Tecla: Illulissat (GL) - Beechey Island (CA) - Nuuk (GL)
31 July - 25 August 2021
A taste of the Nort-West Passage. This unique voyage will take you from Ilulissat, Greenland to Canada and back to Greenland in little over 3 weeks. Step on board in Illulissat, on the western coast of Greenland and spend a day or two exploring the Disko Bay. Then cross the Baffin Bay towards Canada and the famous North-West Passage. Keep an eye out on ice as you navigate the Tecla to Beechey Island. After exploring the area you will begin your journey back to Greenland, making your way to Nuuk. Nature and wildlife are big highlights of this expedition You might spot narwhals, seals or whales, including the white belugas, and on land – caribou or polar bears. You will also have the chance to enjoy the long northern days: the most northerly point of this voyage will be 74’45N! Open for all Windseekers, minimum age 15 years.
Illulissat is a large fishing port in Western Greenland. The beauty of the surrounding nature has made Illulissat one of the top tourist destinations in Greenland; for example the Ilulissat Icefjord is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the Ilulissat Museum for a deeper look into the local history and culture and enjoy spending time 350 km north of the Arctic Circle.
Nuuk is the capital of Greenland and, with over 17,000 inhabitants its largest city. The earliest settlements date back to 2200 BC. In the 10th century Nuuk was inhabited by the Vikings and shortly after by Innuit people. Visit the Greenland National Museum and Archives, Katuaq Cultural Centre, Nuuk Art Museum and the Cathedral, and enjoy strolling around town and taking in its unique architecture.
Dates: 31 July 2021 - 25 August 2021
Embarkation: 18:00 / Disembarkation: 10:00
For Windseekers of all ages, minimum age 15 years
Windseekers joining: maximum 16
No sailing experience required!
Official language on board: English
Price includes: accommodation and meals, excludes drinks at the bar
Price excludes transportation costs to-and from the ports. Our travel counsellor can advise you and book your transfers
Windseekers need to have a health insurance and a travel insurance
Need to take with you on board: towels
This travel service is not covered by VZR Garant’s guarantee scheme. You can read more about this guarantee scheme and its conditions in VZR Garant’s Guarantee Scheme (which can be found by going to www.vzr-garant.nl/en).
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