The local helicopter will take you from Tasiilaq Heliport, or you can sail with the local vessel (Departs from Tasiilaq) In winter and springtime when Ikâsartivaq is frozen and you can go by dog sled, on ski (42 kilometres from Tasiilaq) or with a skidoo.
Shopping The convenient store “Pilersuisoq” offers basic food, clothing and fishing and hunting equipment.
Opening hours: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Grocer: Seth Taqqisimat.
Means of payment: Danish currency (DKK). No checks or credit cards except Dankort and Akiliut.
It possible to get the store open on Sundays. For this service you need to pay an opening fee: 350 DKK.
Greenlandic and some Danish (very little English), however Tiniteqilaaq is frequently visit by tourist and the population will be able to assist you despite the language gab between you. Download our phrase book here.
The hospital in Ammassalik is located in Tasiilaq, however there is a nursing station in the settlement.
Phone: 98 63 11
Open: Monday – Friday: 9 – 12 a.m.
Nurce: Luluikka Kristiansen
Phone: 98 63 58
Police The police station in Ammassalik is located in Tasiilaq, but the settlement has two officials with policeman authority.
David Pilanat B 676 A Telefon: 98 63 27
Max Audibert B 448 Telefon: 98 63 09 Language: French,English, Greenlandic and Danish
You can stay at the service house or privately ( see page on private accommodations). To do bookings please contact Destination East Greenland well in advance. Payment: Cash when “check out”.
The Service House
Opening hours: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Janitor: Otto Nakinge
Phone: 98 63 53
Accommodation: Maximum 8 persons. Price: 200 DKK pr. person.
Services: Shower: 10 DKK pr. Person.
3 Washing machines. Price: 30 – 60 DKK.
The Church Service on Sundays. 10 – 11 a.m. No photos during service please.
Phone: 98 63 44
Here you’ll find a public phone. Payment only in Danish coins. 1, 5, and 10 DKK
The post office does not have a cash machine, nor can you change foreign currency so remember to bring enough Danish currency. Please contact Destination East Greenland for advice.
Headmaster: Alisa Pivat. Language: Greenlandic, Danish and some English
Phone: 98 63 73
School hours 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. You can visit the school in the lunch break
There are 16 pupils from the 1st to the 9th grade.
The Community House
The building in the centre of the settlement is being used as a kindergarden for 12 children Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
From 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. the community house is used as an after school centre. Here you’ll also find a small kiosk, where you can buy sodas and candy.
Person in charge: Paulus Larsen. Language: Greenlandic
On Fridays the Community house host the weekly ”Dansemik” where the youth meets to dance and hang out. Alcohol is not allowed.
Service Station Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - noon. 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.