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Season Dates:
July, August, September, October
Central Canadian Barren Ground Caribou, Muskox-Barren Ground
Guide Ratio:
1 on 1
Greenland, Europe
Archery, Rifle
Trip Methods:
Boat, Snowmobile, Spot and Stalk
6 Days
Easy Moderate
Additional Species:
Fishing, Reindeer

This Greenland caribou hunting and fishing opportunity is as good as it gets! Greenland is the world's largest island, with a total area of approximately 2,166,086 square kilometers (836,330 square miles). It is located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, northeast of Canada. Despite its size, Greenland has a relatively small population of around 56,000 people, most of whom are Inuit. The capital and largest city of Greenland is Nuuk, which is located on the southwestern coast of the island. Greenland is known for its stunning natural beauty, including its massive ice sheet and glaciers, as well as its unique culture and traditions. This hunt is highly sought after because of many factors that this trip entails. It includes boat transportation to and from camp, lodging, meals, 1 caribou bull, arctic char fishing, cod fishing, boat tours of the glaciers, and this list goes on.

This outfitter built the first proper hunting and fishing camp on the Southwest Coast of Greenland, which is the first ever permanent hunting-and fishing camp in Greenland. A total of twelve sleeping cabins (twin bed) built around a dining lodge with plenty of room for bigger groups. The dining lodge is equipped with a kitchen, a gas BBQ and a charcoal BBQ. Meals are prepared by the camp chef – most of the menu originates from the area (caribou meat, arctic char and fish from the sea). The camp has running water, WC, showers, sauna, BBQ and a fully equipped kitchen. All this and still a wilderness camp – equates to a really a unique experience!

In South Greenland, the main trophy, along with Musk Ox, is wild reindeer (Rangifer tarandus tarandus). This species is one of two reindeer/caribou species in Greenland and were brought in from Scandinavia in 1952. Caribou and reindeer are of the same genus and species, Rangifer tarandus, and are differentiated only by sub-species. The feral-reindeer are larger than its indigenous Barren Ground Caribou but aside from that their appearance and habits are similar. Reindeer, pronounced Tuttu in Greenlandic, are of great importance to the Inuit as a source of meat, but also plays a role in their history, culture, and traditions. They can vary considerably in size, with females weighing up to 90 kg (198 lb) and male bulls 150 kg (331 lb). Reindeer hunting is a challenging experience involving great personal reward.

Caribou in Greenland are typically found in remote areas, far from any settlements or cities. Hunters may need to travel by snowmobile or on foot to reach hunting areas. The main form of transportation is boat to get from area to area while hunting, and then by foot to spot and stalk caribou. Greenland caribou have a number of unique differences when compared to other subspecies of caribou (also known as reindeer). They are found exclusively on the island of Greenland, while other subspecies of caribou can be found in other parts of the Arctic and subarctic, including Alaska, Canada, Russia, Norway, and Sweden. The antlers of Greenland caribou tend to be more slender and pointed than those of other subspecies. They're also typically more symmetrical and do not have as many points. They are non-migratory, meaning that they do not undertake long-distance migrations like other subspecies of caribou. Instead, they move locally in response to seasonal changes in food availability. They have a dark brown coat, while other subspecies of caribou have lighter-colored coats that can range from gray to brown to white.

Greenland caribou hunting is a traditional activity that has been a part of the Inuit culture in Greenland for thousands of years. The hunting season for Greenland caribou usually starts in August and lasts until the end of October. A hunting license is required to hunt Greenland caribou, and these can be obtained from the Greenlandic government or from local municipalities. The outfitter handles this for all clients.

When hunting caribou in Greenland, it is important to use a suitable rifle and ammunition. A high-powered rifle with a caliber of .30 or higher is recommended. The ammunition should be designed for big game hunting. Rifle hunting for caribou in Greenland typically involves spotting the animals from a distance and then stalking them until they are within range. It is important to remain patient and to wait for a good shot opportunity.

Archery hunting for caribou is suggested to be done with a compound bow. The bow should have a draw weight of at least 50 pounds and the arrows should be made of carbon or aluminum for maximum effectiveness. Archery hunting for caribou in Greenland typically involves spotting the animals from a distance and then stalking them until they are within range. It is important to remain patient and to wait for a good shot opportunity. Archery hunting also requires hunters to be very close to the animal before taking a shot, which can make it a more challenging and rewarding experience. The terrain is very conducive to archery hunting and most hunters can close the distance to comfortable shooting situations.

Hunting methods include both traditional and modern techniques. Traditional methods include stalking, using spears or bows and arrows, and using dogs to track the animals. Modern methods (Those that are used on this hunt), include using rifles and bows. Hunting is regulated in Greenland, with quotas and restrictions on the number of animals that can be hunted each year. This is to ensure the sustainability of the caribou population. The consumption of caribou meat is an important part of the Inuit culture in Greenland. It provides both food and clothing, and is seen as a way of maintaining a connection with their ancestors and traditions.

Overall, hunting caribou in Greenland with this outfitter is an amazing experience for those who appreciate the natural world, enjoy physical challenges, and are interested in learning about different cultures and traditional ways of life!

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$10,500.00 6 Days 1 on 1
Arrive on a Saturday and leave on the following Saturday. (6 full days of hunting)