Mollerhaven, Spitsbergen, Norway

Moellerhaven is an arctic port on Spitsbergen, the 'land of the pointed mountains' - a remote island archipelago lying deep within the Arctic Circle.

Spitsbergen is the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago.

Things to See & Do

* Walruses
* Kayaking
* Dog sledging
* Snow mobile tours
* Sightseeing

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 – Longyearbyen has the largest airport on the islands, SAS (Scandinavian Airline Systems) has scheduled flights from Oslo Sunday-Friday and from Tromsø Sunday-Thursday.
There are also occasional charters from Murmansk or Moscow.

Actual passenger boat services to Svalbard are very limited. In the summer there is a cargo ship service from Tromsø once a week. The journey takes 2-3 days and prices are generally at least as much as flights.

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