Private Whale Safari | Uummannaq | North Greenland
Come along this magical voyage amongst gargantuan icebergs looking for the most massive mammals of the world - whales!
There are several species of whale in the Uummannaq fjord, the most common ones are Fin whale, Humpbacks, Minkes, and the occasional Pilot whales. Combining the knowledge and experience of the captain you have a pretty good chance of getting close to these magnificent creatures that roam the north during summer. So sit back, have a sip of hot coffee or tea and look out for the water vapor burst as the whales surface for air. Combined with the Gigantic icebergs all around you this is a recipe for an unforgettable experience. Put your safari hat on, get your camera and binoculars ready and join this safari of a lifetime.
Reserve your boat charter for this excursion to get closer to the whales in North Greenland by selecting your date of travel and clicking on Book Now.
- Tea and coffee
What to bring
- Layered clothing. Ideally, you should pack a thermal underwear layer (top and bottom), activity layer (e.g. hiking pants and shirt), insulation layer (e.g. fleece or down jacket), and outer layer of windproof clothing (top and bottom). You may not need all of this on any particular day, but you should have it available. You should always bring a windproof jacket, regardless of the weather.
- Warm hat, gloves, buff or scarf, gloves
- Sturdy shoes (e.g. hiking boots)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen & sun hat (depending on weather)
- Day Pack
- Camera with extra batteries
- Water bottle
- The price is for chartering the whole boat.
- The boat can hold up to 6 passengers.
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".
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