Tour Operators

While a deep insight into Greenland’s unique nature and experiences is a prerequisite for the tour operators you meet on this page, our platform brings together a wide range of tour operators, catering to both larger, well-established companies with a significant online presence, as well as smaller, lesser-known operators who offer specialized tours during specific seasons and have yet to tap into any digital marketing.

We pride ourselves on being deeply connected to the local communities we serve. We work directly with tour operators across Greenland, ensuring that their diverse range of experiences is featured on our platform. By showcasing these experiences, we aim to harness the power of tourism to benefit all of Greenland, fostering sustainable growth and supporting local economies. Whether you seek cultural immersion, thrilling adventures, or awe-inspiring natural beauty, our tour operators have you covered.

By choosing Arctic Excursions, you contribute to the sustainable development of Greenland, helping us achieve our ultimate mission of offering fantastic experiences in every city and settlement across the country.

Disko Bay

AirZafari

AirZafari is a Greenlandic owned company that was founded in 2010. They offer tours in Kangerlussuaq and Ilulissat, but also offer tours to other cities such as Nuuk, Narsarsuaq and Sisimiut. They operate mostly from March to October, but winter tours are also an option.

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Albatros Arctic Circle - Ilulissat

Albatros Arctic Circle Ilulissat has decades of experience in providing guests with fantastic experiences in Ilulissat and also in Kangerlussuaq. They offer Northern Lights tours, dog sledding, snowmobiling and hiking. The local guides are skilled and will ensure you an exciting trip.

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Authentic Greenland

Authentic Greenland is a locally owned tourism operator run by a father and daughter. They are based in Ilulissat and offer different tours depending on the season. You can join them on a hike, a dog sledding trip, a sailing trip to the icefjords or a trip on snowmobiles.

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Boat Tours Ilulissat

Boat Tours Ilulissat is locally owned and own  2 boats. Historical wooden boats Katak was built in 1960 while Esle was built in 1970. The crew has extensive experience sailing in the cold.

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Diskobay Tours

Diskobay Tours is based in Qasigiannguit and offers tours in Disko Bay. In winter, you can join dog sledding tours – both short day tours and longer tours with an overnight stay in a cabin or in a camp by the ice cap. In the summer, you can join on sailing and hiking trips.

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Explore Ilulissat

Explore Ilulissat is based in Ilulissat and is a local tour operator. In the summer, you can sail in the beautiful fjord in Ilulissat. In the winter,, you can go on dog sled and snowmobile tours in the Ilulissat ice fjord.

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Greenland Backcountry

Greenland Backcountry is a small but passionate tourism company based in Ilulissat. Join them for an unforgettable journey into the heart of Greenland’s natural wonders. As seasoned guides with a deep love for this Arctic paradise, they are dedicated to creating exceptional and personalized adventures for each guest.

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IceCap Explore

IceCap Explore is based in Ilulissat, and their employees have many years of experience arranging tours. With the Targa 44 they take passengers out on whale safaris, midnight sun sailing and icefjord sailing. They also offer tours on snowmobile and trips to towns and settlements.

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Ilulissat Escape

Ilulissat Escape is a local tour operator based in Ilulissat. In the wintertime they run a beautiful lodge, and in the summertime they offer boat tours.

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Ilulissat Local Guide

Founded in 2019, Ilulissat Local Guide is a local tour operator with a lot of local expertise. They offer Northern Lights tours, dog sledding, ice fishing, whale watching and other great activities.

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Inuk Adventure

Inuk Adventure is a local tour operator based in Ilulissat. They offer everything from kayaking, sailing, hiking to dog sledding and snowmobile tours. With small groups and a focus on sustainable tools as well as cooperation with the locals, you can expect an authentic experience with Inuk Adventure.

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IWS Tours

IWS Tours has over 25 years of experience in Ilulissat. Guides at IWS Tours were born and raised in Ilulissat, and you are therefore guaranteed an authentic trip with them, whether it is sailing trips, city walks or hiking.

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Naleraq Sea Safari

Naleraq Sea Safari is owned by local tour operators. They own a luxury boat, Targa 37, named “Nanunnguaq”. Naleraq Sea Safari offers several different sailing trips in Ilulissat’s beautiful surroundings.

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Unique Tours

Unique Tours is a local tour operator in Ilulissat. They were founded in 2017 and are run by a family with extensive knowledge of the sea and land around Ilulissat. They started out offering winter excursions, but have developed into a year-round touroperator over the years.

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Wonderful Ilulissat

Wonderful Ilulissat is a local tour operator owned by a local fisherman. The guides are passionate about showing Ilulissat from a trapper’s perspective. The guides are all fishermen or trappers and have many years of experience that they are happy to share.

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World of Greenland

World of Greenland is a 100% Greenlandic company. In addition to running unique lodges, they arrange excursions from Ilulissat, including sailing trips, cultural tours and helicopter tours. World of Greenland is one of the few operators that is open all year round.

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Whale Tours

The owner of Whale Tours was born in and grew up in Ilulissat and have a strong local connection and knowledge about Ilulissat and its surroundings. They offer both whale tours, midnight sailing and trips to the Icefjord.

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Tarajoq Tours

Tarajoq Tours is a locally owned company offering personal and adventurous tours in the Ilulissat Icefjord and Disko Bay area. Tarajoq [dara’jok] is an old Inuit word for salt water and represents the company’s great experience and know-how in providing safe and memorable experiences when visiting Ilulissat.

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Qeqertarsuaq Tours

Qeqertarsuaq Tours is a local tour operator on Disko Island, offering hiking, sightseeing, cave tours, sailing and abseiling. They know Qeqertarsuaq inside and out, both by water and on land, so you are guaranteed a fantastic trip with a lot of  knowledge from a local.

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Kaffemik By Qimussi

Kaffemik by Qimussi offers both kaffemik, jewelry workshops and dog sled tours during the winther. Enjoy their warm atmosphere and learn much more about Greenlandic history.

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Capital Region

Air Greenland Charter

Air Greenland Charter offers popular helicopter experiences in Nuuk and Ilulissat. They have more than 60 years of experience flying in the Arctic and know the country inside out.

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Camp Itivi

Come and stay at Camp Itivi, which is located close to the ice cap at the bottom of Nuuk Fjord, protected from wind and weather by mountains on three sides. Everything is provided here, so all you need to do is enjoy the fantastic tranquility that surrounds the cabins.

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Greenland Arctic Xplorers

Greenland Arctic Xplorers is a 100% Greenlandic owned company based in Nuuk. This newly started company specializes in offering sailing, cabin rental, hiking and running tours in the Greenlandic wilderness.

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Greenland Cruises

Greenland Cruises offers sailing trips in and around Ilulissat during the summer months. Greenland Cruises is 100% Greenlandic owned and takes great pride in showing Greenland to visitors. They have 4 boats in Ilulissat, so they can solve both small and large tasks.

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Guide to Greenland

Guide to Greenland is a Greenlandic company based in Nuuk. With local and international guides, they love to explore Greenland and show guests the best sides of this large and lovely island. They offer guided tours for photographers, TV crews, cruise guests and others with limited time in Nuuk.

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Inuit Navigate

Inuit Navigate is a local tour operator bases in Nuuk. They focus mainly on the old part of Nuuk, like the colonial harbour. Join them on a city walk and learn about the history, monuments and statues in Nuuk.

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Inuk Hostels

Inuk Hostels is located in Nuuk, just a 20 minute walk from the center. Whether you are traveling alone or with a group of friends, Inuk Hostels is the great choice for your stay. They have 4 cabins, and their café has a wonderful view.

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Inuk Travel

Inuk Travel is a travel agency and local tour operator in Nuuk. They offer tours around the vibrant capital, overnight stays in the glass igloo Aurora Hut, from which you can see the northern lights, as well as spa experiences with sauna and champagne.

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Kang Tourism

Kang Tourism is based in Nuuk and is a local tourist company that offers various sailing trips in Nuup Kangerlua. You can also go fishing, sightseeing and hiking.

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Nuuk Art Museum

Nuuk Art Museum was inaugurated in 2005 and is located a few minutes’ walk from Nuuk Centre. The musem’s collection includes works by Anne-Birthe Hove, Pia Arke, Miki Jacobsen, Jessie Kleemann, Aron and Cecilie Kleist, Christine Deichmann and J.E.C. Rasmussen.

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Nuuk Local Museum

Nuuk Local Museum is located in the colonial harbour and opened its doors to the public in 2017. A visit to the local museum takes you back in time, mainly the 1950’s and 1960’s when Nuuk’s development as a capital was in rapid development.

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Nuuk Water Taxi

Nuuk Water Taxi is the largest tour operator in Nuuk with a fleet of boats, a luxury camp by the ice fjord and excursions such as paddle boarding, kayaking and sailing. They operate all year round with local guides, captains and sailors.

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Tip Top Tours

Tip Top Tours is a local mountaineering company located in the capital of Nuuk. They know everything about climbing the three mountain peaks Sermitsiaq, Kingittorsuaq and Qingaaq, and they will ensure you have a fun and safe time.

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Two Ravens

Two Ravens is a company founded by two adventurous friends from Greenland. They offer a wide range of experiences to satisfy everyone’s desire for wilderness adventure. Whether you want to relax in the Greenlandic nature or go on a more challenging adventure, they deliver unforgettable tours.

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Uppik Adventure

Uppik Adventures is a family run business specializing in trophy hunting. With a base in Nuuk, there is plenty of opportunity to enter the fjord to hunt animals such as reindeer, snow hare, arctic fox etc.

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Arctic Circle

Albatros Arctic Circle - Kangerlussuaq

Albatros Arctic Circle welcomes you in both Kangerlussuaq and Ilulissat. Their guides have several years of experience in Greenland, in some cases from childhood. They offer some of the most popular excursions in Greenland, which often take place in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Maniitsoq Adventure Tours

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Hotel Sisimiut & Tours

With Hotel Sisimiut & Tours, you can experience mountain hiking, dog sledding and snowmobile tours among other things. They also offer tours where you can come along in a search of Greenland’s beautiful northern lights.

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South Greenland

Guide In Greenland

Guide In Greenland is based in the most-southern town in Greenland, Nanortalik. They are certified Arctic Tourist Guides and Arctic Adventure Guides, and they offer story-telling, town walks, hiking & trekking, and private guided tours.

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Riding Greenland Hostel

Riding Greenland Hostel is based in Qassiarsuk and was founded in 2016. They offer horse riding, buggy rides and hiking. Qassiarsuk has an approx. 100 km long dirt road that connects the farms in the area with each other and with Qassiarsuk. This is the perfect guide to glaciers and icebergs in the sea, the many ruins from both Norse and Inuit and a lot of nature.

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Hunter´s Eye in South Greenland

Hunter´s Eye in South Greenland is a small, local company based in Qaqortoq. Their goal is to give foreign trophy hunters the opportunity to hunt with local hunters while exploring the magnificent Greenlandic wilderness. They also offer sightseeing tours.

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Seaway Express

Seaway Express is a locally owned company based in Qaqortoq. They own a luxury Targa with room for 12 passengers, and they are ready to sail you anywhere in Greenland.

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Sermeq Helicopters

Sermeq Helicopters is a local company in Qaqortoq in South Greenland that offers magnificent helicopter tours. Some of the experiences they offer includes landing on glaciers, seeing scenic mountain peaks and historic UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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NORTH GREENLAND

Uummannaq Seasafaris

Uummannaq Seasafaris is a local tour operator founded in 2015. They know Uummannaq like the back of their hand and offer both sailing trips, walking tours, dog sledding tours and Northern Lights tours. You can also go fishing on the ice. Both owners grew up in Greenland and still live there today.

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EAST GREENLAND

Arctic Dream

Arctic Dream is based in Tasiilaq. They offer fantastic tours including dog sledding in the winter and sailing trips to ice caves, the ice fjord, to the settlement of Tiniteqilaaq, sailing trips to the Knud Rasmussen Glacier and Ikateq, a relic from WWII, in the summer. The local guides help to offer a fantastic atmosphere with a look into local everyday life.

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Sermilik Adventures

Sermilik Adventures is a small company based in Tasiilaq, with the expertise to bring you an authentic arctic experience. Sermilik Adventures is run by two passionate people in Tasiilaq and they have a lifetime of experience in East Greenland’s landscape. They offer day trips, dogsledding trips (also during the summer) and multi-day trips.

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Tasiilaq Tours

Tasiilaq Tours is a local tour company based in Tasiilaq, which was founded in 2016. They offer tours all year round and offer, among other things, dog sled tours, snowmobile tours, whale watching, day trips to settlements and to the Sermilik ice fjord.

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World of Greenland

World of Greenland is a 100% Greenlandic company. In addition to running unique lodges, they arrange excursions from Ilulissat, including sailing trips, cultural tours and helicopter tours. World of Greenland is one of the few operators that is open all year round.

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Diskobay Tours

Diskobay Tours is based in Qasigiannguit and offers tours in Disko Bay. In winter, you can join dog sledding tours – both short day tours and longer tours with an overnight stay in a cabin or in a camp by the ice cap. In the summer, you can join on sailing and hiking trips.

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Kang Tourism

Kang Tourism is based in Nuuk and is a local tourist company that offers various sailing trips in Nuup Kangerlua. You can also go fishing, sightseeing and hiking.

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Air Greenland Charter

Air Greenland Charter offers popular helicopter experiences in Nuuk and Ilulissat. They have more than 60 years of experience flying in the Arctic and know the country inside out.

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Naleraq Sea Safari

Naleraq Sea Safari is owned by local tour operators. They own a luxury boat, Targa 37, named “Nanunnguaq”. Naleraq Sea Safari offers several different sailing trips in Ilulissat’s beautiful surroundings.

Read more

AirZafari

AirZafari is a Greenlandic owned company that was founded in 2010. They offer tours in Kangerlussuaq and Ilulissat, but also offer tours to other cities such as Nuuk, Narsarsuaq and Sisimiut. They operate mostly from March to October, but winter tours are also an option.

Read more

Explore Ilulissat

Explore Ilulissat is based in Ilulissat and is a local tour operator. In the summer, you can sail in the beautiful fjord in Ilulissat. In the winter,, you can go on dog sled and snowmobile tours in the Ilulissat ice fjord.

Read more

Camp Itivi

Come and stay at Camp Itivi, which is located close to the ice cap at the bottom of Nuuk Fjord, protected from wind and weather by mountains on three sides. Everything is provided here, so all you need to do is enjoy the fantastic tranquility that surrounds the cabins.

Read more

Two Ravens

Two Ravens is a company founded by two adventurous friends from Greenland. They offer a wide range of experiences to satisfy everyone’s desire for wilderness adventure. Whether you want to relax in the Greenlandic nature or go on a more challenging adventure, they deliver unforgettable tours.

Read more

Uummannaq Seasafaris

Uummannaq Seasafaris is a local tour operator founded in 2015. They know Uummannaq like the back of their hand and offer both sailing trips, walking tours, dog sledding tours and Northern Lights tours. You can also go fishing on the ice. Both owners grew up in Greenland and still live there today.

Read more

Sermeq Helicopters

Sermeq Helicopters is a local company in Qaqortoq in South Greenland that offers magnificent helicopter tours. Some of the experiences they offer includes landing on glaciers, seeing scenic mountain peaks and historic UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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IWS tours

IWS Tours has over 25 years of experience in Ilulissat. Guides at IWS Tours were born and raised in Ilulissat, and you are therefore guaranteed an authentic trip with them, whether it is sailing trips, city walks or hiking.

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Inuk Travel

Inuk Travel is a travel agency and local tour operator in Nuuk. They offer tours around the vibrant capital, overnight stays in the glass igloo Aurora Hut, from which you can see the northern lights, as well as spa experiences with sauna and champagne.

Read more

Qeqertarsuaq Tours

Qeqertarsuaq Tours is a local tour operator on Disko Island, offering hiking, sightseeing, cave tours, sailing and abseiling. They know Qeqertarsuaq inside and out, both by water and on land, so you are guaranteed a fantastic trip with a lot of  knowledge from a local.

Read more

Albatros Arctic Circle - Ilulissat

Albatros Arctic Circle Ilulissat has decades of experience in providing guests with fantastic experiences in Ilulissat and also in Kangerlussuaq. They offer Northern Lights tours, dog sledding, snowmobiling and hiking. The local guides are skilled and will ensure you an exciting trip.

Read more

Inuk Adventure

Inuk Adventure is a local tour operator based in Ilulissat. They offer everything from kayaking, sailing, hiking to dog sledding and snowmobile tours. With small groups and a focus on sustainable tools as well as cooperation with the locals, you can expect an authentic experience with Inuk Adventure.

Read more

Uppik Adventure

Uppik Adventures is a family run business specializing in trophy hunting. With a base in Nuuk, there is plenty of opportunity to enter the fjord to hunt animals such as reindeer, snow hare, arctic fox etc.

Read more

Arctic Dream

Arctic Dream is based in Tasiilaq. They offer fantastic tours including dog sledding in the winter and sailing trips to ice caves, the ice fjord, to the settlement of Tiniteqilaaq, sailing trips to the Knud Rasmussen Glacier and Ikateq, a relic from WWII, in the summer. The local guides help to offer a fantastic atmosphere with a look into local everyday life.

Read more

Nuuk Water Taxi

Nuuk Water Taxi is the largest tour operator in Nuuk with a fleet of boats, a luxury camp by the ice fjord and excursions such as paddle boarding, kayaking and sailing. They operate all year round with local guides, captains and sailors.

Read more

Wonderful Ilulissat

Wonderful Ilulissat is a local tour operator owned by a local fisherman. The guides are passionate about showing Ilulissat from a trapper’s perspective. The guides are all fishermen or trappers and have many years of experience that they are happy to share.

Read more

Guide to Greenland

Guide to Greenland is a Greenlandic company based in Nuuk. With local and international guides, they love to explore Greenland and show guests the best sides of this large and lovely island. They offer guided tours for photographers, TV crews, cruise guests and others with limited time in Nuuk.

Read more

Maniitsoq Adventure Tours

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Ilulissat Local Guide

Founded in 2019, Ilulissat Local Guide is a local tour operator with a lot of local expertise. They offer Northern Lights tours, dog sledding, ice fishing, whale watching and other great activities.

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Siku Hostel & Tours

Siku Hostel & Tours is a Greenlandic tourist company in Uummannaq. They offer great trips, including dogsledding, icefishing, sailing and city walks.
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Nuuk Art Museum

Nuuk Art Museum was inaugurated in 2005 and is located a few minutes’ walk from Nuuk Centre. The musem’s collection includes works by Anne-Birthe Hove, Pia Arke, Miki Jacobsen, Jessie Kleemann, Aron and Cecilie Kleist, Christine Deichmann and J.E.C. Rasmussen.

Read more

Sermilik Adventures

Sermilik Adventures is a small company based in Tasiilaq, with the expertise to bring you an authentic arctic experience. Sermilik Adventures is run by two passionate people in Tasiilaq and they have a lifetime of experience in East Greenland’s landscape. They offer day trips, dogsledding trips (also during the summer) and multi-day trips.

Read more

Riding Greenland Hostel

Riding Greenland Hostel is based in Qassiarsuk and was founded in 2016. They offer horse riding, buggy rides and hiking. Qassiarsuk has an approx. 100 km long dirt road that connects the farms in the area with each other and with Qassiarsuk. This is the perfect guide to glaciers and icebergs in the sea, the many ruins from both Norse and Inuit and a lot of nature.

Read more

Nuuk Local Museum

Nuuk Local Museum is located in the colonial harbour and opened its doors to the public in 2017. A visit to the local museum takes you back in time, mainly the 1950’s and 1960’s when Nuuk’s development as a capital was in rapid development.

Read more

Tasiilaq Tours

Tasiilaq Tours

Tasiilaq Tours is a local tour company based in Tasiilaq, which was founded in 2016. They offer tours all year round and offer, among other things, dog sled tours, snowmobile tours, whale watching, day trips to settlements and to the Sermilik ice fjord.

Read more

Greenland Cruises

Greenland Cruises offers sailing trips in and around Ilulissat during the summer months. Greenland Cruises is 100% Greenlandic owned and takes great pride in showing Greenland to visitors. They have 4 boats in Ilulissat, so they can solve both small and large tasks.

Read more

IceCap Explore

IceCap Explore is based in Ilulissat, and their employees have many years of experience arranging tours. With the Targa 44 they take passengers out on whale safaris, midnight sun sailing and icefjord sailing. They also offer tours on snowmobile and trips to towns and settlements.

Read more

Inuk Hostels

Inuk Hostels is located in Nuuk, just a 20 minute walk from the center. Whether you are traveling alone or with a group of friends, Inuk Hostels is the great choice for your stay. They have 4 cabins, and their café has a wonderful view.

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Authentic Greenland

Authentic Greenland is a locally owned tourism operator run by a father and daughter. They are based in Ilulissat and offer different tours depending on the season. You can join them on a hike, a dog sledding trip, a sailing trip to the icefjords or a trip on snowmobiles.

Read more

Greenland Arctic Xplorers

Greenland Arctic Xplorers is a 100% Greenlandic owned company based in Nuuk. This newly started company specializes in offering sailing, cabin rental, hiking and running tours in the Greenlandic wilderness.

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Tarajoq Tours

Tarajoq Tours is a locally owned company offering personal and adventurous tours in the Ilulissat Icefjord and Disko Bay area. Tarajoq [dara’jok] is an old Inuit word for salt water and represents the company’s great experience and know-how in providing safe and memorable experiences when visiting Ilulissat.

Read more

Ilulissat Escape

Ilulissat Escape is a local tour operator based in Ilulissat. In the wintertime they run a beautiful lodge, and in the summertime they offer boat tours.

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Guide In Greenland

Guide In Greenland is based in the most-southern town in Greenland, Nanortalik. They are certified Arctic Tourist Guides and Arctic Adventure Guides, and they offer story-telling, town walks, hiking & trekking, and private guided tours.

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Whale Tours

The owner of Whale Tours was born in and grew up in Ilulissat and have a strong local connection and knowledge about Ilulissat and its surroundings. They offer both whale tours, midnight sailing and trips to the Icefjord.

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Boat Tours Ilulissat

Boat Tours Ilulissat is locally owned and own  2 boats. Historical wooden boats Katak was built in 1960 while Esle was built in 1970. The crew has extensive experience sailing in the cold.

Read more

Tip Top Tours

Tip Top Tours is a local mountaineering company located in the capital of Nuuk. They know everything about climbing the three mountain peaks Sermitsiaq, Kingittorsuaq and Qingaaq, and they will ensure you have a fun and safe time.

Read more

Inuit Navigate

Inuit Navigate is a local tour operator bases in Nuuk. They focus mainly on the old part of Nuuk, like the colonial harbour. Join them on a city walk and learn about the history, monuments and statues in Nuuk.

Read more

Kaffemik By Qimussi

Kaffemik by Qimussi offers both kaffemik, jewelry workshops and dog sled tours during the winther. Enjoy their warm atmosphere and learn much more about Greenlandic history.

Read more

Greenland Backcountry

Greenland Backcountry is a small but passionate tourism company based in Ilulissat. Join them for an unforgettable journey into the heart of Greenland’s natural wonders. As seasoned guides with a deep love for this Arctic paradise, they are dedicated to creating exceptional and personalized adventures for each guest.

Read more

Hunter´s Eye in South Greenland

Hunter´s Eye in South Greenland is a small, local company based in Qaqortoq. Their goal is to give foreign trophy hunters the opportunity to hunt with local hunters while exploring the magnificent Greenlandic wilderness. They also offer sightseeing tours.

Read more

Seaway Express

Sermeq Helicopters is a local company in Qaqortoq in South Greenland that offers magnificent helicopter tours. Some of the experiences they offer includes landing on glaciers, seeing scenic mountain peaks and historic UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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