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Eqip Sermia Glacier

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what's a trp to Greenland without seeing a glacier?

This day trip was part of our Greenland Adventures trip and although it takes a long time, it was... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Phillyjanie
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To Witness And Hear The Sound Of The Ice Calving Was Everything

If you are going to Ilulissat then you must do this tour. Usually, it is reserved for explorers and... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2018
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Eqip Sermia Glacier, Ilulissat, Greenland
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This day trip was part of our Greenland Adventures trip and although it takes a long time, it was worth the effort. You need about 4 hours to sail there and back, but lunch and snacks are included. You spend a full hour in front...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

If you are going to Ilulissat then you must do this tour. Usually, it is reserved for explorers and researchers on a scientific expedition. Don't miss this chance for the world. If you can plan early, book for at least a night stay at the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

The Glacier is a fair boat ride away, but this brings you up close to the Glacier front, 200 metres high and active, calving regularly. The boat takes you as close as is safe - about 1.5kms from the face, as there can be a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Standing there you are completely in awe of nature. Although there was only very minor caving while we were there standing on the ship while it is pushing through ice quite thick gives you a new respect for nature. Although it was advertised as an...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We can’t say enough great things about this trip. The sights you see are absolutely incredible- it’s an absolute must if you are in Greenland. We got super lucky and had fabulous weather and also saw a number of pretty big calvings. We also spotted...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 9, 2018

This trip is long, taking about four hours each way, but the scenery is excellent and the calving glacier is fascinating, not least for the loud groaning and cracking of the ice. I wouldn't recommend it for young children or anyone with a tendency to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Do take this trip if you are lucky enough you can birth of a iceberg.no words can describe that phenomenon

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

This is the edge of the world. Arctic Adventures arranged all day cruise to the glacier could not have been better. The comfortable boat, skippered by the affable Klaus, moved well through the Disko Bay eaters and we were able to come within 100 yards...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

We have visited 81 countries and are pretty adventuress. Our expectations here were high to experience something different and this excursion totally delivered. The boat ride to the glacier was surreal and the two hours spent nearby on the boat , watching it calve was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

Yes the tour is 12 hours..5 hrs to n fro n 2 hrs in front of the glacier n hope it calves. N we were lucky to see this happened a few times in 2 hrs. Yes the journey is long n the cabin stuffy...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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beco44
December 23, 2017|
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Response from ke0kc | Reviewed this property |
You mean the lodge ? This tour also drop you at the lodge besides seeing the glacier. You can go to their website n choose the type of tour with or without the lodge stay.
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graticularp
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Response from Antionio10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Mark is correct. The glacier itself is a short adventure, the icebergs in the fjords require a boat ride that lasts about 2 -3 hours. It will be one of the most spectacular boat rides in your lifetime and will go by... More
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