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UNESCO package +1 | South Greenland

See one of the more charming sides of Greenland, South Greenland. A big part of South Greenland was recently accepted on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history and the city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags for men and women. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks original kayaks and other things.During this 5 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Once you've landed in Narsarsuaq you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey.  Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes, including a tour to the famous Qooroq Icefjord.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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UNESCO package | South Greenland

See one of the most charming sites of Greenland, South Greenland. There are 5 specific places in South Greenland that are part of the new UNESCO World Heritage Site, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. The city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history. While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags (etc.) for him and her. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks and other things.During this 4 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Your first meet with South Greenland will be Narsarsuaq from which you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey. Before you sail back to Qaqortoq there’ll be plenty of time to take a walk and enjoy nature. Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
4 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
8 days
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Highlights Of South Greenland | Qaqortoq

Why not experience all the highlights of South Greenland in one tour?Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions in the Kujalleq area. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.With this tour you will experience all the best of South Greenland - the Ice Cap, norse ruins, settlements, icebergs, green mountains and might even whales!We will cruise through the big fiord system, that is carving its way through the beautiful landscape. We are starting off by visiting the edge of the Greenlandic Ice Cap. This is a truly unique experience, where you will see a little bite of the vast ice sheet that is covering most of Greenlands surface.The tour continues to the cozy sheep-farming settlement of Qassiarsuk, which is close to Brattalid, an old settlement founded by Eric the Red in 982. Here we will go ashore for a walk and visit the old norse ruins.The last stop on the tour will be at the Qooroq Glacier. This is where some of the icebergs in the fiord start their journey to the sea. With an explosion-like sound huge chunks of ice break off the glacier and create all kinds of beautiful ice-sculptures.Through the whole tour we will be on the lookout for whales, as these huge marine mammals like to come into these areas. Who knows, we might be lucky!Hold on to your hat and bring your binoculars, for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
Duration:
10 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Deep Sea Fishing | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to the city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.Sit back and enjoy the tranquil waters, the view of the green mountains and the fresh arctic wind in your hair and all of a sudden there might be something nibbling your bait under the boat... be quick and your might just catch your dinner!There is a true satisfaction in bringing home your own catch. This tour brings the best of both worlds - the excitement of fishing and enjoyment of the beautiful nature at the same time.For the locals this is also an important activity of daily life as fish makes up a great part of the traditional Greenlandic diet. This will be a truly authentic experience of the Greenlandic way of life.The fish available will vary from for example arctic cod to trout throughout the season.For fishing a simple jig will be used. The professional crew from Qaqortoq Water Taxi will do their best to make your experience a memorable one.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.Bring out your fishing pole and come along this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
Duration:
4 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
5 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Uunartoq Hot Springs Tour | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Sail with Qaqortoq Water Taxi and discover Uunartoq Hot Springs, a hidden beauty of South Greenland. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbour - just like a Yellow Cab.During this tour, you will take wellness to another level, as you soak in this warm and natural oasis in South Greenland. Uunartoq Hot Springs are natural hot springs and retain their 38 °Celsius water temperature throughout the whole year.The adventure starts in Qaqortoq harbour, and takes you through an unimaginable vegetated land, among icebergs in all sizes and arctic wildlife. The journey to the hot springs is worth the trips itself. Uunartoq is situated on a remote island which you will be able to see from a distance, about 2 ½ hours into the trip. As you reach the island, you will go ashore and walk through the wilderness and explore Uunartoq island. The island is uninhabited but was discovered by the Vikings. It is said that the island is haunted, and therefore the Inuits did not settle on the warm grounds.Once you arrive at the hot springs, you will change to bathing suits and jump in. As you relax in the hot water, you will be able to enjoy the breathtaking view. The hot springs overlook travelling icebergs and sky-high mountains. At times you will even be able to spot whales playing hide and seek between the waves.  There is an optional lunch plate available on this tour but needs to be ordered in advance. Put on your bathing suit and bring a towel, for this soul balming adventure to Uunartoq Island! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
Duration:
6 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
3 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Explore Norse Ruins XL| Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Experience history and nature on this great trip when in Qaqortoq.Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to the city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.Different from the Hvalsey Church Ruins, does this XL trip, offer a unique insight to Greenlandic farming in Upernaviarsuk.The green area around Qaqortoq is full of interesting historical sites. This is the area where the vikings led by Eric The Red settled when coming to Greenland in year 985 - they named it Austurbygd, which means the Easter Settlement. On the same ground the first Christian church in the country was built in 1300. Today you can still see the remains of this church.Hvalsey is also said to be home to one of the Inuit legends. The story goes that this area was the ground for an open war between the Norse chief Ungortoq and the Inuit leader K'aissape. According to the legend the Inuit people led a huge attack on Hvalsey and burned down the Norsemen inside their houses. However the chief Ungortoq managed to escape with his family, but was caught near Cape Farewell after a long pursuit.All the historical sites are only one part of the trip, because in addition you at the same time get to see the beautiful nature with the bright green, grassy hills taking all different sizes and shapes - some steep and some soft.Safety is of course important to Qaqortoq Water Taxi and the crew on the boat "Odin" is experienced in sailing in the area.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:
4 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Explore Norse Ruins | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Experience history and nature on this great trip when in Qaqortoq.Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to the city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.The green area around Qaqortoq is full of interesting historical sites. This is the area where the vikings led by Eric The Red settled when coming to Greenland in year 985 - they named it Austurbygd, which means the Easter Settlement. On the same ground the first Christian church in the country was built in 1300. Today you can still see the remains of this church.Hvalsey is also said to be home to one of the Inuit legends. The story goes that this area was the ground for an open war between the Norse chief Ungortoq and the Inuit leader K'aissape. According to the legend the Inuit people led a huge attack on Hvalsey and burned down the Norsemen inside their houses. However the chief Ungortoq managed to escape with his family, but was caught near Cape Farewell after a long pursuit.All the historical sites are only one part of the trip, because in addition you at the same time get to see the beautiful nature with the bright green, grassy hills taking all different sizes and shapes - some steep and some soft.Safety is of course important to Qaqortoq Water Taxi and the crew on the boat "Odin" is experienced in sailing in the area.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:
2 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Qaqortoq Tours

Find a selection of tours in Qaqortoq and the surrounding area.
Best price guaranteed and flexible cancellation policies.

Qaqortoq Tours

Find a selection of tours in Qaqortoq and the surrounding area.
Best price guaranteed and flexible cancellation policies.
Refine the results by using the filters
Popularity
  • Popularity
  • Rating
  • Price
  • Price
  • Duration
  • Duration

UNESCO package +1 | South Greenland

See one of the more charming sides of Greenland, South Greenland. A big part of South Greenland was recently accepted on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history and the city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags for men and women. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks original kayaks and other things.During this 5 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Once you've landed in Narsarsuaq you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey.  Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes, including a tour to the famous Qooroq Icefjord.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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UNESCO package | South Greenland

See one of the most charming sites of Greenland, South Greenland. There are 5 specific places in South Greenland that are part of the new UNESCO World Heritage Site, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. The city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history. While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags (etc.) for him and her. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks and other things.During this 4 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Your first meet with South Greenland will be Narsarsuaq from which you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey. Before you sail back to Qaqortoq there’ll be plenty of time to take a walk and enjoy nature. Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
4 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
8 days
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Highlights Of South Greenland | Qaqortoq

Why not experience all the highlights of South Greenland in one tour?Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions in the Kujalleq area. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.With this tour you will experience all the best of South Greenland - the Ice Cap, norse ruins, settlements, icebergs, green mountains and might even whales!We will cruise through the big fiord system, that is carving its way through the beautiful landscape. We are starting off by visiting the edge of the Greenlandic Ice Cap. This is a truly unique experience, where you will see a little bite of the vast ice sheet that is covering most of Greenlands surface.The tour continues to the cozy sheep-farming settlement of Qassiarsuk, which is close to Brattalid, an old settlement founded by Eric the Red in 982. Here we will go ashore for a walk and visit the old norse ruins.The last stop on the tour will be at the Qooroq Glacier. This is where some of the icebergs in the fiord start their journey to the sea. With an explosion-like sound huge chunks of ice break off the glacier and create all kinds of beautiful ice-sculptures.Through the whole tour we will be on the lookout for whales, as these huge marine mammals like to come into these areas. Who knows, we might be lucky!Hold on to your hat and bring your binoculars, for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
Duration:
10 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Deep Sea Fishing | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to the city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.Sit back and enjoy the tranquil waters, the view of the green mountains and the fresh arctic wind in your hair and all of a sudden there might be something nibbling your bait under the boat... be quick and your might just catch your dinner!There is a true satisfaction in bringing home your own catch. This tour brings the best of both worlds - the excitement of fishing and enjoyment of the beautiful nature at the same time.For the locals this is also an important activity of daily life as fish makes up a great part of the traditional Greenlandic diet. This will be a truly authentic experience of the Greenlandic way of life.The fish available will vary from for example arctic cod to trout throughout the season.For fishing a simple jig will be used. The professional crew from Qaqortoq Water Taxi will do their best to make your experience a memorable one.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.Bring out your fishing pole and come along this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
Duration:
4 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
5 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Uunartoq Hot Springs Tour | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Sail with Qaqortoq Water Taxi and discover Uunartoq Hot Springs, a hidden beauty of South Greenland. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbour - just like a Yellow Cab.During this tour, you will take wellness to another level, as you soak in this warm and natural oasis in South Greenland. Uunartoq Hot Springs are natural hot springs and retain their 38 °Celsius water temperature throughout the whole year.The adventure starts in Qaqortoq harbour, and takes you through an unimaginable vegetated land, among icebergs in all sizes and arctic wildlife. The journey to the hot springs is worth the trips itself. Uunartoq is situated on a remote island which you will be able to see from a distance, about 2 ½ hours into the trip. As you reach the island, you will go ashore and walk through the wilderness and explore Uunartoq island. The island is uninhabited but was discovered by the Vikings. It is said that the island is haunted, and therefore the Inuits did not settle on the warm grounds.Once you arrive at the hot springs, you will change to bathing suits and jump in. As you relax in the hot water, you will be able to enjoy the breathtaking view. The hot springs overlook travelling icebergs and sky-high mountains. At times you will even be able to spot whales playing hide and seek between the waves.  There is an optional lunch plate available on this tour but needs to be ordered in advance. Put on your bathing suit and bring a towel, for this soul balming adventure to Uunartoq Island! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
Duration:
6 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
3 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Explore Norse Ruins XL| Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Experience history and nature on this great trip when in Qaqortoq.Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to the city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.Different from the Hvalsey Church Ruins, does this XL trip, offer a unique insight to Greenlandic farming in Upernaviarsuk.The green area around Qaqortoq is full of interesting historical sites. This is the area where the vikings led by Eric The Red settled when coming to Greenland in year 985 - they named it Austurbygd, which means the Easter Settlement. On the same ground the first Christian church in the country was built in 1300. Today you can still see the remains of this church.Hvalsey is also said to be home to one of the Inuit legends. The story goes that this area was the ground for an open war between the Norse chief Ungortoq and the Inuit leader K'aissape. According to the legend the Inuit people led a huge attack on Hvalsey and burned down the Norsemen inside their houses. However the chief Ungortoq managed to escape with his family, but was caught near Cape Farewell after a long pursuit.All the historical sites are only one part of the trip, because in addition you at the same time get to see the beautiful nature with the bright green, grassy hills taking all different sizes and shapes - some steep and some soft.Safety is of course important to Qaqortoq Water Taxi and the crew on the boat "Odin" is experienced in sailing in the area.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:
4 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Explore Norse Ruins | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Experience history and nature on this great trip when in Qaqortoq.Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to the city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.The green area around Qaqortoq is full of interesting historical sites. This is the area where the vikings led by Eric The Red settled when coming to Greenland in year 985 - they named it Austurbygd, which means the Easter Settlement. On the same ground the first Christian church in the country was built in 1300. Today you can still see the remains of this church.Hvalsey is also said to be home to one of the Inuit legends. The story goes that this area was the ground for an open war between the Norse chief Ungortoq and the Inuit leader K'aissape. According to the legend the Inuit people led a huge attack on Hvalsey and burned down the Norsemen inside their houses. However the chief Ungortoq managed to escape with his family, but was caught near Cape Farewell after a long pursuit.All the historical sites are only one part of the trip, because in addition you at the same time get to see the beautiful nature with the bright green, grassy hills taking all different sizes and shapes - some steep and some soft.Safety is of course important to Qaqortoq Water Taxi and the crew on the boat "Odin" is experienced in sailing in the area.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:
2 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Qaqortoq Tours

Find a selection of tours in Qaqortoq and the surrounding area.
Best price guaranteed and flexible cancellation policies.

Qaqortoq Tours

Find a selection of tours in Qaqortoq and the surrounding area.
Best price guaranteed and flexible cancellation policies.
Refine the results by using the filters
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  • Rating
  • Price
  • Price
  • Duration
  • Duration

UNESCO package +1 | South Greenland

See one of the more charming sides of Greenland, South Greenland. A big part of South Greenland was recently accepted on the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history and the city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags for men and women. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks original kayaks and other things.During this 5 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Once you've landed in Narsarsuaq you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey.  Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes, including a tour to the famous Qooroq Icefjord.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
5 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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UNESCO package | South Greenland

See one of the most charming sites of Greenland, South Greenland. There are 5 specific places in South Greenland that are part of the new UNESCO World Heritage Site, which presents a unique history of farming in the Arctic that begins with Norse settlement in Greenland in the 900s. On this package, you’ll have a great opportunity to see 3 of the UNESCO sites: Hvalsey, where you can see the best preserved Norse church - Igaliku, which is a beautiful family friendly sheep farmer village - and Qassiarsuk, which is an ideal area to hike.You will also be staying in Qaqortoq which is the biggest city in South Greenland. The city is decorated with the permanent art exhibition “Stone and Man” consisting of more than 30 sculptures all over town. The artworks were created by 18 Nordic artists, and the artworks were made directly from the cliffs and bedrocks, permanent indeed! Qaqortoq is full of life with traditions, culture, and history. While here you can visit Great Greenland, which is a place where sealskin is made into fine mittens or bags (etc.) for him and her. In the center of the town you’ll find the one and only fountain in the whole country, right nearby the local museum which has an exciting collection of tupilaks and other things.During this 4 day trip, you’ll get to experience the charming southern part of Greenland. Your first meet with South Greenland will be Narsarsuaq from which you’ll be sailing to Qaqortoq (2 hours), amongst icebergs and possibly even whales and seals. The day after you’ve arrived in Qaqortoq you’ll get to see the first of the UNESCO sites, the church ruin in Hvalsey. Before you sail back to Qaqortoq there’ll be plenty of time to take a walk and enjoy nature. Your exploration has just begun and over the next few days you’ll be out and discovering more Norse ruins in the prettiest landscapes.We’ve made a unique itinerary just for you so go ahead and check out your opportunity for this by pressing ‘Choose a date’ above.
Duration:
4 days
Available:
Jun. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
8 days
Available:
Jul. - Sep.
Difficulty:
Moderate
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Highlights Of South Greenland | Qaqortoq

Why not experience all the highlights of South Greenland in one tour?Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions in the Kujalleq area. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.With this tour you will experience all the best of South Greenland - the Ice Cap, norse ruins, settlements, icebergs, green mountains and might even whales!We will cruise through the big fiord system, that is carving its way through the beautiful landscape. We are starting off by visiting the edge of the Greenlandic Ice Cap. This is a truly unique experience, where you will see a little bite of the vast ice sheet that is covering most of Greenlands surface.The tour continues to the cozy sheep-farming settlement of Qassiarsuk, which is close to Brattalid, an old settlement founded by Eric the Red in 982. Here we will go ashore for a walk and visit the old norse ruins.The last stop on the tour will be at the Qooroq Glacier. This is where some of the icebergs in the fiord start their journey to the sea. With an explosion-like sound huge chunks of ice break off the glacier and create all kinds of beautiful ice-sculptures.Through the whole tour we will be on the lookout for whales, as these huge marine mammals like to come into these areas. Who knows, we might be lucky!Hold on to your hat and bring your binoculars, for this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
Duration:
10 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Deep Sea Fishing | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to the city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.Sit back and enjoy the tranquil waters, the view of the green mountains and the fresh arctic wind in your hair and all of a sudden there might be something nibbling your bait under the boat... be quick and your might just catch your dinner!There is a true satisfaction in bringing home your own catch. This tour brings the best of both worlds - the excitement of fishing and enjoyment of the beautiful nature at the same time.For the locals this is also an important activity of daily life as fish makes up a great part of the traditional Greenlandic diet. This will be a truly authentic experience of the Greenlandic way of life.The fish available will vary from for example arctic cod to trout throughout the season.For fishing a simple jig will be used. The professional crew from Qaqortoq Water Taxi will do their best to make your experience a memorable one.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.Bring out your fishing pole and come along this adventure! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
Duration:
4 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
5 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
8 hours
Available:
All year
Difficulty:
Easy
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Uunartoq Hot Springs Tour | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Sail with Qaqortoq Water Taxi and discover Uunartoq Hot Springs, a hidden beauty of South Greenland. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbour - just like a Yellow Cab.During this tour, you will take wellness to another level, as you soak in this warm and natural oasis in South Greenland. Uunartoq Hot Springs are natural hot springs and retain their 38 °Celsius water temperature throughout the whole year.The adventure starts in Qaqortoq harbour, and takes you through an unimaginable vegetated land, among icebergs in all sizes and arctic wildlife. The journey to the hot springs is worth the trips itself. Uunartoq is situated on a remote island which you will be able to see from a distance, about 2 ½ hours into the trip. As you reach the island, you will go ashore and walk through the wilderness and explore Uunartoq island. The island is uninhabited but was discovered by the Vikings. It is said that the island is haunted, and therefore the Inuits did not settle on the warm grounds.Once you arrive at the hot springs, you will change to bathing suits and jump in. As you relax in the hot water, you will be able to enjoy the breathtaking view. The hot springs overlook travelling icebergs and sky-high mountains. At times you will even be able to spot whales playing hide and seek between the waves.  There is an optional lunch plate available on this tour but needs to be ordered in advance. Put on your bathing suit and bring a towel, for this soul balming adventure to Uunartoq Island! Check the booking availability by pressing ''Choose a date'' above.
Duration:
6 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Duration:
3 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Explore Norse Ruins XL| Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Experience history and nature on this great trip when in Qaqortoq.Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to the city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.Different from the Hvalsey Church Ruins, does this XL trip, offer a unique insight to Greenlandic farming in Upernaviarsuk.The green area around Qaqortoq is full of interesting historical sites. This is the area where the vikings led by Eric The Red settled when coming to Greenland in year 985 - they named it Austurbygd, which means the Easter Settlement. On the same ground the first Christian church in the country was built in 1300. Today you can still see the remains of this church.Hvalsey is also said to be home to one of the Inuit legends. The story goes that this area was the ground for an open war between the Norse chief Ungortoq and the Inuit leader K'aissape. According to the legend the Inuit people led a huge attack on Hvalsey and burned down the Norsemen inside their houses. However the chief Ungortoq managed to escape with his family, but was caught near Cape Farewell after a long pursuit.All the historical sites are only one part of the trip, because in addition you at the same time get to see the beautiful nature with the bright green, grassy hills taking all different sizes and shapes - some steep and some soft.Safety is of course important to Qaqortoq Water Taxi and the crew on the boat "Odin" is experienced in sailing in the area.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:
4 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Explore Norse Ruins | Qaqortoq | South Greenland

Experience history and nature on this great trip when in Qaqortoq.Sailing with Qaqortoq Water Taxi is a nice and easy way to get to some of the top attractions close to the city. You book the trip and Water Taxi will pick you up on one of two spots on the harbor - just like a Yellow Cab.The green area around Qaqortoq is full of interesting historical sites. This is the area where the vikings led by Eric The Red settled when coming to Greenland in year 985 - they named it Austurbygd, which means the Easter Settlement. On the same ground the first Christian church in the country was built in 1300. Today you can still see the remains of this church.Hvalsey is also said to be home to one of the Inuit legends. The story goes that this area was the ground for an open war between the Norse chief Ungortoq and the Inuit leader K'aissape. According to the legend the Inuit people led a huge attack on Hvalsey and burned down the Norsemen inside their houses. However the chief Ungortoq managed to escape with his family, but was caught near Cape Farewell after a long pursuit.All the historical sites are only one part of the trip, because in addition you at the same time get to see the beautiful nature with the bright green, grassy hills taking all different sizes and shapes - some steep and some soft.Safety is of course important to Qaqortoq Water Taxi and the crew on the boat "Odin" is experienced in sailing in the area.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:
2 hours
Available:
May. - Oct.
Difficulty:
Easy
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Qaqortoq Tours

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Qaqortoq Tours

Find a selection of tours in Qaqortoq and the surrounding area.
Best price guaranteed and flexible cancellation policies.