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Experience the smallest village in Disko Bay with approx. 40 inhabitants. It is beautifully situated – 15 km north of Ilulissat – on a small peninsula at the foot of a large mountain. The Dutch name Rodebay is from the whaling time, and means either Red Bay or resting place. The place has been inhabited since the 1700s and was given the status as settlement in 1877.

It is exciting to see how a small Greenlandic society works with the most basic modern needs , as we know from the Western world. Drinking water, electricity, Internet, TV, renovation, school, church, shop and several other things that is the basis for the residents of the village.

DKK 5.250,-
Duration: 3 hours
Difficulty: Easy
Period: 1 May – 31 October

Sailing and guided tour in Ilimanaq – Coffee and tea.


When you are going out on an adventure, it is highly recommended to bring both camera and binoculars. It is also advisable to bring warm clothes. On this boat there is heated cabin, but prepare and bring clothes that keep you warm, when you want to sit outside on the front deck. A neck warmer and glowes is always good.

You are allowed to bring your own food, but it is also possible to order sandwiches or lunch plate, later in the booking process.

  • Warm

  • Footwear

  • Socks

  • Jacket

  • Hat

  • Gloves/Mittens

  • Sun lotion

  • Sun glasses

Attention points!

  • Cabin boat with seatings for all and heating inside

  • 6 passengers

  • Survival suits

  • All in insurance

  • Life jackets

  • Skilled and professionel crew