Kangerlussuaq – summer

Aerial shot of musk oxen near Kangerlussuaq - Photo by Air Zafari & Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Aerial shot of musk oxen near Kangerlussuaq – Photo by Air Zafari & Mads Pihl – Visit Greenland

Activities and Excursions in Kangerlussuaq


 TUNDRA HIKING & OUTDOOR COOKING

This is our favourite tour in Kangerlussuaq; We offer this new and exciting hike in Kangerlussuaq with our local guide. This will take us out into the wild, where we will look for muskox, rein deer, snow hare and cook lunch over open fire. This summer we spotted muskoxes on 95% of all trips!
Price: DKK 750,- (€ 100)
Participants: Min 1  Max 8
Period: All year Duration: ca. 5-6 hours (limited space)

TUNDRA AND WILDLIFE TOUR

Kangerlusssuaq has incredibly beautiful nature and is home to the massive musk ox. We will drive through the stunning tundra landscape in our 4WD truck and the guide will fill us in on the various wildlife in this area. Maybe we’ll get the chance to spot musk oxen and learn more about these incredible creatures.

Price: DKK 275,- (€37)
Duration: 1,5 hours
Participants: Min 4
Period: All year

SIGHTSEEING IN KANGERLUSSUAQ

The history of Kangerlussuaq is that is a former American air base that was developed in 1941 during World War 2. Up to 1992 it was in periods active but the Americans left it in 1992. Since then it has been the busiest airport Airport in Greenland. On this sightseeing tour you will experience exciting stories, starting from the origins of the base, from the second World War to the Cold War, into a modern international airport.
Price: DKK 360,- (€49)
Participants: Min 4 pers.
Period: All year
Duration: 2 hours

AIR ZAFARI

The amazing views and variations of landscape around Kangerlussuaq are remarkable in both winter and summer time. We highly recommend you to go on one of these air safaris that offer different durations and routes, according to your preferences.

Ice Cap, Reindeer and Musk Ox Tour’ that takes you up to have excellent views of the Ice Cap and Glaciers. The plane has extra large windows that allow you to spot for wildlife and the local flora.
Price: DKK 950,- (€128)
Participants: Min 4 pers.
Period: All year
Duration: 1/2 hours

Plus tour’ is a longer flight that makes you enjoy more sights than above and has a guarantee of spotting musk oxen, as well as views of other wildlife and flora the Ice Cap, Navigators Rock and Desert Valley.
Price: DKK 1650,- (€223)
Participants: Min 4 pers.
Period: All year
Duration: 50 minutes

Paradise Valley & Ice Cap Tour’ is a great discovery flight of fantastic views that takes you deep into Paradise Valley, where the wildlife sightings are superb. You will be seeing the Ice Cap and Navigators Rock as well as game like the musk oxen and reindeer, Desert Valley and views of the tundra and mountain landscape with its blue lakes and white glaciers. We call this trip our “Explorer” and introduce it as a true airborne adventure!

Price: DKK 2695,- (€364)
Participants: Min 4 pers.
Period: All year
Duration: 75 minutes

The Russel Glacier

Driving partially off-road we take the fascinating route to the spectacular Russell Glacier. The glacier is an impressive sight with its vertical ice walls rising as high as 60m. We’ll get close enough for some great photo and video opportunities. The surroundings are spectacular, and chances are good for spotting musk oxen and perhaps even ptarmigans and arctic hare.

Price: DKK 610,- (€82)
Participants: Min 4 pers.
Period: All year
Duration: 4 hours

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