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1 day from Longyearbyen

Walrus Watch

Visit Barentsburg; a unique mining settlement in the Arctic with a rich and interesting history and catch the chance to see the Walruses that dock on her shores. 

 Experience Esmark glacier in all its glory and pass the old mining settlement of Grumant as well as many natural sites where there are opportunities to spot birds, seals, reindeer,

whales, foxes and walruses.


2600 NOK



9-10 hours

Dep. time: 

9 am


max 10 participants

Age limit:

12 years


  • 9:00 - Pick up from your accommodation in Longyearbyen

  • Head to Longyearbyen harbour, receive safety brief, equipment and board open boat.

  • Traverse Greenland sea and visit Esmark Glacier.

  • Dock Barentsburg harbor and explore the settlement with a guided tour.

  • Lunch at the Barentsburg Hotel Restaurant.

  • Visit the walruses.

  • Head back to Longyearbyen and passing bird cliffs and Grumant; the old mining settlement. 

  • appx. 18:00 - Arrival in Longyearbyen.

  • Transport back to accommodation.


What to bring:

  • Warm socks or layers of socks

  • Dress in warm layers

  • A buff

  • Sunglasses or ski glasses

  • Headwear like a beanie or headband... hats have a tendency to fly off!


  • Binoculars

  • A bottle of water

  • Plastic bag/s for your electronic devices. 


Guide service, briefing and equipment, transfer before and after tour, warm lunch with hot drinks, drysuit with boots etc.

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