Before embarking on board our Svalbard Explorer & Wildlife Adventure we have this wonderful pre-voyage flights & accommodation package
Enjoy and relax and let us look after all your pre and post voyage arrangements. If you would like to spend more time in either Oslo (Norway) or Longyearbyen this can also be arranged also there are lots of activity options you might be interested in too. Just let us know and we will be more than happy to give you a quote.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Oslo (Norway)|
17 July 2019
27 July 2019
|DURATION||3 days/2 nights|
|PRICES per person|
AU$1,690 twin share rate
AU$1,950 single rate
Arrive Oslo, on arrival into Oslo Gardermoen International Airport collect your luggage and proceed out past the bus & taxi terminals and walk 100 metres undercover to the Radisson Blu Airport Hotel where you will be spending 1 night in a business class room with full breakfast buffet included.
Between 18:00 & 19:00 you are welcome to join us in the hotel bar/lounge to meet fellow expeditions on our Svalbard Explorer & Wildlife Adventure voyage.
Oslo to Longyearbyen
After breakfast and check out please meet in the hotel lobby at 08:00 and we will make our way as a group over to Oslo Gardermoen Airport for our flight to Longyearbyen.
Depart Oslo to Longyearbyen with Scandinavian Airlines SK 4414 at 09:55 arriving Longyearbyen at 14:00
On your arrival into Longyearbyen you will be met and transferred to the Base Camp Hotel where you will be staying for 1 night with a buffet breakfast.
The Base Camp Hotel is located in the heart of Longyearbyen. From here you have short distances to everything Longyearbyen has to offer in terms of museums, cafes, bars and souvenir shops.
At 19:00 gather in the Base Camp lobby for the transfer out to Base Camp Trapper’s Station 10 km from Longyearbyen to enjoy a wonderful Trapper’s dinner and meet the very friendly Alaskan Huskies. B, D
Day at your leisure in Longyearbyen.
Please have your suitcases ready for collection just outside your room by 09:30 or you can bring them to the lobby, they will be collected and transferred to M/S Sjøveien at 10:00.
We recommend taking a visit to the Svalbard Museum opening hours are between 10:00 – 17:00 and costs approx. 90 NOK
Please be ready at 16:00 just outside the Base Camp Hotel for your transfer to the port of Longyearbyen and M/S Sjøveien.
Once on boarding M/S Sjøveien you will be shown to your cabin, which will be your home for the next 10 days and were we will explore this beautiful archipelago of Svalbard. B,D
On board M/S Sjøveien exploring Svalbard
We will arrive into Longyearbyen in the late evening of Day 12.
After a good breakfast we will disembark our little vessel M/S Sjøveien, saying goodbye to our wonderful Captain and crew.
At 08:30 we will be transferred to the Base Camp Hotel & Town Centre.
At 13:00 Please make sure to be outside the Base Camp Hotel for our transfer to the Airport.
Depart Longyearbyen to Oslo with Scandinavian Airlines SK 4425 at 14:45 arriving Oslo at 18:55
Returning back into Oslo we say our goodbyes and go our seperate ways.
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2-course Trapper’s Dinner
Escape the town lights and busy life and join us for a unique Trapper’s Dinner at Trapper’s Station.
Pick-up:7:00 pm from BaseCamp Hotel
Basecamp Trapper’s Station is situated about 10 km from the edge of Longyearbyen in Bolterdalen housing 90 Alaskan huskies trained for mushing. Here you can see and feel how trappers lived in the wilderness hunting seals and reindeer. Buildings and the surroundings at the Trapper’s Station are a replica of old Trappers’ Stations in Svalbard. There are many images, books, artefacts and equipment that are very common for hunter and still used in some parts of the archipelago.
For the Trapper’s Dinner we have developed interesting menu that helps conveying the history behind the hunters’ lives and cuisine. While enjoying the arctic food our guide will tell you about the history of Svalbard and lives of the trappers around the archipelago. The peaceful and relaxed atmosphere at Trapper’s Station allows you to escape every day stresses and enjoy the small things in life – such as delicious food!
- Transport to/from Trapper’s Station
- Guided tour at the Trapper’s Station and a visit to the dog yard
- 2- course Trapper’s dinner
- 3 units of alcoholic or non-alcoholic drinks
- Coffee or tea with desert
Trapper’s Dinner is an indoor activity, but it can be a little cold due to drafts in the wooden building. We recommend guests wear comfortable outdoor clothing and warm shoes.