4-day adventure to Isfjord Radio

2-11 years, 8,490
Min. age 2
per person 12,490 nok
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From mid-April to August, the midnight sun shines non-stop in Svalbard. An abundance of Arctic marine life is returning to the island during summer, and all the Arctic bird cliffs are teeming with life. Isfjord Radio is situated on the windswept grounds of Cape Linné, which is the perfect starting point for your Arctic adventure. Make sure to keep an eye out for the Arctic terns nesting close to the hotel, as they can get quite protective of their eggs. Observe the Svalbard reindeer casually strolling past the dining room window, and if you are lucky, you might spot an Arctic fox searching for chicks and eggs between the houses.


Day 1

3PM: Pick up at your hotel/guesthouse in Longyearbyen. We recommend that you only bring one bag on the trip, as the storage space on the boat is limited. Other luggage can be stored at Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen.
3.30PM: Welcome onboard Isfjord Ekspressen. We travel westwards on Isfjorden with a steady course towards Cape Linné. Your hosts will be ready to welcome you upon arrival at Isfjord Radio.

5-6.30PM: Your hosts will take you an a station walk upon arrival to learn more about the fascinating history of this unique destination.
7.30PM: An Arctic inspired menu is served in the dining room. Please advise if you have any food allergies that we need to keep in mind for the meals during the trip.

Departure Longyearbyen 3pm
Dinner included
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel

Day 2

Wake up from a good night’s sleep and enjoy your morning coffee with a stunning view over Cape Linné bird sanctuary. Just at the boarder of Isfjord Radio lies the providing new opportunities to spot that Arctic fox bird or egg hunting!

8-10AM: Breakfast is served in the dining room.
10AM-3PM: We organize day trips which you can book in addition to your stay at Isfjord Radio all days of the week. Join an adventure to experience more of the beautiful Arctic nature.
7.30PM: Our chefs have prepared a new menu for you tonight, always with a touch of the Arctic.

Breakfast and dinner included
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel

Day 3

After a good night’s sleep, you will wake up to a view you will remember forever. Enjoy your morning coffee or tea with a panoramic view of Cape Linné bird sanctuary.

8-10AM: Breakfast is served in the dining room.
10AM-3PM: Book your day trip to experience more of Svalbard’s west coast. Arrive home to your hosts that have everything planned for a memorable evening. We often gather around the bonfire for a refreshment when the wind favorable. A real gem of the Isfjord experience!
7.30AM: A new Arctic inspired menu is served

Breakfast and dinner included
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel

Day 4

Round off your adventure with the last ocean bath at Arctic latitudes and make sure that you are counted as an Arctic swimmer in Isfjord Radio.

8-10AM: Breakfast is served in the dining room.
10AM-3PM: Book your day trip to experience more of Svalbard’s west coast. Many of us have the Big Five of Svalbard on our bucket list, and Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel is the perfect location to come across several of the animal species on this list. Keep your eyes open for walrus, polar bear, seal, arctic fox and the curious Svalbard reindeer.
5PM: Return to Longyearbyen with Isfjord Ekspressen.

Departure Isfjord Radio 5pm
Breakfast included
Boat departure every day at 3pm
4 days
Dinner and breakfast
Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel

Price information


Accommodation in double room at Isfjord Radio Adventure Hotel incl. breakfast and dinner.
Station walk (day 1).
Transport with Isfjord Ekspressen incl. pickup at your hotel / guesthouse in Longyearbyen.
Departure from Longyearbyen every day at 3PM.
Return from Isfjord Radio every day at 5PM.


Personal consumption such as drinks for dinner and bar, supplement for single room accommodation.Vegan menu is offered at a surcharge.
Airport transport and accommodation in Longyearbyen.
Day trips on Isfjord Radio. You can find more information about our day trips below.
Note that lunch at Isfjord Radio must be booked in addition if you do not participate on a daytrip.


As part of Basecamp Explorer Spitsbergen’s efforts to be climate neutral, we add an additional CO2 and environmental investment of NOK 250 per guest.  This is donated in its entirety to do good projects contributing to a sustainable future in our destinations.


Would you like to have your board meeting, conference event, incentive group, private guiding or even a kick-off event in the middle of the true Arctic? Contact us to tailor your adventure.

Adventures at Isfjord Radio

A stay at Isfjord Radio is a truly unique experience. Once you have arrived, you can choose to spend time in the hotel or look forward to planned your day trips. The day trips must be booked in advance.

HOW TO BOOK your day trips

Book your summer adventure to Isfjord Radio with the Book now button on the left-hand side of the page. You can add day trips to your adventure in your shopping cart. You can find more information about our day trips here:

Clothing and equipment

In spite of Spitsbergen’s northern location, the archipelago has a relatively mild climate compared to other areas on the same latitude. In summer, the average temperature in Longyearbyen is approximately 5 ° C. There is normally very little rain, although it is not unusual that there is fog and low clouds. Even if there is little rain, the ground is often wet due to the melting snow. The weather on Svalbard changes quickly, and local variations can be huge – so it is better to have little bit too much clothes with you. We recommend to pack your belongings in a backpack or soft bag, as it will be most convenient for you on Isfjord Radio. Since the space on the boat is limited, you can bring one piece og luggage per person. You can store excess luggage at Basecamp Hotel in Longyearbyen. Below you can find our packing advise for your adventure in Svalbard.



Isfjord Radio is a wilderness hotel and to move outside you need a guide with rifle for polar bear protection.


Safety is our top priority during our trips. It is necessary for you to be able to communicate in English or a Scandinavian language if you want to join our excursions. The tour language (English or a Scandinavian language) will be chosen based on the group’s language skills.

Weather conditions in Svalbard

In Spitsbergen, weather conditions can change quickly. We can meet heavy winds, snowstorms or thick fog, crevasses and lack of snow or ice. This means we might need to make changes to the planned route, and this might lead up us not arriving to the planned destination. It can also mean that we need to use a different transportation style or accommodation than what was described in the program. We will always do our outmost to give our guests a great experience in the Arctic, but we must be aware that characteristics of the destination.


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