Oqaatsut Day Trip with Kayaking from Ilulissat

Day Trips & Excursions in Ilulissat
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Tour description

Take part in this 7-hour adventure in Greenland, where you get to experience the Arctic natural scenery and Inuit heritage all in the same day. Paddle among icebergs on a kayak, a traditional mean of transport, and explore an authentic Inuit village.

The day will begin with sailing from Ilulissat to Oqaatsut, a traditional Inuit settlement. There, you will be welcomed to the kayak base then briefed on how to handle a kayak and the safety protocols for artic waters. Now the real experience starts, paddling in one of the most stunning landscapes on Earth, Disko Bay. There, you will witness a sea of icebergs of all sizes and shapes, rocks, cliffs, and if you're lucky, even humpback whales! The paddling will take about two hours, with stops for relaxing. You are welcome to bring your own camera, however, your guide will take several pictures along of you the way. After you are finished kayaking, enjoy a traditional Greenlandic lunch made by the local people. After lunch, you will have time to explore the settlement and its traditional way of life on your own. Finally, sail back to Ilulissat and enjoy the magic light of the midnight sun shining on the huge icebergs. Everyone can do the activity and it counts with all of the safety measures. Please note: All experience levels are welcome

What's included

  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip private transfer
  • Lunch in a local family house
  • Souvenir photos

What's not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities


  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Lunch included