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Ilulissat Icefjord

Closes in 12 min: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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FML it's cold

Make sure if you do nothing else dress warm in the winter. later up. Gloves are a must. I think I... read more

Reviewed March 4, 2018
Anita S
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New York City, New York
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One of the best things I have seen

A visit here willl inspire you to become an activist for environmental awareness. The walk from the... read more

Reviewed February 21, 2018
Brian A
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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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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 March 4, 2018 via mobile

Make sure if you do nothing else dress warm in the winter. later up. Gloves are a must. I think I still have frostbite. It's like nothing you've seen before. Absolutely stunning.

Date of experience: February 2018
3  Thank Anita S
Reviewed February 21, 2018

A visit here willl inspire you to become an activist for environmental awareness. The walk from the hostel is a slight uphill through the dog zone and then you start the boardwalk. AND THEN your breath will be taken away. Stop walking, sit and listen...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Brian A
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Just go there and enjoy the beauty of nature. No sound apart from cracking ice. Just incredible. Go there before everybody does.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Marja D
Reviewed December 26, 2017

It is stunning! Suggest taking a walk to here from town. The paths are good (still - have good shoes) and are easy to follow.

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank reettam2013
Reviewed December 15, 2017

The glaciers and icefjord, the landscape, the wildlife and people are absolutely amazing! A wonderful life experience.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank AshaP384
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

This might be the reason you traveled so far and remote but hey it's absolutely great and beautiful !Usualy they get the evening boatride from ten but try the noon ,at 14.00 , also .Together they make up an extraordinary experience ,one you will cherish...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank zinio
Reviewed November 6, 2017

A unique and extremely spectacular and wonderful experience Do not miss it! It gets cold, though, so remember warm clothes! The humpbacked whales amongst the icebergs in the midnight sun are truely unique.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed November 3, 2017

I can only say that it's worth seeing the Fjord in any way that you can. Do the yellow "trail", which is a little challenging if you're not a hiker (it's a bit up and down through the rocky hillsides, and at most points, it's...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank AssikoGal
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

The ice fjord definitely deserves its place as a UNESCO World a Heritage Site! There are two paths to get to the view point, one via the power plant and the other past the sports hall, uphill past the sled dogs, then arriving at the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank luv2ride
Reviewed October 15, 2017

The ice bergs are giant and have very unusual forms. On a cruise you also have a chance to hear more about the glacier itself as well as the ice types, etc. On the way we met also a whale swimming just around us. It...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Roalja
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Response from Rebekka G | Reviewed this property |
You can book an evening boat trip with World of Greenland, check their website
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Slimsporty
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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