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Eqip Sermia Glacier

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Address: Eqip Sermia Glacier, Ilulissat, Greenland
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Fun day trip!

This is a long day trip. The boat ride can get very cold, so dress in many layers! The views are lovely and the glacier is spectacular. We enjoyed this trip very much. We saw... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Lenox, Massachusetts

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Lenox, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a long day trip. The boat ride can get very cold, so dress in many layers! The views are lovely and the glacier is spectacular. We enjoyed this trip very much. We saw lots of whales too!

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Calgary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I went with World of Greenland on a day trip up to the glacier. What an epic day! The entire trip was beautiful, but of course the highlight was turning the motor off and eating a great lunch sitting outside watching the glacier repeatedly calve. Truly outstanding! We were 1 km away from the face and it was simply spectacular!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

The sound of the thunderous roar from the glacier before it calves is just so unforgettable and the sight of it calves is just fantastic.

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

You have to take a five-hour boat ride to get there. You can either stay overnight a the Eqi Ice Camp, which is very well organized, but basic, or take a five-hour boat ride, watch the glacier calving for two hours, then ride back to Ilulissat for five more hours.

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iceland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

we stayed in the huts and I totally loved the view and the staff, nothing much to do around there except hike around but the view will stay with you forever, the glacier is wonderful, changes all the time and is just stunning. Try and spend some time there if you can.

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Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I can just suggest to take a local ferry and visit this amazing place... all the words I could add here are truly unrelevant..

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

It was a long boat ride, over 3 hours one way. The total trip took 8-9 hours. Eqip was awesome, comparable to many other glaciers. While it's called "calving glacier", it didn't calve much when we were there. In spite that, we really enjoyed the trip. Silver of Tourist Nature (separate reviews) arranged a small boat with less than a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Went there on a beautiful day trip with Icecap Tours and had a splendid day with "lunch with a view" in front of the amazing and lively glacier

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

It is a truly humbling experience watching this glacier either from a boat or from land. It cracks and falls and rumbles like thunder. There are chunks floating around and when a bigger piece falls you watch the waves rippling off across the water. If you are watching from Camp Eqi you have to be above the safety line in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Astonishing place and not to be missed but LISTEN TO THE WARNINGS about tsunamis and do not walk near the water. Tidal waves happen frequently. Staying overnight is worth it if you can - stunning views, and peace and quiet apart from the shellfire sounds of the glacier cracking.

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