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Qoornoq Island Adventure | Nuuk

Qoornoq Island Adventure | Nuuk
Qoornoq Island Adventure | Nuuk
Qoornoq Island Adventure | Nuuk
Qoornoq Island Adventure | Nuuk
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Qoornoq Island Adventure | Nuuk

Visit the beautiful Qoornoq Island by booking this 4-hour boat trip! This tour is for those who would like to experience one of Nuuk Fjords, most interesting destinations of incredible nature and Greenlandic history.  

If you are lucky you might even be accompanied by the gentle giants of the sea, the most commonly seen around Nuuk, the humpback whale. Curious creatures and playful in-between the waves.

On the way into the deep veins of Nuuk's complicated fjord system, we will pass the iconic Sermitsiaq Mountain, which from the leftover snow from winter creates a beautiful waterfall down the mountainside. Arriving at Qoornoq, we will be met by a peaceful atmosphere surrounded by a stunning landscape. The island is also called 'Bjørneøen' which means Bear Island, as it resembles a polar bear when seen from above.

Back in the day you always had to be prepared in the case of a polar bear came to visit, these days, however, polar bears are rarely seen around the area. After a walk between the few houses and surrounding tundra, we will continue our journey to the other side of the island.

This is where we will be met by a breathtaking waterfall, where we will stay and listen to the sound of the running water and enjoy the stunning view of the fjord. We will then head towards some old Norse ruins where you will be told about the living conditions thousands of years ago. Join this marvellous journey through the complex fjord system around Nuuk. See availability by pressing 'Choose a date' and book your tour today.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Mar. - Oct.
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Activities: Sightseeing, Boat Tour
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English, Danish, Greenlandic
  • Highlights: Nuuk, Norse Ruins, Qoornoq, Nuuk Fjord
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 10:00.

Colonial harbour | Hans Egede Vej
You meet us at the departure location.
Included:
  • Tea & coffee

  • Heated cabin

  • Restroom on board

  • Life jacket

  • Cold refresments

  • Transfer t/f departure point

  • Lunch | Sandwich


What to bring:
  • Warm footwear

  • Warm, wind- and waterproof outerwear

  • Warm hat, gloves & neckwarmer

  • Camera


Good to know:

Please note, that the route of the tour is dependent on wind and weather conditions, and to ensure the best experience, the scheduled highlights can be altered. This adventure takes place on a closed boat. You will be exposed to wind and sea, so if you want to take a look outside the cabin; bring warm clothes.

Order a sandwich or lunch plate in the booking process. It is also possible to bring your own food.

This tour has a minimum requirement of 2 passengers, and if the minimum requirement is not attained, 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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