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Glacier Cruise - Open boat

Greenland’s coastal fjords are an alien landscape of icebergs and glistening blue water. This open-boat cruise allows you to see massive ice formations up close and provides a chance to hear crackling explosions as icebergs break off the Greenland ice sheet and fall into the sea. It’s also possible to see whales, seals, white-tipped eagles, and other native wildlife as you cruise along the coast.
  • Duration: 7 hours
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  • Duration: 7 hours
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Small Group Boat Tour to the Fiords from Nuuk

Greenland’s rugged coastline is marked by sheer rock faces, icy fjords, and a rich variety of animal life. While transportation can be difficult along the island’s cliff-lined coast, this boat tour allows you to easily experience Greenlandic scenery, geology, and wildlife up close as you cruise through the Nuuk fjords. Your guide navigates, giving you a chance to spot icebergs, whales, seals, and white-tipped eagles.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Qoornoq Island Tour - Open boat

Visit the abandoned settlement of Qoornoq, reached via open boat with a skipper to navigate the icebergs. Learn about Greenland’s history as you explore with a guide for roughly one hour. You’ll travel to Qoornoq from Nuuk aboard a 6-passenger dinghy. Keep an eye out for whales, seals, and even white-tipped eagles.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Deep Sea Fishing - Open boat

You can experience deep sea fishing in Arctic waters—just like the people of Greenland—on a guided 3-hour trip by open boat. You’re likely to catch cod, trout, or small salmon, depending on the season. This small-group excursion from Nuuk is limited to six passengers. Please note, fishing gear is provided, but a fishing license can be obtained at the Nuuk post office.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Whales & Ice

On this tour we combine two of the best tours we offer – The “Iceberg Classic” and the “Whalesafari”The humpback whale is one of the animals in the world that moves furthest. They come to the Disko Bay in the summer to eat large amounts of krill and small fish. The whale typically comes from Haiti and Puerto Rico, where they breed in winter. Humpback whales can grow up to 15 meters long and can weigh up to 30 tons.The glacier producing icebergs is called Sermeq Kujalleq. It is located approx. 70 km inside the ice fjord, where all sailing is impossible. It is the most productive glacier in the Northern Hemisphere and the world’s fastest ice stream with 40 meters per day. Ice production is 46 cubic kilometres per year (equivalent to U.S. annual water consumption). The largest icebergs are 1.5 cubic kilometres.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Qooqqut - The Restaurant in the fiord - Private charter 1-6 Passengers - Cabin boat

The ultimate foodie adventure, this tour takes you on a private boat ride from Nuuk Harbour to an abandoned settlement called Qooqqut. Along the way, fish for our own dinner, which will be cleaned and prepared when you arrive. (You can also order other entrees and alcohol.) This is an excellent choice for culinary connoisseurs, nature lovers, or those who are celebrating a special occasion.
  • Duration: 5 hours
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  • Duration: 5 hours
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Iceberg Classic

Ilulissat is Greenlandic for "icebergs". And the icebergs is the experience of many tours. The beautiful ice is also why the Ilulissat Icefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This cruise takes you to one of the most beautiful places in the area; the mouth of the icefiord, where a large submercial moraine beaches the large icebergs in rows - before they embark on their journey out into the Atlantic.The glacier producing icebergs is called Sermeq Kujalleq. It is located approx. 70 km inside the ice fjord, where all sailing is impossible. It is the most productive glacier in the Northern Hemisphere and the world's fastest ice stream with 40 meters per day. Ice production is 46 cubic kilometres per year (equivalent to U.S. annual water consumption). The largest icebergs are 1.5 cubic kilometres. There is only one thing to say - this natural phenomenon and these icebergs has to be seen.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Kangeq - Abandoned settlement - Open boat

Getting to Kangeq is best done with a guide who can provide perspective on the abandoned settlement. Travel there from Nuuk aboard a 6-passenger open boat and learn about its history. Hear tales of the Danish priest, Hans Egede, and learn about the early Inuit who used the area as their meeting grounds.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Deep Sea Fishing

Catch your own dinner in the pure arctic cold water. Fishing has always been - and still is - important for the Greenlandic people. And therefore a fishing trip is one of the most authentic things you can experience.The kind of fish we go for will vari with the season. In June, it is possible to catch “ammassatter” (small salmon fish that can be shovelled in the boat), later in the summer, there are good opportunities for cod and trout.There are simple fishing gear on the boat, but it is also possible to bring your own fishing rod. Fishing licenses can be redeemed here – print this and go to the post office in Ilulissat, and they can help you.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Whale Safari

The humpback whale is one of the animals in the world that moves furthest. They come to the Disko Bay in the summer to eat large amounts of krill and small fish. The whale typically comes from Haiti and Puerto Rico, where they breed in winter. Humpback whales can grow up to 15 meters long and can weigh up to 30 tons.The humpback whale is the whale we usually see in the Disco Bay, and it is easily recognizable on the beautiful tail. To experience these giants of the sea at close range is almost a spiritual experience that overwhelms many.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Whale Safari - Private charter 1-6 Passengers - Cabin boat

PRIVATE CHARTER - DELUXE CABIN BOAT1-6 Passengers // Seats for all inside the heated cabinThe deep fiords, some places all the way down to 600 meters deepth, is the perfect places for the great gentle giants, the humpback whales. The humpback whale is one of the animals in the world that moves furthest.They come to Greenland during the summer, from June - September to eat large amounts of krill and small fish. The whale typically comes from Haiti and Puerto Rico, where they breed in winter. Humpback whales can grow up to 15 meters long and can weigh up to 30 tons.The humpback whale is the whale we usually see in the fiords around Nuuk, and it is easily recognizable on the beautiful tail. To experience these giants of the sea at close range is almost a spiritual experience that overwhelms many.A lifetime experience
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Qoornoq Island Tour - Private charter 1-6 Passengers - Cabin boat

PRIVATE CHARTER - DELUXE CABIN BOAT1-6 Passengers // Seats for all inside the heated cabinQoornoq island is called Bjørneøen (Bear Island) but the risk of facing a polar bear these days are very small – The island is called Bjørneøen (Bear Island) because it looks like a bear from above.This tour will take us to the abandoned settlement of Qoornoq, where you get of the boat and get to to explore the area. This old settlement is now used as summer getaway for local citizens of the Greenlandic capital, Nuuk.After the walk we will get back in the boat and continue our tour around the island where the captain will point out the old norse settlement areas on the island.We will end the tour with a stop at the iconic waterfall on the backside of mount Sermitsiaq.
  • Duration: 4 hours
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  • Duration: 4 hours
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Ilimanaq Settlement Visit

South of Ilulissat there is a settlement called Ilimanaq / Claushavn. This is also just south of the Kangia Icefiord that is on the Unesco heritage site.To get to Ilimanaq we first need to sail past all the big icebergs that covers the whole tour. It is a beautiful cruise of appx 45 minutes, depending on the ice, wind and weather in general.Once we are in Ilimanaq, our captain and guide will walk with you in the settlement and tell you of life here, and the history of the area.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Northern Lights - Private charter 1-6 Passengers - Cabin boat

PRIVATE CHARTER - DELUXE CABIN BOAT1-6 Passengers // Seats for all inside the heated cabinThe Aurora Borealis / Northern lights have always been fascinating for the people of the arctic, the pioneering people.Join us on this brand new excursion where we set up when other boats tug in for the night. We go explore in the cold arctic night in search of the amazing lights.We will depart from the old colonial harbor and head towards an area named Akia – from here we have a wonderful view of the citys skyline and we have no disturbing lights. We continue to cruise very slowly towards the vast fiordsystem, making multiple stops where we silence the boat and enjoy the setting in the sky.Only available during the winter months.Coffee, Tea or hot chokolate are always complimentary on these cruises.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Deep Sea Fishing - Private charter 1-6 Pass - Cabin boat

PRIVATE CHARTER - DELUXE CABIN BOAT1-6 Passengers//Seats for all inside the heated cabinThe kind of fish we go for will vary with the season. In June, it is possible to catch “ammassatter” (small salmon fish that can be shovelled in the boat), later in the summer, there are good opportunities for cod and trout, and also redfish or even flounder.There are simple fishing gear on the boat, but it is also possible to bring your own fishing rod. If you have a particular interest in fishing, we can arrange other types of fishing. For example; trout camp at great rivers, long lines for halibut and puts for crabs. Contact us if your would be interested in some of this
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Oqaatsut - Rodebay - Settlement Visit

Experience the smallest village in Disko Bay with approx. 40 inhabitants. It is beautifully situated - 15 km north of Ilulissat - on a small peninsula at the foot of a large mountain. The Dutch name Rodebay is from the whaling time, and means either Red Bay or resting place. The place has been inhabited since the 1700s and was given the status as settlement in 1877.It is exciting to see how a small Greenlandic society works with the most basic modern needs , as we know from the Western world. Drinking water, electricity, Internet, TV, renovation, school, church, shop and several other things that is the basis for the residents of the village. 
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Nordafar - Abandoned fishery station - Private charter 1-6 Passengers - Cabin boat

PRIVATE CHARTER - DELUXE CABIN BOAT1-6 Passengers // Seats for all inside the heated cabinJoin us for an cultural historical excursion. Nordafar was a fishery station for Norway, Denmark and the Faroe Islands - Hence the Name NorDaFar.The fishery station had around 100 employees and the peak, with modern facilities like Laundry service, cinema seamens home, freezing facilities and much more. The company behind it all went bankrupt in 1989 and as a result the place was abandoned.Lonely buildings now stand as a reminder of the historyThe tour is 6 hour so be sure to bring some food.
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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Glacier Cruise - Private charter 1-6 Passengers - Cabin boat

PRIVATE CHARTER - DELUXE CABIN BOAT1-6 Passengers // Seats for all inside the heated cabinThe glaciers of Greenland are retrieving with rapid speed and many of them have already died. This means that the glaciers now stop producing icebergs, but in stead they just brake of and melt on land, meaning that they stop cooling down the ocean.This tour will take us close to the glacier north of Nuuk, that still produce most of the icebergs in and around the Nuuk area. It might only be a matter of time before we will see the end of the glaciers of Greenland as we know them.See it before it melts away.The tour is 6 hour so be sure to bring some food.
  • Duration: 6 hours
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  • Duration: 6 hours
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