Recipient of a 2017 Travel Weekly Magellan Award, this 10-day voyage focuses on Disko Bay, an area as rich in history and legend as it is famous for icebergs and whales. Your arctic expedition explores the natural wonders of northwest Greenland in all their glory, from the impressive Ilulissat Icefjord (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and breathtaking Eqip Sermia glacier to the red heart-shaped mountain of Uummannaq and the incredible volcanic rock formations of Qeqertarsuaq. Traditional Inuit villages, each with its own character, are found along the coast, their brightly colored wooden houses dotting the rugged landscape. Vast stretches of unspoiled wilderness await modern-day adventurers in this magical realm, home to some of the best whale watching in the country.
Engage With The Locals
Fascination with Indigenous cultures and the chronicles of early polar exploration pique the curiosity of many. If you're gripped by people and history—from busy, modern villages to untouched ancient ruins—West Greenland: Disko Bay is the trip for you.
Help Inspire Change
Are you interested in environmentalism? Learning first-hand from scientists, researchers and special guests onboard is an eco-tourist's dream come true. Having a chance to meet these experts is truly inspirational. Our partnerships with international charities make for very reward and educational expeditions.
The Nature Conservancy is an international environmental organization that works to protect and conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends.
They will be providing environmental experts to the staff of one West Greenland: Disko Bay voyage in 2018, focusing on coastal restoration and the protection of delicate ecosystems:
- August 19 - August 28, 2018 Book Now »
If you're interested in discussing any of these voyages more, talk to a Quark Polar Travel Advisor at 888.979.4073
Greenland Destination Guide
Our Greenland destination guide is your best resource for learning everything there is to know about one of the last unspoiled wilderness areas on Earth, home to iceberg-choked fjords, towering mountains of rock and snow, valleys rich in iconic wildlife, and the world’s most colorful sky.
The guide features details about what you can experience on our expeditions, useful travel tips and even a packing checklist.
Day-by-Day Expedition in Brief
- Visit traditional communities on the western coast of Greenland
- Explore the Ilulissat Icefjord, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
- View arctic wildlife, such as whales, birds and seals
- Cruise in a Zodiac to get up close to glaciers, fjords, icebergs and more
- Take advantage of kayaking opportunities