Oqaatsut (Greenlandic) or Rodebay (Danish) is a coastal settlement with 40 inhabitants as of 2012. The settlement has over 50 houses and buildings, a church, incinerator and a school. Many inhabitants still work with fishing in the nearby waters.
Oqaatsut/Rodebay can be visited comfortably by boat. There are daytours that can be arranged from Ilulissat, going either to Oqaatsut, or north to the immense calving glacier in Eqi. During that daytour, your boat will stop for lunch at Oqaatsut/Rodebay.
Direct charter to Oqaatsut is available from North Greenland Adventure in Ilulissat, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
There is a 21 km hiking trail along the coast, north from Ilulissat. In winter and early spring, cross-country skis are recommended.
Oqaatsut hosts a small fishing community, surrounded by a peaceful landscape of hills and rocky coast.
The settlement is the last place in this part of the Disko Bay where local hunters can take killed whales out of water. In Disko Bay every year the local community together with the government decide on local qoutas for hunting of seal, mink whale, fin whale and porpoise.
Restaurant H8, . There is one restaurant in Oqaatsut: Restaurant H8. This restaurant serves cold lunch and hot dinners, made with fresh Greenlandic ingredients.185dkk for lunch, 200dkk for dinner. edit