SixStarCruises ABTA & ATOL prodection  ABTA & ATOL PROTECTED

Qaqortoq, Greenland Luxury Cruises

Qaqortoq is South Greenland's largest town, and with 3,000 inhabitants to its name, cruisers travelling through this idyllic coastal city are sure to be enraptured by its intimate atmosphere and lack of bilious commercial interest. The focus here is on nature, and plenty of it. The pleasant town centre is beautifully contrasted with the surrounding countryside, which is a breath-taking blend of verdant green hills, majestic icy rivers, and amazing mountain peaks.

The region is known not just for its stunning landscape, but also for the abundance of historical sites and archaeological wonders. The township itself is blessed with a rich culture, containing beautiful colonial buildings, some of which date back as far as 1775. As well as hiking trails that lead to pristine cliff tops ruins that have stood since the island was ruled by Vikings, cruisers can also get a look at such marvels as ancient arrowheads on their travels.

Sightseeing in Qaqortoq

Northern Lights

These spellbinding natural displays of awe-inspiring colours have been revered for decades as one of the finest sights a traveller can hope to see. There are numerous guide companies in Qaqortoq who operate year-round tours, enabling cruisers to get the rare opportunity to observe this spectacular phenomenon in person. From Qaqortoq, cruisers are likely to head into the network of fjords and glaciers that surround the township. Experienced guides will accompany you through these natural wonders, before making camp in a perfect spot in which to observe the vivid lightshow of the Aurora Borealis.

Hvalsey Church

Just a walk away from the centre of Qaqortoq, this stunning historical site is one of the most well-preserved ancient Christian churches to be found on any continent. The foundations of this amazing piece of cultural history have stood for centuries, and to this day are beautifully preserved by local conservation groups. This is one of the last vestiges of the rule of the original Norse settlers, and as such is a splendid historical feature which any cruiser is sure to be intrigued by.

Hot Springs

If you are looking for a truly unique experience further afield, make sure to charter a ferry and sail to the tiny deserted island of Uunartoq, which rests between the isles of Alluitsup Paa and Nanoraltik. Here, cruisers will find an awe-inspiring natural wonder in the form of three stone-ringed pools which contain the only springs in Greenland which are perfect for bathing. Surrounded by towering peaks, and floating icebergs, this brilliant nature spot is not to be missed.

Shopping in Qaqortoq

The authenticity of this intimate township can be seen especially within the wares which are sold by its local craftsmen. The pieces on offer here are far removed from the typical tourist fare, with items such as shark tooth necklaces, precious stones mined from the surrounding mountains, and handmade artworks all abundant within the countless workshops.

Eating out in Qaqortoq

A key part of the cuisine culture in Greenland is the quality meat, which comes plentifully and cheaply. Many of the eateries in Qaqortoq offer a delicious collection of dishes which offer everything from salmon to reindeer, and all prepared according to traditional recipes. A unique dining experience if there ever was one.

  • 1
Skylines & Seasides
  17 June 2021
  Oceania Insignia
  22 nights
  North America

Sail from Southampton!

Cruise & Fly
WAS £6899pp
£6079pp
Cruise Only
WAS £6759pp
£5559pp
Jewels Of The Northern Seas
  22 July 2021
  Seabourn Quest
  38 nights
  United Kingdom

Cruise & Fly
Call
Cruise Only
WAS £19499pp
Call
Reykjavik to Kangerlussuaq
  29 July 2021
  Silver Cloud
  10 nights
  Polar Regions

Unique itinerary

Cruise & Fly
£9589pp
Cruise Only
£9199pp
Route Of The Vikings
  05 August 2021
  Seabourn Quest
  24 nights
  North America

EXCLUSIVE OFFER! Fly-cruise special too good to miss

Cruise & Fly
WAS £11769pp
£9479pp
Cruise Only
£10919pp
Ultimate Viking Voyage
  29 August 2021
  Scenic Eclipse
  30 nights
  North America

BRAND NEW ITINERARY | Includes, flights, overseas transfers and FREE private door to door chauffeur transfers

Cruise & Fly
£19849pp
A Viking Voyage: The Arctic to America
  08 September 2021
  Scenic Eclipse
  20 nights
  North America

BRAND NEW ITINERARY | Includes, flights, overseas transfers and FREE private door to door chauffeur transfers

Cruise & Fly
£11569pp
London (Southampton) To Reykjavik
  15 July 2022
  Seven Seas Voyager
  15 nights
  Transatlantic

BLACK FRIDAY SALE | EXCLUSIVE OFFER! EXCLUSIVE $400 FREE to spend on-board per couple | Up to 39 FREE shore excursions

Cruise & Fly
WAS £10599pp
£10069pp
Cruise Only
WAS £10429pp
£9899pp
New York to Reykjavik
  26 July 2022
  Oceania Insignia
  14 nights
  North America

EXCLUSIVE OFFER! EXCLUSIVE $200 FREE to spend on-board per couple and FREE pre-paid gratuities

Cruise & Fly
WAS £4379pp
£4149pp
Cruise Only
WAS £3329pp
£3159pp
Reykjavik To Oslo
  16 August 2022
  Oceania Sirena
  14 nights
  Scandinavia

Call our expert Cruise Concierge to tailor make this cruise

Cruise & Fly
£3969pp
Cruise Only
£3439pp
Majestic Fjords Of Greenland & The Canadian Arctic
  04 September 2022
  Seabourn Venture
  28 nights
  Polar Regions

Sailing not to be missed!

Cruise & Fly
Call
Cruise Only
£27449pp
  • 1
Prices are subject to change and availability. Prices may vary depending on airport selected.

Our Award-Winning Service

At SixStarCruises, our dedicated Cruise Concierge provide first-class customer service and support from booking your cruise to returning home. We pride ourselves on offering an exceptional standard to our customers, as proven with our customer reviews below.

SSC Award - Best Company 2020 Top 100
SSC Award - TTGTOP50 Travel Agencies 2019
SSC Award - WAVE awards 2018 Winner Best cruise agent
SSC Award - WAVE awards 2019 Winner Best online agent
SSC Award - Agent Achievement Awards 2018 Winner

By providing your email address and clicking the Submit button, you consent to us sending you cruise holiday deals by email. For further details, please see our Privacy Policy here.

SixStarCruises acts as a retail agent to you and also as a disclosed agent of the holiday provider. Many of the flight inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. But ATOL protection does not apply to all holiday and travel services listed on this website. Please ask us to confirm what protection may apply to your booking. If you do not receive an ATOL Certificate then the booking will not be ATOL protected. If you do receive an ATOL Certificate but all parts of your trip are not listed on it, those parts will not be ATOL protected. Please see our booking terms and conditions for information or for more information about financial protection and the ATOL Certificate click here
Need help with your next SixStar cruise? Call one of our Concierge, FREE today on 08082026105.
chaticon