Nuuk Tours & Adventures

Nuuk

Kapisillit – Settlement visit

BOAT EXCURSION

The boat ride to Kapisillit takes approx. 2.5 hours and takes us to the eastern part of the Nuuk Fjord system. The mountains flanking the fjord are some of the oldest in the world and provide precious material for local artists. Take in the vastness of the fjord while keeping a lookout for whales, seals and white-tailed eagles.

We will stop by Kapisillit – the last permanent settlement in Nuuk Region – and spend some time here – When we have explored the area our next stop will be Qoornoq – The abandoned settlement in the fiord.

After this the boat sets course for Nuuk

* Remember to bring lunch!

Boat Tour to the Fiords

Get out there in this 2hour guided boat tour and get an experience of a lifetime. A cruise in the beautiful Nuuk fiords, getting close to the giant mountains, and also getting a feeling of the animal life, as the tour may encounter whales, seals, fulmars and white-tipped eagles, of course, with nature, there is never a guarantee.Here on this tour, there are also good chances to see icebergs first hand and to get really close to them.Depending on wind or ice the route may be different from day to day. A small-group tour limited to a maximum of 12 travelers.

Chasing Northern Lights in Nuuk

Chase the dancing Northern Lights and explore every corner of Greenland’s capital city on this 2-hour nighttime tour in Nuuk.

Join us as we drive you to the darkest places in the city for panoramic views of one of the highlights of the Arctic winter. During the tour, your local guide will tell you a little about Nuuk and the Northern Lights, and is always happy to answer your questions about Greenland.

Unavoidable fact: it is likely to be chilly. It is the Arctic winter after all! Our transportation is heated and you can always retreat inside if you get too cold, but make sure you bring heavy outer layers, a woollen hat, scarf, and gloves/mittens so you can stay outside as much as possible. We will also warm you up with a hot chocolate during the tour.

It is important to remember that the Northern lights are unpredictable and may not appear during the tour. If you are unlucky and don’t get to see them on the tour, we will rebook you on another night for FREE!

Qoornoq Island Tour

BOAT EXCURSION

The settlements of Greenland are often referred to as the backbone of the Greenlandic culture.

This tour will take us to the abandoned settlement of Qoornoq where you get of the boat and get to explore the area with one hour in the settlement. This old settlement is now used as summer getaway for local citizens of the Greenlandic capital, Nuuk.

After the walk we will get back in the boat and continue the tour around the island.

On the way it is possible to see icebergs, whales, seals and even white tipped eagles.

Qooqqut Catch & Eat – The Restaurant in the fiord

Catch your own dinner in the pure arctic cold water and have it prepared at a restaurant deep in the fiords… Sounds unbelievable? It’s real.

This is one of the most popular tours of the Nuuk region.

We will go to the nice restaurant “Qooqqut Nuan”, which is located in an old Norse colonial area deep in the fiord.

On the way there, we will stop to catch the fish, that we are going to eat at the restaurant. It is also possible to order something else, but what is more Greenlandic, than eating your own catch of the day.

Get in contact with your original Inuit and feel what the locals feel when harvesting what the Mother of the Sea offers you.

*Dinner included in price

Ice Fiord Cruise

BOAT EXCURSION

We guarantee you to see icebergs on this tour !

This tour is for the adventurer that would like a daytour with ice on the program.

We will head north towards the Icefiord, from where the ice leaves the Greenlandic Ice Cap and collapses into the water. The tour to the glacial area is very beautyful and one the way, you will have the chance to see both whales, seals or even white tipped eagles. The list goes on.

Arriving at the glacial area our captain will slow down the boat and cruise among the icebergs.

We will shut down the engine, and enjoy the total silence – or maybe we can hear the glacier explode from time to time, when some of the icebergs brake of the glacier.

Lunch is included on this tour !! 7 hour tour!

Kangeq – Abandoned settlement

CABIN BOAT EXCURSION

A trip to the abandoned settlement of Kangeq is a trip back in time, for a glimse of life in the early days of Greenland. This is the area that the danish priest Hans Egede first founded a settlement in his pursuit for the last norsemen.

A short ride takes us to the abandoned settlement of Kangeq. This is a walk through history. The settlement was abandoned in the 60s by order from the capital and now stands as it was left.

This is also the area where Hans Egede lived and worked some of the years he lived in Greenland.

The tour takes around 40 minutes from Nuuk, before you set foot in this abandoned place. You will then have appx 75 minutes in land with your guide, before we head back to Nuuk.

This area was also the place to be for the old inuit cultures, as they use to meet from south and north and exhange gifts, do business and arrange marriages.

2-Hour Stand Up Paddle Boarding Experience in Greenland

Book this brand new excursion, where it is possible for you to get a unique experience never seen before in Greenland

Small-Group Guided Northern Lights Tour by Boat in Nuuk

We sail away from the city lights into the fjord in a heated cabin boat with a walk-around deck so you can always step outside and enjoy the Aurora, but also get in and get warm with a hot cup of coffee, tea or chocolate!

Sometimes we see icebergs in the fiord and it’s quite a sight seeing them up close in the darkness. After 3 hours at different places in the fiord we’ll head home, hopefully having gained an experience of a lifetime.

The Best of Nuuk Walking Tour

Planning a trip to Greenland? Looking for Off the Beaten Path Tour? Which are the top sightseeing places in Nuuk? Is Greenland an independent country? The secluded city of Nuuk offers an interesting selection of museums, buildings, and attractions that you must visit once in a life.

Which are Nuuk’s best attractions? The downtown is just the beginning of the city’s charms. The Eskimo town offers you the chance to discover some of the richest examples of Nordic history. Get stunned with the cold streets of Nuuk and its cozy colorful houses.

Get ready to experience Greenland from a different perspective. A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about the Danish island.

Magic Christmas Tour in Nuuk

The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special times brings magic Nuuk. “Nuuk” is the Kalaallisut word for “cape” (Danish: næs). Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places. You will feel spellbound with the charming atmosphere in the streets which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christm as period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Nuuk. You will visit the old-fashioned Christmas Market in the city. What makes it so popular? What local products is must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic Nuuk.

Northern Lights at Nuuk Tour

Planning a trip to Nuuk? Why not trying during the Northern Lights season? Looking for the best places to catch the Northern Lights in Greenland? The capital of Greenland offers a good opportunity to witness one of the best experiences that you must do once in life.

Let yourself be guided towards the beautiful Nordic lights. Observe nature’s miracle at Nuuk’s city center and enjoy the breathtaking show.

Gaze at Northern Lights dancing across Iceland’s sky while you walk the main Nuuk surroundings. An incredible natural phenomenon, that you cannot miss. A local charismatic guide will reveal the secrets and interesting facts about the mystical Northern Lights.

Notes:
* Sightings of the Northern Lights are not guaranteed during the tour. Weather conditions can affect visibility.
* We recommend checking the Northern Lights forecast.
* Customers must dress according to weather. Warm and waterproof clothes are highly recommended.

Romantic tour in Nuuk

An exclusive tour for all the romantics of the world! Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most romantic places in the city. Many couples are impressed by the nature in Ilulissat, that’s why this city is full of love. You will feel spellbound in a charming atmosphere. What is considered as one of the best places to have a date in the city? Where can you make lovely photos? You will be surprised how many historical love stories are hidden in the streets, buildings, parks of the city. From heartbreaking and tragic, to the hilarious or spicy ones. The Nuuk cozy colorful houses tell many love stories. There is no chance to not fall in love in this and with this city. This tour is especially recommended in the Saint Valentine period!

Magic Christmas tour in Nuuk

The exclusive tour only in the Christmas period! This special time brings magic in Nuuk. Together with the professional local guide, you will visit the most beautifully decorated places in Nuuk. You will feel spellbound with a charming atmosphere, which you can feel only this time of the year! What is the story of the Christmas tree? Who was the first to decorate it in the world? What magical things can happen during the Christmas period? Have you heard about Christmas spells? You will hear miraculous Christmas legends about Nuuk. You will visit the center of Nuuk, which reminds you of winter wonderland – the center of the city with many twinkling Christmas trees. What makes it so popular? What local products must taste at Christmas? Fill your heart with the joy and experience magic of Nuuk.