Nuuk Fjord Discovery| Nuuk
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Witness Greenland’s nature and wildlife on this 2-hour guided Fjord Safari! This tour takes place in the fantastic sceneries of Nuuk fjord, surrounded by towering mountains, occasionally icebergs and whales.
Nuuk fjord is the world’s second-largest fjord system and is known for its spectacular sceneries of icebergs, sky-high mountains, waterfalls, and wildlife in all sizes. On this tour, you will be sailing through the fjord, to some of the most spectacular highlights of the fjord.
Your tour starts by the Colonial Harbor, located near the city center of Nuuk. Here you will be welcomed by your captain and an experienced wilderness guide. After a short safety briefing, you will be seated in a closed boat. You’ll then set out on the vast waters of the fjord, and the captain will set the course towards Mount. Sermitsiaq.
By Sermitsiaq, you will be able to enjoy the tour’s first highlight: the Sermitsiaq waterfall. On top of the mountain, is a glacier, and the glacial meltwater creates a stunning waterfall, sliding into the sea. Once you are done gazing upon the waterfall, a complete circuit of Sermitsiaq awaits you!
As you cruise through the fjord, keep an eye out for humpback whales, seals, and iceberg. The humpback whale is a frequent visitor of the fjord, and if you are lucky you might be lucky to see the gentle giants, playing hide and seek between the waves.
Sailing through Nuuk fjord is the ”must do’’ activity when visiting Nuuk, and by booking this tour you can uncover the classics. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Book Now’ above.
- 2 hours sailing tour with closed boat
- Local guide
- Coffee & Tea
What to bring
- Layered clothing. Ideally, you should pack a thermal underwear layer (top and bottom), activity layer (e.g. hiking pants and shirt), insulation layer (e.g. fleece or down jacket), and outer layer of windproof clothing (top and bottom). You may not need all of this on any particular day, but you should have it available. You should always bring a windproof jacket, regardless of the weather.
- Warm hat, gloves, buff or scarf, gloves
- Sunglasses, sunscreen & sun hat (depending on weather)
- Water bottle
- This tour is cruise ship scheduled, which means that the duration and departure time is fitted with your cruise ship arrival and departure.
Terms of service
Our customers are the foundation of Guide to Greenland so we make great efforts to provide you with the best possible service.
We are located in Greenland and cooperate with everyone involved in the Greenlandic tourism industry. We are therefore perfectly placed to quickly react to changes or new wishes you may have to ensure you have the trip of a lifetime.
The earlier you book your trip, the better the prices will be, and the more likely you will be able to book the tour you want for the dates/times you want.
Package tours can be sold out more than half a year in advance (note that Guide to Greenland does not include international flights in packages, except where indicated from Iceland or Denmark). Day trips may sell out closer to your arrival date, but for popular destinations, certain dates/times can also sell out months in advance. We recommend that you secure all of your experiences by booking them well in advance of your trip.
All cancellations must be made via e-mail.
Although Guide to Greenland is committed to ensuring the best protection and service for our customers in the event of a cancellation, we are obliged to charge cancellation fees. This is in accordance with Greenland travel industry business practices. Details can be found in our general cancellation policy
Note: Due to COVID-19, a temporary cancellation policy applies. You can find it in the footer of the website under the "Terms & Conditions".