M/S Sarfaq Ittuk - Arctic Umiaq Line.

Sailing along the west coast of Greenland together with the locals can be one of the best ways to experience Greenland.

The ship connects villages and settlements on the route between Qaqortoq to the south and Uummannaq to the north. The daily calls are often quite an attraction, where old friends and family will welcome you at the jetty.
Tourists will meet the warmth and kindness of the population. In the summer there may be many passengers on board the ship, but there is still room for you to think big thoughts inspired by forces of nature. The ship has been constructed to sail in ice  water, and the competent and service-minded crew has lots of experience with arctic navigation.

M/S Sarfaq Ittuk was built in 1992 and was modernized and extended in 1999/2000.
She has a length of 73 meters and a width of 11 meters.
With a 2000 HP engine, the ship has a maximum speed of 13 knots.
The vessel is classified by Det Norske Veritas for sailing in ice-filled waters.
The ship's capacity is 237 passengers with a crew of 22 people.

Café Sarfaq

Food and drink are an important part of the overall travel experience.
The crew strive to utilise an assortment of fresh local ingredients to create good tasty meals.
Every evening, a cold starter is offered, the hot meal day of the day and a small dessert.

At Café Sarfaq you will also find a range of Danish and Greenlandic newspapers, beverages and snacks.

Café Sarfaq is open daily from 07:00 to 22:00
Breakfast at 07.00 - 09.00
Lunch at 12.00 - 13.00
Dinner at 18:00 - 19:00 (Saturday 17:00 - 18:00)

NEW 2024: Junior Suites

Junior Suites has a multi-purpose creative design for a long journey for the couple, the business traveler, or the individual who wants premium comfort, a premium bed with a mattress topper, a large TV that can be connected to a smartphone, tablet, or laptop via cable, and other suite facilities by Arctic Umiaq Line. Bed can be double or twin/bunk.

Junior suite

Note Junior suites can have different configurations regarding the location of the bed. It can be bunks. But all cabins have their own bathroom and toilet.

NEW 2024: Iglo Suite

The ship’s one Igloo Suite is located on the port side and is twice as large as a Junior Suite. The Igloo Suite is designed for the multi-day journey for the couple, the business traveler, or the individual who wants premium comfort with space, a large TV that can be connected to a smartphone, tablet, or laptop via cable, a mini fridge, and other suite facilities. The Igloo Suite’s bathroom is approx. twice as large compared to a general bathroom in other cabins.

NEW 2024: Couchette premium

AUL offer a total of 14 premium couchettes in a private and exclusive section. Designed with your utmost comfort in mind, this closed-off area boasts only two entrance doors, reserved exclusively for premium couchette travelers. Within this premium section, you'll find all the amenities you need for a relaxing journey. There are two well-appointed bathrooms and two toilets, ensuring convenience during your stay. Additionally, you'll have access to your own kitchenette, stocked with a selection of coffee, tea, and refreshing water, allowing you to enjoy your favorite beverages at your leisure. To maximize your privacy, heavy curtains surround each couchette, creating a cozy and tranquil haven for you to unwind. Out of the 14 premium couchettes, three areas are equipped with two premium couchettes each, perfect for couples or travelers seeking extra space. In addition, there are two areas with four premium couchettes, ideal for families or larger groups. To keep you connected to the outside world and provide stunning views of the passing landscapes, each premium couchette area is fitted with a window. Private facilities.

Cabins at Arctic Umiaq Line Greenland - cruising Greenland

Cabin's at Arctic Umiaq Line

All cabins are outside. Cabins are equipped with bathroom and toilet. Cabins can be purchased as one-, two-, three- or four-person cabins.

There is a kettle for coffee and tea, chest of drawers, monitor and with the possibility to watch a selection of movies from our entertainment system. There are towels in the cabins as well.

Cabins are located on deck 3 and 4.

Couchettes at Artcic Umiaq Line - Greenland


The couchettes are grouped in sections of bunk beds up to 8 persons. There is a shared bathroom and toilet in the hallway. Passengers usually bring their own sleeping bag, but it is possible to buy a blanket when purchasing the ticket online. Locations are available on deck 1, 2 and 3. The designated place may be without window.

Traveling a long the coast of Greenland with Sarfaq Ittuk