King Eider Adventure

Lax-A offers an arctic adventure that will fulfill your every desire. Our professional guides in Greenland will look after you from the start of your journey until the end so you will have the experience of a lifetime.

Lax-Á operates King Eider hunt in Nuuk Greenland in the month of  March each year.

If you are after King Eiders this is simply one of the best options you will find anywhere in the world.

We sail from Nuuk which is the capital city of Greenland with an experienced captain which knows the waters like the palms of his hands.

As you stay in the capital of Greenland during your stay you can enjoy all amenities  such as cell connection and internet while in town. The food is of excellent quality and in town you will find many renowned restaurants.

Decoy´s and boat for king eider hunt in Greenland

Season: March

Thursday: Arrival Nuuk at 13:05. Transfer to hotel. Briefing from Captain.

Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday

08:30 Transfer to the harbor

09:00 Dep. Nuuk on board the M/V STERNA

10:00 Arriving hunting site. Preparations for hunting with decoys.

11:00 Hunting, Group constellation A.

12:30 Hunting, Group constellation B.

14:00 Hunting, Group constellation C.

15:30 Packing up of hunting sites.

16:00 Dep. hunting sites.

17:00 Arr. Nuuk

 Departure day:

Breakfast and preparation for departure. Transfer to the airport and departure at 14:50. Arrive in Reykjavik at 20:10.

Shooting equipment:
  • Shotgun
  • Ammunition in an original packet (following rules of the air-line system)
  • Local firearm license

Greenland ice berg, king eider


In March, weather conditions in Greenland make it a relatively harsh destination. The average temperatures you’ll face in March would be between -10.0°C (14 f) and -7.0°C (19 f), with exceptional possible peaks as low as -22°C (-7,6 f) and high as 11°C (51 f) as observed in previous years.

  • Wind-tight and waterproofed outwear, preferable Gore-tex or similar breathable gear.
  • Neoprene waders.
  • We recommend Sitka hunting gear – Big game series for very cold weather.
  • Layered clothing is recommended
  • Warm sweater, i.e. fleece or wool
  • Long underwear – merino wool or similar
  • Warm Gloves
  • Warm Hat / beanie / nit cap
  • Waterproofed boots
  • Thick socks
  • Extra clothes to change
Other things to remember:
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun lotion
  • Lip-balsam
  • Hygiene products; toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo, soap etc.
  • Medicine (painkillers etc.)
  • ‘On the go’ closed bottle for water etc.
  • Camera
  • Pocket knife
  • Small backpack
  • Light binoculars
  • Flashlight/headlight
  • 220 v adapter

Accommodation is provided in single rooms in Inukhostel with a breathtaking view over the ocean.

There is free wifi, a healthy breakfast and good healthy food. The hostel is a perfect base as it is very close to the harbor from which you will go out shooting.