Archaeological sailing experience | Private Charter | Qasigiannguit | Disko Bay

Includes 7 to 10 passengers!
Tour Type
Day Tour
Duration
3 hours
Difficulty
Easy
Start town
Qasigiannguit
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Description

Explore and investigate this archaeological find of an old settlement of the Saqqaq culture! You will sail to a place called Qeqertasussuk where the ruins were discovered in 1983 and later an excavation took place in 1984. The ruins of this settlement are one of the oldest finds in Greenland.

The permafrost has done a great job of preserving these finds, and you can clearly see some of the tools and which ways of living were in play back then. The guide will tell you more about the find as well as the ways of the Saqqaq culture. If you’re interested in archaeology or want more historical insight into the Inuit culture, then this is the tour for you!

On the way there you will sail amongst icebergs and in the waters of whales, so keep a lookout!

The old Saqqaq settlement is rarely visited by tourists, as it is a hidden local gem of Disko Bay. To uncover the old Saqqaq settlement reserve your boat charter by clicking on Book Now.

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Activities

Boat Tour

Settlement Visit

Attractions

Disko Bay

Included

• Tea and Coffee
• Local Guide
• 7 or 10 passengers

What to bring

  • Layered clothing. Ideally, you should pack 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. You should always bring a windproof jacket, regardless of the weather.
  • Warm hat, gloves, buff or scarf, gloves
  • Sturdy shoes (e.g. hiking boots)
  • Sunglasses, sunscreen & sun hat (depending on weather) Day Pack
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Day pack
  • Water bottle
  • Food & Snacks

Additional Information

  • The price includes 7 to 10 passengers. The cabin boat can have up to 7 passengers, while the open boat can have up to 10 passengers.

Our customers are the foundation of Guide to Greenland so we make great efforts to provide you with the best possible service.

We are located in Greenland and cooperate with everyone involved in the Greenlandic tourism industry.  We are therefore perfectly placed to quickly react to changes or new wishes you may have to ensure you have the trip of a lifetime.

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The earlier you book your trip, the better the prices will be, and the more likely you will be able to book the tour you want for the dates/times you want.

Package tours can be sold out more than half a year in advance (note that Guide to Greenland does not include international flights in packages, except where indicated from Iceland or Denmark).  Day trips may sell out closer to your arrival date, but for popular destinations, certain dates/times can also sell out months in advance. We recommend that you secure all of your experiences by booking them well in advance of your trip.

CANCELLATIONS
All cancellations must be made via e-mail.

Although Guide to Greenland is committed to ensuring the best protection and service for our customers in the event of a cancellation, we are obliged to charge cancellation fees. This is in accordance with Greenland travel industry business practices. Details can be found in our general cancellation policy

Note: Due to COVID-19, a temporary cancellation policy applies. You can find it in the footer of the website under the "Terms & Conditions".

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Description

Explore and investigate this archaeological find of an old settlement of the Saqqaq culture! You will sail to a place called Qeqertasussuk where the ruins were discovered in 1983 and later an excavation took place in 1984. The ruins of this settlement are one of the oldest finds in Greenland.

The permafrost has done a great job of preserving these finds, and you can clearly see some of the tools and which ways of living were in play back then. The guide will tell you more about the find as well as the ways of the Saqqaq culture. If you’re interested in archaeology or want more historical insight into the Inuit culture, then this is the tour for you!

On the way there you will sail amongst icebergs and in the waters of whales, so keep a lookout!

The old Saqqaq settlement is rarely visited by tourists, as it is a hidden local gem of Disko Bay. To uncover the old Saqqaq settlement reserve your boat charter by clicking on Book Now.

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5 000 DKK

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5 000 DKK