Moffen Island, Norway

Moffen is a small, low island north of the mouth of Wijdefjorden, on the northern coast of Spitsbergen, the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago.

Moffen island is a walrus sanctuary and nesting site for birds. Visitors can see large groups of Walruses lying together and scratching their backs in the shallows.

Things to See & Do

* Walruses
* Sabine gulls

General information

Cruise Season – Feb to Dec
Currency - Norwegian Krone (NOK)
Language – Norwegian
Land Area - 3,904.4 km² (Spitsbergen)
Population – 2,500 approx (Spitsbergen)
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +47

Travel Links – Moffen island can be accessed by boat from Longyearbyen on Spitsberge.

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