Visit Nuuk - Best of Nuuk

Nuuk, which is also known as Godthab which means Good Hope in Danish, is the administrative centre as well as capital ofGreenland of which it constitutes 25% of the population at 15,000. The city has a lot of high-rise blocks and is many a time blamed for being somewhat soulless. 

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Nuuk Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Nuuk

  • Fiord Adventure - Private charter 1-6 Pass - Cabin boat
    Fiord Adventure - Private charter 1-6 Pass - Cabin boatNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    PRIVATE CHARTER - DELUXE CABIN BOAT1-6 Passengers//Seats for all inside the heated cabin The Greenlandic people often go on v...

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  • Small Group Boat Tour to the Fiords from Nuuk
    Small Group Boat Tour to the Fiords from NuukNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Get out there in this 2hour guided boattour and get an experience of a lifetime. A cruise in the beautiful Nuuk fiords, getti...

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  • Nuuk Fiord BBQ - Open boat
    Nuuk Fiord BBQ - Open boatNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    OPEN BOAT EXCURSION Join us and catch your own fish with our captain. We will harvest other things as well, such as herbs or...

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  • Glacier Cruise - Open boat
    Glacier Cruise - Open boatNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 7 Hrs

    OPEN BOAT EXCURSION We guarantee you to see icebergs on this tour !This tour is for the adventurer that would like a daytour ...

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Facts and Stats for Nuuk*

  • Pollution Statistics in Nuuk

    Know the pollution level of Nuuk before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Water Pollution 91.67 (Very High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 66.67 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 66.67 (High)
  • Nuuk: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Nuuk for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Nuuk.

    • Burglary and Theft 21.43 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 28.57 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 21.43 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 28.57 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.14 (Low)
    • Drug offense 39.29 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 71.43 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.57 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 42.86 (Moderate)
  • Living in Nuuk - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 69.43 (High)
    • Climate Index 24.01 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 63.22 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 75 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.78 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Nuuk

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Nuuk

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 109.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 186.98 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 124.65 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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