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Travel Guide North America Greenland Kulusuk



Kulusuk is a town in the east of Greenland. Meaning "the chest of a black guillemot" in Greenlandic, Kulusuk is one of the largest towns in Eastern Greenland, with a population of around 310.



Getting There

By Plane

Air Iceland, has one daily flight from Reykjavik, as well as offering day tours all-inclusive of airfare from Iceland. Air Greenland has service to Nuuk as well.



Getting Around

There are few vehicles in Kulusuk. Walking is a great way to see the town. Bicycles can be hired at Hotel Kulusuk

Hotel Kulusuk offers free airport transfers. If you're not staying there you may have to walk from the airport to town; about a 40-minute walk.




  • Hotel Kulusuk, 3915 Kulusuk, tel: +299 98 69 93. Restaurant and bar on premises. Accepts all major credit cards.
  • Arvid Thastum, te: +299 98 69 50. private home 250 DKK inc. breakfast.
  • Geo Utuaq, tel: +299 98 69 19. private home. basic facilities.



Keep Connected


Thanks to undersea fiber optic cable links to Europe and broadband satellite, Greenland is well connected with 93% of the population having internet access. Your hotel or hosts (if staying in a guesthouse or private home) will likely have wifi or an internet connected PC, and all settlements have an internet cafe or some location with public wifi. Ask around if you need help finding it.


See also: International Telephone Calls

The international telephone code for Greenland is 299.

Tele Greenland is the only telephone and internet provider. Mobile phones have coverage in all larger villages, including 3G internet access. The mobile phone system in Greenland is GSM 900/1800, and with the exception of one or two settlements the system covers all the inhabited areas of Greenland. Note that roaming charges are international (as Greenland is outside the EU), and much higher than someone from EU would pay inside EU.


Post Greenland is the company responsible for postal service in Greenland. It has reliable services, but as you might imagine, it takes a while for your letter or postcard to arrive. Post offices can be found in all major communities in Greenland. Business hours are typically Monday-Friday 9:00am-3:00pm. Mail from Greenland takes about four to five days to reach Europe.



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