Ilulissat Tours

Find the largest selection of Ilulissat tours on Guide to Greenland.
Here you can find sailing tours along the famous Ilulissat Icefjord where whales often reside, experience the Eqi glacier, hiking tours to the Sermermiut UNESCO World Heritage area, or fly to the grand Sermeq Kujalleq glacier.

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Ilulissat Tours

Find the largest selection of Ilulissat tours on Guide to Greenland.
Here you can find sailing tours along the famous Ilulissat Icefjord where whales often reside, experience the Eqi glacier, hiking tours to the Sermermiut UNESCO World Heritage area, or fly to the grand Sermeq Kujalleq glacier.
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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. 
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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.

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60minutes
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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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Iceberg Classic | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Total Fascination and the overwhelming feelings of the forces of nature is to be explored in this trip, among icebergs in Ilulissat Ice fjord. Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab. Ilulissat is Greenlandic for "icebergs". On this trip you will get an unforgettable experience of icebergs in all shapes and sizes, that are pushed into the fjord. The ice fjord is on the UNESCO World Heritage list and the glacier moves about 30 meters each day. This process produces approximately 20 billion tons of ice every year, making it an incomparable natural area. This cruise takes you to one of the most beautiful places in the area. The Mouth of the fjord, where the large icebergs make their start out on the great journey into the Atlantic Ocean. The largest icebergs can be around 1.5 cubic kilometers and rise like cathedrals towards the sky. This is a top attraction and a must see when visiting Ilulissat. When sailing there may be the opportunity to see whales and seals in the arctic waters. There is only one thing to say - the natural phenomenon, that is to be experienced by you! 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 will be attending the adventure. Find your inner explorer and bring your binoculars for this grand adventure, into Ilulissat Ice fjord! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.

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2hours
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May. - Oct.
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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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Oqaatsut Kayaking Day | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join this marvelous trip combining kayaking with cultural visit to the charming hunting village Oqaatsut. If you always have wanted to experience Greenland along with visiting Ilulissat, then this is something for you. As you will sail the arctic ocean from Ilulissat to the little settlement of Oqaatsut among humongous icebergs with the beautiful nuances of blue and white. When you have arrived in the village you will be joined with an experienced kayaking instructor who will take you through the basics and help you along the journey. As you will go through the safety instructions, you will get the best introduction of how to operate a kayak. Shortly after you will head onto the water. With your fellow explorers, you will get the thrilling experience of strolling across the water surface as you will get to sail among icebergs and get up close to the giants of the sea. If you are lucky you might even get to sail in the company of humpback whales. Curious and gentle creatures that are often spotted in the Greenlandic seas. From whales to a traditional village where you will get to see local hunters go out or come back from a hunt, but usually in the summer, they catch huge numbers of fish. Use your free time to walk around the settlement and greet the friendly locals. You will also get to enjoy lunch in a local home and get the full experience as you will get to see the beautiful decorations on the walls and the cozy feeling of a home. Tag along on this adventure just outside of Ilulissat and experience kayaking in the fjord of Oqaatsut. See the availability by pressing on ‘Choose a date’ above.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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UTV Glacier Expedition | Ilulissat - Ilimanaq | Disko Bay

Join this ride into the wilderness south of Iliminaq, leading to the soaring Icecap of Greenland. If you are in Ilulissat, the adventure starts at Kussangajaannguaq 7 where you will meet your fellow explorers. Together you will head on to a boat and travel through the ice packed passages in the presence of playful sea creatures (please note, that if you are in Ilulissat you will also have to book the boat transfer to Ilimanaq). While setting the sails towards Ilimanaq, enjoy the breathtaking landscape and look over the crystal blue waters reflecting the sun. After a short landing in Ilimanaq, you will head back on the sea for the highlight of the adventure. When arriving at the beach south of Ilimanaq, your next destination is the Tasiusaq fjord, where you will drive on a UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle) through the untouched arctic tundra. Tasiusaq fjord has been a popular place since ancient times, and Inuit migrate waves have been coming and going since they first arrived in Greenland. The last bit to reach the glacier is by speed boat throuhg the stunning fjord system. Before venturing onto the ice, you will have a little break to enjoy the lunch pack and the amazing views. The huge glacier walls, will decorate any visiting explorer and welcome you into its home. When getting up on the glacier, you will get the impression of an infinite glacier, stretching 1000 of kilometres in each direction, that will emotionally drain you with its beauty. It is possible to book an overnight stay at Ilimanaq lodge, by following this link: https://guidetogreenland.com/accommodation/hotels/ilimanaq-lodge/70 If Staying at Ilimanaq lodges, book boat shuttle return through the accommodation site.  Tie your hiking boots and bring you inner explore, this is a trip for the adrenaline rushing lovers and for the explorers searching for a true adventure! Check availability by pressing '' Choose a date'' above.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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Hike Along The Icefjord | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Come along this invigorating guided hike along the enchanting and spell-binding Kangia Icefjord. On this tour, you will experience the very best of Ilulissat, from the Arctic fauna to mountain in all shapes and sizes to the peacefulness resting on the arctic tundra. This is an extended Sermermiut adventure, you will never forget. Enroute the guide will tell you and your fellow explorers about fauna, geology and the history of the area.  Enjoy the never-ending view of icebergs resting on the Disko Bay waters! Your adventure starts at Kussangajaannguaq 7 and takes you out of town to the old quarry. From the quarry, we venture towards Seqinniarfik, the place where we welcome the sun. Every year on January 13th, the local inhabitants of Ilulissat gather at this place after the long polar night and welcomes the sun by singing. Seqinniarfik holds an outstanding view of the Icefjord, enjoy your lunch and the mesmerizing view of giant ice azures.  Next destination of the day, takes you to Nakkaavik. Nakkaavik is near the Sermermiut settlement and is one of Ilulissat's most popular viewpoints. When the Inuit use to inhabit Sermermiut, the elders would sacrifice them self by jumping off the cliff into the icy Kangia Icefjord, for the better of the settlement. When you are done enjoying Nakkaavik's view, the tour continues toward Sermermiut. Sermermiut is an old Inuit settlement and has been inhabited for over 4000 years by different Inuit cultures. Here you will get to explore hidden Inuit graves and the remains of the last Inuits who lived there. We return to Ilulissat by the wooden path towards the old heliport.  Join this guided hike along the Kangia Icefjord, showing you the very best of Ilulissat! Tie you hiking boots and bring your fellow explorers. Check the booking availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above. 

Duration:
5hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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The Calving Glacier Eqi | Private tour | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Experience the amazing Eqi glacier throwing tonnes of huge icebergs into the ocean for a little longer than on a normal tour. Sailing is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions around the amazing Icefjord. You book the trip and we will pick you up on one the southern or northern side of the harbour - just like a Yellow Cab. Let us take you on a once in a lifetime adventure. Eqi is located around 80 kilometres north of Ilulissat. We will sail north from the city through the beautiful Ataa fjord. Here you will see the picturesque snow-covered mountaintops stand tall along the fjord - a sight in itself. When we round the last headland the magnificent Eqi glacier appears. The glacier front stretches over 4 kilometres! An overwhelming sight that truly shows the grandeur of the Greenlandic nature. We will sail as close as possible to the glacier but always keep a safe distance. Eqi is one of the few places where the conditions allow us to get quite close to a calving glacier. From here you will hear the cracking noises from the small bubbles of air inside the ice, that eventually will create a huge explosion and launch a new iceberg. The fjord is an ever-flowing stream of icebergs in all shapes and sizes. Here they start their journey to the open ocean. Many travellers mark this as the highlight from a trip to Greenland - a true must see! It takes around two hours to sail to the Eqi glacier from the city, we might catch a glimpse of a whale when sailing in this area. Then we have some hours around the glacier, to sail around and get the view from different perspectives before sailing back. 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.

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6hours
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The Sled Dog Experience | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Come along and experience a symphony of 20 howling sled dogs! If you are visiting Ilulissat you must experience the Greenlandic sled dogs. On this tour, we invite you to feast with a pack of Greenlandic sled dogs. When the Inuits first arrived here in Greenland 4000 to 5000 years ago, they brought the sled dogs with them. Since the sled dogs have been a crucial element for survival in the Arctic, as no modern snowmobile can compete with the tireless work of a sled dog. Today the sled dogs are used by the traditional hunters for traveling to remote areas for long-line fishing, hunting, and transportation. Your excursion starts in Kussangajaannguaq 7, where you and your fellow explorers will be introduced to your guide of the day. From here you venture out of town, where you will be greeted by a local dog husk. The husk will demonstrate how you operate the sled and the harness and how to use the whip. The owner will tell you about how it is to be practicing dog sledding in an ever more modern and globalized world. Afterward, a pack of 20 howling and hungry dogs awaits to be fed, so after you and your fellow explorers have learned everything there is to learn about dog sledding and hunting, you can be lucky and help the husk feeding the dogs. This is an extraordinary experience, that you only will get to experience here in Greenland. You will be able to see, feel and hear the many howling dogs! In the spring you will be able to see sled dog puppies, they are true heartbreakers. There is a special bond between the owner and the dogs, that allows them to work together on long journeys in the wilderness. The dogs are very loyal to their owner but might seem aggressive to strangers. Please keep your distance from the dogs, when arriving at the dog kennel. The owner will show you which dogs are safe to pet.  If you would like to experience the symphony of howling sled dogs, then come along this excursion! Put on your practical clothes and shoes. Check the availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.  

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Mar. - Nov.
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2 Day Hiking and Kayaking Adventure | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join this authentic trip to Oqaatsut settlement with plenty of exciting activities to do on this trip. This journey is for everyone who seeks a unique adventure through the arctic summer landscape. With our guide you will get to hike the grounds around Oqaatsut and investigate the arctic flora and admire the rivers and rocky plains. All to kayaking among humongous icebergs, so close you can almost touch them. The journey starts with a hike from Ilulissat to Oqaatsut, where we will get to see plains of arctic floras, sky high mountains and rocky terrain. A peaceful hike through the wonderful landscape leaves every explorer breathless, surrounded by astonishing views in every direction. Meet the friendly locals and watch the daily activity of hunters going out and coming back from a fishing trip or a hunt. Take your time to study the houses and imagine living in a place surrounded by breathtaking nature and the harsh living conditions in winter time. Around the settlement you will see Greenlandic dogs situated outside houses and some with puppies. Most of them will come to you as they are curious small dogs and love a belly rub. Take your time to look at the many drying racks of fish and maybe polar bear skin. Surrounded by stunning nature you should take the advantage of exploring the arctic tundra. Come along this adventurous journey to the charming settlement of Oqaatsut and enjoy a 2-day trip of cultural activities and other activities. See the availability by pressing on ‘Choose a date’ and book your tour today. 

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2days
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Jun. - Sep.
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Whales & Ice | Private tour | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Experience the best of both worlds on this tour combining whale watching with sailing between the huge icebergs in the amazing Ilulissat Icefjord, which since 2004 has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab. In the summer the beautiful humpback whales travel the big oceans from Haiti and Puerto Rico heading straight to the Disko Bay. They come here to feed on the huge amounts of small fish and krill, they find in the fresh Greenlandic sea. The humpback whales are huge, beautiful mammals that you can see swim peacefully between the waves without making a sound. These giants can be up to 15 meters long and weight 30 tons. On this tour there are biggest chances for spotting the humpback whales with their iconic tail waving as they dive into the sea. You might also be lucky to see Bowhead whales sometimes. One thing that however is sure is that you will see the beautiful icebergs, that the area is known for and named after, as Ilulissat in Greenlandic means iceberg. Bring your binoculars and come along on this exciting adventure. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above. *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 will be attending the adventure.
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Ilulissat Tours

Find the largest selection of Ilulissat tours on Guide to Greenland.
Here you can find sailing tours along the famous Ilulissat Icefjord where whales often reside, experience the Eqi glacier, hiking tours to the Sermermiut UNESCO World Heritage area, or fly to the grand Sermeq Kujalleq glacier.

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Ilulissat Tours

Find the largest selection of Ilulissat tours on Guide to Greenland.
Here you can find sailing tours along the famous Ilulissat Icefjord where whales often reside, experience the Eqi glacier, hiking tours to the Sermermiut UNESCO World Heritage area, or fly to the grand Sermeq Kujalleq glacier.
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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. 
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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.

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60minutes
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May. - Oct.
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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
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May. - Oct.
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Iceberg Classic | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Total Fascination and the overwhelming feelings of the forces of nature is to be explored in this trip, among icebergs in Ilulissat Ice fjord. Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab. Ilulissat is Greenlandic for "icebergs". On this trip you will get an unforgettable experience of icebergs in all shapes and sizes, that are pushed into the fjord. The ice fjord is on the UNESCO World Heritage list and the glacier moves about 30 meters each day. This process produces approximately 20 billion tons of ice every year, making it an incomparable natural area. This cruise takes you to one of the most beautiful places in the area. The Mouth of the fjord, where the large icebergs make their start out on the great journey into the Atlantic Ocean. The largest icebergs can be around 1.5 cubic kilometers and rise like cathedrals towards the sky. This is a top attraction and a must see when visiting Ilulissat. When sailing there may be the opportunity to see whales and seals in the arctic waters. There is only one thing to say - the natural phenomenon, that is to be experienced by you! 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 will be attending the adventure. Find your inner explorer and bring your binoculars for this grand adventure, into Ilulissat Ice fjord! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above.

Duration:
2hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
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Duration:
3hours
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Jun. - Sep.
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Duration:
5hours
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Jun. - Sep.
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Duration:
4hours
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Duration:
6hours
Available:
Jun. - Aug.
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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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Oqaatsut Kayaking Day | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join this marvelous trip combining kayaking with cultural visit to the charming hunting village Oqaatsut. If you always have wanted to experience Greenland along with visiting Ilulissat, then this is something for you. As you will sail the arctic ocean from Ilulissat to the little settlement of Oqaatsut among humongous icebergs with the beautiful nuances of blue and white. When you have arrived in the village you will be joined with an experienced kayaking instructor who will take you through the basics and help you along the journey. As you will go through the safety instructions, you will get the best introduction of how to operate a kayak. Shortly after you will head onto the water. With your fellow explorers, you will get the thrilling experience of strolling across the water surface as you will get to sail among icebergs and get up close to the giants of the sea. If you are lucky you might even get to sail in the company of humpback whales. Curious and gentle creatures that are often spotted in the Greenlandic seas. From whales to a traditional village where you will get to see local hunters go out or come back from a hunt, but usually in the summer, they catch huge numbers of fish. Use your free time to walk around the settlement and greet the friendly locals. You will also get to enjoy lunch in a local home and get the full experience as you will get to see the beautiful decorations on the walls and the cozy feeling of a home. Tag along on this adventure just outside of Ilulissat and experience kayaking in the fjord of Oqaatsut. See the availability by pressing on ‘Choose a date’ above.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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UTV Glacier Expedition | Ilulissat - Ilimanaq | Disko Bay

Join this ride into the wilderness south of Iliminaq, leading to the soaring Icecap of Greenland. If you are in Ilulissat, the adventure starts at Kussangajaannguaq 7 where you will meet your fellow explorers. Together you will head on to a boat and travel through the ice packed passages in the presence of playful sea creatures (please note, that if you are in Ilulissat you will also have to book the boat transfer to Ilimanaq). While setting the sails towards Ilimanaq, enjoy the breathtaking landscape and look over the crystal blue waters reflecting the sun. After a short landing in Ilimanaq, you will head back on the sea for the highlight of the adventure. When arriving at the beach south of Ilimanaq, your next destination is the Tasiusaq fjord, where you will drive on a UTV (Utility Terrain Vehicle) through the untouched arctic tundra. Tasiusaq fjord has been a popular place since ancient times, and Inuit migrate waves have been coming and going since they first arrived in Greenland. The last bit to reach the glacier is by speed boat throuhg the stunning fjord system. Before venturing onto the ice, you will have a little break to enjoy the lunch pack and the amazing views. The huge glacier walls, will decorate any visiting explorer and welcome you into its home. When getting up on the glacier, you will get the impression of an infinite glacier, stretching 1000 of kilometres in each direction, that will emotionally drain you with its beauty. It is possible to book an overnight stay at Ilimanaq lodge, by following this link: https://guidetogreenland.com/accommodation/hotels/ilimanaq-lodge/70 If Staying at Ilimanaq lodges, book boat shuttle return through the accommodation site.  Tie your hiking boots and bring you inner explore, this is a trip for the adrenaline rushing lovers and for the explorers searching for a true adventure! Check availability by pressing '' Choose a date'' above.

Duration:
7hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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Hike Along The Icefjord | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Come along this invigorating guided hike along the enchanting and spell-binding Kangia Icefjord. On this tour, you will experience the very best of Ilulissat, from the Arctic fauna to mountain in all shapes and sizes to the peacefulness resting on the arctic tundra. This is an extended Sermermiut adventure, you will never forget. Enroute the guide will tell you and your fellow explorers about fauna, geology and the history of the area.  Enjoy the never-ending view of icebergs resting on the Disko Bay waters! Your adventure starts at Kussangajaannguaq 7 and takes you out of town to the old quarry. From the quarry, we venture towards Seqinniarfik, the place where we welcome the sun. Every year on January 13th, the local inhabitants of Ilulissat gather at this place after the long polar night and welcomes the sun by singing. Seqinniarfik holds an outstanding view of the Icefjord, enjoy your lunch and the mesmerizing view of giant ice azures.  Next destination of the day, takes you to Nakkaavik. Nakkaavik is near the Sermermiut settlement and is one of Ilulissat's most popular viewpoints. When the Inuit use to inhabit Sermermiut, the elders would sacrifice them self by jumping off the cliff into the icy Kangia Icefjord, for the better of the settlement. When you are done enjoying Nakkaavik's view, the tour continues toward Sermermiut. Sermermiut is an old Inuit settlement and has been inhabited for over 4000 years by different Inuit cultures. Here you will get to explore hidden Inuit graves and the remains of the last Inuits who lived there. We return to Ilulissat by the wooden path towards the old heliport.  Join this guided hike along the Kangia Icefjord, showing you the very best of Ilulissat! Tie you hiking boots and bring your fellow explorers. Check the booking availability by pressing 'Choose a date' above. 

Duration:
5hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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The Calving Glacier Eqi | Private tour | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Experience the amazing Eqi glacier throwing tonnes of huge icebergs into the ocean for a little longer than on a normal tour. Sailing is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions around the amazing Icefjord. You book the trip and we will pick you up on one the southern or northern side of the harbour - just like a Yellow Cab. Let us take you on a once in a lifetime adventure. Eqi is located around 80 kilometres north of Ilulissat. We will sail north from the city through the beautiful Ataa fjord. Here you will see the picturesque snow-covered mountaintops stand tall along the fjord - a sight in itself. When we round the last headland the magnificent Eqi glacier appears. The glacier front stretches over 4 kilometres! An overwhelming sight that truly shows the grandeur of the Greenlandic nature. We will sail as close as possible to the glacier but always keep a safe distance. Eqi is one of the few places where the conditions allow us to get quite close to a calving glacier. From here you will hear the cracking noises from the small bubbles of air inside the ice, that eventually will create a huge explosion and launch a new iceberg. The fjord is an ever-flowing stream of icebergs in all shapes and sizes. Here they start their journey to the open ocean. Many travellers mark this as the highlight from a trip to Greenland - a true must see! It takes around two hours to sail to the Eqi glacier from the city, we might catch a glimpse of a whale when sailing in this area. Then we have some hours around the glacier, to sail around and get the view from different perspectives before sailing back. 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:
6hours
Available:
Jun. - Oct.
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Duration:
60minutes
Available:
Jul. - Aug.
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The Sled Dog Experience | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Come along and experience a symphony of 20 howling sled dogs! If you are visiting Ilulissat you must experience the Greenlandic sled dogs. On this tour, we invite you to feast with a pack of Greenlandic sled dogs. When the Inuits first arrived here in Greenland 4000 to 5000 years ago, they brought the sled dogs with them. Since the sled dogs have been a crucial element for survival in the Arctic, as no modern snowmobile can compete with the tireless work of a sled dog. Today the sled dogs are used by the traditional hunters for traveling to remote areas for long-line fishing, hunting, and transportation. Your excursion starts in Kussangajaannguaq 7, where you and your fellow explorers will be introduced to your guide of the day. From here you venture out of town, where you will be greeted by a local dog husk. The husk will demonstrate how you operate the sled and the harness and how to use the whip. The owner will tell you about how it is to be practicing dog sledding in an ever more modern and globalized world. Afterward, a pack of 20 howling and hungry dogs awaits to be fed, so after you and your fellow explorers have learned everything there is to learn about dog sledding and hunting, you can be lucky and help the husk feeding the dogs. This is an extraordinary experience, that you only will get to experience here in Greenland. You will be able to see, feel and hear the many howling dogs! In the spring you will be able to see sled dog puppies, they are true heartbreakers. There is a special bond between the owner and the dogs, that allows them to work together on long journeys in the wilderness. The dogs are very loyal to their owner but might seem aggressive to strangers. Please keep your distance from the dogs, when arriving at the dog kennel. The owner will show you which dogs are safe to pet.  If you would like to experience the symphony of howling sled dogs, then come along this excursion! Put on your practical clothes and shoes. Check the availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.  

Duration:
90minutes
Available:
Mar. - Nov.
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2 Day Hiking and Kayaking Adventure | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Join this authentic trip to Oqaatsut settlement with plenty of exciting activities to do on this trip. This journey is for everyone who seeks a unique adventure through the arctic summer landscape. With our guide you will get to hike the grounds around Oqaatsut and investigate the arctic flora and admire the rivers and rocky plains. All to kayaking among humongous icebergs, so close you can almost touch them. The journey starts with a hike from Ilulissat to Oqaatsut, where we will get to see plains of arctic floras, sky high mountains and rocky terrain. A peaceful hike through the wonderful landscape leaves every explorer breathless, surrounded by astonishing views in every direction. Meet the friendly locals and watch the daily activity of hunters going out and coming back from a fishing trip or a hunt. Take your time to study the houses and imagine living in a place surrounded by breathtaking nature and the harsh living conditions in winter time. Around the settlement you will see Greenlandic dogs situated outside houses and some with puppies. Most of them will come to you as they are curious small dogs and love a belly rub. Take your time to look at the many drying racks of fish and maybe polar bear skin. Surrounded by stunning nature you should take the advantage of exploring the arctic tundra. Come along this adventurous journey to the charming settlement of Oqaatsut and enjoy a 2-day trip of cultural activities and other activities. See the availability by pressing on ‘Choose a date’ and book your tour today. 

Duration:
2days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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Whales & Ice | Private tour | Ilulissat | Disko Bay

Experience the best of both worlds on this tour combining whale watching with sailing between the huge icebergs in the amazing Ilulissat Icefjord, which since 2004 has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Sailing with Ilulissat Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to Ilulissat city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots at the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab. In the summer the beautiful humpback whales travel the big oceans from Haiti and Puerto Rico heading straight to the Disko Bay. They come here to feed on the huge amounts of small fish and krill, they find in the fresh Greenlandic sea. The humpback whales are huge, beautiful mammals that you can see swim peacefully between the waves without making a sound. These giants can be up to 15 meters long and weight 30 tons. On this tour there are biggest chances for spotting the humpback whales with their iconic tail waving as they dive into the sea. You might also be lucky to see Bowhead whales sometimes. One thing that however is sure is that you will see the beautiful icebergs, that the area is known for and named after, as Ilulissat in Greenlandic means iceberg. Bring your binoculars and come along on this exciting adventure. Check the booking availability by pressing ‘’Choose a date’’ above. *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 will be attending the adventure.
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Duration:
3hours
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
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Duration:
60minutes
Available:
All year
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