West Greenland Cruise, Disko Bay & Bowhead Whales

Arctic Greenland, Polar, 8 days - from $4,775 (land only)

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The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. Please restrict your baggage to one main bag (your KE Trek bag) and a small daypack.

You must bring the following items:

Causal shoes / Trainers / Sneakers or similar for onboard

Rubber boots (Wellington boots)

Walking shoes or hiking boots

Socks (Warm, high wool or similar socks worn over a thin pair of silk, polypropylene socks should provide enough warmth and insulation for your feet. Bring several pairs of socks, since you will inevitably get your feet wet)

Waterproof & Windproof jacket

Trekking trousers / pants

Waterproof pants/trousers

Long johns (thermal underwear)


Baselayer shirts / fleece

Casual shirt and/or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater

Down Jacket


Warm hat

Scarf and/or neck gaiter

1 x Ski goggles (windproof)

1 x Sun glasses/glacier glasses with sides

Gloves or mittens (Thin polypropylene gloves under warm outer gloves is a good combination)

Headtorch/Headlamp with spare batteries

Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)

Water bottles 1 Litre (1 Quart) x1

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

Selection of dry bags (to keep daypack/rucksack contents dry)

Small padlock (to lock trek bag)

Small daypack/rucksack

Warm jacket (down)

Basic First Aid Kit including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, and plasters (band-aids). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

The following items are optional:

Warm Ski pants


Spare gloves

Wet wipes

Travel clothes

Camera (in a dry bag), film/memory cards, batteries


Penknife (remember to pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

Repair kit – (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)

Seasickness remedy

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