Northern Lights Snowmobile Trip in Svalbard

Northern Lights Snowmobile Trip in Svalbard

Activity Snapshot

  • Sensation Level: Adventurous
  • Spoken languages: German, English, Swedish, Norwegian
  • Fitness level: Everybody welcome
  • Duration: 5 hrs
  • Cancellation policy: 
    strict 1) Cancellation 30 days or more prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are automatically refunded the full activity price

    2) Cancellation between 30 and 10 days prior to the agreed activity starting date
    → You are entitled to a 50% refund

    3) 10 days or later, prior to the agreed activity starting date, are considered last-minute cancellations
    → No refund will be made
  • Meeting point:
    Longyearbyen (You will be picked up from your hotel) In "special terms" down are the info where the guide can pick you up.
  • Opening seasons:
    • J
    • F
    • M
    • A
    • M
    • J
    • J
    • A
    • S
    • O
    • N
    • D

Activity description

Svalbard is located up in the North of Norway in the Arctic Ocean.

During this exciting snowmobile trip, you will be guided by local experts who know the best spots for the Aurora Borealis, also known as the polar lights. So be prepared to drive through untouched valleys or all the way up to the summit of glaciers.

You will discover the island via snowmobile. Your experienced guides will go the extra mile in order to give you the best Northern Lights experience. That means there won't be a fixed route. Based on the weather conditions and the Northern Lights forecast, your guide will do everything possible in order to find clear skies and beautiful views.

You will finish the trip at a traditional cabin where you are going to enjoy a 3-course dinner and finally warm-up at a fireplace.

Sounds like an exciting and fun time in the snow? Don’t wait and book your trip now!

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.

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. In case of an accident with your snowmobile, you will not have to pay a fee to cover the damages (the snowmobiles are insured up to NOK 6000). 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.

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
  • Warm clothes
  • Gloves
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Driver's license
Meeting point
Longyearbyen (You will be picked up from your hotel) In "special terms" down are the info where the guide can pick you up. Get directions



Average rating
4.8 / 5
Very good
Awesome experience!
  • 5 / 5

Northern Lights excursion on snowmobiles in Svalbard

lovely adventure full of adrenaline
  • 5 / 5

organis3d and well planned

Great activity. We had too little time to enjoy the northern lights when they finally showed. But over all a Great tour
  • 4.5 / 5


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