Northern lights mushing excursion in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
Northern lights mushing excursion in Longyearbyen, Svalbard
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Activity Snapshot

  • Sport level
    Beginner
  • Spoken languages
    English, German
  • Duration
    6 hrs
  • Opening seasons:
    • J
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Activity description

The Aurora Borealis, more commonly known as the northern lights, have always held a certain amount of magic and mystery. Find out more about this spectacular display from your expert guide. He'll unveil all its secrets and share his know-how about the local culture.

Dressed up in warm clothes and snuggled in a comfy and cosy sleeping bag, you'll be taken out on a special northern lights hunt.

Let the dogs pull you through the beautiful polar night, passing deep valleys and majestic mountains, accompanied by the arctic silence, only interrupted by the breathing of running dogs and your sled gliding on the hard-packed snow surface.

Hopefully, your outing will be brightened by the magnificent, flickering northern lights above your head, like a green beacon leading the way through the darkness and leaving you in complete awe.

Since you might want to capture this perfect moment in a memorable picture, you'll stop to make a small fire and enjoy a snack and a 'glass' of wine while you adjust your camera or set up your tripod.

minimum 1 y/o
Cancellation policy: 
flexible1) Cancellation 4 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are automatically refunded for the full activity price

2) Cancellation between 48 and 96 hours prior to the agreed activity starting date
→ You are entitled to a 50% refund

3) 48 hours or later are what we call last-minute cancellations
→ No refund will be made
Offer Description

The entire trip lasts about 6 hours, including a break around the fire with reindeer salami, snacks, tea and coffee and a small wine or beer.

If the weather is not on its best behaviour, a tipi tent will be set up so you can have your meal 'indoors'.

Special terms

Any special requests can be arranged after booking – no problem. Just let your guide know!

Included
  • Warm outer clothes
  • Mukluks
  • Sleds and dogs
  • Skis
  • Meal/snacks and hot drinks
  • Transport to and from the hotel to the camp in Bolterdalen
Do not forget to bring
Do not forget to bring
  • Warm clothes adapted to the weather conditions
  • Wool underwear
Meeting point
You will be picked up from your accommodation on the island of Korcula. Alternatively please make your way to polardogs svalbard: postboks 98 9171 Longyearbyen Get directions
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