Boat Tour to Upernaviarsuk

Upernaviarsuk Agricultural Station Learn about agriculture in Greenland and the challenges that farmers face.

  • Arctic agriculture
  • Green fields and icebergs
  • Training of future farmers
  • Smallest forest in Greenland
  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: For everyone*

  • Duration

    1h30

  • Booking Code

    G-QAQ7

  • From

    $ 199

  • Notices

    Appropriate warm jacket/windbreaker, flat shoes/sneakers.

Upernaviarsuk Agricultural Station Experiments here test whether new varieties of livestock, crops, plants, and trees can thrive in Greenland. Upernaviarsuk also includes an agricultural school where aspiring young farmers receive training. The guide will tell you about agriculture in Greenland and the challenges that farmers face in the subarctic climate. This also includes the possibilities for the future, if the climate becomes warmer as a consequence of global warming.

Practical information:

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate warm jacket/windbreaker, flat shoes/sneakers.

  • Walking information: Pier to the boat: 2 minutes. Walking from the boat to the greenhouse and its surroundings: 30 minutes.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.