Tours and excursions

Disko Island offers a variety of activities. Throughout the summer, the hotel arranges excursions with its own guides so please feel free to contact us for further information.

Qeqertarsuaq City Walk

Guided city walk in Qeqertarsuaq, focusing in resent as well as older history.

Qeqertarsuaq has approx. 850 inhabitants and is the only town on Disko Island. In Danish the towns name is “Godhavn”, which refers to the well protected natural harbor. In Diskofiord is the only village situated called Kangerluk. Qeqertarsuaq is a well functioning and peaceful town with school, nursinghome, hospital and a small museum. Primary occupation is hunting and fishing, especially fishing for snowcrabs and lumpfish is important. There are numerous voluntary associations in town, and the new artificial grass soccer field with stranded icebergs in the background is always busy with playing children.

Duration: Approx. 2 hours
Season: 15. June – 31. August
Participants: Min. 2 pers.

Price: 220 DKK per person

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Walk to Kuannit — the place with numerous angelica plants and incredible basalt formations

Kuannit is placed east of Qeqertarsuaq. The walk passes the heliport, Arctic Station, Red River and the opening of “Blæsedalen”. On the trail you have the 900 meter high “Skarve mountain” on the one side and a spectacular view of Diskobay on the other side. At Kuannit, incredible basalt formations are present, formed by volcanic activity millions of years ago. Kuannit area is very fertile for Greenlandic standards, and mosses, lichens, flowers and especially angelica plants are present there. In the summertime, whales are often spotted in the sea just below Kuannit.

Duration: Approx. 4 hours
Season: 15. June — 31. August
Participants: Min. 4 pers.
Price: 350 DKK per person

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Mountainbike Rental

Mountainbikes are ideal to explore Qeqertarsuaq and surroundings. By bike you will quickly get a good overview of the town. Main roads are paved, but there are numerous gravel roads and dirt tracks too. If you like to test your technic and endurance, you should choose Kuannit as your destination!

There are numerous bike sizes available, all well maintained with multiple gears and handbreakes. If you should experience a puncture or other technical failure with your bike, you will get another one free of charge right away. 

Price: 200 DKK per person/per day

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Description of the trail to Lyngmarksbræen

Hiking to 900 meters of altitude. To reach Lyngmarksbræen, follow a hiking path through the characteristic basalt mountains. There is no road, but a marked trail leads you to the top. Some few places you must use your hands as support. It´s a tough hike, which takes 3-4 hours one way. The hike is incredibly beautiful and at the top you are rewarded with magnificent views beyond the Disko Bay.    

The downhill hike can be hard if you are not trained. There are a lot of loose pebbles, which requires extra attention. If you have problems with your back, knees or hips you should consider the hike an extra time. The hike is on your own responsibility, but a guide will help you and make sure that everyone is safe and secure both on the way up and down. 

Important Notice: Hiking boots are mandatory for this hike. We also recommend to bring your trekking poles.
 
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