Uummannaq Island is located 590 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle in northwestern Greenland. Uummannaq has been host to unique events such as the Ice Golf Championship, Greenland Shark Challenge and the National Championship in Kayaking. Attractions of Uummannaq include archaeological and historical sites such as the Qilakitsoq mummies – an ancient Eskimo burial site where 500 year old mummies were discovered or settlements of the hunter/trapper culture. Also of interest are dog sled trips, whales, bird cliffs, glaciers, a museum and, of course, May to July this is the land of the midnight sun.