We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

World of Greenland

Kussangajaannguaq 7 | Box 109, Ilulissat 3952, Greenland
+299 94 43 00
Call
Website
Save
Review Highlights
Helpful and experienced staff

Friendly staff, and they organise everything you need to do in Ilulissat. Just enjoy and relax... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
Marja D
,
The Netherlands
The best in the city

It the greatest operator in the city with a nice ,speedy and courteous staff you can rely on their... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2017
Andrei F
,
Haifa, Israel
via mobile
Read all 253 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Dear traveller, Welcome to Ilulissat – a world of Greenland. Greenland is a big country with lots of interesting and beautiful places to visit. However, only few places can give you such a complete experience as the area of Ilulissat - the town by the Icefiord. There are giant icebergs, calving glaciers and the Inland Ice are nearby, and they can be experienced both from helicopters, boat trips and hikes. Also the humpback whales are very numerous in the area, and we have begun to arrange whale safaris. The Arctic summer is short and hectic which is demanding for the arctic flora, which grows on the edge of what is possible. It is also interesting to experience the Greenlandic culture and history, which is present everywhere in town. The hinterland is incredibly beautiful and during the winter, when the snow has fallen, there are good possibilities for dog sledge rides. These combine both riding in the mountains, on frozen lakes and the ice covered fiords. The duration of the tours is 1, 2, 3 or 5 hours or 2, 3, 4 or 10 days. Our little pearl of nature, Eqi, is situated 90 kilometres north of Ilulissat and it is the destination of many tours during the summer. You can choose between a day-tour by boat, overnight accommodation with a great view to the glacier or our new Base Camp Eqi, which gives easy access to hikes on the Inland Ice. World of Greenland is a Greenlandic company owned by two travel agencies, Greenland Travel and Topas Adventure Travel. We have one overall objective: To give visitors the best experience possible while staying in the town by the icefiord, Ilulissat. Our regular staff is made up of experienced guides with great knowledge of the Disco Bay area. They all love the Greenlandic nature and are users of the activities that it provides. It is the knowledge and know-how from own experiences and the passion for Greenland that we use, when we plan the excursions for you. We will do our best to fulfill your expectations, which of course is expected to a stay in Ilulissat. Therefore safety and quality are very important keywords for us. Our experienced guides are equipped with GPS, first aid kit and communication systems on all hiking tours. Our boats are all approved by the government to make commercial boat tours. Our dogsledge drivers are all skilful hunters and fishermen. We provide them with satellite phones on trips on more than one day. These are just a few of the safety precautions we make so you only have to focus on one thing – your adventure. The whole staff of World of Greenland and I are looking forward to welcoming you to the Disco Bay. Espen Andersen Managing director, World of Greenland
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“boat trip” (16 reviews)
“in town” (11 reviews)
“tour operator” (7 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
LOCATION
Kussangajaannguaq 7 | Box 109, Ilulissat 3952, Greenland
CONTACT
Website
+299 94 43 00
Write a ReviewReviews (253)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages
All reviews
"boat trip"
in 16 reviews
"in town"
in 11 reviews
"tour operator"
in 7 reviews
"musk ox"
in 3 reviews
"whale watching safari"
in 3 reviews
"iceberg tour"
in 4 reviews
"northern lights"
in 6 reviews
"great variety"
in 3 reviews
"coffee and tea"
in 3 reviews
"helpful staff"
in 3 reviews
"cancelled due"
in 3 reviews
"for sale"
in 2 reviews
"during our stay"
in 4 reviews
"unesco area"
in 2 reviews
"clear night"
in 2 reviews
"out of season"
in 2 reviews
"humpback whales"
in 5 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 141 reviews

Reviewed 31 December 2017

Friendly staff, and they organise everything you need to do in Ilulissat. Just enjoy and relax. They know the places.

Thank Marja D
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WOGstaff, other at World of Greenland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Marja D, Thannk you for the great review! Hope to see you here again in the future Best Regard Jakob Schytz

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

It the greatest operator in the city with a nice ,speedy and courteous staff you can rely on their promises to deliver tou a unique experience in this so remote place in the world ...

Thank Andrei F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WOGstaff, other at World of Greenland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Andrei F, Thank you for your review and I am happy you enjoyed our tours and services. Best Regards Jakob Schytz

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I did a variety of activities with World of Greenland, and every activity was positive. The guides were friendly and informative (thanks to Simone, Lars, and Mes....actually, not sure how to spell the last name that I listed), and the customer service was efficient. Any...More

1  Thank AssikoGal
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WOGstaff, other at World of Greenland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear AssikoGal, The last name you are searching for is Mads. I will be sure to pass the praise to the guides. I am happy you enjoyed your tours! Best Regard Jakob Schytz

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I went on several excursions with World of Greenland in early July, and was happy with them all. I did two midnight sun cruises - which I booked on the first and last nights of my time in Ilulissat. This turned out to be a...More

2  Thank silverflame13
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WOGstaff, other at World of Greenland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear silverflame13, I am extremely happy you enjoyed your tours! Regarding helicopter flights this is a unfortunate reality, there are not other helicopter available in the area for SAR. We hope you see you in the future and offer our services! Best Regard Jakob Schytz

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Took two tours with wogac, one to Ilimanaq and another just around the icefjord. Both trips were excellent. We managed to see parts of the fjord that was not usually accessible. Also, we had the luck to spot some humpback whales during our trip. Service...More

Thank ThomasTeh117
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WOGstaff, Ooperations Manager at World of Greenland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear ThomasTeh117, Thank you for your great review! Hope you had a nice stay. Best Regards Jakob Schytz

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This place, I felt, is like 'Tourist information'. `the staff are lovely and helpful. they even have a little shop, or stuff for sale is a little more accurate. we went in quite a bit for advice and were never disappointed. This place was recommended...More

Thank Bonestorm109
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WOGstaff, other at World of Greenland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Bonestorm109, Thank you for your response. I am happy we could help you with your questions. Unfortunately the town is lacking a regular information. Best Regards Jakob Schytz

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 September 2017

All our trips were booked through World of Greeland (WOG) - very professional agency with young and enthusiastic guides most of whom are there only for the summer. Booked one trip on-line but tour was cancelled - WOG accommodated us on the afternoon trip -...More

Thank Mark R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WOGstaff, other at World of Greenland, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear TMatch, Thank you for your kind words! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your stay. Best Regards Jakob Schytz

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Sunset iceberg tour! With many whales and the most amazing sunset! Best in town! Very friendly crew, best value for money in town

Thank bartk201555
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WOGstaff, Front Office Manager at World of Greenland, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Dear bartk201555, Thank you for the feedback, we have had a great summer regarding whale safaris. Best Regards Jakob Schytz

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We had one full day in Kangerlusuaq and couldn't decide what to do (Russel Glacier, Musk Ox tour or walk to the Ice Cap), so I contacted them about a private tour. We covered all 3 - drove down the road all the way to...More

Thank lanamom
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WOGstaff, Front Office Manager at World of Greenland, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Dear lanamom, I am glad you enjoyed your day in Kangerlussuaq! It is a magical place indeed! Unfortunately we are not the same firm as in Kangerlussuaq. You will need to review: World of Greenland - Arctic Circle (might have changed name to Albatros Arctic...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Forgot to bring the printed bar code thing when I arrived, gladly they didn't need that to confirm my payment and reservations. Stuff was nice.

Thank morrisdx123
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
WOGstaff, Front Office Manager at World of Greenland, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Dear morrisdx123, I am glad you got on your tour. We require people to bring along tickets in case there is a problem with our system or with the booking. Hope you enjoyed the tours. Best Jakob Schytz

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
PreviousNext
12345615
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 hotels in Ilulissat
Hvide Falk
67 reviews
.30 km away
Hotel Arctic Ilulissat
403 reviews
.81 km away
Hotel Icefiord
155 reviews
1.00 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Hotel Icefiord Restaurant
108 reviews
1.01 km away
Inuit Cafe
131 reviews
.14 km away
Cafe Iluliaq
128 reviews
.04 km away
Mamartut
136 reviews
.75 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ilulissat Icefjord
405 reviews
2.31 km away
Eqip Sermia Glacier
145 reviews
68.22 km away
Ilulissat Art Museum
54 reviews
.12 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
mehrasari
22 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ying L | Reviewed this property |
If you are not coming during Midsummer Day (June 21 - 24), you do not want to book your tour too early due to the weather change. Remember the tour is not changeable or refundable. You can book your lodge 3-4 months in... More
0
Votes
Christina G
8 November 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from WOGstaff | Property representative |
Hi Christina, Last year around this time the vet stated that there were about 1400 dogs. This year we suspect there might be fewer due to a dog sickness last year. I heard estimates in the 900 to 1000 dogs. Best... More
0
Votes
PreviousNext
123