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Two scuba divers on a fishing trip near Sisimiut. Photo by Sirius Greenland

Sirius Greenland

Sirius Greenland and Tropic Ice Dive offer adventure diving trips in Greenland.
Sarfaq Ittuk cruising in the Disko Bay outside Ilulissat ice fjord in Greenland. Visit Greenland

Arctic Umiaq Line

Arctic Umiaq Line is passenger and freight shipping company also known as AUL. The company runs the ferry Sarfaq Ittuk on Greenland's west coast.
The harbour in Uummannaq in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Cafémma

Cafémma is a cosy waterfront café in the small North Greenland island community of Uummannaq.
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Hotel Kangerlussuaq

Hotel Kangerlussuaq, which is based at Greenland's largest international airport, has 70 rooms and conference facilities for up to 60 guests.
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Hotel Nordbo

Hotel Nordbo offers you 25 well equipped apartments varying in size at reasonable costs very close to downtown Nuuk.
Ilulissat in midnight sun, seen from the sea, by Iurie Belegurschi

Kangia Race

Kangia Race is an adventure race team event that takes place over three days in and around Ilulissat in the Disko Bay in Greenland.
Evening light over the museum and old town parts of Nanortalik in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Nanortalik Museum

Nanortalik Museum is beautifully situated in the old colonial port area as an open air museum, covering almost all buildings in the area.
Frontal view of Sulisartut Højskoleat. Photo by Sulisartut Højskoleat, Visit Greenland

Sulisartut Højskoleat

Sulisartut Højskoliat is an educational institution, which also offers overnight accommodation.
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Siggi Tours

Siggi Tours has a boat called Uiloq, which sails in the area around Ammassalik. The company also organises a whole range of tours, including dog sledding trips in the winter.
A home and graveyard on Kulusuk, Northwest Side Of Kulusuk island. By Chris Brinlee Jr

Greenlandic Indigenous Guides

I have started a new guide company located in Kulusuk, Greenland. I am educated as a guide. I offer guiding from the airport Kulusuk to the village. There are possibilities to visit the local museum and a modern Greenlandic family home and back to the airport or to the hotel. The guided tour will be around one hour and a half and you walk about 4 kilometers.
Boat sailing among icebergs in Nuup Kangerlua in summer. Photo by Nuuk Bay Adventure

Nuuk Bay Adventures

Nuuk Bay Adventures. Boat charter - Fjord sailing - Fishing trip - Hiking - Cabin accommodation - Photo/Film crew – Settlement tours and much more.

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Why it's worth getting to know Julia, Visit Greenland’s new Director

Julia Pars has great visions for lifting up the Greenland tourism industry as a diverse yet cohesive entity. Read here about what this means for your important role as a local or international stakeholder.
View of Nipisat Island. Photo by Per Arnesen - Visit Greenland

AECO’s Site-specific Guidelines and Greenland

We hear a lot about ‘guidelines’ in relation to Arctic tourism, and it can be difficult to stay on top of what each of them mean, where they are implemented and how they affect you as a member of the tourism industry.
Marathon runners at the Leif den Lykkeliges Marathon in Qassiarsuk in South Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Run your way through South Greenland

Marathons, terrain runs and adventure races in South Greenland. Yeah, we have a few of those down here!
Looking towards Kangerlussuaq on an Air Zafari flightseeing trip in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Q & A’s about President Trump's Statement

How have the Greenlandic People reacted to the news from the President of the USA wanting to buy Greenland?
A winter sunrise over Tasiilaq in East Greenland

News from East Greenland

East Greenland is a 5-star nature experience, says Lars Peter Anker Møller, owner of Arctic Dream.
Chris Winter enjoying one of the most spectacular views you can get to by mountain bike. Ilulissat Icefjord, Ilulissat, North Greenland. Photo by Ben Haggar - Visit Greenland

International operators: Why are they important?

Canada-based tour company Big Mountain Bike Adventures visited Greenland in September 2019 to develop a new mountain biking group tour product. Biker and journalist Ryan Stuart, who joined the recce trip, shares the company’s philosophy and discusses how an incoming international tour operator can be a benefit to local tour operators and local communities.

Explore Nunarput Nuan - our Wonderful Greenland

On the brand new campaign and website “Nunarput Nuan - our Wonderful Greenland” - which is targeted locals - you can find experiences, introductions to the regions of Greenland, a new song to praise Greenland and an overview of package trips that make it easier and cheaper for you to take a staycation.
Female hiker enjoying the scenery at Amitsorsuaq Lake along the Arctic Circle Trail. Photo by Lina Stock - Visit Greenland

#2 Webinar summary of Preparing for Post-COVID travel to Greenland

As Greenland opens up for post-COVID travel, the industry is now working to reshift its way of thinking in order to deal with the tourism halt - despite the strict entry requirements enforced by the government.
MS Fram in Illorsuit in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Greenland’s Changing Cruise Industry: Key Takeaways from Cruise Workshop, May 2020

On the 19th and 20th of May 2020, Visit Greenland and AECO held a workshop for the Greenlandic cruise industry. The purpose of the workshop was to bring the industry together to discuss current challenges and to develop some common and concrete next steps on how to deal with the current crisis and take Greenland’s cruise industry into the future. The workshop welcomed over 50 participants from the cruise industry and from across the country.
View Point In Nuuk. Photo by Matthew Littlewood - Visit Greenland

Nuuk aims to be the first certified sustainable capital with EarthCheck

Nuuk, the capital of Greenland, is on its way to being the first capital city in the world to be certified under the EarthCheck Destination Standard.
Sunrise over harbour of Nuuk. Photo - Rebecca Gustafsson , Visit Greenland

Greenland invests in infrastructure

Greenland’s infrastructural landscape is reaching a historical point in time, and is poised to change the accessibility of the country forever.

Visit Greenland beats CNN to win the Oscars of the Internet

It was a great honour for the Kingdom of Denmark when Greenland’s tourism board, Visit Greenland, on Tuesday won a Webby People's Voice Award, also known as the Oscars of the Internet, for their self-produced video "The Future of Travel in Greenland".
Four women waving hello in Narsaq in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl

COVID-19 has made the population more positive towards tourists

The Greenlandic population has in general become more positive towards tourists. This is according to a new report made by Visit Greenland.

The Icefjord Centre will strengthen tourism in Ilulissat

Kangiata Illorsua - the Icefjord Centre in Ilulissat - will soon welcome visitors inside. This new visitor centre will attract more tourists to the area.
Photo by Zak Mauger

Extreme E creates Extreme potential

Magnificent nature and the majestic Russell Glacier create the frame for the sustainable answer to Formula 1, Extreme E, which will be held in Kangerlussuaq in August.
Pink sky, colourful Nuuk. Photo by Elia Locardi - Visit Greenland

Nuuk, Greenland named to TIME’s Annual list of the World Greatest Places 2021

TIME reveals the third annual list of the World’s Greatest Places, which highlights 100 extraordinary travel destinations around the world.

New joint marketing efforts to boost tourism in Greenland

With a new joint effort in the period 2021 - 2022, Visit Greenland and the regional DMOs are intensifying their work and cooperation.
Hiking the Tasermiut fjord. Photo - Aningaaq R. Carlsen, Visit Greenland

Tourism in Greenland should be restarted with sustainability first on the agenda

Let's kickstart a strong and resilient tourism industry with sustainability - economic sustainability, social and cultural sustainability, and environmental sustainability.
Sunrise over snow covered, Nuuk. Photo - Rebecca Gustafsson , Visit Greenland

Nuuk's certification as a sustainable capital will benefit the entire Greenlandic tourism industry

The news that Nuuk has been certified by EarthCheck as the first capital city in the world to become a sustainable tourism destination brings joy to the tourism industry.
Air Greenland airplanes waiting for takeoff in Kangerlussuaq. Photo by Filip Gielda, Visit Greenland

Useful tips for flying with Air Greenland and Icelandair

Your FAQ about flights, tickets, and general aviation in Greenland. Whether you are flying into Greenland for a holiday, to film, or for business, it’s useful to know the following tips.

Paving new futures with the Arctic Circle Road

A new independent Global Oxford Project report cites that there is a sound business case for the proposal of a future 170 kilometre gravel Arctic Circle Road connecting Kangerlussuaq to Sisimiut.

Routes: Kalaallit Airports and Visit Greenland chase Greenland’s flying future

Both Visit Greenland and Kalaallit Airports were present when representatives of the world’s airlines, airports and route developers gathered recently for the conference called Routes in Milan, Italy.

Why it matters Greenland joins the Paris Agreement

The symbolic value of this newly announced commitment to the Paris Agreement is immense. Greenland literally sits on the frozen crux of the great climate change issue, but its position also gives it a rare voice to educate on the matter with experience.
Dogsledding Musher Twins. Photo - Aningaaq R. Carlsen, Visit Greenland

The Journey

Greenland is embarking on a journey, somewhat forced by the rapid changes in the climate, somewhat voluntarily in the way we choose to adapt. We are inviting the upcoming leaders in sustainable tourism to join us. To come with us on this journey through time – and to a place like no other.
Three hikers in the mountains near Qernertivartivit not far from Kulusuk in East Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit Greenland

What is sustainable tourism in Greenland?

Liz Cooper, Industrial PhD Candidate at Visit Greenland, takes us through her first piece of research and presents 4 key points of debate, and 8 priorities for sustainable tourism development in Greenland.
Cruise guests on a bench in front of the Knud Rasmussen rock in Nanortalik in South Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl - Visit GreenlandMads Pihl - Visit Greenland

Improving tourists' overall experiences of Greenland

In September 2021, Visit Greenland, in collaboration with Greenland Travel, conducted a large survey investigation among potential and previous tourists to Greenland.
Tourists on a bot in Nuuk Fjord

Visit Greenland's new simplified segmentation model

Visit Greenland has developed a new simplified segmentation model with only 3 segments, instead of the original's 11 segments
Low mosses and flowers on a hiking trail in East Greenland. By Mads Pihl

A ban on oil and gas exploration puts Greenland on the green scoreboard

The commercial interest is not considered high enough for Greenland to be responsible for the climate, environmental and natural risks associated with oil and gas extraction. As the first Arctic nation, Greenland is putting an end to this extraction.
View Point In Nuuk. Photo by Matthew Littlewood - Visit Greenland

Nuuk's certification

The news that Nuuk, as the first capital city in the world, has been certified as a sustainable tourist destination by EarthCheck is a source of joy in the tourism industry.
first glimpse of Ilulissat Icefjord. Photo - Lisa M. Burns, Visit Greenland

Greenlandic UNESCO Sites - a story of ownership and local pride

Greenland has miles of magnificent unspoiled nature and colourful culture-filled settlements that do not need a UNESCO accreditation to be appreciated by visitors. However, UNESCO is an iconic brand that sells, guaranteeing visitors that they will experience a unique place.

Sustainability in Greenland

Human, social, economic and environmental sustainability. Meet various topics to talk about sustainability in Greenland.
HHE Express reception. Photo by HHE Express

Two Green Keys in Nuuk

In February 2022, Greenland went from having 1 Green Key certified Hotel to having 3, as Hotel Hans Egede and HHE Express obtained their certification. 
Aerial view of sled dogs riding next to interesting features in the terrain - Photo by Alex Savu - Visit Greenland

Sparking dreams: new remote destinations in focus on visitgreenland.com

From updated travel tips to live weather info and tips for self-guided tourists, travellers will have a new suite of useful information to plan their trip to 27 known and lesser-visited places in Greenland.

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A lit tent at sunset looking north towards three peaks, Camp In Tasiilaq Fjord. By Chris Brinlee Jr

Provider Search

You can search for potential partners here in the form of agents and tour operators. Choose local, Greenland-based tour operators, who offer adventure, transport and accommodation, or international operators who sell trips to Greenland.
Inuk Hostels in Nuuk, with Sermitsiaq Mountain. Photo by Daniel Gurrola - Visit Greenland

Adventure in Practice - Inuk Hostels

Read how does Inuk Hostels combines the accommodation and cultural encounters in a backcountry.
Two people kayaking next to large icebergs in crystal clear water. Photo by Arctic Dream

Adventure in Practice - Travellodge Greenland

Travellodge Greenland in East Greenland has created strong adventure tourism products. It is now a growing business based on local knowledge, passion and a desire to make a difference in the local community.
A tender boat approaching Hurtigruten's MS Fram near Illorsuit in North Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Cruise

Learn about Visit Greenland’s vision and mission and find contact information on relevant partners in Greenland.
A snowmobiler doing a wheelie near SIsimiut in Greenland. Photo by Mads Pihl.

Adventure in Greenland

Check our series of 9 articles about adventure travel in theory and practice, where we paint a portrait of contemporary tourism in Greenland.
Ponant Cruises L'Austral in early morning light near Ilulissat in Greenland. By Mads Pihl

Cruise Call List

Use this page to view cruise arrivals to Greenland.