Iceberg & Icefjord Tours

See icebergs and the amazing icefjords in Greenland.
There are several icefjords fed by glaciers, one is a UNESCO world heritage site, but the others are just as beautiful.

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Iceberg & Icefjord Tours

See icebergs and the amazing icefjords in Greenland.
There are several icefjords fed by glaciers, one is a UNESCO world heritage site, but the others are just as beautiful.
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90minutes
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Glacier & Icefjord Flightseeing | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join on this amazing tour and bring home the best pictures from Ilulissat! Let AirZafari fly you over the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Ilulissat Icefjord and see Greenland from a whole new perspective.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. Well, 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, the great view will appear for you. We'll fly to the closest glacier, known as the northern glacier and then fly out over the Icejord the icebergs will appear in all imaginable shapes and sizes, some reaching a height of 100 meters above sea level. When you fly over the giant icebergs you will get close to them in a different way and sometimes you will see small azure blue lakes with melted water on the icebergs. There is a never ending flow of icebergs coming through the fjord on their way to the sea and every day the sight is different. You might also be lucky to spot a whale while flying.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:
60minutes
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Duration:
3hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk

Join this tour if you want to experience Greenlands most beautiful sides, of ice and breathtaking nature! Hop on board, this tour will take you to the Narsap Sermia ice fjord. En route you will also visit the small and charming abandoned village, Qoornoq.There are thousands of small and large fjords throughout the Greenlandic coast, but near the capital, you’ll find a truly unique fjord system, which is the second largest fjord system in the world. The fjord system is one of the oldest in the world, and it shows in the form of high and steep mountains. In the fjord you will find two glaciers that calve beautiful icebergs that decorate the amazing nature with their white and blue shades, you will be easily impressed by how they’re sculptured by nature itself! Depending on ice conditions, you might be lucky to see the glacier. The captain will stop the engine so you can enjoy your lunch among the beautiful icebergs while overlooking the most beautiful nature and indescribable silence!In between the many veins of the fjord system, you will be able to find abandoned villages, but there is one that is very special for Greenlanders: Qoornoq. After enjoying a nice lunch, in the Icefjord, we will make a quick stop in Qoornoq. The abandoned village is not completely abandoned yet, there is still life and beauty all year round - and even new houses are built as summer cottages. You will understand why the locals love to come here! Beautiful nature, friendly people and exciting history are to be experienced in Qoornoq.On the way back to Nuuk, the captain will sail you past a marvellous waterfall, which falls from the iconic hallmark of Nuuk: Sermitsiaq.Hop on board and check if there is enough space for pictures on your camera. Check out the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
Apr. - Oct.
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Icefjord Hike and Kapisillit Settlement Visit | Nuuk

Want to experience the remote arctic wilderness on foot, but don’t have the time to hike extensively? Combine a short hike at the furthest reaches of the Kapisillit Fjord with a visit to the last small settlement near Nuuk that still maintains a more traditional way of life on this full-day trip into the Nuuk Fjord system.Your open boat adventure takes you 2.5 hours from Greenland’s capital into the Kapisillit arm of the Nuuk Fjord. The entire route is lined with the spectacular mountains and provides no shortage of photo opportunities as you make your way into the remote backcountry via the same method of transportation that local hunters use.At the end of the fjord, your experienced captain will dock the boat and your wilderness guide will lead you on a 45 minute hike to an incredible view of the Nuuk Icefjord.  Unwrap your lunch while enjoying enviable views of icebergs that have recently broken off the nearby glacier and are now starting their way down the fjord towards the open ocean.But the adventure doesn’t end there.Before returning to Nuuk, you will visit Kapisillit itself for a rare glimpse into daily life in one of Greenland’s small settlements - the last in the Nuuk Fjord.  There you will attend a traditional celebration called a Kaffemik (which typically involves a lot of coffee and cake) before finally making your way back to the city.Rug up against the chill arctic air for this multi-activity adventure and reserve your place by selecting your preferred departure date above.

Duration:
9hours
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
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Glacier Adventure Flightseeing | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Fly over some of the amazing glaciers and icebergs around one of Greenland's top destinations - Ilulissat Icefjord, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004. Join this one-hour long flight to experience Greenland from a whole new perspective.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. You will now be heading for the spectacular Isua Glacier. Within 10 minutes you will be able to see the moraine edge of Kangia, where a mixture of rocks and ice is pushed forward by the force of the glacier.Before long you will experience the glory of Ilulissat Icefjord. You will experience the endless flow of icebergs in all shapes and sizes - quietly drifting through the fjord on their journey to the sea. Some of the icebergs can reach a height of 100 meters over sea level.When flying over the giant icebergs you will get close to them in a different way and sometimes see azure blue lakes with melted water on the icebergs. To see the icebergs and edges of glaciers from above is a lifetime experience that you should not miss. You might also be lucky to spot a whale or other Arctic wildlife while flying around the area.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:
60minutes
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Sailing to Karale & Knud Rasmussen Glacier | Tasiilaq | East Greenland

Sail into the wonderful wilderness of the vast east coast and experience 2 massive glaciers side by side. We’ll venture into the astonishing Arctic landscape, sailing among icebergs of incredible shapes and sizes getting as close as safely possible to the Karale and Knud Rasmussen Glacier.The journey will start with a visit to the famous Bluie East Two, in an area named Ikateq. This place is often visited by tourists and locals as it used to be an airbase during the 2nd World War. The US military used this airfield to refuel their planes and as a medical station for the wounded.They used the area to navigate for search-and-rescue operations and, very importantly, to improve weather forecasts. Today it is mostly known as an open-air museum mostly due to the abandoned facilities, fuel drums and vehicles, and has been an occasional political issue in the US, as it is basically left behind trash, however, it is still a very special insight into our history during the war.After a short tour around the wreckage we will head on to Sermiligaaq Fjord. An enchanting area of jagged mountains and two glaciers colliding. Sermiliqaaq means “The Beautiful Glacier Fjord” and certainly lives up to its name.The two glaciers Karale Glacier and Knud Rasmussen are both elegant and massive giants trying tp dominate each other. A place where you with almost certainty will see one or both glaciers calve, a an unimaginable sight, with sounds of thunder as the ice crack off and hit the ocean.The views are astonishing but the sound is like nothing else, thrilling and scary, but you will be in safe hands with the sailor’s knowledge and experience.Depending on the conditions of the ice, we will go ashore nearby the Knud Rasmussen Glacier and enjoy our packed lunch.A chance to hike around is possible before we will be heading back to Tasiilaq.Do not miss out on this authentic and mind-blowing experience! Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above and book your adventure.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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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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Duration:
2.5hours
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Jun. - Aug.
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Duration:
4hours
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Feb. - May.
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Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Sermermiut Settlement Walk | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Would you like to spice up your Ilulissat adventure? Then come along on this enchanting excursion to the Sermermiut Valley, where Inuit ruins and magical surroundings are waiting to be explored by you!This tour will take you around one and a half kilometers south of Ilulissat, to the ruins of the ancient Sermermiut settlement. Sermermiut has been inhabited by different Inuit cultures and was first inhabited around 4000 years ago. The ruins are beautifully situated in the Sermermiut valley and due to its history and beauty, the area has been crowned a UNESCO World Heritage Site.You and your fellow explorers will meet your guide at the World of Greenland office. From Ilulissat you and your fellow explorers will follow a wooden walkway. The wooden walkway is surrounded by endless miles of untouched arctic tundra, situated with a mesmerizing view of the Icefjord.  While walking the wooden walkway, let the arctic winds slip through your hair and enjoy the magical and mesmerizing surroundings.When arriving in the settlement of Sermermiut, the guide will tell you everything you would like to know about the Inuit culture and the area’s history. If you are lucky you will get to touch the permafrost, resting on the grounds. The last destination of the day will be the viewpoint, Nakkaavik. Nakkaavik means ‘The place to fall’ and has one of the most enchanting views in all of Ilulissat. Here your guide of the day will serve tea and coffee, while you enjoy the enchanting surroundings. We return by the same route we came.It is a must when visiting Ilulissat, to explore the beautiful Sermermiut settlement, so tie your hiking boots and bring your inner explorer! Check the booking availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above. 

Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Duration:
2hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Sailing to Tiniteqilaaq and the Sermilik Icefjord | Tasiilaq | East Greenland

Come along on this adventurous tour, sailing amongst giant icebergs to the charming village of Tiniteqilaaq. A journey wondrous for the eyes, this is for every adventurer who loves the arctic wonders, from beautiful icebergs to sky-high mountain peaks.We will start at the Tasiilaq Harbour, heading north of the Ammassalik Island. Taking you through a breathtaking landscape with floating ice sculptures of all shapes and sizes. After about one to two hours into the journey, we will arrive at the tiny settlement. Tiniteqilaaq means “The strait that runs dry at low tide”.We can see the Sermilik Icefjord from the village, a truly mesmerizing sight, with its colossal icebergs and the Greenland ice sheet blending into the horizon with the Arctic sky.We’ll go on land and explore the village, as it is quite small, with approximately 110 inhabitants, you can quickly get a feeling of the daily lives of Greenlandic families living in the smaller communities on the coast.This charming little village might not be an inhabited area further in the future, due to too many difficulties with the transport of groceries. So be sure to visit this stunning place of Tiniteqilaaq, when you still can!After a short walk around we will venture back onto the boat and out into the Sermilik ice fjord and get a well-deserved lunch in the presence of icebergs and hopefully, humpback whales. Before returning to Tasiilaq, we will explore the southern side of Sermilik Icefjord, an astonishing sight.Put on a nice beanie and bring your best pair of hiking boots for this adventure! Check the availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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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.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Duration:
8hours
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Jun. - Oct.
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Duration:
5days
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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Snowmobile tour to UNESCO viewpoint | Ilulissat

Go on an exciting snowmobile tour into the backcountry of Ilulissat, following the dogsled trail to a viewpoint overlooking the icefjord and UNESCO heritage site!From the outskirts of Ilulissat, we will head out into the wilderness, passing by hunters and fishermen with their dogsleds to a viewpoint in the mountains that overlooks the incredible icefjord and the pristine world heritage site.We’ll be riding for about 45 minutes over frozen lakes and snow-covered hills, giving quite the thrill up and down the hilly terrain until we can jump off the sleds and enjoy the view.The guide knows the area like the back of his own hand and can tell all sorts of stories about his adventures and knowledge of the area.If the weather is clear enough, you may be able to see all the way to the ice sheet itself, giving a glimpse into the vastness that feeds the world famous icefjord with small and giant icebergs.As we are 250 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, it is a good idea to dress as warm as possible, even on sunny days without a breeze, the temperatures can drop down to -20 degrees Celsius. So put on lots of layers, your favourite woolly socks, and let’s head out for a joyous ride into a winter wonderland.If the weather is too rough for us to go on the day you’ve booked, we will do our best to reschedule your tour, if that isn’t possible, we will refund the full amount.To go on this awesome tour, just click on ‘Choose a date’ above and find a day that suits you!

Duration:
2hours
Available:
Jan. - Apr.
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Duration:
2days
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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Narsarsuaq Active Package | South Greenland

Check out one of the most charming places in Greenland! South Greenland is particularly known for its fantastic and colorful nature and for its past as a former Norse settlement. South Greenland is not only a charming place but also the perfect place to hike among the amazing mountains and waterfalls with an atmosphere that’s full of memories from the Norseman era. You will start from Narsarsuaq, which is actually in the center of the must-see places and attractions. The airport is in the middle of the nature with a view towards the sea and tall mountains on the opposite site.You’ll visit the actual place where the word Greenland was used for the first time in history by the notorious viking, Eric the Red. In spite of his temper and rough image he fell in love with Greenland and built his farm which he named Brattahlid, and hence the story of the Norse era began. Today the sheep farmers live in exactly the same places and the village of Brattahlid is now known as Qassiarsuk.There are many small villages in Greenland and its been told that Igaliku is one of the most beautiful villages you’ll find on the entire coast of Greenland. You’ll be staying overnight in Igaliku with opportunities to go hiking to the waterfall or hike to the top of the 823 m high mountain.Ine of the hundreds og fjords in Greenland you’ll find the unique Qooroq Icefjord that’ll give you an exceptional experience among icebergs shaped in all sizes and forms by nature. The Qooroq glacier calves off more than 200.000 tonnes of ice a’day, and crystal clear ice can be taken straight from the sea to cool your drink.This package is perfect for the nature-lover wishing to go on hikes in the great Greenlandic nature. Check out if the dates fit your calendar by clicking on the “choose a date” and start planning your visit to South Greenland.

Duration:
4days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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Narsarsuaq Easy Package | South Greenland

Go to South Greenland which is famous for its ancient monuments from the Norse settlements in the colorful nature and the blue ice in the fjords. You can easily come to those places by boat from Narsarsuaq, and that’s why you’ll begin your journey from here, in the center of several attractions.On the tour you’ll get to a place where the name Greenland came to be and used for the first time by the outlaw and notorious viking, Eric the Red, more than a 1000 years ago. Despite of his savage temper he fell in love with Greenland and build his farm in what we know today as Qassiarsuk, which he called Brattahlid. You can visit the open-air museum of the early farm of the Norse (fee not included). The whole history of farming in the Arctic started right there and many of the places where the Norse settled are today the exact same places for modern sheep farmers.The Norse had their episcopal in present days village Igaliku, which they called Gardar. Because Igaliku is in the bottom of the Igaliku fjord and surrounded by beautiful mountains this place usually gets a bit warmer in the summer, which is why it has the Greenlandic name Igaliku - “The place like a pot”.You’ll find hundreds of fjords in the whole cost of Greenland with their own characteristics of beauty and soul. But in South Greenland, you can find the unique Qooroq icefjord, which is also located nearby Narsarsuaq. On the tour to Qooroq icefjord you’ll have a fantastic experience and most likely get thousands of pictures of icebergs in all shapes, sizes, and colours. The Qooroq glacier in the fjord calves more than 200.000 tons of ice, every day, and the ice is shaped to beautiful sculptures which only adds to the beauty of the desitantion.Book this 4-days tour if you'd like to have a fantastic tour with wonders from the present and the past you’ll never forget.See if you can find a date that suits you, by clicking ‘Choose a date’ above and come to visit South Greenland.

Duration:
4days
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Iceberg & Icefjord Tours

See icebergs and the amazing icefjords in Greenland.
There are several icefjords fed by glaciers, one is a UNESCO world heritage site, but the others are just as beautiful.

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Iceberg & Icefjord Tours

See icebergs and the amazing icefjords in Greenland.
There are several icefjords fed by glaciers, one is a UNESCO world heritage site, but the others are just as beautiful.
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Duration:
90minutes
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May. - Sep.
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Glacier & Icefjord Flightseeing | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join on this amazing tour and bring home the best pictures from Ilulissat! Let AirZafari fly you over the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Ilulissat Icefjord and see Greenland from a whole new perspective.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. Well, 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, the great view will appear for you. We'll fly to the closest glacier, known as the northern glacier and then fly out over the Icejord the icebergs will appear in all imaginable shapes and sizes, some reaching a height of 100 meters above sea level. When you fly over the giant icebergs you will get close to them in a different way and sometimes you will see small azure blue lakes with melted water on the icebergs. There is a never ending flow of icebergs coming through the fjord on their way to the sea and every day the sight is different. You might also be lucky to spot a whale while flying.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:
60minutes
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Duration:
3hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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Boat tour to Nuuk Icefjord | Nuuk

Join this tour if you want to experience Greenlands most beautiful sides, of ice and breathtaking nature! Hop on board, this tour will take you to the Narsap Sermia ice fjord. En route you will also visit the small and charming abandoned village, Qoornoq.There are thousands of small and large fjords throughout the Greenlandic coast, but near the capital, you’ll find a truly unique fjord system, which is the second largest fjord system in the world. The fjord system is one of the oldest in the world, and it shows in the form of high and steep mountains. In the fjord you will find two glaciers that calve beautiful icebergs that decorate the amazing nature with their white and blue shades, you will be easily impressed by how they’re sculptured by nature itself! Depending on ice conditions, you might be lucky to see the glacier. The captain will stop the engine so you can enjoy your lunch among the beautiful icebergs while overlooking the most beautiful nature and indescribable silence!In between the many veins of the fjord system, you will be able to find abandoned villages, but there is one that is very special for Greenlanders: Qoornoq. After enjoying a nice lunch, in the Icefjord, we will make a quick stop in Qoornoq. The abandoned village is not completely abandoned yet, there is still life and beauty all year round - and even new houses are built as summer cottages. You will understand why the locals love to come here! Beautiful nature, friendly people and exciting history are to be experienced in Qoornoq.On the way back to Nuuk, the captain will sail you past a marvellous waterfall, which falls from the iconic hallmark of Nuuk: Sermitsiaq.Hop on board and check if there is enough space for pictures on your camera. Check out the booking availability by pressing "Choose a date" above.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
Apr. - Oct.
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Icefjord Hike and Kapisillit Settlement Visit | Nuuk

Want to experience the remote arctic wilderness on foot, but don’t have the time to hike extensively? Combine a short hike at the furthest reaches of the Kapisillit Fjord with a visit to the last small settlement near Nuuk that still maintains a more traditional way of life on this full-day trip into the Nuuk Fjord system.Your open boat adventure takes you 2.5 hours from Greenland’s capital into the Kapisillit arm of the Nuuk Fjord. The entire route is lined with the spectacular mountains and provides no shortage of photo opportunities as you make your way into the remote backcountry via the same method of transportation that local hunters use.At the end of the fjord, your experienced captain will dock the boat and your wilderness guide will lead you on a 45 minute hike to an incredible view of the Nuuk Icefjord.  Unwrap your lunch while enjoying enviable views of icebergs that have recently broken off the nearby glacier and are now starting their way down the fjord towards the open ocean.But the adventure doesn’t end there.Before returning to Nuuk, you will visit Kapisillit itself for a rare glimpse into daily life in one of Greenland’s small settlements - the last in the Nuuk Fjord.  There you will attend a traditional celebration called a Kaffemik (which typically involves a lot of coffee and cake) before finally making your way back to the city.Rug up against the chill arctic air for this multi-activity adventure and reserve your place by selecting your preferred departure date above.

Duration:
9hours
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
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Glacier Adventure Flightseeing | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Fly over some of the amazing glaciers and icebergs around one of Greenland's top destinations - Ilulissat Icefjord, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2004. Join this one-hour long flight to experience Greenland from a whole new perspective.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. You will now be heading for the spectacular Isua Glacier. Within 10 minutes you will be able to see the moraine edge of Kangia, where a mixture of rocks and ice is pushed forward by the force of the glacier.Before long you will experience the glory of Ilulissat Icefjord. You will experience the endless flow of icebergs in all shapes and sizes - quietly drifting through the fjord on their journey to the sea. Some of the icebergs can reach a height of 100 meters over sea level.When flying over the giant icebergs you will get close to them in a different way and sometimes see azure blue lakes with melted water on the icebergs. To see the icebergs and edges of glaciers from above is a lifetime experience that you should not miss. You might also be lucky to spot a whale or other Arctic wildlife while flying around the area.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:
60minutes
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
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Sailing to Karale & Knud Rasmussen Glacier | Tasiilaq | East Greenland

Sail into the wonderful wilderness of the vast east coast and experience 2 massive glaciers side by side. We’ll venture into the astonishing Arctic landscape, sailing among icebergs of incredible shapes and sizes getting as close as safely possible to the Karale and Knud Rasmussen Glacier.The journey will start with a visit to the famous Bluie East Two, in an area named Ikateq. This place is often visited by tourists and locals as it used to be an airbase during the 2nd World War. The US military used this airfield to refuel their planes and as a medical station for the wounded.They used the area to navigate for search-and-rescue operations and, very importantly, to improve weather forecasts. Today it is mostly known as an open-air museum mostly due to the abandoned facilities, fuel drums and vehicles, and has been an occasional political issue in the US, as it is basically left behind trash, however, it is still a very special insight into our history during the war.After a short tour around the wreckage we will head on to Sermiligaaq Fjord. An enchanting area of jagged mountains and two glaciers colliding. Sermiliqaaq means “The Beautiful Glacier Fjord” and certainly lives up to its name.The two glaciers Karale Glacier and Knud Rasmussen are both elegant and massive giants trying tp dominate each other. A place where you with almost certainty will see one or both glaciers calve, a an unimaginable sight, with sounds of thunder as the ice crack off and hit the ocean.The views are astonishing but the sound is like nothing else, thrilling and scary, but you will be in safe hands with the sailor’s knowledge and experience.Depending on the conditions of the ice, we will go ashore nearby the Knud Rasmussen Glacier and enjoy our packed lunch.A chance to hike around is possible before we will be heading back to Tasiilaq.Do not miss out on this authentic and mind-blowing experience! Check out the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above and book your adventure.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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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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Duration:
2.5hours
Available:
Jun. - Aug.
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Duration:
4hours
Available:
Feb. - May.
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Duration:
4hours
Available:
All year
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Sermermiut Settlement Walk | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Would you like to spice up your Ilulissat adventure? Then come along on this enchanting excursion to the Sermermiut Valley, where Inuit ruins and magical surroundings are waiting to be explored by you!This tour will take you around one and a half kilometers south of Ilulissat, to the ruins of the ancient Sermermiut settlement. Sermermiut has been inhabited by different Inuit cultures and was first inhabited around 4000 years ago. The ruins are beautifully situated in the Sermermiut valley and due to its history and beauty, the area has been crowned a UNESCO World Heritage Site.You and your fellow explorers will meet your guide at the World of Greenland office. From Ilulissat you and your fellow explorers will follow a wooden walkway. The wooden walkway is surrounded by endless miles of untouched arctic tundra, situated with a mesmerizing view of the Icefjord.  While walking the wooden walkway, let the arctic winds slip through your hair and enjoy the magical and mesmerizing surroundings.When arriving in the settlement of Sermermiut, the guide will tell you everything you would like to know about the Inuit culture and the area’s history. If you are lucky you will get to touch the permafrost, resting on the grounds. The last destination of the day will be the viewpoint, Nakkaavik. Nakkaavik means ‘The place to fall’ and has one of the most enchanting views in all of Ilulissat. Here your guide of the day will serve tea and coffee, while you enjoy the enchanting surroundings. We return by the same route we came.It is a must when visiting Ilulissat, to explore the beautiful Sermermiut settlement, so tie your hiking boots and bring your inner explorer! Check the booking availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above. 

Duration:
2hours
Available:
All year
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Duration:
2hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Sailing to Tiniteqilaaq and the Sermilik Icefjord | Tasiilaq | East Greenland

Come along on this adventurous tour, sailing amongst giant icebergs to the charming village of Tiniteqilaaq. A journey wondrous for the eyes, this is for every adventurer who loves the arctic wonders, from beautiful icebergs to sky-high mountain peaks.We will start at the Tasiilaq Harbour, heading north of the Ammassalik Island. Taking you through a breathtaking landscape with floating ice sculptures of all shapes and sizes. After about one to two hours into the journey, we will arrive at the tiny settlement. Tiniteqilaaq means “The strait that runs dry at low tide”.We can see the Sermilik Icefjord from the village, a truly mesmerizing sight, with its colossal icebergs and the Greenland ice sheet blending into the horizon with the Arctic sky.We’ll go on land and explore the village, as it is quite small, with approximately 110 inhabitants, you can quickly get a feeling of the daily lives of Greenlandic families living in the smaller communities on the coast.This charming little village might not be an inhabited area further in the future, due to too many difficulties with the transport of groceries. So be sure to visit this stunning place of Tiniteqilaaq, when you still can!After a short walk around we will venture back onto the boat and out into the Sermilik ice fjord and get a well-deserved lunch in the presence of icebergs and hopefully, humpback whales. Before returning to Tasiilaq, we will explore the southern side of Sermilik Icefjord, an astonishing sight.Put on a nice beanie and bring your best pair of hiking boots for this adventure! Check the availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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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.

Duration:
8hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Duration:
8hours
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Jun. - Oct.
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Duration:
5days
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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Snowmobile tour to UNESCO viewpoint | Ilulissat

Go on an exciting snowmobile tour into the backcountry of Ilulissat, following the dogsled trail to a viewpoint overlooking the icefjord and UNESCO heritage site!From the outskirts of Ilulissat, we will head out into the wilderness, passing by hunters and fishermen with their dogsleds to a viewpoint in the mountains that overlooks the incredible icefjord and the pristine world heritage site.We’ll be riding for about 45 minutes over frozen lakes and snow-covered hills, giving quite the thrill up and down the hilly terrain until we can jump off the sleds and enjoy the view.The guide knows the area like the back of his own hand and can tell all sorts of stories about his adventures and knowledge of the area.If the weather is clear enough, you may be able to see all the way to the ice sheet itself, giving a glimpse into the vastness that feeds the world famous icefjord with small and giant icebergs.As we are 250 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, it is a good idea to dress as warm as possible, even on sunny days without a breeze, the temperatures can drop down to -20 degrees Celsius. So put on lots of layers, your favourite woolly socks, and let’s head out for a joyous ride into a winter wonderland.If the weather is too rough for us to go on the day you’ve booked, we will do our best to reschedule your tour, if that isn’t possible, we will refund the full amount.To go on this awesome tour, just click on ‘Choose a date’ above and find a day that suits you!

Duration:
2hours
Available:
Jan. - Apr.
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Duration:
2days
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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Narsarsuaq Active Package | South Greenland

Check out one of the most charming places in Greenland! South Greenland is particularly known for its fantastic and colorful nature and for its past as a former Norse settlement. South Greenland is not only a charming place but also the perfect place to hike among the amazing mountains and waterfalls with an atmosphere that’s full of memories from the Norseman era. You will start from Narsarsuaq, which is actually in the center of the must-see places and attractions. The airport is in the middle of the nature with a view towards the sea and tall mountains on the opposite site.You’ll visit the actual place where the word Greenland was used for the first time in history by the notorious viking, Eric the Red. In spite of his temper and rough image he fell in love with Greenland and built his farm which he named Brattahlid, and hence the story of the Norse era began. Today the sheep farmers live in exactly the same places and the village of Brattahlid is now known as Qassiarsuk.There are many small villages in Greenland and its been told that Igaliku is one of the most beautiful villages you’ll find on the entire coast of Greenland. You’ll be staying overnight in Igaliku with opportunities to go hiking to the waterfall or hike to the top of the 823 m high mountain.Ine of the hundreds og fjords in Greenland you’ll find the unique Qooroq Icefjord that’ll give you an exceptional experience among icebergs shaped in all sizes and forms by nature. The Qooroq glacier calves off more than 200.000 tonnes of ice a’day, and crystal clear ice can be taken straight from the sea to cool your drink.This package is perfect for the nature-lover wishing to go on hikes in the great Greenlandic nature. Check out if the dates fit your calendar by clicking on the “choose a date” and start planning your visit to South Greenland.

Duration:
4days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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Narsarsuaq Easy Package | South Greenland

Go to South Greenland which is famous for its ancient monuments from the Norse settlements in the colorful nature and the blue ice in the fjords. You can easily come to those places by boat from Narsarsuaq, and that’s why you’ll begin your journey from here, in the center of several attractions.On the tour you’ll get to a place where the name Greenland came to be and used for the first time by the outlaw and notorious viking, Eric the Red, more than a 1000 years ago. Despite of his savage temper he fell in love with Greenland and build his farm in what we know today as Qassiarsuk, which he called Brattahlid. You can visit the open-air museum of the early farm of the Norse (fee not included). The whole history of farming in the Arctic started right there and many of the places where the Norse settled are today the exact same places for modern sheep farmers.The Norse had their episcopal in present days village Igaliku, which they called Gardar. Because Igaliku is in the bottom of the Igaliku fjord and surrounded by beautiful mountains this place usually gets a bit warmer in the summer, which is why it has the Greenlandic name Igaliku - “The place like a pot”.You’ll find hundreds of fjords in the whole cost of Greenland with their own characteristics of beauty and soul. But in South Greenland, you can find the unique Qooroq icefjord, which is also located nearby Narsarsuaq. On the tour to Qooroq icefjord you’ll have a fantastic experience and most likely get thousands of pictures of icebergs in all shapes, sizes, and colours. The Qooroq glacier in the fjord calves more than 200.000 tons of ice, every day, and the ice is shaped to beautiful sculptures which only adds to the beauty of the desitantion.Book this 4-days tour if you'd like to have a fantastic tour with wonders from the present and the past you’ll never forget.See if you can find a date that suits you, by clicking ‘Choose a date’ above and come to visit South Greenland.

Duration:
4days
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Iceberg & Icefjord Tours

See icebergs and the amazing icefjords in Greenland.
There are several icefjords fed by glaciers, one is a UNESCO world heritage site, but the others are just as beautiful.

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Iceberg & Icefjord Tours

See icebergs and the amazing icefjords in Greenland.
There are several icefjords fed by glaciers, one is a UNESCO world heritage site, but the others are just as beautiful.
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