Part of the
Hurtigruten Group

Boat tour to Upernaviarsuk

Excursion

Price from

$229

Duration
1h30
Season
Available all year
Min. number
0 travellers
Booking code
G-QAQ7

Learn about agriculture in southern Greenland and the challenges that farmers face here.
  • Hear about climate change and the new Arctic agriculture

  • Admire the sight of green fields alongside icebergs

  • Learn how farmers are trained and how they work to introduce new plant breeds to the area

  • Visit the smallest forest in Greenland


Farming by the ice

Visit Upernaviarsuk Agricultural Research Station to hear about their experiments with new horticultural techniques and varieties of livestock. Learn which crops, plants and trees can thrive in Greenland. In the agricultural school, aspiring young farmers receive training in new ways of farming. Learn about agriculture in Greenland and the challenges that farmers face in the subarctic climate.

Practical information

  • Language: English.

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate warm/windstopper jacket, flat shoe/sneakers. 

  • Walking information: Pier to the boat only 2 min. / walking from boat to Greenhouse and surroundings 30 min. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

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