a program exactly according to your wishes and ideas. A private tour is somewhat more expensive, but offers many advantages and privileges both in the program design, as well as in the implementation of the trip here on Svalbard.

    Discover the Arctic privately with your friends!


    Included in the tour price

    • All tours and activities according to program on Svalbard
    • Guide with safety equipment
    • All lunches and dinners on the tours outside Longyearbyen.
    • Overnight stay in the radio station Isfjord Radio
    • Warm snow scooter suit
    • Winter boots and mittens
    • Helmet and snow goggles
    • Small private group

    Not included in the tour price

    • Flights
    • Travel and health insurance with emergency repatriation (Search and rescue insurance is covered by Spitzbergen Reisen)
    • Additional tours and activities
    • Accommodation in Longyearbyen

    Information

    • Program events are always weather dependent and the implementation of scheduled activities may be modified or cancelled due to safety concerns.
    • A valid passport and travel health insurance must be present.
    • To drive a snowmobile you need a valid class B driver's license under the "Vienna Convention on Road Traffic of 1968" act. The driver's license must always be carried with you when we are out and about with the snowmobiles.
    • It is recommended to get an additional travel insurance that includes Covid-19 and related measures (also a quarantine through no fault of your own e.g. or a travel warning of the Foreign Office).
    • In Norway and Svalbard we have a 0‰ alcohol tolerance for scooter rides. If this is not respected, you cannot participate in the tour and you are not entitled to a refund.