Whale Watching | Ilulissat | Diskobay

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Tankeeraq Tankstation/Havnen, Noah Mølgaardsvej, Ilulissat, Grøn
2 hours
English, German, Danish, Greenlandic, Italian
Jun. - Sep.

On this 2-hour whale watching tour, you will meet the gentle giants of Disko Bay, from the blue whale to the humpback whale. This tour takes place in the fantastic sceneries of Disko Bay, right outside of Ilulissat, and provides views of the very best of Arctic wildlife: Whales!

Ilulissat is not only famous for its massive icebergs but also its summer residents of different species of whales. Disko Bay has perfect conditions for the whales, as its chilly waters hold a large amount of krill, for the whales to feast on.

Your tour begins in Ilulissat harbor, from where you will venture out on the vast waters of Disko Bay. Enjoy the tour, and help the captain spot the gentle giants, playing hide and seek between the waves. You will be under the care of an experienced captain, that is working with whale spotters, fishermen and local hunters, so you have ensured a whale sighting on the tour.

Did you know that up to 15 different species of whales travel from the Caribbean to Greenland, every summer, for the large amount of krill? And that, the same whales, usually return to the same fjords and bays?

When we find a whale, the captain will stop the boat, so you can appreciate the large sea creatures in their natural habitat. Disko Bay holds different species of whales, whereas the humpback whale and minke whale are the most common. If you are lucky, we might be able to spot blue whales and fin whales. 

But whatever whale, we might encounter, you are promised an experience of a lifetime. Join this life invigorating whale watching tour, and book your tour today. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.


Experienced captain
Safety vest


Whale Watching
Boat Tour
Wildlife Observation


Disko Bay

What to bring

Warm, water- and windproof outerwear
Warm hat
Gloves or mittens
Insulated pants
Warm boots

Good to know

The tour has a minimum requirement of three persons. If the minimum requirement is not attained, we will try to rebook you to another departure or cancel the tour. Furthermore, the scheduled departure can be altered, due to availability, wind, weather, etc.

Please note, that this tour takes place on an open boat, without floating suits - it is therefore crucial that you wear warm, wind- and waterproof outerwear. As the tour takes place on a smaller open boat, you have to be in a condition to get on and off the boat, no matter what the docking conditions are.

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