Visit this old settlement in the beautiful fiord

Duration: 4 Hours
Number of participants: Minimum 4 people – Maximum 6 people per boat
Season: All year
Language: English/Danish
Price: DKK 1.395,- per person – DKK 697,50,- Child (0-11 years old) –
Boat type:Targa, 31 – 37

The Qoornoq Island Tour is a three-in-one

Boat tour in the Nuuk Fiord, old settlement visit, and waterfall.

The boat tour sails in the fiord of Nuuk, where you will get a chance to view the colourful houses from seaside. 

This tour will take us to the abandoned settlement of Qoornoq, where you get of the boat and get to to explore the area. 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. Following this we will continue our tour around the island where the captain will point out the old norse settlement areas on the island.

Finally we will end the tour with a stop at the iconic waterfall on the backside of mount Sermitsiaq.

Here is a map of the fiord: Nuuk Fiord

Important Note:
When you are going out on an adventure, it is highly recommended to bring both camera and binoculars. It is also advisable to bring warm clothes. On this boat there is heated cabin, but prepare and bring clothes that keep you warm, when you want to sit outside on the front deck. A neck warmer and glowes is always good.

You are allowed to bring your own food.

  • Warm footwear
  • Warms socks
  • Jacket
  • Hat
  • Gloves/Mittens
  • Sun lotion
  • Sun glasses


  • English/Danish speaking guide
  • Tea and coffee will be served onboard
  • Covered heated boat/restroom onboard
  • Toilet on board


  • Departure is from the “Nuuk Water Taxi” by the Colonial harbour
  • Please arrive 10 minutes prior to departure
  • Transfer is not included

Book tour now on E-mail: info@tupilak.gl