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Winter Muskox Hunt 2023

Greenland

Package price

Package price

$4,400 for 6 days, 1 hunter,
with Muskox included
US$ 4,400 *
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Daily rate for 6 days
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About this hunt

This is a 6 day Muskox hunt package with 4 full hunting days and 1 trophy Muskox license included to the price. During the hunt we use snowmobile transport to drive a few km from the animals, and the rest of the hunt is done on foot. After an animal is shot, we transport meat and trophy back to camp by snowmobile. You have to be in a moderate condition, so you can walk 3-4 miles of varied terrain with little snow. There will be one hunting guide per two hunters. Compound bow hunting is possible only on 1x1 basis (5500 euro per package), crossbow hunting is not allowed. It may be around -25 C at night and -10 -15 C during the day, but it varies a lot, so you have to have warm clothes, preferably several thin layers than one thick. Approximate hunting plan: Day 1, arrival by plane from DK , transport to camp with departure about 13:00 Day 2-5, hunting from the camp. Day 6, transport to Kangerlussuaq with departure around 10:00 You can not fly home on day 6, you have to book the airplane for day 7. When Muskox and Caribou are shot, we use the rest of the hunt for small game hunting: there are foxes, ravens, ptarmigans and quite a few snow hares. And we can also go icefishing for fjord cods. The meat can not be exported according to the EU regulations, but you can bring up to 10 kg with you on your flight out of Greenland (please check meat import rules for your country). All harvested meat is used, either for human consumption, or as dogfood for my dogs depending on the quality. We always carry additional safety equipment and satellite phone on all trips. We normally accomodate up to 4 hunters, but can do 6 if booking as a single group (including observers, if any). Avilability 2023: Feb 28 to March 5 - 2 openings March 7 to 12 - 2 openings March 14 to 19 - 4 openings March 21 to 26 - 3 openings March 28 to April 2st - 4 openings April 4 to 9 - 4 openings

Guided (Difficult trip)
Rifle Hunting Stalking Bow Hunting

Hunting season: 28 Feb 2023 - 9 Apr 2023


Success rate

As it is natural for any hunting, even with the success rate in the area being 100% for Musk-ox on the winter hunt, we can not guarantee you will get the animals. You must be realistic with your expectations, and much depends on youself, your fitness and shooting skills. The hunt takes place in a unique area with a very large Muskox population, and due to the commercial shooting of young animals, there is a very large portion of the population that are older bulls with a good number of possible medal trophies. During the winter the commercial hunting is over, and therefore it is quiet in the hunting area. Muskox is fairly easy to trace, and to get within shooting range of, but the Caribou are a little more spread out, more alert, and usually go up in the mountains. So Caribou hunt requires that you can walk longer. You must use the terrain as they easily get scared by a noise or movement. One should also be aware of that all major Caribou have their antlers thrown for the winter, so it's not the big beautiful trophies that you take home.

Where you will hunt

Territory

In winter we hunt in a big area outside the conscessions, its south of Kangerlussuaq, and is about 350.000 acres. Transport is easy with snowmobiles, so we can easily get around in the area.


Fence type: Not fenced

Territory size: 350 000 acres

Languages spoken by staff: English

Operating since: 2014 year


Structure by elevation

Plains: 30%

Hills: 40%

Mountains: 30%


Structure by landscape

Fields/Bush: 100%


Where you will stay

Camp

Our camp is a large cabin out in the hunting area, older and primitive, but heated and comfortable. Winter sleeping bags are included. Transport from Kangerlussuaq to hunting camp is with with snowmobile and/or ATV. The catering is plain food, oatmeal with milk, bread and cold cuts, freeze-dried food for dinner if we are not near the camp, hot food in the evening where we mostly eat any meat from slaughtered animals, reindeer and musk steaks, tea and coffee. We can enjoy a whiskey or two in the evening, but not during the hunt and not large quantities. After the hunt you stay at Kangerlussuaq Youth Hostel as included in the price.

Facilities: Electricity

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How to get there

Navigation guidelines

When you fly here, then you travel to Copenhagen airport in Denmark, from there you fly with Air Greenland to Kangerlussuaq in Greenland, where we pick you up at the airport. It is possible to fly over Keflavik in Iceland to Nuuk and then Kangerlussuaq. But it can give some problems with delays and luggage, and the price is almost the same. So we do not recommend that route. Even thow is possible to fly direct over Copenhagen, its more safe to stay overnight in Copenhagen, and if you come from far away like the US, then 2 nights is better. Its up to you to get here on the correct date. You must bring your home country hunting permit and/or weapons permit.This is required by the hunting adminstration. When bringing your own hunting rifle you also need to bring the weapon papers for that rifle to show at check on with the Airlines. Check in with hunting rifle at AirGreenland takes about 30 min extra because of paperworks, and the weapon has to be handed over at a special counter. But this is not complicated to bring a hunting rifle.

Nearest airport: Kangerlussuaq Airport

Distance from airport: 30-40 km

Transfer from airport: Yes

Transfer from railway: No

Other information

Gun rental: Yes

Vaccination required: No

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Terms

Price Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Transport on territory
  • Transfer from/to airport
  • Guiding by PH
  • Field trophy preparation
  • Trophies
  • Hunting license
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Beverages/soft drinks
  • Licenses are included in the prices, and you dont need to apply for a tag.

Terms of Payment

  • Deposit: 50% based on trip price
  • Deposit deadline: 7 days after booking
  • Final payment: 7 days Before hunt

Cancellation

  • Deposits are non-refundable but may be transferred to another party for the same year and dates only. If the outfitter cancels your hunt for any reason all funds paid will be refunded.
  • With the COVID situation, in the case if you can't come due to the border closures, etc., you will be re-booked to a later open spot of your choice and the full deposit will be transferred to that hunt.
  • All hunters must sign our Assumption of risk agreement.

Price DOES NOT include

  • Extra Musk-ox - 1.650 euro
  • Caribou add-on - 605 euro
  • Non hunter rate - 2700 euro
  • Rifle rent (Tikka) - 150 euro
  • Riflerent (Blaser) - 220 euro
  • Shipping of frozen trophy - 450 euro (1 pcs, to DK excl. veterinarian control and further transport), 300 euro pr pcs for extra trophies. All trophies are sent to a taxidermist in Denmark, he can then either do the full work and send the trophy to you, or he can send it as dip&pack to your own taxidermist.
  • Tips
  • Insurance
  • Alcoholic drinks

Wounding

  • In case of wounding the hunter has to pay the full fee. (The guide will take shot after the hunter so most of the trophies will be found)

Price Includes

  • Accommodation
  • Transport on territory
  • Transfer from/to airport
  • Guiding by PH
  • Field trophy preparation
  • Trophies
  • Hunting license
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Beverages/soft drinks
  • Licenses are included in the prices, and you dont need to apply for a tag.

Price DOES NOT include

  • Extra Musk-ox - 1.650 euro
  • Caribou add-on - 605 euro
  • Non hunter rate - 2700 euro
  • Rifle rent (Tikka) - 150 euro
  • Riflerent (Blaser) - 220 euro
  • Shipping of frozen trophy - 450 euro (1 pcs, to DK excl. veterinarian control and further transport), 300 euro pr pcs for extra trophies. All trophies are sent to a taxidermist in Denmark, he can then either do the full work and send the trophy to you, or he can send it as dip&pack to your own taxidermist.
  • Tips
  • Insurance
  • Alcoholic drinks

Terms of Payment

  • Deposit: 50% based on trip price
  • Deposit deadline: 7 days after booking
  • Final payment: 7 days Before hunt

Cancellation

  • Deposits are non-refundable but may be transferred to another party for the same year and dates only. If the outfitter cancels your hunt for any reason all funds paid will be refunded.
  • With the COVID situation, in the case if you can't come due to the border closures, etc., you will be re-booked to a later open spot of your choice and the full deposit will be transferred to that hunt.
  • All hunters must sign our Assumption of risk agreement.

Wounding

  • In case of wounding the hunter has to pay the full fee. (The guide will take shot after the hunter so most of the trophies will be found)

Reviews (10)

Edwin United States 9.3 of 10
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The hunt was physically challenging for me. I liked all the hard walking. I am 71 yo and my guides helped me by carrying my pack when I got really tired. They did not complain. They were very professional. There were plenty of animals. The food in camp was really good. The scenery and the Northern lights were incredible The wild Musk Ox and Carib. meat was great. The guides really worked to get me a close shot, ensuring a successful hunt.

It was really cold at night. If I knew it was going to be so cold I would have bought some warmer clothes. The weather was unusually cold not really the fault of the outfitter. In early Sept. I was not expecting it to be 14 degree F

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JEFFERY United States 10.0 of 10
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Was a great hunting trip Everything and more than I thought. Eric has great guides and helpers. They put everything they had into getting everyone a great animal. Martin (guide) went out of his way to make sure everyone had the hunting experience they were looking for. Very hard hunt (physically) at this time of year.

Everyone at camp was a hunter and was willing to work very hard to get the game, and the experience.

The extra cost to take the game out of the wilderness.

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Client review United States 9.7 of 10
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Excellent hunting experience

Lots of big caribou. You should take a couple of days to find the right one. Don’t shoot the first one. Plenty of opportunities. Musk ox was more difficult to get but was able to get a good old bull the last day. Hunting area is great and cabin is warm and comfortable. True hunting experience. Guides are the highlight. Real good people who will work hard for you.

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Client review United States 10.0 of 10
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Great Adventure

My friend and I had a wonderful hunt! We tagged a caribou and two musk ox during day one. We know this rare and shouldn’t be expected during such a hunt but we made the best of the opportunity given! We saw many critters ( caribou, musk ox, hares, ptarmigan, and fox) and enjoyed hunting them with the entire team at Trophy Hunting Greenland. Erik was great to work with from day 1- quick to respond to emails etc. The accommodations were good and the guides very professional. For anyone looking to enjoy a great hunt, see beautiful country and enjoy a great camp experience, I’d highly recommend this hunting adventure!

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Durand United States 10.0 of 10

Excellent Experience

Erik and guides Martin and Steen were very hospitable and driven to ensure a successful hunt.

For the fall hunt you need to be in very good physical condition.

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Stanley United States 10.0 of 10

Great Hunt

The first thing to consider is that you are hunting in Greenland. It is going to be cold. The hunting cabin was actually better than the outfitter described. Although it had no water, because of freezing temperatures, it was warm and comfortable. Before the trip, you will be housed at a hostel, again it was very nice and extremely clean and comfortable. The food was not fancy, but was very good. The hunting was off of snow-machines, then stalking. We saw good quality bulls and were able to stalk into good positions. I harvested two nice bulls, then also had time to hunt ptarmigan, snow hares, and arctic fox. Also did a little ice fishing.Guides were very knowledgeable and worked hard to ensure a good trip. I was able to bring about 10 lbs of meat home; although, wasn't sure it would make it through customs. I also built in some extra time for touring in Copenhagen, good city. You don't much touring time in Greenland. Good trip, good value.

My flight was cancelled leaving Greenland to Copenhagen due to mechanical issues, but luckily I had time built in to my trip and made connections. Get trip insurance or allow a couple of days in Copenhagen

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Jerome United States 10.0 of 10

Great hunt in Greenland

The guide is very professional there was an abundance of game the guide went way above and beyond in addition to the muskox hunt he provided ptarmigan snow hair arctic fox and ice fishing at no additional Cost after successfully harvesting my muskox.

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Sean South Africa 10.0 of 10

Unique, once in a lifetime opportunity

I had the pleasure and privilege of hunting with Eric and his team in 2019. I was met with a friendly welcome at the airport by Eric himself and we made our way to his comfortable accommodation prior to the start of my hunt where we ate a delicious meal of Caribou steak and fries – a first for me! We went through my equipment together to ensure that I had packed correctly as per his recommendations whereupon Eric saw that my boots were not to the standard to ensure a comfortable and trouble-free hunt in the constant sub-zero temperatures. He very kindly lent me a proper pair of boots as well as a coverall to ensure that I was fully prepared for the cold. Setting out for camp on 3 snowmobiles, I was treated to a spectacularly scenic trip of about 45 minutes over frozen lakes and mountains. We stayed in a well-equipped cabin and went out every day hunting using the cabin as our base. The game is plentiful in his concession and we had daily sightings of Musk Ox, Caribou, Fox, Ptarmigan and snow Hare. Walking and stalking through thick snow in a monotone landscape is something that I am not used to, coming from the African bush. It is a very unique experience and definitely harder than I had anticipated. Walking through snow is another feat entirely and at times we would fall through the snow both up to my knees and at times up to my middle which was met with great laughter by all of us as you never knew who would be next. Whilst driving on the snow mobiles through the concession, we were constantly glassing and looking for Musk Ox that we would be able to access. We spotted a group of 6 bulls on day one, whereupon we stopped the vehicles and stalked the group who were on the opposite side of a blind rise until we managed to harvest a fantastic old Musk Ox bull as well as a meat bull for the Camp which we thoroughly enjoyed eating. Returning to camp with our quarry, I chose to assist with the skinning and butchering whilst Eric took the fresh backstraps from the Musk Ox to cook for supper. By the time we were done, dinner was ready and it was of the most delicious meat I have tasted. I never knew fresh meat could taste that good. Whilst eating dinner, I glanced out through the window and got my first glimpse of the Northern Lights which was just incredible. Day two set us up with a long walk and stalk onto a group of Musk Ox bulls once again where I managed to shoot a 25 year old bull – a once in a lifetime opportunity. We were also afforded the opportunity to hunt some Ptarmigan for the pot which was very unexpected and unique. On the morning of day 3, I had the unexpected addition of harvesting a snow fox close to camp after a short stalk of about 30m, after which we decided to go ice fishing but with little success. However on our return home I harvested a snow hare which was the absolute cherry on the cake for me. After traversing vast areas whilst hunting and seeing the accommodation that other people were staying in – I was extremely grateful to be staying in a warm cosy cabin and not just in a tent like some of the other places I had seen. On day 4, we moved to another area where we were based out of Eric’s B&B. This area afforded me the opportunity to hunt a lovely Caribou to supply the camp with meat for the next guests. This was truly a once in a lifetime opportunity and one that I will remember forever – not just for the trophies, but for the warmth of Eric’s hospitality and the unique landscape, food and company. I cannot recommend Eric and his operation more highly and would encourage anyone looking for a hunting experience like this to book with Eric for the experience of a lifetime.

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Witold Godlewski United States 10.0 of 10
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Excellent hunting experience

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Jimmy United States 10.0 of 10
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Excellent hunting experience

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