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Know Before You Go | Greenland

Whether you're preparing for your upcoming Greenland expedition or just want to learn more about this remote land, we've got you covered. We've rounded up an array of helpful resources, from wildlife guides and packing tips, to nature trivia and thrilling travel stories to fuel your excitement.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about Greenland? We've got answers! We've compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions about Base Camp, wildlife, transportation, weather and more.
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Greenland Wildlife Guide

Greenland Wildlife Guide

Learn about marine mammals, seabirds and other animals you may encounter in Greenland.
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The Genesis of an East Greenland Safari Camp

The Genesis of an East Greenland Safari Camp

Read this first-hand account about how Base Camp Greenland came to be, by Nat Hab's own founder and president Ben Bressler.
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A Closer Look at Nat Hab's Base Camp Greenland

A Closer Look at Nat Hab's Base Camp Greenland

Learn more about our exclusive deluxe expedition camp in East Greenland, set on a tranquil, protected bay at the edge of the Greenland ice sheet.
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Greenland Nature Trivia

Greenland Nature Trivia

Take our Greenland nature quiz to put your knowledge to the test, then share it with friends to see who knows the most about this remote Arctic realm!
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Greenland Weather & Climate

Greenland Weather & Climate

Find out the typical weather conditions in Greenland in this month by month breakdown of average temperatures and precipitation.
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Packing List

Packing List

Not sure what to bring on your adventure? We've got you covered with our comprehensive packing list.
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Travel Stories & Articles
Four Reasons Adventure-Seekers Should Visit Greenland

Four Reasons Adventure-Seekers Should Visit Greenland

—By Derek Ward
Adventurous travelers are falling in love with Greenland, from whale watching to Inuit culture to the chance to see the northern lights. And you can experience it all on a trip to Nat Hab’s Base Camp Greenland!
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Traveler Story: Bear Witness to Greenland

Traveler Story: Bear Witness to Greenland

—By Nat Hab Traveler Kelley McKinnon
The utter stillness of this landscape can lull one into a sense of calm until the moment this place asserts its independence with a movement so swift, pronounced and unexpected that it truly took our breaths.
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Polar Bears in Greenland Find Way to Live With Less Sea Ice

Polar Bears in Greenland Find Way to Live With Less Sea Ice

—By Michelle Peters
Despite global warming melting away the Arctic sea ice that is so vital to polar bear hunting behavior, there is a small population of Greenland polar bears that live and hunt on the glacial ice of the country’s fjords.
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The Sounds of Greenland

The Sounds of Greenland

By Rachel Milton What transpired on my trip to Greenland far exceeded my expectations. The multi-sensory experience was a joyous surprise and contributed to this being an awe-inspiring adventure.
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Could Greenland’s Past Be the Amazon’s Future?

Could Greenland’s Past Be the Amazon’s Future?

—By Candice Gaukel Andrews
Much like Greenland’s ancient Vikings, will those who now live in the Amazon region soon be driven from their homelands because of too-dry conditions?
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What Climate Change Will Mean for Greenland’s Arctic Wildflowers

What Climate Change Will Mean for Greenland’s Arctic Wildflowers

—By Mark Jordahl 
Greenland is on the front lines of climate change and delicate Arctic wildflowers are waging a quiet battle against woody shrubs that are marching north.
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Video: Greenland’s Ice, Elemental and Ephemeral

Video: Greenland’s Ice, Elemental and Ephemeral

—By Candice Gaukel Andrews
Near the town of Tasiilaq, there are dozens of giant, outlet glaciers emanating from the immense Greenland Ice Sheet. Thousands of icebergs litter the water’s surface in varying hues of blue, silver and turquoise, scattering sunlight in a dazzling display.
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Greenland and the Culture of the Kayak

Greenland and the Culture of the Kayak

—By Candice Gaukel Andrews
The kayak is so much more to Greenlanders than a casual pastime or sport. In Greenland, the kayak represents the link between Inuit legacy and modern culture.
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East Greenland: One Wild Ride

East Greenland: One Wild Ride

—By Jennie Lay
By the time we had the good fortune to board a helicopter at Nat Hab’s Base Camp Greenland to soar up and over such a vast pristine wilderness…well…as you’ll see and hear in this video, all we could do was laugh and cry and blubber our terms of endearment.
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Wilderness Medicine in East Greenland

Wilderness Medicine in East Greenland

—By Lauren Deeley
I was O…VER…WHELMED. I was there. You’ve been there too. And if you haven’t yet, you’ll probably be there someday...
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Traveler Photos: Back to Nature in the Arctic Riviera

Traveler Photos: Back to Nature in the Arctic Riviera

—By Natural Habitat Adventures
In a world where fewer and fewer places remain undiscovered, the wild Arctic realm of East Greenland entices adventurous...
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Memories of East Greenland [VIDEO]

Memories of East Greenland [VIDEO]

—By Kendal Bower 
A few years ago, I was fortunate to spend time in one of the most stunning places on Earth—Greenland. The beauty and solitude of Natural Habitat Adventures...
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