Cruises

Nanortalik is a truly unique cruise ship destination and the people and authorities always offer a warm welcome and an exciting schedule to visiting cruise ship passengers.

Cruise catalogue about cruises to South Greenland

Nanortalik is a unique cruise destination – this year we are happy to welcome eight international cruise ships.

Read our new cruise catalogue here

Cruises

MS Sea Spirit 120 pax

Thursday, June 14, 2018

Arrival: 8:00 AM

Departure: 12:00 PM

Arrival 12 June Thursday 08:00 AM
Departure 12:00 Noon

Landing to Nanortalik and exploring the city on your own.

Preliminary program
Throughout the city there will be different shows to attend until 12:00 Noon

Open air museum 08:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Nanortalik open-air museum – The museum consists of many buildings, an Inuit sum-mer camp and Umiaq and kayak exhibition. It gives a broad picture of community de-velopment in Nanortalik dating back to the Inuit time to the present day. Behind the museum, a summer hunting camp has been recreated to show what traditional life is like in the Arctic. Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in days gone by.

Choir 10:00 AM
Greenlandic choir in the old Nanortalik wooden Church.

Greenlanders are renowned for their singing. Guests can lean back and admire the beautiful church as they listen to peaceful psalms and merry songs. Some of singers are dressed in Greenlandic national costumes.

Departure 12:00 Noon
Departure from the Harbour at 12:00 Noon with good views and photo opportunities of the city.

Admission Fee / Tickets
Open air museum 5 US$ / 5 €

MS Rotterdam 1.404 pax

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Arrival: 7:00 AM

Departure: 2:00 AM

Arrival 12 July Thursday 07:00 AM
Departure 02:00 PM

Folk dance, kaffe-mik and choir in the Culture Centre

Kaffe-mik
Kaffe-mik (coffee party) is an old tradition where a family invites many guests into their home in case of celebration (weddings, birthdays etc.) to drink coffee or tea and taste the famous Greenlandic cake. The guests stay for 15 to 30 minutes only. We will arrange a Kaffe-mik in the Culture Centre (public toilets inside).

Greenlandic folk dance
Her is a unique opportunity to experience the lively and quick moving Greenlandic folk dance. Dutch and Scottish whalers originally inspired the dances. They taught their special seaman dances “the reels” to the Disco Bay Eskimos. Through the centuries, this has developed into the unique folk dance tradition we know today.

Greenlandic choir
The Greenlanders are famous for their multi-vocal singing. The slow moving psalms and the merry songs allow you to lean back and let your impressions of Greenland mix with the enchanting singing. Some of the singers are dressed in national costumes.

Old Harbour and Nanortalik open-air museum
Nanortalik has one of the most unique museums in Greenland, displaying items from the old Inuit culture, the Norse settlements in Greenland from 982 AD and the Danish colonial power 1797-1953. You can easily spend 1-2 hours there. At the summer settlement in the museum area, Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in the old days.

Admission Fee / Tickets
Folk dance and kaffe-mik Choir in the Culture Centre 15 US$ / 15 €
Open air museum 5 US$ / 5 €

MS Sea Princess 2.000 pax

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Arrival: 7:00 AM

Departure: 6:00 PM

Arrival 07:00 AM
Departure 06:00 PM

Landing to Nanortalik and exploring the city on your own. Throughout the town, there will be different shows to attend until 01:00 PM.

Open air museum will be open from 09:00 AM. The museum consists of many buildings, an Inuit summer camp and Umiaq and kayak exhibition. It gives a broad picture of community development in Nanortalik dating back to the Inuit time to the present day. Behind the museum, a summer hunting camp has been recreated to show what traditional life is like in the Arctic. Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in days gone by.

Folk dance, kaffe-mik and choir in the Culture Centre

Kaffe-mik
Kaffe-mik (coffee party) is an old tradition where a family invites many guests into their home in case of celebration (weddings, birthdays etc.) to drink coffee or tea and taste the famous Greenlandic cake. The guests stay for 15 to 30 minutes only. We will arrange a kaffe-mik in the Culture House (public toilets inside).

Greenlandic choir 
Greenlanders are renowned for their singing. Guests can lean back and admire the beautiful church as they listen to peaceful psalms and merry songs. The singers are dressed in Greenlandic national costumes.

Greenlandic folk dance
This is a unique opportunity to experience lively Greenlandic folk dances performed by children from 7 to 16 years of age. Originally inspired by Dutch and Scottish whalers, over the centuries these reels have developed into a unique form of folk dancing that is still enjoyed today by young and old alike.

Admission Fee / Tickets
Folk dance and Kaffe-mik Choir in the Culture Centre 15 US$ / 15 €
Open air museum 5 US$ / 5 €

MS Silver Cloud 132 pax

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Arrival: 6:30 AM

Departure: 12:00 PM

Arrival 06:30 AM
Departure 12:00 noon

Preliminary programme
Landing to Nanortalik and exploring the city on your own. Throughout the town, there will be different shows to attend until 12:00 noon.

Choir 09:00 PM in the old Nanortalik wooden Church 
Greenlandic choir Choir song in the old, wooden Nanortalik Church from 1916. The inuits are famous for their multi-vocal singing. The slow moving psalms and the merry songs allow you to lean back and let your impressions of Greenland mix with the enchanting singing. The singers are dressed in national costumes.

OPEN AIR MUSEUM will be open from 08:00 AM to 12:00 noon
Nanortalik open-air museum Nanortalik has one of the unique museums in Greenland, displaying items from the old Inuit culture, the Norse settlements in Greenland from 982 AD and the Danish colonial power 1797-1953. You can easily spend 1-2 hours there. At the summer settlement in the museum area, you can watch turf huts, skin tents, kayaks and wife fur boats “Umiaqs”.

Admission Admission Fee / Tickets
Choir in the old Nanortalik wooden Church the Culture Centre 10 US$ / 10 €
Open air museum 5 US$ / 5 €

MS Boudicca 880 pax

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Arrival: 8:00 AM

Departure: 1:00 PM

Landing to Nanortalik and exploring the town on your own.

OPEN AIR MUSEUM 12:00 Noon – 05.30 PM
Nanortalik open-air museum – The museum consists of many buildings, an Inuit sum-mer camp and Umiaq and kayak exhibition. It gives a broad picture of community de-velopment in Nanortalik dating back to the Inuit time to the present day. Behind the museum, a summer hunting camp has been recreated to show what traditional life is like in the Arctic. Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in days gone by.

KAYAK AND UMIAQ SHOW
Kayak show in front of the summer settlement in the museum 03:00 PM and 04:00 PM. On the water in front of the summer hunting camp at the museum, a kayak show takes place with good photo opportunities from the beach. The Inuit invented the kayak; ac-tually kayak is an old Inuit name, only it is spelled “qajaq” in Greenlandic. The treacher-ous and harsh waters surrounding Greenland forced the hunters that came across from Canada and Alaska to develop one of their only means of transportation to the up-most accuracy. This is a very special opportunity to experience how the hunters of Greenland, by centuries of passing on knowledge, have mastered the various tech-niques, such as the Eskimo roll, to ensure they would survive capsize during a storm.

Greenlandic choir 01:30 PM and 02:30 PM in the old Nanortalik wooden Church
Greenlanders are renowned for their singing. Guests can lean back and admire the beautiful church as they listen to peaceful psalms and merry songs. Some of singers are dressed in Greenlandic national costumes.

Departure from the Harbour 06:00 PM with good views and photo opportunities of the city.

MS Rotterdam 1.404 pax

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Arrival: 7:00 AM

Departure: 5:00 PM

FOLK DANCE and KAFFE-MIK and CHOIR in the Culture Centre

Kaffe-mik
Kaffe-mik (coffee party) is an old tradition where a family invites many guests into their home in case of celebration (weddings, birthdays etc.) to drink coffee or tea and taste the famous Greenlandic cake. The guests stay for 15 to 30 minutes only. We will arrange a Kaffe-mik in the Culture Centre (public toilets inside).

Greenlandic folk dance
Her is a unique opportunity to experience the lively and quick moving Greenlandic folk dance. Dutch and Scottish whalers originally inspired the dances. They taught their special seaman dances “the reels” to the Disco Bay Eskimos. Through the centuries, this has developed into the unique folk dance tradition we know today.

Greenlandic choir
The Greenlanders are famous for their multi-vocal singing. The slow moving psalms and the merry songs allow you to lean back and let your impressions of Greenland mix with the enchanting singing. Some of the singers are dressed in national costumes.

Nanortalik open-air museum at he old harbour
Nanortalik has one of the most unique museums in Greenland, displaying items from the old Inuit culture, the Norse settlements in Greenland from 982 AD and the Danish colonial power 1797-1953. You can easily spend 1-2 hours there. At the summer settlement in the museum area, Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in the old days.

Admission Fee / Tickets
Folk dance and Kaffe-mik Choir in the Culture Centre 15 US$ / 15 €
Open air museum 5 US$ / 5 €

MS Black Watch 804 pax

Monday, August 27, 2018

Arrival: 8:00 AM

Departure: 1:00 PM

Landing to Nanortalik and exploring the city on your own.

Preliminary program
Throughout the city there will be different shows to attend until 12:00 Noon

OPEN AIR MUSEUM 07:30 AM – 01:30 PM
Nanortalik open-air museum – The museum consists of many buildings, an Inuit sum-mer camp and Umiaq and kayak exhibition. It gives a broad picture of community de-velopment in Nanortalik dating back to the Inuit time to the present day. Behind the museum, a summer hunting camp has been recreated to show what traditional life is like in the Arctic. Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in days gone by.

KAYAK AND UMIAQ SHOW – In front of the summer settlement in the museum 11.00 AND 11.45 AM
On the water in front of the summer hunting camp at the museum, a kayak show takes place with good photo opportunities from the beach. The Inuit invented the kayak; ac-tually kayak is an old Inuit name, only it is spelled “qajaq” in Greenlandic. The treacher-ous and harsh waters surrounding Greenland forced the hunters that came across from Canada and Alaska to develop one of their only means of transportation to the up-most accuracy. This is a very special opportunity to experience how the hunters of Greenland, by centuries of passing on knowledge, have mastered the various tech-niques, such as the Eskimo roll, to ensure they would survive capsize during a storm

CHOIR 09:00 AM AND 10:00 AM in the old Nanortalik wooden Church
Greenlandic choirGreenlanders are renowned for their singing. Guests can lean back and admire the beautiful church as they listen to peaceful psalms and merry songs. Some of singers are dressed in Greenlandic national costumes.

Departure from the Harbour 1.30 PM with good views and photo opportunities of the city.

MS Star Pride 212 pax

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Arrival: 7:00 AM

Departure: 4:00 PM

Landing to Nanortalik and exploring the city on your own. Throughout the town, there will be different shows to attend until 01:00 PM.

OPEN AIR MUSEUM the museum will be open from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
The museum consists of many buildings, an Inuit summer camp and Umiaq and kayak exhibition. It gives a broad picture of community development in Nanortalik dating back to the Inuit time to the present day. Behind the museum, a summer hunting camp has been recreated to show what traditional life is like in the Arctic. Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in days gone by.

CHOIR , FOLK DANCE and KAFFE-MIK in the Culture House
Kaffe-mik (coffee party) is an old tradition where a family invites many guests into their home in case of celebration (weddings, birthdays etc.) to drink coffee or tea and taste the famous Greenlandic cake. The guests stay for 15 to 30 minutes only. We will arrange a kaffe-mik in the Culture House (public toilets inside).

Greenlandic choir 
Greenlanders are renowned for their singing. Guests can lean back and admire the beautiful church as they listen to peaceful psalms and merry songs. The singers are dressed in Greenlandic national costumes

Greenlandic folk dance
This is a unique opportunity to experience lively Greenlandic folk dances performed by children from 7 to 16 years of age. Originally inspired by Dutch and Scottish whalers, over the centuries these reels have developed into a unique form of folk dancing that is still enjoyed today by young and old alike.

Admission Fee / Tickets  
Folk dance and Kaffe-mik Choir in the Culture Centre 15 US$ / 15 €
Open air museum 5 US$ / 5 €

MS Zuiderdam 1916 pax

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Arrival: 7:00 AM

Departure: 1:00 PM

FOLK DANCE and KAFFE-MIK and CHOIR in the Culture Centre

Kaffe-mik
Kaffe-mik (coffee party) is an old tradition where a family invites many guests into their home in case of celebration (weddings, birthdays etc.) to drink coffee or tea and taste the famous Greenlandic cake. The guests stay for 15 to 30 minutes only. We will arrange a Kaffe-mik in the Culture Centre (public toilets inside).

Greenlandic folk dance
Her is a unique opportunity to experience the lively and quick moving Greenlandic folk dance. Dutch and Scottish whalers originally inspired the dances. They taught their special seaman dances “the reels” to the Disco Bay Eskimos. Through the centuries, this has developed into the unique folk dance tradition we know today.

Greenlandic choir
The Greenlanders are famous for their multi-vocal singing. The slow moving psalms and the merry songs allow you to lean back and let your impressions of Greenland mix with the enchanting singing. Some of the singers are dressed in national costumes.

Nanortalik open-air museum at the Old Harbour
Nanortalik has one of the most unique museums in Greenland, displaying items from the old Inuit culture, the Norse settlements in Greenland from 982 AD and the Danish colonial power 1797-1953. You can easily spend 1-2 hours there. At the summer settlement in the museum area, Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in the old days.

Admission Fee / Tickets
Folk dance and Kaffe-mik Choir in the Culture Centre 15 US$ / 15 €
Open air museum 5 US$ / 5 €

DEPARTURE 05:00 PM from the Harbour with good views and photo opportunities of the

MS Viking Sea 930 pax

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Arrival: 2:00 PM

Departure: 8:00 PM

Landing to Nanortalik and exploring the city on your own. Throughout the town, there will be different shows to attend until 7 PM. 

OPEN AIR MUSEUM 02:00 PM to 06:00 PM
Nanortalik open-air museum The museum consists of many buildings, an Inuit summer camp and Umiaq and kayak exhibition. It gives a broad picture of community development in Nanortalik dating back to the Inuit time to the present day. Behind the museum, a summer hunting camp has been recreated to show what traditional life is like in the Arctic. Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in days gone by.

Choir 02:30 PM and 03:15 PM in the old Nanortalik wooden Church Greenlandic choir
Greenlanders are renowned for their singing. Guests can lean back and admire the beautiful church as they listen to peaceful psalms and merry songs. Some of singers are dressed in Greenlandic national costumes. 

KAYAK AND UMIAQ SHOW – In front of the summer settlement in the museum 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
On the water in front of the summer hunting camp at the museum, a kayak show takes place with good photo opportunities from the beach. The Inuit invented the kayak; actually kayak is an old Inuit name, only it is spelled “qajaq” in Greenlandic. The treacherous and harsh waters surrounding Greenland forced the hunters that came across from Canada and Alaska to develop one of their only means of transportation to the upmost accuracy. This is a very special opportunity to experience how the hunters of Greenland, by centuries of passing on knowledge, have mastered the various techniques, such as the Eskimo roll, to ensure they would survive capsize during a storm 

Admission Fee / Tickets
Folk dance and Kaffe-mik Choir in the Culture Centre 15 US$ / 15 €
Open air museum 5 US$ / 5 €

MS Viking Sky 930 pax

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Arrival: 2:00 PM

Departure: 8:00 PM

Landing to Nanortalik and exploring the city on your own. Throughout the town, there will be different shows to attend until 7 PM. 

OPEN AIR MUSEUM 02:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Nanortalik open-air museum The museum consists of many buildings, an Inuit summer camp and Umiaq and kayak exhibition. It gives a broad picture of community development in Nanortalik dating back to the Inuit time to the present day. Behind the museum, a summer hunting camp has been recreated to show what traditional life is like in the Arctic. Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in days gone by.

CHOIR 02:30 PM and 03:15 PM in the old Nanortalik wooden Church Greenlandic choir
Greenlanders are renowned for their singing. Guests can lean back and admire the beautiful church as they listen to peaceful psalms and merry songs. Some of singers are dressed in Greenlandic national costumes. 

KAYAK AND UMIAQ SHOW in front of the summer settlement in the museum 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
On the water in front of the summer hunting camp at the museum, a kayak show takes place with good photo opportunities from the beach. The Inuit invented the kayak; actually kayak is an old Inuit name, only it is spelled “qajaq” in Greenlandic. The treacherous and harsh waters surrounding Greenland forced the hunters that came across from Canada and Alaska to develop one of their only means of transportation to the upmost accuracy. This is a very special opportunity to experience how the hunters of Greenland, by centuries of passing on knowledge, have mastered the various techniques, such as the Eskimo roll, to ensure they would survive capsize during a storm 

Admission Fee / Tickets
Folk dance and Kaffe-mik Choir in the Culture Centre 15 US$ / 15 €
Open air museum 5 US$ / 5 €

MS Viking Star 930 pax

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Arrival: 2:00 PM

Departure: 8:00 PM

Landing to Nanortalik and exploring the city on your own. Throughout the town, there will be different shows to attend until 07:00 PM.

OPEN AIR MUSEUM 02:00 PM – 06:00 PM
Nanortalik open-air museum The museum consists of many buildings, an Inuit summer camp and Umiaq and kayak exhibition. It gives a broad picture of community development in Nanortalik dating back to the Inuit time to the present day. Behind the museum, a summer hunting camp has been recreated to show what traditional life is like in the Arctic. Inuit in traditional clothing will show how they lived in days gone by.

CHOIR 02:30 PM and 03:15 PM in the old Nanortalik wooden Church Greenlandic choir
Greenlanders are renowned for their singing. Guests can lean back and admire the beautiful church as they listen to peaceful psalms and merry songs. Some of singers are dressed in Greenlandic national costumes. 

KAYAK AND UMIAQ SHOW in front of the summer settlement in the museum 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM
On the water in front of the summer hunting camp at the museum, a kayak show takes place with good photo opportunities from the beach. The Inuit invented the kayak; actually kayak is an old Inuit name, only it is spelled “qajaq” in Greenlandic. The treacherous and harsh waters surrounding Greenland forced the hunters that came across from Canada and Alaska to develop one of their only means of transportation to the upmost accuracy. This is a very special opportunity to experience how the hunters of Greenland, by centuries of passing on knowledge, have mastered the various techniques, such as the Eskimo roll, to ensure they would survive capsize during a storm.

Admission Fee / Tickets
Folk dance and Kaffe-mik Choir in the Culture Centre 15 US$ / 15 €
Open air museum 5 US$ / 5 €