Programme for Greenland Shark Challenge tours
(February to April)
Day 1Arrival Uummannaq. Transfer to the Hotel Uummannaq. Dinner in the evening and info about the Uummannaq district.
Day 2Preparation day. Briefing about the Greenlandic Shark Challenge adventure and a guided town tour in the town of Uummannaq.
Day 3The Greenland Shark Challenge adventure starts after the morning buffet at Uummannaq Hotel and ends late afternoon. You will be transported by local fishermen/hunters to different fishing grounds in the area by dogsled/snowmobiles.
Day 4The Greenland Shark Challenge continue.
Day 5The Greenland Shark Challenge adventure continue
Day 6The last day of the Greenland Shark Challenge. Prize dinner in the evening at the hotel for this weeks shark anglers.
Day 7Spare day in case of bad ice fishing weather during the challenge. Time for relaxation, a dog sledge tour to a settlement in the area or halibut or redfish icefishing on your own
Day 8Departure in the morning
AccommodationHotel Uummannaq is a modern, attractively situated with panoramic views across the ice fjord. Accommodation will be in single or double rooms with full board.
Angling methodThe fishing event takes place in the beautiful arctic winter in March, framed by the stunning arctic nature scenery of Uummannaq. You will be fishing from the ice and on dog sledge or snow mobile skilled local hunters and fishermen will bring you to the hot spots where the sharks reside deep under the ice. On the selected spots the sharks are pre-fed rubby-dubby style well in advance before the arrival of the visiting anglers which undoubtedly will attract sharks to the carefully selected fishing areas.
Recommended clothingThe following is recommended as a minimum:
CompanionsCompanions not sharkangling are welcome too. A special programme will be set up for with dogsledgetours, visits to settlements, visit to Santa Claus Cottage, guided city tour, museums visit and other exiting activities.
Currency/mobile telephonesThere are no banks in Uummannaq. Your Visa card, "Dankort" card or Eurocard can be used in the town. GSM telephones can be used.
Price for the adventureThe price is approx 2.000 EURO pr. person and includes
Angling adventures on your own with a local fisherman/hunterIf you are interested in arranging your own individual shark angling/icefishing tour to Uummannaq - please contact for further info. Angling from the ice is possible from February to mid of April (the icesituation can vary from year to year).Pricelevel: approx the same as for participation in the sharkhchallenge week
Hotel UummannaqP.O. Box 202
Tel. +299 95 15 18
Fax +299 95 12 62