Nuuk Tours

Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area.
You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.

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Nuuk Tours

Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area.
You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.
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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:
9 hours
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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5
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Duration:
6 hours
Available:
Mar. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Catch'n'Eat | Qooqqut Nuan| Nuuk

A gourmet get-away, is what there is to be found in the abandoned settlement of Qooqqut. We strive to give you an extra ordinary dining experience on an out of town adventure.When venturing towards Qooqqut on the open boat you will be fishing in the presence of seagulls and other arctic flying wildlife. Stand in the arctic winds, while mastering the art of longline fishing. If satisfied with the catch of the day, try the fish and dish.Get involved in the process of cleaning, fillet, roasting, steaming and boiling, or leave it in the hands of professional chefs, while exploring. Qooqqut is rich on Greenlandic herbs and geology, the grounds are specked with garden angelica, arctic thyme and berries.At the mouth of the river you can explore the ancient ruins of the Thule Eskimos and Norse settlements. If the tide is low, take the chance to pick clams or hike the mountainsides surrounding the area. If interested in late history explore the core of the buildings from the late colonial period, on your way back to the restaurant.The evening feast for you and your fellow explorers will be followed by coffee and tea in the orange rays of the arctic sunset. This tour is on our boat “Ice Force Two”. This is a small open POCA boat. The boat is specially made for the Greenlandic conditions and is one of the favorites among local hunters and fishermen.Get dressed for the extraordinary dining experience and bring your binoculars for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
5
1 review
Duration:
6 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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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:
7 hours
Available:
Apr. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
2 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Helicopter Summit Flight | Nuuk

Want to take your helicopter scenic flight to the next level? Experience the adventure of landing in the wilderness near the summit of either Sermitsiaq or Kingittorsuaq mountain for a bird’s eye view of Nuuk and the Nuuk Fjord system.You begin your adventure at Nuuk airport where you will be greeted by your experienced pilot and taken out to the waiting helicopter.  There they will point out key elements of the aircraft, take you through a safety briefing, and let you know which mountain you will be visiting on the excursion. This latter is determined by the weather conditions and is not decided until just before the flight.Then sit back and enjoy the views as you lift off and head for the designated peak.  During the flight you will have unparalleled views of the Nuuk and the Nuuk Fjord system, and you will be able to talk to your pilot through your headset and ask questions about what you are seeing. Landing a helicopter in the wilderness is an experience in itself, and you will likely have a bit of an adrenaline rush as your pilot searches for solid ground on which to land.  If there is snow at the summit, this can mean multiple landing attempts as your pilot compacts the snow to ensure a stable platform for the aircraft.Once the helicopter has been shut down, you will then have around 20 minutes to explore this uncharted location that is only accessible by helicopter.  Make sure you bring plenty of warm clothing and extra batteries for your camera as you will want to enjoy and capture this unique experience for as long as possible.Indulge your inner thrillseeker and combine a scenic flight with a summit landing. Reserve this unforgettable experience now by selecting your preferred departure date above.
Duration:
1 hour
Available:
May. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Kayaking & Arctic Char Fishing | Nuuk | West Greenland

Would you like to experience a local gem, adored by the locals? Come along to the wild and vast Akia, and kayak in the wilderness to a hidden local gem, a river full of arctic char. Your adventure starts in the colonial harbor, where you and your fellow explorer will be greeted by your captain. From here you venture out on the neighboring seas and travel to Akia, also known as the Northland. Once you get to shore, a 20-minute hike on the arctic tundra waits to be conquered. Enjoy the peacefulness and the spellbinding surroundings, keep an eye out for wildlife playing hide and seek between the mountainsides.After the 20-minute hike, you and your fellow explorer will find some kayaks waiting for you on the shore of a gigantic lake, with perfect conditions for kayaking. The captain will give you instructions on how to kayak and once you have mastered the art, you venture out on the lake! This kayaking tour takes you west to a remote and hidden river, full of arctic char. Slide your paddle slowly through the waters and let the arctic winds slip through your hair, this is an experience that will decorate any explorer! After an hour of exploring the hidden corners of the lake,  we will arrive at the river,  where you will be fishing for arctic char. The river is a local and hidden gem, due to its rich waters. In the breeding season of the arctic char, it is said that you can shovel the many fish. Enjoy the mesmerizing surroundings, while mastering the art of fishing! After a couple of hours of fishing, we return by kayak to the east of the lake and return to Nuuk by boat.  This adventure is the perfect combination of kayaking, fishing and Greenland’s outstanding nature.  Come along and bring your fellow explorers! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.  
Duration:
8 hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Nuuk city tour by car

Join this tour through the world's smallest capital, Nuuk, and get a sense of how the city evolves. You’ll be driven by car or bus with a professional guide who will tell you about the exciting history behind the colorful capital. Although the capital's inhabitants are just around 18,000,  you’ll see a fascinating cross between the urban and traditional way of life. You can go to the cinema after a nice visit at the café while meeting fishermen or hunters selling the catch of the day in the market. Like the rest of the cities in the Greenlandic coast, Nuuk is located by the coast and is surrounded by breathtaking nature - mountains and the sea play together very well in the hustle and bustle of the city atmosphere. Nuuk is divided into 3 parts. Nuuk is the centre of the city, you’ll find the oldest part of the city, the colonial harbour, where Greenland's colonial period has begun. Here you will not only see the past because you’ll also find different restaurants and cafés with food from Greenlandic to European inspiration. Lots of shops selling interesting souvenirs and local design. You can also find the Cultural House, National Museum as well as the local museum here.The second part is Nuussuaq, a part of Nuuk which sprung up in the 1980s. You’ll be impressed by colourful houses and suburban life in beautiful surroundings. The third and most recent part of Nuuk is Qinngorput, which appeared at the beginning of 2000. It takes about 20 minutes to drive from Nuuk to Qinngorput. The entire city has been in rapid development and it never stops, new buildings are always springing up around the entire city. Come along and get an idea of the conditions of which the modern Inuit live in, here in the capital and hear what your guide has to say, there are a lot of hidden wonders See availability for the tour by pressing "Choose a date" for the tour and book your tour today.
Duration:
1,5 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Nuuk Tours

Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area.
You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.

5

average

19 reviews

Nuuk Tours

Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area.
You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.
5 average category rating
19 reviews
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Duration:
7 hours
Available:
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Easy
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Duration:
2 hours
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5 hours
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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:
9 hours
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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5
2 reviews
Duration:
6 hours
Available:
Mar. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Catch'n'Eat | Qooqqut Nuan| Nuuk

A gourmet get-away, is what there is to be found in the abandoned settlement of Qooqqut. We strive to give you an extra ordinary dining experience on an out of town adventure.When venturing towards Qooqqut on the open boat you will be fishing in the presence of seagulls and other arctic flying wildlife. Stand in the arctic winds, while mastering the art of longline fishing. If satisfied with the catch of the day, try the fish and dish.Get involved in the process of cleaning, fillet, roasting, steaming and boiling, or leave it in the hands of professional chefs, while exploring. Qooqqut is rich on Greenlandic herbs and geology, the grounds are specked with garden angelica, arctic thyme and berries.At the mouth of the river you can explore the ancient ruins of the Thule Eskimos and Norse settlements. If the tide is low, take the chance to pick clams or hike the mountainsides surrounding the area. If interested in late history explore the core of the buildings from the late colonial period, on your way back to the restaurant.The evening feast for you and your fellow explorers will be followed by coffee and tea in the orange rays of the arctic sunset. This tour is on our boat “Ice Force Two”. This is a small open POCA boat. The boat is specially made for the Greenlandic conditions and is one of the favorites among local hunters and fishermen.Get dressed for the extraordinary dining experience and bring your binoculars for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
5
1 review
Duration:
6 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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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:
7 hours
Available:
Apr. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
2 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Helicopter Summit Flight | Nuuk

Want to take your helicopter scenic flight to the next level? Experience the adventure of landing in the wilderness near the summit of either Sermitsiaq or Kingittorsuaq mountain for a bird’s eye view of Nuuk and the Nuuk Fjord system.You begin your adventure at Nuuk airport where you will be greeted by your experienced pilot and taken out to the waiting helicopter.  There they will point out key elements of the aircraft, take you through a safety briefing, and let you know which mountain you will be visiting on the excursion. This latter is determined by the weather conditions and is not decided until just before the flight.Then sit back and enjoy the views as you lift off and head for the designated peak.  During the flight you will have unparalleled views of the Nuuk and the Nuuk Fjord system, and you will be able to talk to your pilot through your headset and ask questions about what you are seeing. Landing a helicopter in the wilderness is an experience in itself, and you will likely have a bit of an adrenaline rush as your pilot searches for solid ground on which to land.  If there is snow at the summit, this can mean multiple landing attempts as your pilot compacts the snow to ensure a stable platform for the aircraft.Once the helicopter has been shut down, you will then have around 20 minutes to explore this uncharted location that is only accessible by helicopter.  Make sure you bring plenty of warm clothing and extra batteries for your camera as you will want to enjoy and capture this unique experience for as long as possible.Indulge your inner thrillseeker and combine a scenic flight with a summit landing. Reserve this unforgettable experience now by selecting your preferred departure date above.
Duration:
1 hour
Available:
May. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Kayaking & Arctic Char Fishing | Nuuk | West Greenland

Would you like to experience a local gem, adored by the locals? Come along to the wild and vast Akia, and kayak in the wilderness to a hidden local gem, a river full of arctic char. Your adventure starts in the colonial harbor, where you and your fellow explorer will be greeted by your captain. From here you venture out on the neighboring seas and travel to Akia, also known as the Northland. Once you get to shore, a 20-minute hike on the arctic tundra waits to be conquered. Enjoy the peacefulness and the spellbinding surroundings, keep an eye out for wildlife playing hide and seek between the mountainsides.After the 20-minute hike, you and your fellow explorer will find some kayaks waiting for you on the shore of a gigantic lake, with perfect conditions for kayaking. The captain will give you instructions on how to kayak and once you have mastered the art, you venture out on the lake! This kayaking tour takes you west to a remote and hidden river, full of arctic char. Slide your paddle slowly through the waters and let the arctic winds slip through your hair, this is an experience that will decorate any explorer! After an hour of exploring the hidden corners of the lake,  we will arrive at the river,  where you will be fishing for arctic char. The river is a local and hidden gem, due to its rich waters. In the breeding season of the arctic char, it is said that you can shovel the many fish. Enjoy the mesmerizing surroundings, while mastering the art of fishing! After a couple of hours of fishing, we return by kayak to the east of the lake and return to Nuuk by boat.  This adventure is the perfect combination of kayaking, fishing and Greenland’s outstanding nature.  Come along and bring your fellow explorers! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.  
Duration:
8 hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Nuuk city tour by car

Join this tour through the world's smallest capital, Nuuk, and get a sense of how the city evolves. You’ll be driven by car or bus with a professional guide who will tell you about the exciting history behind the colorful capital. Although the capital's inhabitants are just around 18,000,  you’ll see a fascinating cross between the urban and traditional way of life. You can go to the cinema after a nice visit at the café while meeting fishermen or hunters selling the catch of the day in the market. Like the rest of the cities in the Greenlandic coast, Nuuk is located by the coast and is surrounded by breathtaking nature - mountains and the sea play together very well in the hustle and bustle of the city atmosphere. Nuuk is divided into 3 parts. Nuuk is the centre of the city, you’ll find the oldest part of the city, the colonial harbour, where Greenland's colonial period has begun. Here you will not only see the past because you’ll also find different restaurants and cafés with food from Greenlandic to European inspiration. Lots of shops selling interesting souvenirs and local design. You can also find the Cultural House, National Museum as well as the local museum here.The second part is Nuussuaq, a part of Nuuk which sprung up in the 1980s. You’ll be impressed by colourful houses and suburban life in beautiful surroundings. The third and most recent part of Nuuk is Qinngorput, which appeared at the beginning of 2000. It takes about 20 minutes to drive from Nuuk to Qinngorput. The entire city has been in rapid development and it never stops, new buildings are always springing up around the entire city. Come along and get an idea of the conditions of which the modern Inuit live in, here in the capital and hear what your guide has to say, there are a lot of hidden wonders See availability for the tour by pressing "Choose a date" for the tour and book your tour today.
Duration:
1,5 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Nuuk Tours

Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area.
You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.

5

average

19 reviews

Nuuk Tours

Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area.
You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.
5 average category rating
19 reviews
Compare Prices in Greenland
A large selection of tours
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5
1 review
Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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5
2 reviews
Duration:
2 hours
Available:
Apr. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
4 hours
Available:
All year
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Easy
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Duration:
5 hours
Available:
Mar. - Sep.
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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:
9 hours
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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5
2 reviews
Duration:
6 hours
Available:
Mar. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Catch'n'Eat | Qooqqut Nuan| Nuuk

A gourmet get-away, is what there is to be found in the abandoned settlement of Qooqqut. We strive to give you an extra ordinary dining experience on an out of town adventure.When venturing towards Qooqqut on the open boat you will be fishing in the presence of seagulls and other arctic flying wildlife. Stand in the arctic winds, while mastering the art of longline fishing. If satisfied with the catch of the day, try the fish and dish.Get involved in the process of cleaning, fillet, roasting, steaming and boiling, or leave it in the hands of professional chefs, while exploring. Qooqqut is rich on Greenlandic herbs and geology, the grounds are specked with garden angelica, arctic thyme and berries.At the mouth of the river you can explore the ancient ruins of the Thule Eskimos and Norse settlements. If the tide is low, take the chance to pick clams or hike the mountainsides surrounding the area. If interested in late history explore the core of the buildings from the late colonial period, on your way back to the restaurant.The evening feast for you and your fellow explorers will be followed by coffee and tea in the orange rays of the arctic sunset. This tour is on our boat “Ice Force Two”. This is a small open POCA boat. The boat is specially made for the Greenlandic conditions and is one of the favorites among local hunters and fishermen.Get dressed for the extraordinary dining experience and bring your binoculars for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
5
1 review
Duration:
6 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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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:
7 hours
Available:
Apr. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
2 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Helicopter Summit Flight | Nuuk

Want to take your helicopter scenic flight to the next level? Experience the adventure of landing in the wilderness near the summit of either Sermitsiaq or Kingittorsuaq mountain for a bird’s eye view of Nuuk and the Nuuk Fjord system.You begin your adventure at Nuuk airport where you will be greeted by your experienced pilot and taken out to the waiting helicopter.  There they will point out key elements of the aircraft, take you through a safety briefing, and let you know which mountain you will be visiting on the excursion. This latter is determined by the weather conditions and is not decided until just before the flight.Then sit back and enjoy the views as you lift off and head for the designated peak.  During the flight you will have unparalleled views of the Nuuk and the Nuuk Fjord system, and you will be able to talk to your pilot through your headset and ask questions about what you are seeing. Landing a helicopter in the wilderness is an experience in itself, and you will likely have a bit of an adrenaline rush as your pilot searches for solid ground on which to land.  If there is snow at the summit, this can mean multiple landing attempts as your pilot compacts the snow to ensure a stable platform for the aircraft.Once the helicopter has been shut down, you will then have around 20 minutes to explore this uncharted location that is only accessible by helicopter.  Make sure you bring plenty of warm clothing and extra batteries for your camera as you will want to enjoy and capture this unique experience for as long as possible.Indulge your inner thrillseeker and combine a scenic flight with a summit landing. Reserve this unforgettable experience now by selecting your preferred departure date above.
Duration:
1 hour
Available:
May. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Kayaking & Arctic Char Fishing | Nuuk | West Greenland

Would you like to experience a local gem, adored by the locals? Come along to the wild and vast Akia, and kayak in the wilderness to a hidden local gem, a river full of arctic char. Your adventure starts in the colonial harbor, where you and your fellow explorer will be greeted by your captain. From here you venture out on the neighboring seas and travel to Akia, also known as the Northland. Once you get to shore, a 20-minute hike on the arctic tundra waits to be conquered. Enjoy the peacefulness and the spellbinding surroundings, keep an eye out for wildlife playing hide and seek between the mountainsides.After the 20-minute hike, you and your fellow explorer will find some kayaks waiting for you on the shore of a gigantic lake, with perfect conditions for kayaking. The captain will give you instructions on how to kayak and once you have mastered the art, you venture out on the lake! This kayaking tour takes you west to a remote and hidden river, full of arctic char. Slide your paddle slowly through the waters and let the arctic winds slip through your hair, this is an experience that will decorate any explorer! After an hour of exploring the hidden corners of the lake,  we will arrive at the river,  where you will be fishing for arctic char. The river is a local and hidden gem, due to its rich waters. In the breeding season of the arctic char, it is said that you can shovel the many fish. Enjoy the mesmerizing surroundings, while mastering the art of fishing! After a couple of hours of fishing, we return by kayak to the east of the lake and return to Nuuk by boat.  This adventure is the perfect combination of kayaking, fishing and Greenland’s outstanding nature.  Come along and bring your fellow explorers! Check the booking availability by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.  
Duration:
8 hours
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Nuuk city tour by car

Join this tour through the world's smallest capital, Nuuk, and get a sense of how the city evolves. You’ll be driven by car or bus with a professional guide who will tell you about the exciting history behind the colorful capital. Although the capital's inhabitants are just around 18,000,  you’ll see a fascinating cross between the urban and traditional way of life. You can go to the cinema after a nice visit at the café while meeting fishermen or hunters selling the catch of the day in the market. Like the rest of the cities in the Greenlandic coast, Nuuk is located by the coast and is surrounded by breathtaking nature - mountains and the sea play together very well in the hustle and bustle of the city atmosphere. Nuuk is divided into 3 parts. Nuuk is the centre of the city, you’ll find the oldest part of the city, the colonial harbour, where Greenland's colonial period has begun. Here you will not only see the past because you’ll also find different restaurants and cafés with food from Greenlandic to European inspiration. Lots of shops selling interesting souvenirs and local design. You can also find the Cultural House, National Museum as well as the local museum here.The second part is Nuussuaq, a part of Nuuk which sprung up in the 1980s. You’ll be impressed by colourful houses and suburban life in beautiful surroundings. The third and most recent part of Nuuk is Qinngorput, which appeared at the beginning of 2000. It takes about 20 minutes to drive from Nuuk to Qinngorput. The entire city has been in rapid development and it never stops, new buildings are always springing up around the entire city. Come along and get an idea of the conditions of which the modern Inuit live in, here in the capital and hear what your guide has to say, there are a lot of hidden wonders See availability for the tour by pressing "Choose a date" for the tour and book your tour today.
Duration:
1,5 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.

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Find the largest selection of things to do in Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, and the surrounding area.
You can sail to the icefjord, past the mountain of Sermitsiaq in the sunny weather looking for whales and other wildlife, or go hike in the beautiful landscape.
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