Kelly Ville Exploration | Kangerlerssuaq | West Greenland
Come along this ride to Kelly Ville research facility! An adventure for you who like to explore remote and mysterious destinations. You will be taken back and forth from Kangerlussuaq to Kelly ville.
Kelly Ville is a small settlement, situated approximately 12 kilometres from Kangerlussuaq. The research facility is run by the International Center for Geospace studies and was constructed in 1983. The remote situation of the research facility, will wake your curiosity as you venture out of Kangerlussuaq’s dirt roads.
The station was relocated twice, before settling in Kangerlussuaq. The station is used to study the upper atmosphere with its huge antenna. At Kelly Ville you might be lucky to meet one of the 5 employees with different nationalities, that are stationed there all year round, while scientists and grad students come by for short periods.
It is quite interesting to see the facilities and learn about the research that is going on. The appearance of the station is also very fascinating, as it looks like research facility located on Mars with its desert surroundings.
Tie your hiking boots and bring your curiosity for this Kelly Ville exploration! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
- Available: All year
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Activities: Sight Seeing, Cultural Activity, Photography
- Difficulty: Easy
- Languages: English, Danish
Former US airbase. Now main entrance to Greenland. Fantastic Wild life. Perfect for glacier walking. Ice cap is close to the airport.
Pickup time : Flexible
This is only for transportation to and from Kelly Ville
What to bring:
Summer season extras
Good to know:
Dress after the weather conditions.
It is crucial that you bring a mosquito net, as Kangerlussuaq is a paradise for mosquitos.