Catch'n'Eat | Qooqqut Nuan| Nuuk

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Greenland
Duration:
6 hours
Difficulty:
Easy
Languages:
English, Danish
Available:
May. - Sep.

Catch your own dinner and have it prepared by top-quality chefs deep in the Nuuk Fjord on this 6 hour gourmet getaway to Qooqqut.

Fishing is the biggest industry in Greenland and a very popular casual activity amongst Greenlanders. So why not do as the locals do and fish for your dinner as you explore the Nuuk Fjord.

Our journey will take us past the iconic Sermitsiaq mountain as we head further into the world’s second-largest fjord system.  Along the way, we will stop at our favourite fishing spots to try our hand at catching our dinner. Usually it is pretty easy to catch cod and redfish, so don’t worry - you won’t go hungry! Our captain is also on hand to give assistance, so even if you’ve never fished before, you are still likely to land something.

Once we’ve caught our fish, we will continue our relaxed sail and dock in the former settlement of Qooqqut. Now a summer vacation area for locals, this tiny village is home to “Qooqqut Nuan” - a 4-star restaurant and where we will deliver our fishy haul. 

Here you can choose to be involved in the process of cleaning, filleting, and cooking the fish. Or leave it in the hands of the professional chefs and head out to explore Qooqqut. The area has a fascinating geology and is rich with Greenlandic herbs such as angelica, arctic thyme and berries. There are also ancient ruins of the Thule Inuit and Norse settlers in the area.

Once our food is prepared, we will dine in style at the restaurant with an incredible view of the mountains and the fjord. Then, bellies full, we sail back to Nuuk.

Reserve your place on this catch’n’eat adventure in the Nuuk Fjord by selecting your date of travel and clicking on Book now.

Included

Tour on closed boat with heated cabin, restroom, and safety equipment
All fishing equipment
Tea & coffee
Dinner at the restaurant, cooked with the fish we catch

Activities

Fishing
Boat Tour
Food Tasting
Settlement Visit

Attractions

Nuuk
Qooqqut
Nuuk Fjord

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
Sunglasses, sun screen & sun hat (depending on weather)
Camera and spare batteries
Drinking water
Optional: binoculars

Good to know

Although this adventure takes place on a closed boat, you will want to spend time out on the decks for the best views of the fjord. Make sure you dress appropriately and, regardless of weather, it is always a good idea to bring a windproof jacket and gloves.

This excursion requires a minimum of 2 passengers to run. If this minimum is not reached, the tour will be cancelled and you will be refunded the paid price.

The terms and conditions of this tour can be found in the supplier description.

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