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New Year's Celebration 2022/23 at Radisson

Travel date: December 30, 2022 - January 2, 2023

Take this year's celebration to the next level and ring in the new year on top of the world! This complete package includes all the components for an unforgettable celebration, including flight tickets. With some luck, nature's own fireworks will light up the sky as well: the northern lights.

The package includes:

  • Flight to Svalbard, round trip from Oslo
  • Airport transfer in Longyearbyen
  • 3 nights at Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen, including breakfast
  • Cultural-historical sightseeing in Longyearbyen
  • Aperitif in Barentz Gastropub
  • Northern Lights evening at Camp Barentz
  • New Year's brunch in Restaurant Nansen
  • Aperitif, New Year's dinner, and a glass of bubbles at 23:59
  • Entrance ticket to the New Year's party at Huset
  • Northern lights safari with snowcat
  • One 3 course dinner in Restaurant Nansen

Detailed programme

Friday, December 30, 2022

  • Arrival Longyearbyen. Hurtigruten Svalbard's tour guide welcomes you in the arrival hall. Transport to your accommodation Radisson Blu Polar Hotel.
  • Cultural-historical sightseeing. A local guide takes you through Longyearbyen and its exciting history, including a visit at the Svalbard Museum. Topics that will be covered are history, geology, flora, fauna and today's society.
  • Aperitif in Barentz Gastropub (next to the hotel lobby)
  • Northern Lights evening at Camp Barentz including dinner, 3 h. More information below.

Saturday, December 31, 2022

  • Breakfast buffet
  • New Year's brunch is served in Restaurant Nansen around lunch time
  • New Year's dinner including aperitif and wine/juice pairing
  • Serving of champagne and spectacular fireworks at midnight
  • New Year's party at Huset

Sunday, January 1, 2023

  • Breakfast is served
  • Northern lights safari with snowcat, 3 h. More information below.
  • 3 course dinner in Restaurant Nansen

Monday, January 2, 2023

  • Breakfast is served. Check out of rooms.
  • Transfer to the airport
  • Departure from Longyearbyen

Booking

NOK 11,995,- per person in a shared double room
NOK 12,895,- per person in a single room*

*a double room for single use

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Stay at the world's northernmost full service hotel

Radisson Blu Polar Hotel Spitsbergen is located in the heart of Longyearbyen. The hotel reopened after major renovations in February 2019, and is a perfect place to stay for both family, couples and friends. In the hotel lobby you can relax in the lounge in front of the fireplace, and enjoy a hot drink after a long day of adventure.

Afraid of missing out? You can register for a "northern lights call" at the reception. In case there is northern lights activity during the night, the reception team will notify you. We always do our best to make your Svalbard experience complete.

Included in this package offer are many culinary treats in the hotel's two restaurants. In Restaurant Nansen, the concept centers around Nordic Fusion, with a menu inspired by the Arctic region. You can look forward to a delightful culinary experience in an elegant, yet relaxed atmosphere. Barentz Gastropub is also adjacent to the hotel, combining a good, relaxed atmosphere with light meals and a rich selection of local and imported drinks.

Northern lights evening at Camp Barentz

The Northern lights over Svalbard can be seen 24 hours a day during the polar night. Camp Barentz is perfectly located far away from all the light pollution, which offers the perfect conditions for experiencing Svalbard's magnificent nature and the northern lights. You will be picked up at the hotel by bus and driven out of town, towards the camp. As we arrive in front of the lovely wooden cabins, you will be greeted by your host for the evening.

Here you will be served something good to drink, delicious homemade reindeer stew, coffee and dessert. After dinner, it is time to learn a little more about the green magical lights on the sky. We gather around the fire, and the host will tell about the incredible phenomenon. If the conditions allow for it, we end the evening by experiencing the northern lights with our own eyes outside the cabin.

Northern Lights tour with snowcat

Northern lights hunting with a snowcat is a nice and comfortable way to get out into the wild Svalbard nature. The trip is not physically demanding, and suits all ages and fitness levels. The guide takes you out of the city, away from Longyearbyen's lights, into the magical polar night. You drive across the frozen Advent valley, and there will be several stops along the way to look for the northern lights. We recommend wearing warm winter clothes so you can enjoy the northern lights outside if it shows up on the sky.

Cancellation charges

A booking cannot be canceled and/or refunded. Names can be changed for a fee of NOK 300,- per ticket, up to 1 month before departure.

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