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Ilulissat Icefjord

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Absolutely spectacular

The icefjord completely blew my mind and exceeded all expectations. I have never seen anything like... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2018
Rusty1976
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London
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Simply stunning AND an easy hike

This is must-see for the Disko Bay area: A UNESCO-protected site (the very first in the Arctic... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Phillyjanie
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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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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Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

The icefjord completely blew my mind and exceeded all expectations. I have never seen anything like it and am pretty well traveled.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

This is must-see for the Disko Bay area: A UNESCO-protected site (the very first in the Arctic!), it's stunningly beautiful AND a very easy hike for people of all fitness levels. I actually saw a man with two canes doing the boardwalk portion of the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Ilulissat is quite famous and thus very touristy, but if you go early enough then you'll beat the crowds. It is quite a long walk to the viewpoint, but it's an easy walk... Wooden platform all the way (unless you go out on the rocks...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Well worth seeing! Worth every cent! I was very impressed and blown away by the beauty of the Fjord.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

This is probably known as THE sight to see from Ilulissat, and a World Heritage Site to boot - the fjord is absolutely crammed with ice from the glacier at the head of it, trapped there as larger icebergs get held by the shallow mouth...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank polarbug
Reviewed September 4, 2018

The icefjord is exactly where the Sermermiut (Old Eskimo Settlement) located. Don't waste your money on tour, just do it yourself. The location is available in Google Maps gps. Walk from Ilulissat town for about 20-30 minutes. This is a must-do activity in Ilulissat. You...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Alvy_Advisor
Reviewed September 3, 2018

I’ve been to over one hundred countries and seen all kinds of sights, but the view over the ice fiord from the end of the boardwalk is the most awe-inspiring I have ever experienced. It is breathtaking and should not be missed if you are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank What
Reviewed September 3, 2018

There are various ways to see the Kangia Icefjord - all of them stunning. The three best are first, to take a flight over the Fjord up to the Greenland Icecap - the sheer immensity of it is both exhilarating and scary. The second -...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Simply amazing. No less. Just. Amazing. If you are going to Ilulissat og Nuuk or any where near, you have to go explore og it's definitely worth it.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank PoaMzungu
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Impressive views from Arctic Hotel and from the hikes in Ilulissat. Beautiful icebergs and 2hales everywhere, just amazing. The boat ride from Iluminaq to Ilulissat is absolutely breathtaking. Hopefully you get a boat where you can be outside filming the ride through the icebergs. Just...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Roalja
March 23, 2019|
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Response from Moira G | Reviewed this property |
Hi . We booked with World of Greenland whilst in the town. If they are fully booked go down the hill and there is another tour company, on the same side of the road, they are good . We did one trip with W of G and the... More
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July 8, 2017|
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Response from Michael O | Reviewed this property |
I hope you will love your stay in Ilulissat as much as I did. We stayed in June at the Arctic Hotel during the midnight sun and also as another traveler did can highly recommend the World of Greenland tours. The guides I... More
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Jan G
May 2, 2017|
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Response from LarsSoholm | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure which boat you will be on, but it could be a fisherman's boat. When we were there we had to climb down a latter to get on board. So it could be a bit tricky for you.
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