Due to covid-19  (Corona Virus) prevention, all tours are cancelled until further notice.

Winter Tours

From November to April.

Stand Up Paddle tours

Every Saturday from July to September.
From 10:00 to 21:00.

TRADITIONAL QAJAQ TOURS

From May to October.

About Us

Located in Sisimiut we offer traditional Qajaq guided tour, kayaking courses and guided tours, SUP tours, as well as kayak rentals in Sisimiut and Ilulissat. Previously located in Oqaatsut near by Ilulissat in North Greenland we have severals years of experience leading tours and workshops for water enthusiasts and beginners on the Arctic water all year around.

Sisimiut Kayak Center is the only place in North Greenland where you can experience kayaking all year around, the only place in Greenland where you can experience traditional qajaq tour.

Our guides are mostly local from Greenland. While kayaking you will learn the history of qajaq whose Greenland is the birth place through knowledge of our guide and personal stories.

Sisimiut Kayak Center is a familly business owned by kayak enthousiastes. Julien and Charlotte Caquineau knows as the previous owner of H8 Oqaatsut have decided to move their activities to Sisimiut, the adventure town located on the border of the arctic circle.

Julien Caquineau is a french man that moved in Greenland 15 years ago. He first earn is life as a tradional hunter and fisherman, hunting with kayak or dogsled. Beside this he also guided tourists and conducted several expeditions by kayak and dogsled in North Greenland: Ilulissat, Uummannaq, Savissivik, Qaanaaq, the Ice-Cap…

Charlotte Caquineau is Greenlandic born in Ilulissat. Charlotte was the owner and the chef at the Restaurant H8 in Oqaatsut. She learned to kayak with her father in ilulissat when she was 6 years old.

Their 3 kids, Ulloriaq 9 years old, Nanuaraq 7  years old and Aputsiaq 5 years old, are kayaking and Stand Up Paddling since they have 4 years old. They have their own traditional qajaq and are active member of the national traditional qajaq federation. 

Send A Message

For Booking & Inquiries

Call Us

+299 221501
Available 8am – 5pm Greenland time

Email Us

info@kayaksisimiut.com
Usually 24hour response time

Location

Office

Umiarsualivimmut 2,
3911 Sisimiut, Greenland

Mailing

Sisimiut Kayak Center
Postbox 3037 
3911 Sisimiut, Greenland

Sisimiut Kayak Center
Umiarsualivimmut 2, 2 sal.
Postbox 3037
3911 Sisimiut, Greenland

Email: info@kayaksisimiut.com
Phone: +299 221501