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Nordenskiold Lodge

THE WORLD'S MOST NORTHERN COMMERCIAL CABIN
 
Nordenskiold Lodge is the northernmost commercial cabin in the world. With no running water or electricity, Nordenskiold is a true expedition lodge in the middle of the Arctic. Using wood to heat the cabin, and get drinking water from the melting glacier the lodge is truly off-grid. There are 5 bedrooms with fantastic Arctic views, 10 comfortable beds, an indoor toilet, and a traditional wood-fired sauna.
 
The lodge stands on the moraine shore of an icy fjord, at the edge of the blue glacier. This is the true expedition lodge on Svalbard, which sits nestling into the arctic wilderness perfectly.

Before you even leave Longyearbyen, you are already almost as remote as it gets. Nordenskiöld Lodge, however, takes the isolation from the modern world to another level.

STEP INTO A POLAR WORLD OF ISOLATION AND LUXURY

This is a place you have to visit if you want to experience a true Arctic immersion. It’s the farthest you can reach by motorized vehicle in Spitsbergen, and the base for expeditions to the blue glacier.

Ship In The Ice Luxury Expedition

4 NIGHTS, DOG SLEDDING EXPEDITION, SHIP IN THE ICE LUXURY ADVENTURE, SVALBARD For anyone dreaming of experiencing a multi-day dog sledding expedition into the true arctic wilderness but who does not wish to sleep over night in...

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Mount Newtontoppen Climb - 'The Roof of Svalbard'

6 NIGHTS TOTAL, 5 NIGHTS ON EXPEDITION, SUMMIT MOUNT NEWTONTOPPEN, DOG SLEDDING EXPEDITION, ARCTIC CAMPING, CHANCE TO SEE POLAR BEARS, LUXURY LODGING, THE WORLD'S MOST NORTHERN COMMERCIAL CABIN, SVALBARD The main part of this itinerary is a full on, adventurous...

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Will Copestake Arctic Kayaking - Summer

4 NIGHTS 5 DAYS, JOIN WILL COPESTAKE ON A BLUE-ICE SEA KAYAKING ADVENTURE, STAY AT THE WORLD'S MOST NORTHERN LUXURY CABIN, ULTIMATE ARCTIC WILDERNESS, TOP GUIDES, 24 HOURS DAYLIGHT & MIDNIGHT SUN Join Will Copestake, UK & Scotland Adventurer...

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Just like the explorers decades ago, you’ll spend days climbing on the glacier and skiing around the fjord and snowy valleys.  Warm yourself up in the sauna after a long day’s exploring. As the Arctic night surrounds the pine cabin you can lay your head on the soft pillow, wrap yourself in the warm blankets, and bask in the Arctic silence.

When you lift your head in the morning, the first thing you will see is the blissful view of the blue glacier. What should you do today? How about a visit to the ghost town of Pyramiden, just a few miles away?

Nordenskiold Lodge is situated on one of the side fjords of Isfjorden, in Billefjorden. The lodge is next to the shoreline in Adolfbukta, one of the inner bays in Billefjorden, right next to the mighty glacier of Nordenskiold. The Nordenskiold glacier is part of the  larger glacier system stretching all the way to the north coast of Spitsbergen, making the northern parts of the high Arctic Archipelago very accessible from the Nordenskiold Lodge. This is as far as you can go on motorized vehicles - from here on it's either skis or dog sled if you want to explore further.

During summer, you can reach the cabin by boat from Longyearbyen harbor, a two hour boat ride in good weather. We use open polar circle boats to cross the Isfjorden to Nordenskiold Lodge. During winter time you can reach the lodge by dog sled or snowmobile. We have several interesting tours for the winter that combine the Ship in the Ice and Nordenskiold as part of the same expedition. But no matter which season you choose to visit, one thing is certain: you are in for an adventurous trip into the true High Arctic!