Glacier & Icecap Tours

See the great Icecap and glaciers in Greenland.
Enjoy the breathtaking view of Russell glacier, reach Point 660, sail to Eqi glacier and hike along Ilulissat icefjord.

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Glacier & Icecap Tours

See the great Icecap and glaciers in Greenland.
Enjoy the breathtaking view of Russell glacier, reach Point 660, sail to Eqi glacier and hike along Ilulissat icefjord.
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The Great Russell Glacier | Kangerlussuaq

Join this adventure to the giant Russel Glacier, slowly descending from the Greenland Icecap. It is truthfully a grand sight and a unique experience to see the majestic glacier walls, and its surrounding meltwater rivers. This tour is for you who would like to experience the wonders of the Arctic, from majestic mountains to the Greenland icecap. Driving to the Glacier The journey to the Russel Glacier will take you 25 kilometers from Kangerlussuaq, where you will venture along dirt roads leading way into Arctic landscape. The glacier is not the only wonder of that Arctic that you will experience. You will travel through valleys recently freed and shaped by retreating ice, and have become a photographer’s paradise with the deep valley veins. Wildlife & Silence Enroute spot one of the many wildlife herds inhabiting the landscape, but remember you are a guest in their home and you must respect the surrounding animal herds of musk ox, caribou, and arctic hares. When arriving at the glacier, we will get as close as safety allows. It is a place that will let you escape with its absolute silence, only disturbed when the glacier calves. Feeling and experiencing the thunder of a glacier calving is mesmerizing and enchanting. It is possible to combine this adventure with other destinations in the booking process. This grand adventure is waiting for you to pull on your hiking boots and bring your camera! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your trip today.
5.0
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Duration:
3hours
Available:
All year
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Glacier Walk & Ice Cave Tour | East Greenland

Come along and experience a world of ice hidden from the bare eye. You will not only hike on a glacier, but have a chance to see the glacier from the inside - like being inside a huge turquise diamond, where the you can see the light play. This tour starts from the harbour in Tasiilaq (or from Kulusuk on request). From the harbour you will sail out through the fjord with the beautiful landscape of towering mountains surrounding you. Getting to the destination will take around 40 minutes, where you can be lucky to experience life in the ocean, as humpback whales, fin whales, orcas and seals not are strangers in these areas.  When reaching the destination you will get on shore and geared up with all the safety equipment you will need for the tour. Do not worry if this is you are a first time ice hiker. Through the whole tour you will be accompanied by a professional guide, who will show you how to safely do the activity. First you will walk on the glacier surface, seeing the structure of the ice and learn how the is moving. After a while you will reach a big ice cave, that you have the chance to get into - and get under the glacier.  Inside the cave you can see the structures of the thousands years old ice. You will have enough time inside the cave to admire how the light is beautifully reflected through the thick layer of blue and turquise ice. The experience is ever changing and will never be the same, as the ice all the time is moving, melting and freezing. After a while in the ice cave it is time to get back to town. On the way back there are again plenty of opportunities to see huge icebergs and spot wildlife.  Do not hesitate to venture out on this once in a lifetime adventure. Check the availibilty and book by pressing "Choose a date" above. 
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Greenland Icecap expedition | Point 660 | Kangerlussuaq

Come along to the beautiful Point 660, a place recently uncovered by ice and seen by few. At Point 660 you will find the most scenic view imaginable of the Icecap slowly descending into the colorful newly ice-free tundra. This is a tour, for you who would like to explore the Greenland Icecap with your eyes, feet, and curiosity! Our tours are private and flexible as we drive in a 4x4 four-wheel drive car with room for a maximum of 4 passengers. Your adventure starts with you and your fellow explorers conquering the remote dirt roads out of Kangerlussuaq. Kangerlussuaq is situated inland along a long fiord and therefore has a climate unique from the rest Greenland. Enroute to Point 660 you might be lucky to spot one of the many wildlife from the car. When you and your fellow explorers arrive at Point 660, breathe in the fresh air and gaze upon the enchanting and mythical Greenland Icecap, that ranges as far as the eye can see. The dirt road goes right up to the vast and majestic inland ice, giving you an excellent chance to explore it with your feet on the ice. This is a once in a lifetime experience, that does not present itself many other places in Greenland. If the conditions allow, the guide might even drive onto the magnificent ice cap - giving you the best possibilities of a memorable trip. It is possible to combine this tour with other destinations in the booking process. This grand adventure is waiting for you to pull on your hiking boots! Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your Greenland Icecap adventure today.
4.7
3 reviews

Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Camping on the Greenland ice sheet | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Do you want to you walk in the footsteps of explorers like Fridtjof Nansen, and go explore the incredible ice sheet with its meltwater rivers, crevasses, frozen lakes and ultimately spend a night on the ice cap? To do this, you will be accommodated by an experienced guide. The trip starts when you step into the specialized 4 WD vehicle, with large panoramic windows that'll take you through the 25 km of wilderness to get to the famous Point 660 by the Ice sheet. This will take about an hour, once we've arrived we'll have an important safety briefing as well as an introduction to the following activities. From then on we will venture onto the ice to set up the camp for the night, once we've succeeded you'll be rewarded with a hot beverage to enjoy while you listen to the peacefulness and silence surrounding you, as the night approaches the darkness seems more vivid, as we are so far from any light pollution the stars shine bright and quite possibly, even the northern lights will make an appearance, so sit back and enjoy your it before you crawl into your sleeping bag.  The next morning you'll have your fill with an energy-packed breakfast, because today, we're hiking further out on the ice to see the astonishing Russell glacier, the guide will make sure you're following a safe route, and the crampons and walking poles will be very helpful on the hike, ropes will not be used. Depending on the weather we will enjoy our packed lunch on the ice or back at the camp. Once we've had the adventure of a lifetime it's time to pack down our goods and head back to the city, leaving nothing but footprints behind.
5.0
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Duration:
2days
Available:
Mar. - Oct.
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Eqi Glacier Adventure | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Experience Greenland’s most active glacier, Eqi, and the small settlement of Oqaatsut with this full-day excursion! An outstanding exploration of the treasures of Disko Bay awaits you on this adventure. Hop on board our boat in Ilulissat Marina, this is an out of town adventure taking you 80 km north of Ilulissat. You will venture out on the seas of Disko Bay, where you will accompany the migrating icebergs of the Icefjord and travelling humpback whales. Once you have conquered the seas of the Disko, you will enter the fjord branch of Eqi. The branch is filled with turquoise icy water, creating a scenery unlike any other. Just entering the fjord branch, is a surreal experience - an experience that will decorate any traveller with beauty. It is an intense experience to get close to the Eqi Glacier, as you get close to the huge glacier brink. The glacier wall is 5 km wide and around 100-200 meters high. It is amazing to see the glacier calve, creating new icebergs in blue and white nuances. The shades of white and blue colours of the ice fit perfectly with the ocean. And here you just were convinced that Greenland couldn’t become more beautiful? it is an unbelievable sight. Once you have adored and enjoyed the unbelievably stunning landscape, the tour moves on to the next destination of the day. You will be visiting the small and charming hunter village, Oqaatsut. The settlement has around 25 inhabitants and holds a stunning view of Disko Island and numerous icebergs. This is really an exclusive chance to immerse yourself, in Greenlandic culture. To understand Greenlandic traditions and history, you must find yourself in the midst of it. Eqi is a must-see when you are visiting Ilulissat, and a settlement visit is a must! Book this exceptional excursion, by pressing "Choose a day" above and book now.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Master Exploring Ilulissat Icefjord From Above | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Explore the best of Greenland on this flight over the top attractions around the Ilulissat area. If you want to experience the very best of Ilulissat, do not hesitate to join this tour! it all you should join in this tour! The flight starts from Ilulissat Airport. Before departure, you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route and flight conditions. On the way to the plane, the pilot seats the participants. You might be seated in the front with the pilot, or at the back together with your fellow explorers. Regardless of where you are seated, there is a guarantee of great views from the large windows in the plane. Onboard the pilot goes through the safety instructions and asks you to take on your headset, through which you can communicate. Immediately after take-off, you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles. We will fly north to the amazing Eqi glacier, which is a very productive glacier that calves huge icebergs every day. The edge of Eqi glacier is a four-kilometre-wide wall of ice. From here we fly to the Greenland Icecap, which covers most of the country's surface. Imagine only seeing the ice with amazing structures, filling the whole horizon. We will continue over the tundra, where the colours change from white to all kinds of green and rusty colours. Here we might be lucky to spot caribou or musk oxen. But hold on, we are not finished yet. The tour continues back to Ilulissat and the UNESCO World Heritage of Ilulissat Icefjord, over the Isua Glacier and the moraine edge of Kangia, where you can see the traces of rocks being pushed forward by the ice. When flying over the Icefjord you will see the endless stream of icebergs in all thinkable shapes and sizes. Some as big as islands, drifting quietly to the sea. You might also be lucky to spot a whale or other Arctic wildlife while flying around the area. To see all this by plane is a lifetime experience, that you should not miss when travelling in Greenland. Do not hesitate to book this trip to one of Greenland's top destinations. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Duration:
10hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Russell Glacier BBQ | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Enjoy a delicious barbecue with Greenlandic specialties with a phenomenal view to the incredible Russell Glaciers’ wall of ice. The sun stays high above the horizon during the summer months, prompting the creaking glacier to once, in a while, calve in a loud roar, like a rumbling thunder or a pirate ship firing its cannons. You’ll jump into a 4WD vehicle, designed to take on the rugged rocky terrain, and still enabling you to enjoy the views with large panoramic windows. Before you know it, you’ll be out in the middle of the Arctic tundra, driving through the beautiful desert-like valleys, and semi-barren plains all the while giving you great chances of seeing all sorts of wildlife. You might spot a herd of musk oxen, reindeers, arctic hares, and even wild polar foxes. Get to see numerous Arctic flowers and breathe in the fresh air, while looking over the landscape of mountains, valleys, and of course the Ice sheet. The whole tour takes approximately 5 hours driving there and getting back. But it will barely feel as if any time has passed as the sun still sits high above the horizon providing plenty of sunlight even as the evening approaches. So go enjoy the quietness that surrounds you, with the only sounds being the water flowing through the valleys and meltwater lakes, you’ve never felt more relaxed and can truly enjoy your surroundings to its fullest. Let yourself go in the vastness of the nature around you, with some of the most delicious food Greenland has to offer, just click on ‘choose a date’ above and let us give you an unforgettable experience!

Duration:
6hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Ice climbing & Ice Cave Tour | East Greenland

Join on this tour and try a combination of glacier hiking, ice climbing, and top it with a visit to a beautiful ice cave. The tour starts from Tasiilaq harbour (or from Kulusuk on request), from where you will sail to a glacier. When sailing you will be surrounded by the beautiful mountain landscap, icebergs, and have a good opportunity to spot the various wildlife. Humpback whales, fin whales, orcas, and seals are not strangers to these waters.  Once you get to the glacier you will get on shore with the professional guide and in a group of maximum 6 people. You will have an introduction to the gear and learn the basics of ice climbing.  You will start with an easy climb and after that you will have the chance to challenge yourself with climbing on more difficult walls - in the safe hand of the guide! After the climbing you will be guided into a beautiful ice cave, where you will get to see the glacier from within. It is like stepping into a big room with turquise diamond walls, as the ice reflects the light from the outside. The experience is ever changing and will never be the same, as the ice all the time is moving, melting and freezing. After a while in the ice cave it is time to get back to town. On the way back there are again plenty of opportunities to see huge icebergs and spot wildlife.  Do not hesitate to venture out on this once in a lifetime adventure. Check the availibilty and book by pressing "Choose a date" above. 
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Duration:
4hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Duration:
6hours
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Jul. - Sep.
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Qarajaq Glacier | Private tour | Uummannaq | North Greenland

Navigate your way through a labyrinth of icebergs to the front of the Great Qarajaq Glacier. The Glacier is one of the fastest moving glaciers in the world, located about 60 km from Uummannaq. The area used to be, and is still, great hunting grounds, leading to great stories about magnificent hunters such as "Tivagdlarge" who lived here more than a 150 years ago. On the way there are good chances of seeing humpbacks, fin whales as well as minkes and seals.  After enjoying the sounds of the grandiose glacier and possibly even witnessing the immense power of a calving, you will move along to the settlement of Ikerasak.  Ikerasak is, with its 234 inhabitants, a modest village, mostly living the traditional way through hunting and fishing. Here the church also functions as a school as it has since 1936. A few of the buildings are also more than a houndred years old, and yet they probably own a flat screen showing great contrast between modern and traditional lifestyles.  After a nice stroll around the settlement, its time to head back to Uummannaq after a day full of memorable experiences. Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion. This will include one to six passengers. When booking you will register one person and following choose how many extra passengers are on the trip. It is important for the Captain to know how many people you will be on the trip and that you fill in the names on the passenger list.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Glacier Adventure by boat | Tasiilaq | East Greenland

Go on a boat tour to the beautiful Sermilik Icefjord, and experience the incredible Hann Glacier.  The journey will begin at Tasiilaq harbour and sail towards the southern part of Ammassalik Island where we'll slowly enter the Sermilik Fjord. A beautiful and breathtaking journey among icebergs of all shapes and sizes. Sermilik means “Icefjord” in Greenlandic, and the fjord certainly lives up to its name. Behind every corner you will find an iceberg bigger than the previous, giving every passing-by traveller the feeling of how small we are compared to the impressive giants of the sea. After about an hour into the journey, we will see the abandoned settlement Ikkatteq, situated on a small island. You will have the opportunity to go on shore and explore the village and take a sneak peek into the building where the school and church are joined. The small classroom with books and notes and the church are still neatly left behind. The view from the abandoned village overlooking the water is a breathtaking sight, imagine how the people in this settlement must have lived. Living off nature and very limited resources, both very fulfilling but also very difficult. The trip will shortly continue after the shortstop, heading north to Johan Pedersen Fjord. From what you have experienced up until this point, it will be nothing compared to what you are about to experience. The enchanting landscape is an astonishing and thrilling sight of ice sculptures, light blue water, and most importantly the Hann glacier. With the possibility of witnessing huge chunks of ice falling from the grand Greenland Ice Sheet. We will head ashore and enjoy our packed lunch while overlooking the front of the glacier, and a chance to hike around the area. After approximately two hours we will head back the way we came and head back to town. This grand adventure is waiting for you, all you have to do is pull on your warmest hat and bring your binoculars for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.
5.0
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Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Duration:
2days
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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Point 660 Greenland Ice sheet tour | Kangerlussuaq

Experience the phenomenal and humbling sensation of standing on the Greenland ice sheet! Point 660 is right at the edge between land and ice and offers an incredible view over the vast ocean of ice! About 80% of Greenland is covered by ice, a massive ice sheet second only to the Antarctic. This ice is the product of eons of snow compressing itself to ice and moving along the barren rock due to its own incredible mass, creating moraines, crevasses, and rivers, this ice is an ever-changing organism and truly stands as one of the wonders of the world. The tour starts from the Polar Lodge where you will hop into a large 4-Wheel-Drive vehicle with panoramic windows that’ll take you through the beautiful landscape of tundra plains and semi-desert valleys. You’ll be getting a sensational feeling of how vast and massive the Ice Sheet is while driving up on the beautiful moraine hills. While on your way towards the magnificent Ice Sheet, you might be so lucky as to see some of Greenland's spectacular wildlife such as wild herds of musk oxen, reindeers, arctic rabbits, and polar foxes, and a variety of different bird species. So be sure to have your camera with you to take some great photographs of Greenland at it's best. While being on your tour you’ll get to feel how small you are, in the largeness and abstract ice and nature around you. The trip also includes a walk on the surface of the Ice Sheet, giving you the full experience of Greenland's breathtaking wonders. After the walk, you will be heading back towards Kangerlussuaq with an entirely new perspective of the world we live in. So go ahead and find a date that suits you for this adventure! Just press ‘Choose a date’ above.

Duration:
5hours
Available:
All year
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Russell Glacier | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

See a real version of the Game of Thrones ice wall! Jon Snow knows nothing of this actual ice wall. This tour starts at Polar Lodge and takes you to the incredible Russell Glacier, by driving through magnificent desert-like grounds and mountain surroundings. Giving you a chance to see the massiveness of the Glacier at first hand. The Glacier can get to be as high as 60 meters and sometimes even taller. You will be driven close to the glacier, bringing you up close meanwhile keeping a safe distance. Around 80% of Greenland is covered by one massive ice sheet, its size is only bested by the Antarctic. This ice sheet produces many protruding glaciers and while you have to sail to most of them, uniquely, you can get to the Russell glacier by car. In the summertime, you might even be so lucky as to see the Glacier calve, in a loud thundering roar, with ice blocks the size of cars crumbling down the front wall. That’s why we’ll keep the distance big enough to not put you in harm's way. It’s a great opportunity to get some awesome pictures of the Glaciers many features and majestic-ness. Driving to and from the Glacier you might be lucky enough to spot some of the wildlife in the area, such as musk oxen, reindeer, arctic hares, and polar foxes. Get to study some of the arctic flowers and see some of the many different types of birds, as beautiful falcons and eagles amongst many others reside in the area. The tour will take approximately 4 hours, so make sure you have suitable clothing and footwear, and maybe bring along some water and snacks for the trip. So what are you waiting for? Go fight the northerners! Just click on ‘Choose a date’ to find a day that suits you!

Duration:
4hours
Available:
Feb. - Nov.
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Duration:
8hours
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May. - Sep.
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Greenland Icecap & Blue Lakes | Kangerlussuaq

Go for a spectacular sightseeing to the Ice Cap and Glaciers by plane, at the head of the fantastic Kangerlussuaq fjord. On this tour we will give you the opportunity to see the Ice Cap up close, and the joy of watching the amazing wildlife surrounding Kangerlussuaq. The flight starts from former US military airport (Bluie west 8), which now is Greenland's biggest international airport - Kangerlussuaq Airport, also known as "Søndre Strømfjord". Before departure you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route, flight conditions and the possibilities to see reindeers or herds of musk oxes. Regardless of where you are seated, there is a guarantee of great views from the large windows of the plane . Well onboard the pilot goes through the safety instructions and asks you to put on your headset, through which you can communicate. Immediately after take-off, you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles. We are now heading for the amazing Icecap east of Kangerlussuaq, where we on our tour will slide over the fantastic fauna of the inland of Greenland. On the way to the Icecap you will be able to see giant gorges made by the retracting Icecap, and one or two moraines . On the tour you will be able to enjoy the various wildlife beneath you, and before long experience the enormous Ice Cap. On the way back to Kangerlussuaq we fly over "Paradise Valley", an amazing area. Do not miss this opportunity to see the wonder of the Icecap and Arctic wildlife from above. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.

Duration:
60minutes
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Glacier Cruise | Uummannaq | North Greenland

When thinking about Greenland many people dream about vast landscapes with glaciers and icebergs. With this tour you can make this dream come true. We will sail out from Uummanaq to the magnificent Qarajaq glacier, also called the "The Big Glacier". This is also the place where the icebergs in the Uumannaq fjord start their journey. This is a nine hours trip sailing 60 km through the picturesque fjords. Here you can enjoy the view of mountains and icebergs slowly drifting by, as you enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea on the boat. When closing in on the glacier we slow down and zigzag between the small and bigger clusters of ice on the water and take in the grand view of the glacier in front. As a glacier is a dynamic natural phenomenon that is constantly moving and changing its shape, it varies how close we will get. We will always keep a safe distance to the moving ice. It will nevertheless always be a beautiful tour in the Qarajaq icefjord with the view to the glacier and the icecap. When we have found a beautiful, picturesque spot with a great view and sun the captain will prepare a delicious Greenlandic lunch for you to enjoy. From the icefjord we will continue to the village Ikerasak. Ikerasak there are around 240 inhabitants, here we will experience the tranquil daily life in a little Greenlandic village, which mainly sustains itself by fishing and hunting. In the village we will experience the warm, Greenlandic hospitality as we are invited for coffee and cakes. When we have had enough cake we will slowly make our way back to Uummanaq. On the way back we will have a view over the beautiful Paarnat area, where we have the opportunity to see a big waterfall, where the water falls 150 meters down from the big cliffside. Do not hesitate to join on this amazing adventure, where you experience some Greenlandic highlights as the icecap, icebergs, glaciers and the homely hospitality. Click "Choose a date" above to see availability and book your adventure.

Duration:
9hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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5hours
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Jun. - Sep.
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Glacier Cruise | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Witness the incredible icebergs and glaciers of Qalerallit Imaa Fjord with this four-hour glacier cruise! You’ll travel 80 kilometers north of Qaqortoq, cruise between gigantic icebergs and be rewarded with amazing views of a glacier branch of the Greenland ice sheet.  In Qaqortoq Harbor, you will be met by a local captain, who safely will sail you through the vast waters of South Greenland. Once you are suited with a safety vest, you can jump aboard the boat! Enjoy the mesmerizing views of vegetated landscapes and passing icebergs – it is also possible to spot seals and whales, so keep an eye out for the gentle giants. Qalerallit Imaa Fjord holds three active and productive glacier branches, of the Inland Icecap. The glaciers calve beautiful icebergs into the waters of the fjord, creating spell-binding sceneries of white and blue nuanced ice azures, contrasting the dark blue sea.  As you make your way through the fjord, you will be met the fjords large bird colonies, and complete silence, once in a while disturbed by calving icebergs. We will cruise in between the icebergs, to get the best views of the glacier. Cruising through the icebergs, is quite an extraordinary experience, that you would not like to be without.  Once we arrive at one of the three glacier branches, the captain will stop the boat, so you can enjoy the calming sound of melting icebergs. If you are lucky, you can experience the dramatic, but beautiful sight and sound of calving icebergs. The captain and his crew will tell you about how their life as sailors have been affected by climate change and rising temperatures. Come along, and experience wonders of the Arctic, icebergs, and glaciers! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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2.5hours
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10days
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Jul. - Dec.
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Glacier & Icecap Tours

See the great Icecap and glaciers in Greenland.
Enjoy the breathtaking view of Russell glacier, reach Point 660, sail to Eqi glacier and hike along Ilulissat icefjord.

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Glacier & Icecap Tours

See the great Icecap and glaciers in Greenland.
Enjoy the breathtaking view of Russell glacier, reach Point 660, sail to Eqi glacier and hike along Ilulissat icefjord.
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The Great Russell Glacier | Kangerlussuaq

Join this adventure to the giant Russel Glacier, slowly descending from the Greenland Icecap. It is truthfully a grand sight and a unique experience to see the majestic glacier walls, and its surrounding meltwater rivers. This tour is for you who would like to experience the wonders of the Arctic, from majestic mountains to the Greenland icecap. Driving to the Glacier The journey to the Russel Glacier will take you 25 kilometers from Kangerlussuaq, where you will venture along dirt roads leading way into Arctic landscape. The glacier is not the only wonder of that Arctic that you will experience. You will travel through valleys recently freed and shaped by retreating ice, and have become a photographer’s paradise with the deep valley veins. Wildlife & Silence Enroute spot one of the many wildlife herds inhabiting the landscape, but remember you are a guest in their home and you must respect the surrounding animal herds of musk ox, caribou, and arctic hares. When arriving at the glacier, we will get as close as safety allows. It is a place that will let you escape with its absolute silence, only disturbed when the glacier calves. Feeling and experiencing the thunder of a glacier calving is mesmerizing and enchanting. It is possible to combine this adventure with other destinations in the booking process. This grand adventure is waiting for you to pull on your hiking boots and bring your camera! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your trip today.
5.0
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Duration:
3hours
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All year
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Glacier Walk & Ice Cave Tour | East Greenland

Come along and experience a world of ice hidden from the bare eye. You will not only hike on a glacier, but have a chance to see the glacier from the inside - like being inside a huge turquise diamond, where the you can see the light play. This tour starts from the harbour in Tasiilaq (or from Kulusuk on request). From the harbour you will sail out through the fjord with the beautiful landscape of towering mountains surrounding you. Getting to the destination will take around 40 minutes, where you can be lucky to experience life in the ocean, as humpback whales, fin whales, orcas and seals not are strangers in these areas.  When reaching the destination you will get on shore and geared up with all the safety equipment you will need for the tour. Do not worry if this is you are a first time ice hiker. Through the whole tour you will be accompanied by a professional guide, who will show you how to safely do the activity. First you will walk on the glacier surface, seeing the structure of the ice and learn how the is moving. After a while you will reach a big ice cave, that you have the chance to get into - and get under the glacier.  Inside the cave you can see the structures of the thousands years old ice. You will have enough time inside the cave to admire how the light is beautifully reflected through the thick layer of blue and turquise ice. The experience is ever changing and will never be the same, as the ice all the time is moving, melting and freezing. After a while in the ice cave it is time to get back to town. On the way back there are again plenty of opportunities to see huge icebergs and spot wildlife.  Do not hesitate to venture out on this once in a lifetime adventure. Check the availibilty and book by pressing "Choose a date" above. 
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Greenland Icecap expedition | Point 660 | Kangerlussuaq

Come along to the beautiful Point 660, a place recently uncovered by ice and seen by few. At Point 660 you will find the most scenic view imaginable of the Icecap slowly descending into the colorful newly ice-free tundra. This is a tour, for you who would like to explore the Greenland Icecap with your eyes, feet, and curiosity! Our tours are private and flexible as we drive in a 4x4 four-wheel drive car with room for a maximum of 4 passengers. Your adventure starts with you and your fellow explorers conquering the remote dirt roads out of Kangerlussuaq. Kangerlussuaq is situated inland along a long fiord and therefore has a climate unique from the rest Greenland. Enroute to Point 660 you might be lucky to spot one of the many wildlife from the car. When you and your fellow explorers arrive at Point 660, breathe in the fresh air and gaze upon the enchanting and mythical Greenland Icecap, that ranges as far as the eye can see. The dirt road goes right up to the vast and majestic inland ice, giving you an excellent chance to explore it with your feet on the ice. This is a once in a lifetime experience, that does not present itself many other places in Greenland. If the conditions allow, the guide might even drive onto the magnificent ice cap - giving you the best possibilities of a memorable trip. It is possible to combine this tour with other destinations in the booking process. This grand adventure is waiting for you to pull on your hiking boots! Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above and book your Greenland Icecap adventure today.
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Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Camping on the Greenland ice sheet | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Do you want to you walk in the footsteps of explorers like Fridtjof Nansen, and go explore the incredible ice sheet with its meltwater rivers, crevasses, frozen lakes and ultimately spend a night on the ice cap? To do this, you will be accommodated by an experienced guide. The trip starts when you step into the specialized 4 WD vehicle, with large panoramic windows that'll take you through the 25 km of wilderness to get to the famous Point 660 by the Ice sheet. This will take about an hour, once we've arrived we'll have an important safety briefing as well as an introduction to the following activities. From then on we will venture onto the ice to set up the camp for the night, once we've succeeded you'll be rewarded with a hot beverage to enjoy while you listen to the peacefulness and silence surrounding you, as the night approaches the darkness seems more vivid, as we are so far from any light pollution the stars shine bright and quite possibly, even the northern lights will make an appearance, so sit back and enjoy your it before you crawl into your sleeping bag.  The next morning you'll have your fill with an energy-packed breakfast, because today, we're hiking further out on the ice to see the astonishing Russell glacier, the guide will make sure you're following a safe route, and the crampons and walking poles will be very helpful on the hike, ropes will not be used. Depending on the weather we will enjoy our packed lunch on the ice or back at the camp. Once we've had the adventure of a lifetime it's time to pack down our goods and head back to the city, leaving nothing but footprints behind.
5.0
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Duration:
2days
Available:
Mar. - Oct.
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Eqi Glacier Adventure | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Experience Greenland’s most active glacier, Eqi, and the small settlement of Oqaatsut with this full-day excursion! An outstanding exploration of the treasures of Disko Bay awaits you on this adventure. Hop on board our boat in Ilulissat Marina, this is an out of town adventure taking you 80 km north of Ilulissat. You will venture out on the seas of Disko Bay, where you will accompany the migrating icebergs of the Icefjord and travelling humpback whales. Once you have conquered the seas of the Disko, you will enter the fjord branch of Eqi. The branch is filled with turquoise icy water, creating a scenery unlike any other. Just entering the fjord branch, is a surreal experience - an experience that will decorate any traveller with beauty. It is an intense experience to get close to the Eqi Glacier, as you get close to the huge glacier brink. The glacier wall is 5 km wide and around 100-200 meters high. It is amazing to see the glacier calve, creating new icebergs in blue and white nuances. The shades of white and blue colours of the ice fit perfectly with the ocean. And here you just were convinced that Greenland couldn’t become more beautiful? it is an unbelievable sight. Once you have adored and enjoyed the unbelievably stunning landscape, the tour moves on to the next destination of the day. You will be visiting the small and charming hunter village, Oqaatsut. The settlement has around 25 inhabitants and holds a stunning view of Disko Island and numerous icebergs. This is really an exclusive chance to immerse yourself, in Greenlandic culture. To understand Greenlandic traditions and history, you must find yourself in the midst of it. Eqi is a must-see when you are visiting Ilulissat, and a settlement visit is a must! Book this exceptional excursion, by pressing "Choose a day" above and book now.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Master Exploring Ilulissat Icefjord From Above | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Explore the best of Greenland on this flight over the top attractions around the Ilulissat area. If you want to experience the very best of Ilulissat, do not hesitate to join this tour! it all you should join in this tour! The flight starts from Ilulissat Airport. Before departure, you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route and flight conditions. On the way to the plane, the pilot seats the participants. You might be seated in the front with the pilot, or at the back together with your fellow explorers. Regardless of where you are seated, there is a guarantee of great views from the large windows in the plane. Onboard the pilot goes through the safety instructions and asks you to take on your headset, through which you can communicate. Immediately after take-off, you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles. We will fly north to the amazing Eqi glacier, which is a very productive glacier that calves huge icebergs every day. The edge of Eqi glacier is a four-kilometre-wide wall of ice. From here we fly to the Greenland Icecap, which covers most of the country's surface. Imagine only seeing the ice with amazing structures, filling the whole horizon. We will continue over the tundra, where the colours change from white to all kinds of green and rusty colours. Here we might be lucky to spot caribou or musk oxen. But hold on, we are not finished yet. The tour continues back to Ilulissat and the UNESCO World Heritage of Ilulissat Icefjord, over the Isua Glacier and the moraine edge of Kangia, where you can see the traces of rocks being pushed forward by the ice. When flying over the Icefjord you will see the endless stream of icebergs in all thinkable shapes and sizes. Some as big as islands, drifting quietly to the sea. You might also be lucky to spot a whale or other Arctic wildlife while flying around the area. To see all this by plane is a lifetime experience, that you should not miss when travelling in Greenland. Do not hesitate to book this trip to one of Greenland's top destinations. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Duration:
10hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Russell Glacier BBQ | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

Enjoy a delicious barbecue with Greenlandic specialties with a phenomenal view to the incredible Russell Glaciers’ wall of ice. The sun stays high above the horizon during the summer months, prompting the creaking glacier to once, in a while, calve in a loud roar, like a rumbling thunder or a pirate ship firing its cannons. You’ll jump into a 4WD vehicle, designed to take on the rugged rocky terrain, and still enabling you to enjoy the views with large panoramic windows. Before you know it, you’ll be out in the middle of the Arctic tundra, driving through the beautiful desert-like valleys, and semi-barren plains all the while giving you great chances of seeing all sorts of wildlife. You might spot a herd of musk oxen, reindeers, arctic hares, and even wild polar foxes. Get to see numerous Arctic flowers and breathe in the fresh air, while looking over the landscape of mountains, valleys, and of course the Ice sheet. The whole tour takes approximately 5 hours driving there and getting back. But it will barely feel as if any time has passed as the sun still sits high above the horizon providing plenty of sunlight even as the evening approaches. So go enjoy the quietness that surrounds you, with the only sounds being the water flowing through the valleys and meltwater lakes, you’ve never felt more relaxed and can truly enjoy your surroundings to its fullest. Let yourself go in the vastness of the nature around you, with some of the most delicious food Greenland has to offer, just click on ‘choose a date’ above and let us give you an unforgettable experience!

Duration:
6hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Ice climbing & Ice Cave Tour | East Greenland

Join on this tour and try a combination of glacier hiking, ice climbing, and top it with a visit to a beautiful ice cave. The tour starts from Tasiilaq harbour (or from Kulusuk on request), from where you will sail to a glacier. When sailing you will be surrounded by the beautiful mountain landscap, icebergs, and have a good opportunity to spot the various wildlife. Humpback whales, fin whales, orcas, and seals are not strangers to these waters.  Once you get to the glacier you will get on shore with the professional guide and in a group of maximum 6 people. You will have an introduction to the gear and learn the basics of ice climbing.  You will start with an easy climb and after that you will have the chance to challenge yourself with climbing on more difficult walls - in the safe hand of the guide! After the climbing you will be guided into a beautiful ice cave, where you will get to see the glacier from within. It is like stepping into a big room with turquise diamond walls, as the ice reflects the light from the outside. The experience is ever changing and will never be the same, as the ice all the time is moving, melting and freezing. After a while in the ice cave it is time to get back to town. On the way back there are again plenty of opportunities to see huge icebergs and spot wildlife.  Do not hesitate to venture out on this once in a lifetime adventure. Check the availibilty and book by pressing "Choose a date" above. 
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Duration:
4hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Qarajaq Glacier | Private tour | Uummannaq | North Greenland

Navigate your way through a labyrinth of icebergs to the front of the Great Qarajaq Glacier. The Glacier is one of the fastest moving glaciers in the world, located about 60 km from Uummannaq. The area used to be, and is still, great hunting grounds, leading to great stories about magnificent hunters such as "Tivagdlarge" who lived here more than a 150 years ago. On the way there are good chances of seeing humpbacks, fin whales as well as minkes and seals.  After enjoying the sounds of the grandiose glacier and possibly even witnessing the immense power of a calving, you will move along to the settlement of Ikerasak.  Ikerasak is, with its 234 inhabitants, a modest village, mostly living the traditional way through hunting and fishing. Here the church also functions as a school as it has since 1936. A few of the buildings are also more than a houndred years old, and yet they probably own a flat screen showing great contrast between modern and traditional lifestyles.  After a nice stroll around the settlement, its time to head back to Uummannaq after a day full of memorable experiences. Please note that the price is for chartering the whole boat for this excursion. This will include one to six passengers. When booking you will register one person and following choose how many extra passengers are on the trip. It is important for the Captain to know how many people you will be on the trip and that you fill in the names on the passenger list.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Glacier Adventure by boat | Tasiilaq | East Greenland

Go on a boat tour to the beautiful Sermilik Icefjord, and experience the incredible Hann Glacier.  The journey will begin at Tasiilaq harbour and sail towards the southern part of Ammassalik Island where we'll slowly enter the Sermilik Fjord. A beautiful and breathtaking journey among icebergs of all shapes and sizes. Sermilik means “Icefjord” in Greenlandic, and the fjord certainly lives up to its name. Behind every corner you will find an iceberg bigger than the previous, giving every passing-by traveller the feeling of how small we are compared to the impressive giants of the sea. After about an hour into the journey, we will see the abandoned settlement Ikkatteq, situated on a small island. You will have the opportunity to go on shore and explore the village and take a sneak peek into the building where the school and church are joined. The small classroom with books and notes and the church are still neatly left behind. The view from the abandoned village overlooking the water is a breathtaking sight, imagine how the people in this settlement must have lived. Living off nature and very limited resources, both very fulfilling but also very difficult. The trip will shortly continue after the shortstop, heading north to Johan Pedersen Fjord. From what you have experienced up until this point, it will be nothing compared to what you are about to experience. The enchanting landscape is an astonishing and thrilling sight of ice sculptures, light blue water, and most importantly the Hann glacier. With the possibility of witnessing huge chunks of ice falling from the grand Greenland Ice Sheet. We will head ashore and enjoy our packed lunch while overlooking the front of the glacier, and a chance to hike around the area. After approximately two hours we will head back the way we came and head back to town. This grand adventure is waiting for you, all you have to do is pull on your warmest hat and bring your binoculars for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.
5.0
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Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Duration:
2days
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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Point 660 Greenland Ice sheet tour | Kangerlussuaq

Experience the phenomenal and humbling sensation of standing on the Greenland ice sheet! Point 660 is right at the edge between land and ice and offers an incredible view over the vast ocean of ice! About 80% of Greenland is covered by ice, a massive ice sheet second only to the Antarctic. This ice is the product of eons of snow compressing itself to ice and moving along the barren rock due to its own incredible mass, creating moraines, crevasses, and rivers, this ice is an ever-changing organism and truly stands as one of the wonders of the world. The tour starts from the Polar Lodge where you will hop into a large 4-Wheel-Drive vehicle with panoramic windows that’ll take you through the beautiful landscape of tundra plains and semi-desert valleys. You’ll be getting a sensational feeling of how vast and massive the Ice Sheet is while driving up on the beautiful moraine hills. While on your way towards the magnificent Ice Sheet, you might be so lucky as to see some of Greenland's spectacular wildlife such as wild herds of musk oxen, reindeers, arctic rabbits, and polar foxes, and a variety of different bird species. So be sure to have your camera with you to take some great photographs of Greenland at it's best. While being on your tour you’ll get to feel how small you are, in the largeness and abstract ice and nature around you. The trip also includes a walk on the surface of the Ice Sheet, giving you the full experience of Greenland's breathtaking wonders. After the walk, you will be heading back towards Kangerlussuaq with an entirely new perspective of the world we live in. So go ahead and find a date that suits you for this adventure! Just press ‘Choose a date’ above.

Duration:
5hours
Available:
All year
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Russell Glacier | Kangerlussuaq | West Greenland

See a real version of the Game of Thrones ice wall! Jon Snow knows nothing of this actual ice wall. This tour starts at Polar Lodge and takes you to the incredible Russell Glacier, by driving through magnificent desert-like grounds and mountain surroundings. Giving you a chance to see the massiveness of the Glacier at first hand. The Glacier can get to be as high as 60 meters and sometimes even taller. You will be driven close to the glacier, bringing you up close meanwhile keeping a safe distance. Around 80% of Greenland is covered by one massive ice sheet, its size is only bested by the Antarctic. This ice sheet produces many protruding glaciers and while you have to sail to most of them, uniquely, you can get to the Russell glacier by car. In the summertime, you might even be so lucky as to see the Glacier calve, in a loud thundering roar, with ice blocks the size of cars crumbling down the front wall. That’s why we’ll keep the distance big enough to not put you in harm's way. It’s a great opportunity to get some awesome pictures of the Glaciers many features and majestic-ness. Driving to and from the Glacier you might be lucky enough to spot some of the wildlife in the area, such as musk oxen, reindeer, arctic hares, and polar foxes. Get to study some of the arctic flowers and see some of the many different types of birds, as beautiful falcons and eagles amongst many others reside in the area. The tour will take approximately 4 hours, so make sure you have suitable clothing and footwear, and maybe bring along some water and snacks for the trip. So what are you waiting for? Go fight the northerners! Just click on ‘Choose a date’ to find a day that suits you!

Duration:
4hours
Available:
Feb. - Nov.
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Duration:
8hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Duration:
4hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Greenland Icecap & Blue Lakes | Kangerlussuaq

Go for a spectacular sightseeing to the Ice Cap and Glaciers by plane, at the head of the fantastic Kangerlussuaq fjord. On this tour we will give you the opportunity to see the Ice Cap up close, and the joy of watching the amazing wildlife surrounding Kangerlussuaq. The flight starts from former US military airport (Bluie west 8), which now is Greenland's biggest international airport - Kangerlussuaq Airport, also known as "Søndre Strømfjord". Before departure you will be briefed by Air Zafari's skilled pilot. The pilot will orientate you about the planned route, flight conditions and the possibilities to see reindeers or herds of musk oxes. Regardless of where you are seated, there is a guarantee of great views from the large windows of the plane . Well onboard the pilot goes through the safety instructions and asks you to put on your headset, through which you can communicate. Immediately after take-off, you will see Greenland from one of the very best angles. We are now heading for the amazing Icecap east of Kangerlussuaq, where we on our tour will slide over the fantastic fauna of the inland of Greenland. On the way to the Icecap you will be able to see giant gorges made by the retracting Icecap, and one or two moraines . On the tour you will be able to enjoy the various wildlife beneath you, and before long experience the enormous Ice Cap. On the way back to Kangerlussuaq we fly over "Paradise Valley", an amazing area. Do not miss this opportunity to see the wonder of the Icecap and Arctic wildlife from above. You can check the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.

Duration:
60minutes
Available:
Mar. - Aug.
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Glacier Cruise | Uummannaq | North Greenland

When thinking about Greenland many people dream about vast landscapes with glaciers and icebergs. With this tour you can make this dream come true. We will sail out from Uummanaq to the magnificent Qarajaq glacier, also called the "The Big Glacier". This is also the place where the icebergs in the Uumannaq fjord start their journey. This is a nine hours trip sailing 60 km through the picturesque fjords. Here you can enjoy the view of mountains and icebergs slowly drifting by, as you enjoy a warm cup of coffee or tea on the boat. When closing in on the glacier we slow down and zigzag between the small and bigger clusters of ice on the water and take in the grand view of the glacier in front. As a glacier is a dynamic natural phenomenon that is constantly moving and changing its shape, it varies how close we will get. We will always keep a safe distance to the moving ice. It will nevertheless always be a beautiful tour in the Qarajaq icefjord with the view to the glacier and the icecap. When we have found a beautiful, picturesque spot with a great view and sun the captain will prepare a delicious Greenlandic lunch for you to enjoy. From the icefjord we will continue to the village Ikerasak. Ikerasak there are around 240 inhabitants, here we will experience the tranquil daily life in a little Greenlandic village, which mainly sustains itself by fishing and hunting. In the village we will experience the warm, Greenlandic hospitality as we are invited for coffee and cakes. When we have had enough cake we will slowly make our way back to Uummanaq. On the way back we will have a view over the beautiful Paarnat area, where we have the opportunity to see a big waterfall, where the water falls 150 meters down from the big cliffside. Do not hesitate to join on this amazing adventure, where you experience some Greenlandic highlights as the icecap, icebergs, glaciers and the homely hospitality. Click "Choose a date" above to see availability and book your adventure.

Duration:
9hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Duration:
5hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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Glacier Cruise | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Witness the incredible icebergs and glaciers of Qalerallit Imaa Fjord with this four-hour glacier cruise! You’ll travel 80 kilometers north of Qaqortoq, cruise between gigantic icebergs and be rewarded with amazing views of a glacier branch of the Greenland ice sheet.  In Qaqortoq Harbor, you will be met by a local captain, who safely will sail you through the vast waters of South Greenland. Once you are suited with a safety vest, you can jump aboard the boat! Enjoy the mesmerizing views of vegetated landscapes and passing icebergs – it is also possible to spot seals and whales, so keep an eye out for the gentle giants. Qalerallit Imaa Fjord holds three active and productive glacier branches, of the Inland Icecap. The glaciers calve beautiful icebergs into the waters of the fjord, creating spell-binding sceneries of white and blue nuanced ice azures, contrasting the dark blue sea.  As you make your way through the fjord, you will be met the fjords large bird colonies, and complete silence, once in a while disturbed by calving icebergs. We will cruise in between the icebergs, to get the best views of the glacier. Cruising through the icebergs, is quite an extraordinary experience, that you would not like to be without.  Once we arrive at one of the three glacier branches, the captain will stop the boat, so you can enjoy the calming sound of melting icebergs. If you are lucky, you can experience the dramatic, but beautiful sight and sound of calving icebergs. The captain and his crew will tell you about how their life as sailors have been affected by climate change and rising temperatures. Come along, and experience wonders of the Arctic, icebergs, and glaciers! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.

Duration:
4hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Duration:
2.5hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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