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Prins Christian Sund

Prins Christian Sund, the dramatically picturesque fjord separating Greenland’s mainland from the Cape Farewell Archipelago offers its visitors a journey full of breathtaking glaciers, mountains, waterfalls, icebergs, fjords, and wildlife viewing.

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Prins Christian Sund

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The One Thing You Don't Want to Miss

Prince Christian Sund is overflowing with gorgeous scenery. Do not miss the impressive glaciers often found at the base of the mountains as you tour through its clear, still waters.

Other Fun Things to Do

  • As you cruise through Prince Christian Sund, you will see only one sign of human occupancy in Aappilattoq, a small village composed of colorful houses home to approximately 100 people.
  • Wildlife viewing: Minke, fin, and blue whales can be spotted in the entrance and exit to the fjord as well as blueberry ringed seals and bearded seals that can be seen on top of icebergs.
  • Enjoy watching a variety of stunning icebergs in different colors, sizes and shapes.
  • Catch sight of the Greenland Ice Sheet, which covers nearly 80 percent of Greenland's surface and can be seen on the glaciers.

Get a Taste of Local Flavor

Greenlandic food is based on meat from marine mammals, game, birds, and fish. The national dish is suaasat, a Greenlandic soup made from seal, whale, reindeer, or seabirds that also includes onions and potatoes.

Local Currency

The Danish Krone (DKK) is the official currency of Greenland. Major credit cards are accepted.

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    Before You Visit

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