FAQ - Frequently asked questions
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You can only travel to Glacier Lodge Eqi from Ilulissat. The transport from Ilulissat to Eqi is by boat, this boat trip is included in all stays. The boat departs from the northern side of Ilulissat harbour. If you stay at Hotel Arctic or Hotel Icefiord, the transfer to the harbour is included. If you do not reside on any of these hotels, the meeting point is at Disko Line Explorers office midtown 30 minutes prior to departure.
The duration and departure time of the boat trip, does vary according to boat type used the given day. The boat will always depart morning/late morning, arrive in Glacier Lodge eqi at 2:30 pm and be back in Ilulissat between 4:30 pm and 7 pm
Disko Line decides what boat type is used. Disko Line will contact you directly if your departure time is changed.
When you go ashore at Glacier Lodge Eqi, you need to ascend 100 altitude meters, while you carry your own luggage. The terrain is uneven mountain terrain, therefore, basic motoric walking functions, a general good physical form and proper foot ware are important.
The landing is steep, but our staff is always ready to give a helping hand.
If you are a weak walker, but believe you can walk to the lodge from the landing, we recommend you book a comfort cabin. All comfort cabins are close to Café Victor, and are connected to this with a walkway.
The landing is not handicap friendly, and we do not recommend physical handicapped to visit Glacier Lodge Eqi.
All stays in Glacier Lodge Eqi include the following:
All stays in Glacier Lodge Eqi includes the following: Boat trip from Ilulissat to Eqi and back. Full board during your stay and on the boat trip. Hike to the view point by the moraine on departure day. Cabin with glacier view. Towels and linen.
It is recommended that you pack as lightly as possible when going to Eqi.
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Glacier Lodge Eqi is open from mid-June, when the sea ice by Eqi breakup until mid-September when the frost sets in again.
In June and July, there is midnight sun and more lush nature. In August there is hourlong pastel-coloured sunsets. And in September the fell sides are coulered orange and brown, and you might even be lucky enough and get to experience Aurora Borealis.
All months have something different, but are all equally fantastic.
Children are welcome in Glacier Lodge Eqi, but please note that we don't offer a special children's menu and there are no high chairs, changing tables etc.