Poolepynten

Poolepynten, Svalbard

A popular cruise landing to see the friendly Walrus

Information about Poolepynten

This location is outside Isfjorden on the long island of Prins Karls Foreland, but is

within the reach of day trips from Longyearbyen, on a long boat ride. It is known for the Walrus haul out, one of the few relatively close to Longyearbyen, and is popular as a landing for cruise ships. It is a great location to experience a haul out, and they are so used to people, individuals swimming along the shore sometimes come for a closer look! The beaches are covered in logs that have drifted all the way across the Arctic Ocean from Siberia, just watch out for Arctic Terns. The lagoon to the rear can be great for Purple Sandpipers and Red Phalaropes.

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Our trips to Poolepynten

Price
Min Price

USD 3800

Max Price

USD 15000

Duration (days)
Min Days

5

Max Days

26

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