Shore excursions Greenland

  • Vestmannaeyjar - Westman Islands A volcanic island archipelago off the south coast of Iceland
    • V1 - BUS TOUR-POMPEII OF THE NORTH – LAVA TOUR

      Tour Highlights: A geologically and historically interesting bus tour; visit of the Volcano Museum Eldheimar
      Difficulty level: Easy walking
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather; entrance to the Volcano Museum and transfer to the ship included
      Duration: approx. 3 hours
      Min/Max: 10/45
      Reservation code: V1
      Price: USD 110.-

      This guided bus tour around Heimaey Island includes the volcanic crater and houses half-buried from the volcanic eruption of 1973. It‘s a unique and fascinating landscape with diverse birdlife (mid April to mid August). The tour ends at the volcanic center, a unique museum that tells the story of the Heimaey volcanic eruption 1973, the emergence of Surtsey Island 1963 and the geology of the Westman Islands.

    • V2 - THRILLING QUAD (ATV) EXPERIENCE

      Tour Highlights: 4x4 Quad (ATV) tour in the lava fields; driving a Quad (ATV) yourself
      Difficulty level: Approx. 15 min walk to the starting point; the Quad (ATV) tour requires generally good physical condition
      Remarks: Safety helmet, waterproof jacket/trousers, fleece sweater, gloves and listening gadget will be provided; driver’s license for the driver of the Quad (ATV) necessary
      Duration: approx. 1.5 hours
      Min/Max: 2/7 or 2/14
      Reservation code: V2
      Price: USD 145.- (single use, 1 person per Quad (ATV))
      USD 110.- (double use, 2 persons per Quad (ATV))

      On this one hour guided Quad (ATV) tour you will ride through stunning lava fields while experiencing the real offroad feeling. While driving around you get great views over the island and the surrounding areas. And if you are lucky you might even get a glimpse of the world famous volcano Eyjafjallajokull on the other side on the mainland. This is a unique and adventurous opportunity to experience Westman Islands! Don´t miss out on the fun!

    • V3 - VOLCANO HIKE

      Tour Highlights: Climbing a volcano; visit of the Volcano Museum Eldheimar
      Difficulty level: Approx. 3.3 miles and 2 hours hike on uneven ground, partly uphill
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather; please bring a bottle of water with you; entrance to Volcano Museum included
      Duration: approx. 3 hours
      Min/Max: 10/40
      Reservation code: V3
      Price: USD 45.-

      Various catastrophes have befallen the island of Heimaey and its inhabitants throughout history. Probably the most tragic incident to take place on the island is the volcanic eruption in 1973. Learn more about the geology and volcanology of Iceland during this 2 hours hike upon a volcano. After reaching the top of the volcano you will not get to see lava flow but you can still feel the warmth of its activity. At the end of the hike, you will visit the unique volcano museum that tells the story of the Heimaey volcanic eruption in 1973, the emergence of Surtsey Island in 1963 and the geology of the Westman Islands.

    All excursions are subject to local weather/ice conditions as well as minimum/maximum numbers of participants. If an excursion is cancelled due to weather conditions or an insufficient number of participants, we reserve the right to provide notification of this at any point prior to the time of departure of the tour in question.

  • Narsarsuaq A settlement in southern Greenland
    • NA1* - BOAT TRIP QOOROQ ICE FJORD

      Tour Highlights: A fascinating cruise through the icebergs in the Qooroq Ice Fjord
      Difficulty Level: No walking involved
      Remarks: Warm clothes recommended; excursion boat with mostly outdoor space and limited seats; it depends on the ice situation how far the excursion boat can go into Qooroq Ice Fjord
      Duration: approx. 1 hour
      Min/Max: 12/–
      Reservation code: NA1
      Price: USD 110.-

      The Greenland ice cap produces 250 million tons of icebergs each summer and their final journey begins when they break off from glaciers and plunge directly into crystalclear fjords. Near Narsarsuaq you sail through the Qooroq Ice Fjord, weaving through hundreds of icebergs with a mesmerizing view of the Qooroq glacier off in the distance. The Qooroq Ice Fjord will be reached in approx. 20 minutes by boat. You cruise between the light blue icebergs which South Greenland is popular for and sail into the fjord to see the glacier in the distance. Here the captain stops the engine and you can enjoy the Arctic scenery and the silence.

    • NA2 - HIKE TO TASIUSAQ

      Tour Highlights: Hike through the beautiful Arctic landscape
      Difficulty Level: Moderate 8.5 miles long hike on unpaved road
      Remarks: Hiking shoes and outdoor clothing recommended; please bring a bottle of water with you; lunch boxes from OCEAN DIAMOND
      Duration: 6-7 hours
      Min/Max: 10/25
      Reservation code: NA2
      Price: USD 50.-

      In Qassiarsuk you will start your hike through stunning Arctic landscapes to the remote community of Tasiusaq. The largely treeless and rocky fjord landscape of South Greenland resembles the fjords of western Norway. At the end, you will find sheep farms that give a new meaning to the word ‘remote’. It used to be the home of sheep farmers but nowadays it is abandoned. Sheep and the occasional eagle might be seen, but this hike is mainly about the beauty of the landscape – enjoy the beautiful view of the fjord system and the Arctic nature.

    • NA3* - VIKING RUINS QASSIARSUK

      Tour Highlights: Learn more about the Viking culture and visit Greenland‘s first Christian church
      Difficulty Level: About 2 hours of walking on gravel road
      Remarks: Entrance to the Viking ruins included
      Duration: approx. 2 hours
      Min/Max: 10/15
      Reservation code: NA3
      Price: USD 40.-

      The ship’s zodiac will bring you to the other side of the fjord, where you will visit the small settlement of Qassiarsuk. The settlement is housing some of the most interesting ruins from the Viking period and reconstructions will be open to visit. In Qassiarsuk it is possible to visit the ruins of the first Christian church in Greenland, as this was the site where Erik the Red and his wife settled in year 982-985. Your guide will lead the way, and you will learn about the Vikings’ life and their Greenlandic history. Close to the ruins you will find reconstructions of a little church and a farm house.

    • NA4 *- HELICOPTER FLIGHT TO EQALUIT GLACIER

      Tour Highlights: Exciting approx. 30 minutes helicopter flight plus 30 minutes ground stop at the Eqaluit Glacier
      Difficulty Level: No walking involved
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather; weight limit per person: 265 lbs
      Duration: approx. 1.5 hours including transfer
      Min/Max: 5/5 or 8/8 - dependent on available helicopter
      Reservation code: NA4
      Price: USD 675.-

      An aerial perspective gives a true sense of Greenland’s unbelievable size. During this “Flightseeing-Tour” by helicopter you see details that you would miss from an airplane. Flying low and slow, Greenland’s spectacular natural features like glacial moulins and icebergs seem to be right below your feet. The helicopter flies at low altitude over the coastal mountains for about 15 minutes (per way) before landing in front of the glacier. Use the break of approx. 30 minutes to inspect and photograph the amazing glacier face before flying back.

    All excursions are subject to local weather/ice conditions as well as minimum/maximum numbers of participants. If an excursion is cancelled due to weather conditions or an insufficient number of participants, we reserve the right to provide notification of this at any point prior to the time of departure of the tour in question.

  • Ikka Fjord The fjord of the underwater stalactites
    • ZODIAC EXCURSION

      Tour Highlights: Zodiac excursion towards the underwater stalactites
      Difficulty Level: No walking involved
      Remarks: Warm, waterproof and outdoor clothing recommended incl. gloves, hat and scarf
      Price: This excursion is included for all guests

      On the way to Nuuk or to Narsarsuaq we will enter the fjord system by Arsuk, meeting the mouth of the Ikka Fjord. After boarding the zodiacs, the local ranger will lead you to the preserved area of the fjord. From the zodiacs, you will be able to spot the forest of remarkable mineral columns growing on the seabed. The stalactites are 32-50 feet tall and rise up just below the water surface. But also keep an eye out for musk oxen on the shore!

    All excursions are subject to local weather/ice conditions as well as minimum/maximum numbers of participants. If an excursion is cancelled due to weather conditions or an insufficient number of participants, we reserve the right to provide notification of this at any point prior to the time of departure of the tour in question.

  • Nuuk Capital of Greenland
    • NU1* - CITY WALK INCL. NATIONAL MUSEUM

      Tour Highlights: A wonderful introduction to Greenland‘s capital Nuuk and a visit to the world famous mummies
      Difficulty Level: Walking for approx. 2 hours with some steps
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather; entrance to the National Museum included
      Duration: approx. 2 hours
      Min/Max: 10/25
      Reservation code: NU1
      Price: USD 25.-

      Nuuk is the capital of Greenland and its oldest town. Founded in 1728 by Danish-Norwegian missionary Hans Egede, Nuuk combines Arctic traditions and European urbanity. With around 16,000 inhabitants, Nuuk is considered a bustling metropolis compared to the rest of Greenland’s cities and settlements. This guided tour brings you to the old city center and also includes a visit to the National Museum of Greenland which exhibits 500 year old Inuit-mummies discovered in Qilakitsoq 40 years ago. On the local market you can find seal, fish and musk ox.

    • NU2 - HIKING AROUND LILLE MALENE

      Tour Highlights: Hike through the beautiful Arctic landscape around Nuuk
      Difficulty Level: ATTENTION! This hike covers mountain terrain in all variations and is only suitable for passengers with a very good level of fitness! Very demanding 6 mile and approx. 4.5 hrs long hike
      Remarks: Hiking shoes and outdoor clothing recommended; please bring a bottle of water with you; lunch boxes from OCEAN DIAMOND; return transfer included
      Duration: approx. 5 hours including transfer
      Min/Max: 10/25
      Reservation code: NU2
      Price: USD 60.-

      A short approx. 10 minutes bus ride takes you to the starting point: the foot of the mountain Lille Malene. Soon you are out in the clean and untouched wilderness with magnificent views over the Nuuk fjord system, which is the second largest system in the world. The hike takes you along a trail with streams and small lakes. It provides many beautiful spots which are perfect for photo stops and lunchbreak.

    • NU3* - FJORD BOAT TRIP

      Tour Highlights: Very good chances of spotting whales as well as beautiful views of Sermitsiaq mountain – Nuuk´s landmark
      Difficulty Level: Short stretches of walking involved (approx. 0.1 miles including stairs)
      Remarks: Warm clothing recommended; excursion boat with outdoor space and indoor seating
      Duration: approx. 2 hours
      Min/Max: 12/66
      Reservation code: NU3
      Price: USD 150.-

      On this two hours boat tour there is a very good chance of seeing humpback whales on close hand. The captains are very experienced and know how to sail carefully in order for the whales to stay close to the boats. The tour will also take you to the island of Sermitsiaq which hosts more beautiful sights. Not only melting glaciers produce a waterfall diving directly into the fjord but also Sermitsiaq mountain can be seen. Seals, icebergs and sea birds (mid April to mid August) are also likely to be experienced on this tour.

    • NU4* - HELICOPTER FLIGHT AMONGST MOUNTAINS AND FJORDS

      Tour Highlights: Exciting approx. 30 minutes helicopter flight plus 30 minutes ground stop in the mountains
      Difficulty Level: No walking involved
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather; weight limit per person: 265 lbs
      Duration: approx. 1.5 hours including transfer
      Min/Max: 5/5 or 8/8 – dependent on available helicopter
      Reservation code: NU4
      Price: USD 675.-

      Greenland’s nature is by many considered the most beautiful in the world. This is your chance to see it from above. During the ground stop amongst mountains you have a splendid vista over impressive mountains and the wide fjord system of Nuuk. Do not miss this unique chance to experience astonishing views and bring back memories for life.

    All excursions are subject to local weather/ice conditions as well as minimum/maximum numbers of participants. If an excursion is cancelled due to weather conditions or an insufficient number of participants, we reserve the right to provide notification of this at any point prior to the time of departure of the tour in question.

  • Sisimiut The 2nd biggest town in Greenland
    • SI1* – CITY WALK

      Tour Highlights: Culture and history of Greenland, sledge dogs, most popular sights of Sisimiut
      Difficulty Level: Approx. 2 hours up and down hill walk on uneven and unpaved ground
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather; please bring a bottle of water with you
      Duration: 2-2.5 hours
      Min/Max: 10/30
      Reservation code: SI1
      Price: USD 20.-

      On this walking tour your guide describes everyday life in Sisimiut as well as the history, buildings and places you pass. The walk starts at the harbor, brings you to the old city center passing by the fish market all the way to the local dog yard. If you are lucky you might even get to see some puppies. The walk ends in the city center, if time allows you can still explore the village on your own and walk individually back to the ship.

    • SI2* - INUIT CULTURE & HISTORY HIKE

      Tour Highlights: Amazing sceneries and Inuit culture
      Difficulty Level: Approx. 2 hours hike on uneven terrain
      Remarks: Hiking shoes and outdoor clothing recommended; please bring a bottle of water with you
      Duration: approx. 2 hours
      Min/Max: 10/25
      Reservation code: SI2
      Price: USD 30.-

      You want to know more about the Greenlandic culture? Participate on a guided hike to the place where it all started 4,000 years ago. Different Inuit cultures used the Tele-Island as hunting grounds for many years. Learn about the way they lived. From the Tele-Island you have a beautiful view over Sisimiut with the Mountain Nasaasaq in the background.

    • SI3* - KAYAK TOUR

      Tour Highlights: Kayak through picturesque scenery, Greenlandic history
      Difficulty Level: good physical condition for kayaking needed
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather; not suitable for children under 12 years; dry suits, gloves and boots will be provided; please bring a bottle of water with you
      Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
      Min/Max: 4/12
      Reservation code: SI3
      Price: USD 275.-

      Travel back in time paddling for approx. 1.5 hrs the surrounding of Sisimiut like the first Inuit peoples of the Saqqaq culture 4,000 years ago. You will learn about the hunting history, the city of Sisimiut and everyday life in Greenland. Inuits designed and built their boats based on their own experience and that of the generations before them, passed on through word-of-mouth. The word “kayak” means “man’s boat” or “hunter’s boat”, and kayaks were a personal craft, each built by the man who used it with assistance from his wife, who sewed the skins and closely fitting his size for maximum manoeuvrability.

    • SISIMIUT MUSEUM

      Tour Highlights: History and culture of Greenland
      Difficulty Level: Approx. 0.6 miles of walking uphill to the museum
      Remarks: Entrance to museum included
      Price: This excursion is included for all guests

      The Sisimiut Museum will open their doors exclusively for all guests of the OCEAN DIAMOND. It is one of the best preserved museums in Greenland und focusses on Greenlandic culture, Greenlandic trade and industry history as well as the important shipping industry. The old buildings originate from the Danish colonial time and the original colors are still preserved.

    • GREENLANDIC FOOD TASTING

      Tour Highlights: Taste of local Greenlandic specialties
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather
      Price: This excursion is included for all guests

      Food is always a big part of a country’s culture; in Greenland, we have the purest and organic ingredients from the icy polar sea to mountain landscapes. You can try specialties like they are eaten locally. The tasting will depend on what has been caught, like a variety of fish, maybe musk ox, seal or other delicacies. But it will definitely be an exclusive tasting of local specialties you will probably never experience again.

    All excursions are subject to local weather/ice conditions as well as minimum/maximum numbers of participants. If an excursion is cancelled due to weather conditions or an insufficient number of participants, we reserve the right to provide notification of this at any point prior to the time of departure of the tour in question.

  • Ilulissat The town of the icebergs
    • IL1* - CITY WALK

      Tour Highlights: An interesting cultural and historical walk to Ilulissats most famous sights
      Difficulty Level: Approx. 1.5 hours up and down hill walk through the town, partly uneven and steps
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather
      Duration: approx. 1.5 hours
      Min/Max: 10/30
      Reservation code: IL1
      Price: USD 20.-

      Originally founded by the Danes as a trading post in 1741, Ilulissat is today the third largest town in Greenland with over 4,500 inhabitants. Learn more about life 200 miles north of the Arctic Circle and hear about the old as well as the new history of the town and its development. After the tour you can stay in town or walk back to the pier.

    • IL2 - HIKE TO THE ICEBERGS OF SERMERMIUT

      Tour Highlights: Learn more about the Inuit culture on this hike through the stunning Arctic nature and see impressive icebergs
      Difficulty Level: ATTENTION! This hike covers mountain terrain in all variations! Demanding 5 mile long hike
      Remarks: Hiking shoes and outdoor clothing recommended; please bring a bottle of water with you; lunch boxes from OCEAN DIAMOND; in the beginning and the end of the hike you will walk through the town of Ilulissat (30-40 minutes per way)
      Duration: 5-6 hours
      Min/Max: 10/25
      Reservation code: IL2
      Price: USD 50.-

      Hike through spectacular surroundings as we take you to “Holms Bakke” which offers great views to the Jakobshavn Ice Fjord with its many icebergs. Experience the Ice Fjord from a different ancle and soak in these impressive moments. It also leads to the Inuit ruins at Sermermiut where you can discover the culture and lifestyle of the early Inuit, the first people to settle Sermermiut around the year 2,000 BC. You can still see the relics witnessing their presence. Hear the story about the Inuit people’s life and traditions before the Europeans came to Greenland.

    • IL3* - ICE FJORD CRUISE

      Tour Highlights: An unforgettable cruise among the icebergs of the UNESCO World Heritage Ice Fjord
      Difficulty Level: No walking involved
      Remarks: Warm clothing recommended; excursion boat with mostly outdoor space and limited seats; it depends on the ice situation how far the excursion boat can go into the Ice Fjord
      Duration: approx. 2 hours
      Min/Max: 12/–
      Reservation code: IL3
      Price: USD 170.-

      Ilulissat means “icebergs” in Greenlandic and the Ilulissat Ice Fjord is impressive whether viewed from the air or the sea. Experience an unforgettable cruise to the mouth of the Ilulissat
      Ice Fjord, where an underwater moraine catches many of the large icebergs. The only way to cross the moraine is via pressure from behind – therefore you always see a multitude of huge icebergs directly in front of Ilulissat.

    • IL4* - ICE FJORD SIGHTSEEING FLIGHT

      Tour Highlights: Enjoy the stunning views of the UNESCO World Heritage Ice Fjord from above on this approx. 30 minutes flight
      Difficulty Level: No walking involved
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather; window seat in the plane is guaranteed for the best photo opportunity; every passenger is provided with an “Active Noise Reduction Headset”; weight limit per person: 265 lbs
      Duration: approx. 1 hour including transfer
      Min/Max: 5/5
      Reservation code: IL4
      Price: USD 530.-

      The Ilulissat Ice Fjord is impressive whether viewed from the air or the sea. Experience an unforgettable flight over the Ice Fjord and the world’s most active glacier, Sermeq Kujalleq, which moves 72 feet per day. Your pilot will fly low over the fjord and circle around the majestic icebergs which can reach a height of 3,000 feet and a few miles in length.

    All excursions are subject to local weather/ice conditions as well as minimum/maximum numbers of participants. If an excursion is cancelled due to weather conditions or an insufficient number of participants, we reserve the right to provide notification of this at any point prior to the time of departure of the tour in question.

  • Uummannaq The northernmost point of our journey
    • UUMMANNAQ MUSEUM AND CHURCH

      Tour Highlights: History and culture of Greenland
      Difficulty Level: Approx. 0.3 miles of walking to the museum, partly uphill
      Remarks: Entrance to museum and visit of the church included
      Price: This excursion is included for all guests

      Uummannaq Museum tells fantastic stories from the region. Particularly interesting is the museum’s exhibition of the extensive polar exploration that took place and Alfred Wegener’s expedition on a propeller-driven sled on the Ice Sheet. Wegener became world-famous due to his theory of continental drift. His aim was to build a scientific station in the middle of the Ice Sheet. The museum also houses copies of the famous Qilaktisog mummies, which were discovered in this area in 1972. The church next door is the only stone church in Greenland and is also open for you to visit.

    • OPEN ORPHANAGE

      Tour Highlights: Visit the world-famous Greenlandic children band in their local home; interaction with the children and staff; cosy Get-together
      Difficulty Level: Approx. 0.6 miles of walking to the orphanage, partly uphill
      Remarks: Coffee and tea included; not all children might be home during summer time
      Price: This excursion is included for all guests

      The orphanage in Uummannaq opens up its doors exclusively for you and invites you to learn and explore more about the life of a Greenlander and living on an island in Northwest-Greenland. The orphanage was founded in 1929 and belongs to the worldwide´s most northern residential intuitions. The staff created with a lot of enthusiasm and commitment a new home for traumatised and orphaned children. This orphanage is known all over the world as the children here are taught different instruments and singing with which they are going on world wide tours. The children and staff are looking forward to your visit, to show you around and to talk with you over a coffee or tea. Don´t miss this unique opportunity!

    All excursions are subject to local weather/ice conditions as well as minimum/maximum numbers of participants. If an excursion is cancelled due to weather conditions or an insufficient number of participants, we reserve the right to provide notification of this at any point prior to the time of departure of the tour in question.

  • Qeqertarsuaq The only settlement on Disko Island
    • QE1 - CITY WALK

      Tour Highlights: An interesting cultural and historical walk to Qeqertarsuaqs most famous sights
      Difficulty Level: Walk on partly uneven ground
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather
      Duration: approx. 2 hours
      Min/Max: 10/30
      Reservation code: QE1
      Price: USD 20.-

      Guided sightseeing in Qeqertarsuaq where you get an insight into the town´s ancient and modern history. Qeqertarsuaq is the only town on Disko Island (the big island) and a city that stands alone far off Greenland´s west coast and the Lyngmark Glacier that towers above the town. In the past whaling played a major and important role. In 1773, the first whaling base was opened up in Qeqertarsuaq. Nowadays, the inhabitants live from fishing and sealing.

    • QE2 - BOTANIC TUNDRA HIKE

      Tour Highlights: Stunning landscapes, the “Valley of the Winds” – Blaesedal and waterfalls
      Difficulty Level: Moderate 3 miles long hike in mountainous, uneven terrain
      Remarks: Hiking shoes and outdoor clothing recommended; please bring a bottle of water with you
      Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
      Min/Max: 10/25
      Reservation code: QE2
      Price: USD 30.-

      The “Valley of the Winds” is located right outside of Qeqertarsuaq. Sometimes, a heavy wind blows on this Arctic plateau. That is where the valley Blaesedalen received its name from. But the valley also impresses with its waterfalls and large scenic variety with diversified flora and fauna. Learn more about tundra vegetation and adaptions of plants to Arctic climate on this botanic hike.

    • KAFFEMIK

      Tour Highlights: Getting a special look at Greenlandic life, traditions and culture while enjoying the company of Greenlanders over coffee and cake
      Difficulty Level: Approx. 0.3 miles of walking, partly uphill
      Remarks: Coffee, tea and cake included
      Price: This excursion is included for all guests

      Get a feeling of what it’s like to live like a Greenlander by visiting a Greenlandic Kaffemik.
      Kaffemik is an old tradition where a family invites many guests into their home to celebrate special events of all kinds – births and birthdays, first days at school and confirmations – but the real enjoyment comes from being in a room filled with people while enjoying coffee / tea and homemade cake.

    All excursions are subject to local weather/ice conditions as well as minimum/maximum numbers of participants. If an excursion is cancelled due to weather conditions or an insufficient number of participants, we reserve the right to provide notification of this at any point prior to the time of departure of the tour in question.

  • Kangerlussuaq The last port of our journey
    • KA1 - REINDEER GLACIER AND BBQ

      Tour Highlights: Experience one of Greenland´s biggest attractions - the Ice Sheet and enjoy a BBQ with local specialities
      Difficulty Level: transport with a 4x4 bus on rocky and changeable terrain and gravel roads
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather
      Duration: 5-6 hours
      Min/Max: 12/–
      Reservation code: KA1
      Price: USD 165.-

      Known as the Greenland Ice Sheet, it is UNESCO World Heritage and covers 80 % of the island’s surface and is second in size to the world’s only other Ice Sheet in Antarctica. You drive through a wide variety of the most beautiful natural scenery from Arctic desert to tundra with low growing shrubs and through hilly terrain with a grand view of the edge of the Ice Sheet in the distance. The final goal is a stop with the most magnificent view. Here you will have approximately one hour to enjoy the unspoiled tundra vegetation and silence. Before heading to the airport you will stop at a beautiful spot in the middle of nowhere for a BBQ with local Greenlandic specialities.

    • KA2 - TUNDRA SAFARI AND BBQ

      Tour Highlights: Explore Greenland´s backcountry, keep an eye open for musk oxen and enjoy a BBQ with local specialities
      Difficulty Level: transport with a 4x4 bus on rocky and changeable terrain and gravel roads
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather
      Duration: approx. 3.5 hours
      Min/Max: 12/–
      Reservation code: KA2
      Price: USD 100.-

      Kangerlussuaq´s location is a paradise for both reindeer and musk oxen, who thrive in this environment due to the relatively mild, stable and dry climate and the abundance of food. With a bit of luck, you will observe musk oxen roaming freely in their natural habitat. You will follow a route through the beautiful tundra landscape to the top of the mountain Black Ridge, which offers fantastic panoramic views of the valleys, rivers, Kangerlussuaq and even parts of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Before heading to the airport you will stop at a beautiful spot in the middle of nowhere for a BBQ with local Greenlandic specialities.

    • KA3 - ICE SHEET SIGHTSEEING FLIGHT

      Tour Highlights: A spectacular approx. 30 minutes sightseeing flight over the Ice Sheet and glaciers
      Difficulty Level: No walking involved
      Remarks: Clothes according to local weather; window seat in the plane is guaranteed for the best photo opportunity; every passenger is provided with an “Active Noise Reduction Headset”; weight limit per person: 265 lbs
      Duration: approx. 1 hour including transfer
      Min/Max: 5/5
      Reservation code: KA3
      Price: USD 530.-

      A treat for your senses! The magnificent Ice Sheet awaits your visit on this unique sightseeing
      tour covering both the Arctic tundra with a great view of the numerous musk oxen, a journey over the Ice Sheet with smooth turns to experience melt water lakes and of course the Russell Glacier as the grand finale.

    All excursions are subject to local weather/ice conditions as well as minimum/maximum numbers of participants. If an excursion is cancelled due to weather conditions or an insufficient number of participants, we reserve the right to provide notification of this at any point prior to the time of departure of the tour in question.