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Ilulissat Icefjord

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Address: Ilulissat, Ilulissat, Greenland
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Description: This massive and fast-moving glacier travels more that 100 feet per day...
This massive and fast-moving glacier travels more that 100 feet per day, dropping huge icebergs into its narrow coastal inlets.
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Something special

Pictures cannot show it - the horizon, the wind, the chill, the feeling. I have seen many beautiful places. But this is really somethin special.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Interlaken, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Pictures cannot show it - the horizon, the wind, the chill, the feeling. I have seen many beautiful places. But this is really somethin special.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

The Icefjord was just a magnificent sight to behold. To appreciate it more, take boat tours out or hike on the Sermermiut.

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bangalore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

What a visual treat ! And an eyeopener on the Greenland ice cap & global warming .To see this unending field of ice and humongous icebergs was a privilege We could just sit on the cliffside and look at it forever

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We took the midnight cruise (which was actually at 9:00 p.m.). We had heard that you could see the colors of the icebergs better if the sun wasn't shining directly on them. As it turned out, the sky was overcast but...we definitely saw the colors. This is a "must-do!" Tip: there is apparently only one tour company that picks you... More 

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Odense, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Having visited this site continously since 1999, I must say that this is one of the most breathtaking places on Earth. Giant icebergs strand here for some time, stopping other icebergs and smaller ice in order to create this icefilled fiord. See it from land (free, easy hiking on the boardwalk or a several hours-hike or even several days hike... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

It is a unesco world heritage site and definitely worth the tour, during the summer the wild flowers and herbs are out and its is pretty part of the walk. With Wonderful Greenland we were provided with a guide who's ancestry went back to one of the oldest settlements...an added bonus. Nothing prepares you for the sighting of the fjord...unless... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

In summer - do the midnight boat trip and the whale safari of Wonderful Greenland. Also take the blue tracking route around the bay.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Coming from Reykjavík Iceland we flow over the Greenlandic icecape and came down on the other side over the Ilulissat Icefjord, and what a view, it was a an Iceberg dreamland, she the photo.

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We hiked to the Icefjord in the daytime and took a midnight sail among the icebergs. The scale and beauty of the Icefjord are almost impossible to capture in words. Very memorable and exciting experience.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

This is an amazing experience to see it makes one feel so small. the trek up to the ice fjord and then around illicit just gets better and better and is a must do. If done in summer BRING mosquito repellant!!

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