Blue Light Snowmobile Trip through Svalbard in Spring

Blue Light Snowmobile Trip through Svalbard in Spring

Activity Snapshot

Activity description

On this unique snowmobile trip, glide through the snow valleys and mountains of Svalbard as they are painted pastel blue and pink by the slow rising Spring-time sun.

 The remote island of Svalbard, located midway between the North Pole and Norway, offers plethora of wildlife and mineral marvels all year long. On this unique snowmobile trip, you will discover the stunning landscape and beautiful wilderness of this magical place in the Spring. In Svalbard, the months of March and April mark the end of darkness and the beginning of a period of beautiful pastel blues and pinks spreading across the snow and sky. Come in this season to witness spectacular serene scenes in the magical Blue Light of the Arctic.

On your individual or tandem snowmobile, you will explore different spots in the Arctic wilderness. One of these is Mount Hiorthfjellet, which we will drive up in order to reach a viewpoint that offers breathtaking views over the vast Isfjord and the city of Longyearbyen.

Along the adventure, you will visit a cosy cabin hidden in the valley. Enjoy an authentic three-course dinner and warm up in front of the fireplace in the middle of the undisturbed nature of Svalbard. Once you feel energized again, you will drive to the 30-kilometre long valley of Adventdalen.

Your personal guides during this trip will decide on the perfect route for the day. They will make sure you will get an authentic nature trip in the Arctic and can fully enjoy the colourful spectacle on the ice.

Activity requirements

It is recommended by the guide of this activity to wear a base layer in 100% wool, a mid-layer in wool, down or fleece and thick woollen socks. It is possible to bring a small backpack.

Participants that are driving is obliged to ensure that their driver’s license is valid in Svalbard. Please contact the responsible authorities in case of any questions. The guide will control the driver’s license and will refuse participation from driving if the driver’s license is not valid in Svalbard. No refunds will be given due to an invalid driver’s license.

Special terms

All snowmobile drivers must bring a valid driver's license and you need to be at least 18-years old. If you don't have a valid license, you will not be able to drive the snowmobile. In Norway, there is a zero-tolerance for the influence of alcohol when driving a snowmobile.

You can choose to purchase an optional snowmobile insurance policy for NOK 200 from the guide of this activity. With this option, you will be insured in any case of accident. If you wish to share a snowmobile as a driver and passenger, then you only need the insurance for one person. The minimum required age for passengers is 12.

This guide has 6 snowmobiles available. In case you are booking as a group, please be aware that there can be only 6 drivers. Each snowmobile can fit the driver and passenger. The driver and passenger can switch through during the activity.

Please let us know if you have any allergies or dietary restrictions prior to the activity date.

The only locations the instructor can pick up in Longyearbyen is as follows:
Radisson BLU Polar hotel
Basecamp Hotel
Gjestehuset 102
Coal Miners Cabin
Funken Lodge
Cruise port
Mary Ann´s Polarrigg
Svalbard hotel – Polfareren
Svalbard hotel – The Vault
Tourist Information center

  • Snowmobile
  • Suit
  • Shoes
  • Goggles
  • Helmet
  • Mittens
Do not forget to bring
  • Driver's license
  • Gloves
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Warm clothes
Meeting point
Svalbard Tourist Information or please contact your instructor for a pickup from the other locations provided. Pickup locations are listed in the "special terms" under the activity description. Get directions