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Gabba Reindeer Safari Park

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Reindeers in the wilderness, Murchisonfjord, Svalbard, Norway

While sailing up to Murchisonfjord of Svalbard, by chance, we were lucky to see groups of reindeer... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2015
YTCHENG
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Hong Kong, China
Surprisingly good experience.

We visited the Ice Hotel and Gabba Park on a day in Kirkenes. We didn't expect it to be anything... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2015
polonthephone
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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18 Aug 2016
“Amazing family attraction”
20 Jun 2016
“Fantastic place!”
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Akersveien 24 C, Kirkenes 0177, Norway
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Reviewed 19 August 2016

Our 9 and 5 year old kids had a lot of fun feeding the reindeers. It's really nice to see these animals and to be able to get close to them! Though separated by a fence, the reindeers came really close enough in order to...More

1  Thank geraldine c
Reviewed 21 June 2016

Very nice place - very good food! I would definitely like to visit this place in the winter with dog sledding and winter activities :-)

1  Thank Norwegian_Scofield
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Excellent place to enjoy out dore life with wild life. Nice people and attractions. Nice animals and staff

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Reviewed 20 August 2015

While sailing up to Murchisonfjord of Svalbard, by chance, we were lucky to see groups of reindeer eating arctic flowers. They seemed to be quite acceptable to us clustering around to take pictures on them and photographers were all happy with the result.

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Reviewed 9 April 2015

We visited the Ice Hotel and Gabba Park on a day in Kirkenes. We didn't expect it to be anything special, but the local guide was enthusiastic and very knowledgeable. The visit to the Ice Hotel was really fascinating and quite beautiful. Although the reindeer...More

4  Thank polonthephone
Reviewed 3 April 2015

This park adjoins the Snow hotel. I had a visit to the hotel, saw the huskies in their very well maintained area and had a great fish soup at the Gabba restaurant for lunch. All very enjoyable!

2  Thank JC7154943
Reviewed 9 March 2015

If you were to come just for the reindeer then you'll be sadly disappointed. All the reindeer in the small enclosure were castrated (apparently necessary to stop them fighting when kept in close proximity) and consequently had either minimal horns or none at all. Santa...More

7  Thank Tony G
Reviewed 2 March 2015

We were there in 2 days, the first to do the dog sledding tour and the other to sleep in the snow hotel. The restaurant in circular, all in wood, with a fireplace/oven in the middle. Wild animals as decoration and reindeer skin, blankets, soft...More

2  Thank Fcpaiva
Reviewed 28 February 2014

We came here on an excursion visit via the Hurtigruten’s Midnatsol. The excursion was for 2 and a half hours , but first we had to get there by coach. When we eventually arrived, were herded to see the reindeer , of which there were...More

3  Thank Baby-Babble
Reviewed 4 January 2014

I was there two days ago on husky sledding trip. We saw reindeers, dogs and snow hotel. It was truly amazing! We really wanted to go later to snow-mobiling but unfortunately it was fully booked. The whole trip lasted 3 hours. They took us with...More

5  Thank Jo-the-alien
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