Ilulissat is the perfect town to discover the history of the kayak. Not only is Ilulissat a town within the country that created the kayak, it also offers some of the best kayaking in the world. Ilulissat is where you feel the complete Greenland kayak experience. Embrace an adventure with a history that goes back thousands of years.
Your adventure begins in the Qajaq Club of Ilulissat, where they continue to build and use kayaks, as their ancestors more than 4,500 years ago. You will discover the secrets to building Greenland kayaks while admiring their craftsmanship. Learn a brief history of the kayak’s multiple usage as well as its progression in design in order to fully understand why the kayak continues to form a major part of Greenlandic culture.
Expert guides will provide you with all the information necessary to safely complete your trip on your Greenland kayak. Experience is not needed, just be prepared to enjoy an incredible adventure as you sail between huge ice floes. You will discover a world of magical lights, sounds and sensations from a completely different perspective.
Enjoy a Greenland kayak experience at sea level.
Get ready to travel back in time and enjoy nature in its purest state. The guides will do everything from instruct you on where to go, to even take pictures for you! You won’t have to worry about anything other than having a good time.
Both morning and afternoon excursions are available. The departure point is near the landmark church of Zion. You’ll get to experience the fascinating surroundings of the old city of Ilulissat and witness Ilulissat’s magnificent eternal sunset and midnight Sun.
We guarantee that you will enjoy a once in a lifetime kayaking experience. Are you ready to have a magnificent time aboard a Greenland kayak? We are.