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Kulusuk is a town on the island of Kulusuk in 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.

Get in[edit]

International Terminal

Icelandair 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.

The airport has a duty-free shop and a small souvenir store where one could get their passport stamped for free.

Get around[edit]

There are few vehicles in Kulusuk. Walking is a good way to see the town, and 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


Panorama of Kulusuk in July 2006
  • Cemetery.
  • Church. built with the remains of a shipwreck
  • Kayak demonstration.
  • Inuit drum dance.
  • Museum. small museum run by a local Greenlandic family based in Kulusuk



  • Post Office.


  • Pilersuisoq Market.



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


There is mobile phone coverage around Kulusuk and Tasiilaq and some more places in the area. Greenland is not part of the EU, so roaming prices are much higher than in the EU. See also[dead link] and your telephone operator.

Go next[edit]

  • Tasiilaq - A larger settlement only accessible by boat or helicopter ride from Kulusuk

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