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Eqip Sermia Glacier

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Eqip Sermia Glacier, Ilulissat, Greenland
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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... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2017
Keok C
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Singapore, Singapore
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Boat ride from hell

I'm sure I'm not the only person who felt this way--this is just a warning for anyone wavering... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
tunasf
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San Francisco
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Eqip Sermia Glacier, Ilulissat, Greenland
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Reviewed 30 September 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

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I'm sure I'm not the only person who felt this way--this is just a warning for anyone wavering about whether or not to do this tour. If you have any issues with seasickness or claustrophobia this may not be for you. We did World of...More

2  Thank tunasf
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

We took a boat trip for the day, travelling from Ilulissat and return. Whilst it is a reasonably long day out, it was well worth it. We travelled past a vast range of glaciers and varying landscapes to eventually pull up within 1km of the...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Takes about 2 - 3 hours to reach Eqi Glacier from Ilulissat but is worth the wait. We spent about 2 hours in front of the glacier as it constantly calved. Glacier face is about 2.5km in width and over 200m in height. Great trip...More

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is where those icebergs are created. It is a 20 minute walk from town, but worth the hike. You can also take a taxi then walk.

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Reviewed 31 August 2017

A full-day excursion from Ilulissat, the Eqip Sermia calving glacier is a magnificent site which is difficult to get the scale of as the boat needs to remain about 1 km away from the glacier. The clear air makes objects seem closer than they are....More

Thank Iain A
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

The Eqi glacier is a a 3 hour sail from Ilullisat. The trip is a bit monotonous but one sees the occasional whale and plenty of icebergs. The glacier itself is breathtaking. It's massive and even more spectacular are the regular calving of small icebergs...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Took 6 hours on the boat in total and two hours just watching it to calve, it was nice but have seen enough icebergs and glaciers in the first day, not really surprised because I can see it everywhere in Greenland.

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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Noisy and continually calving this place is a must see on your trip to Greenland. The experience is something really special.

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The walk grom the lodge to the Moraine is a perfect half day hike Not too strenuous, about 3 hours total walk and you get close to the calving glacier and enjoy both tbe view and the sounds of this glacier.

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beco44
23 December 2017|
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Response from Keok C | 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
27 November 2017|
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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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ShongTsz T
30 March 2016|
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Response from Antionio10 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what the price is since my trip was part of a package. Whatever the cost -- and it couldn't be much -- it is well worth it.
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