Narsaq (Greenland)

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Narsaq cruise port

Iceland - Greenland - Faroe Islands

Local Time
2023-12-08 07:53

min: 31 °F (-1 °C) / max: 40 °F (5 °C) 36°F
Wind: 34°/ 9.4 m/s  Gust: 14.7 m/sWind: 34°/ 9.4 m/s  Gust: 14.7 m/sFresh breeze
9.4 m/s
Min / Max Temperature40 °F / 5 °C
31 °F / -0 °C
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Narsaq (Narssaq) is a port town in Greenland's Kujalleq municipality, with population around 1,500. Port narsaq (locode GLJNS) features a natural harbor with a steep depth, allowing it to handle larger-sized ships (passenger and cargo). The facility is managed by Royal Arctic Line (Nuuk-based). Pilotage for visiting ships is recommended and available upon request.

Narsaq (Greenland) cruise port

Remains of Norse settlement were found in the area, along with church ruins. Dated to 1000 AD, these are among the oldest Norse ruins and artefacts found in Greenland. Tourism supports a large percentage of town's workforce. Most popular tourist activities include fishing, hiking, collecting minerals, boat tours to the ice cap. 

The local economy is heavily based on commercial fishing (salmon) and sheep farmin. Of Greenland's all 53 sheep farms, 31 are in this area. Also here are Neqi (country's only slaughterhouse) and Greenland Brewhouse (2005-founded, Greenland's first brewery). The town has a hospital (with a dental clinic), primary school, 2 supermarkets, police station, fire station, church, cafe restaurant, small shops.

Narsaq is a ferry port for the Arctic Umiaq Line (freight and passenger shipping company). Arctic Umiaq serves the south-western Greenland route roundtrip from Nuuk.

Next are listed route's ports of call (with arrival-departure times in brackets) - Nuuk (departure 8 pm)-Maniitsoq (6-630 am)-Kangaamiut (10-10:15 am)-Sisimiut (5-7 pm)-Aasiaat (6-6:15 am)-Qeqertarsuaq (10-10:15 am)-Ilulissat (3:30-5 pm)-Aasiaat (9:30-10 pm)-Sisimiut (9-11 am)-Kangaamiut (5:45-6 pm)-Maniitsoq (9:30-10 pm)-Nuuk (7-9 am)-Qeqertarsuatsiaat (4:30-4:45 pm)-Paamiut (11:45-12 midnight)-Arsuk (6:45-7 am)-Qaqortoq (4-7 pm)-Narsaq (9:9:30 pm)-Arsuk (6:45-7 am)-Paamiut (2-2:30 pm)-Qeqertarsuatsiaat (10:15-10:30 pm)-Nuuk (arrival 7:30 am).

Port Narsaq cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Narsaq, Greenland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

4 July, 2024
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