Greenland

– Gaze in awe at immense icebergs
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  • True Arctic expedition
    With our expertise in Arctic waters, we will show you the best of incredible Greenland under the Midnight Sun.
  • Isolated beauty
    Experience some of the most beautiful scenery in the world - amazing icebergs, fjords, and rich wildlife.
  • Unique cultural experiences
    Get to know the rich cultural traditions, meet the fascinating Inuit people, and visit their colorful settlements.
  • Sustainable adventure
    Our expedition cruises are created with sustainability as a priority – we want to protect wildlife, support local communities, and ensure the future of our planet.
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Cruises in Greenland

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Explore Greenland

Discover some of the possible landing sites you may visit on an expedition cruise to Greenland.

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Explore Greenland

Discover some of the possible landing sites you may visit on an expedition cruise to Greenland.

  • 1

    Camp Frieda

    Beathtaking scenery and Arctic flora await near Camp Frieda. The place is actually named after Friederike Bronny, a member of the Hurtigruten Expedition Team.

  • 2

    Ilulissat

    Brightly coloured houses are surrounded by icebergs in the third largest town in Greenland, located at the entrance to the stunning Ilulissat Icefjord World Heritage Site.

  • 3

    Disko Bay

    Discover charming settlements, icebergs and rich wildlife in this historically important bay - one of the best spots in Greenland for whale watching.

  • 4

    Sisimiut

    is 40 km north of the Arctic Circle, and is the second-largest town in Greenland.

  • 5

    Nuuk

    is Greenland’s capital, situated at the mouth of one of the most spectacular fjord systems in the world.

  • 6

    Ivittuut

    is a good location to scan for herds of powerful musk oxen in ruggedly beautiful Arctic landscape.

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    Qaqortoq

    is considered one of the most beautiful towns in Greenland.

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    Crossing the Denmark Strait

    The Irminger Sea was used by the Vikings to migrate from Iceland to Greenland 1,000 years ago.

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    Reykjavik

    is the world’s northernmost capital city. Settlers named the place ‘Smoky Bay’ after the columns of steam rising from local hot springs.

What to expect?

– Learn more about Greenland

Greenland is a land of contrasts. Colossal icebergs calve from the inland ice sheet against a backdrop of green mountains, long fjords and beautiful wild flowers. A rich variety of animal life add to its splendour, including sea mammals, game, and birds by the million. 

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Sail with the experts

– Your Expedition Team in Greenland

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Our experts are here to safeguard both explorers and the pristine environment. They serve as your invaluable hosts throughout your expedition cruise.
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Leading and teaching

During your discovery of Greenland, your Expedition Team will lead the way on short hikes and guided landscape explorations, flora and fauna spotting, cultural site visits, community walks and small boat cruises.

Hurtigruten Expedition Team member Steffen Biersack

“Some of my favourite experiences on expedition cruises are getting sprayed by a humpback whale and sighting polar bears from a close but safe distance.”

– Steffen, Expedition Team Leader