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Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk

Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk
Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk
Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk
Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk
Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk
Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk
Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk
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Journey to the far end of the world’s second-largest fjord system and experience the thousands of icebergs in the Narsap Sermia Icefjord (Nuuk Icefjord).

We will travel 2.5 hours up the spectacular Nuuk Fjord in a comfortable closed and heated boat. The steep mountains that line the waterways provide no end of photographic opportunities, so make sure you bring plenty of warm clothes so that you can spend time out on deck (the best views are to be had from there) while we sail.

Once we reach the Icefjord, we will make our way as far as possible through the icebergs and, if we are lucky, we may even get to see one of the two glaciers that produce all of the ice. There will be plenty of time to take pictures and enjoy a packed lunch with Greenlandic specialties while overlooking this stunning, silent landscape of water and icebergs before we begin our return journey.

On the way back to Nuuk, we will have a short stop at the settlement of Qoornoq. The last permanent residents left this village in the early 1970s, but descendents of the families that used to live there have now revived the settlement as a Summer getaway. It is definitely no longer abandoned during the Summer!

Reserve your place now to explore one of the biggest fjord systems in the world by selecting your date of travel and clicking on Book Now.

Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Apr. - Oct.
  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Activities: Iceberg Views, Boat Tour, Settlement Visit
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English, Danish, Greenlandic
  • Attractions: Nuuk, Qoornoq, Nuuk Fjord
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 9:00.

The tide stairs by the Atlantic harbour

Please arrive 10 minutes prior to departure

  • English & Danish speaking guide

  • Tea & Coffee

  • Lunch: sandwich with Greenlandic Commodities

  • Closed, heated boat with restroom onboard

  • Transfer to and from harbour

What to bring:
  • Layered clothing. Ideally, you should have a thermal underwear layer (top and bottom), activity layer (e.g. hiking pants and shirt), insulation layer (e.g. fleece or down jacket), and outer layer of windproof clothing (top and bottom). You may not need all of this on any particular day, but you should have it available.

  • Warm hat, gloves, buff or scarf

  • Camera and spare batteries

  • Other snacks and drinks

Good to know:

This tour has a minimum requirement of 5 people. If there are not enough people registered, the tour will be cancelled and your money fully refunded.

Make sure you bring warm clothes if you want to spend time out on the deck of the boat. It is always colder on the water, and the wind produced by the boat as we sail can be particularly chilly.

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Fantastic trip booked with Guide to Greenland!! Great staff, very courteous and friendly and great attention to details. One of my tours was cancelled due to not having enough people participating and Guide to Greenland quickly made other arrangements with another operator. The boat trip to the Nuuk Ice-fjord exceeded expectations! We also did a northern lights tour with Guide to Greenland where the owner Mads, guided the outing for the night. He knew all the best places to go outside the city for the BEST northern lights photography. I wish I could post some photos from that night. I highly recommend doing the northern lights tour with them if you are lucky to travel during the viewing months. I can highly recommend booking through Guide to Greenland. You will not regret it. I know I will be booking with them again for next year! Albert
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We had many good things to enjoy! It was not only the fiord, the glacier, the icebergs and Qoornoq village, but the captain, the weather, the lunch, the privilege of being in Greenland!
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