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ATV Safari

Difficulty level
Suitable for most
3 hours
Age limit
8 years
May - Oct
A tour with an ATV is a fun adventure in the contrast-filled polar summer. It’s like a snowmobile on wheels! During the tour, you get to enjoy gorgeous nature, countless nesting birds, as well as get a great dose of local history.

Your guide will pick you up at the hotel and take you to an expedition centre. Here, you will be provided with an overall, boots, helmet and goggles. After a briefing on how to operate the ATV, it is time to head out on the roads!

We drive into Adventdalen (the ‘Advent Valley’), towards the mountain Breinosa and Mine 7. Throughout the tour, we stop at various cultural monuments that testify to a 100-year-long era of mining. Here you can also get acquainted with the Svalbard reindeer that often graze on the nutrient-rich soil in the swamp area along the road. The arctic fox also tends to sneak around in this area, hoping to find food among thousands of birds and eggs, and together this constitutes an important eco-community. Do not forget to look down, because even though Svalbard at first glance feels barren, the swamp area is filled with beautiful, small plants.

At the viewpoint up on Breinosa, we enjoy the view towards Isfjorden before we drive back towards town. On the way home, we make a pitstop at Svalbard Husky to greet a group of energetic and social sled dogs, who will be happy to receive cuddles from us.