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Ultimate Vikings & Atlantic Canada

This amazing 22 day luxury cruise from Reykjavik to Quebec Pier will showcase the highlights of Volcanic Iceland, Icy Greenland and French Canada.

22 Day
From (AUD)
$ 30,170
  • 2019 Reykjavik > Quebec City

    New frontiers

    Iceland, Greenland and Canada are destinations synonymous with vast, remote stretches of coastline, extraordinary natural beauty and unique cultural identities. Venture into locations few have been on this journey of a lifetime.

    This incredible 22 day cruise will provide plenty of opportunities to peel back the layers of three fascinating countries. From the thermal landscape of Iceland to the fjords of Greenland and the wild untouched beauty of Canada’s Atlantic Coast each day will open up a new world of wonder.

    Tour Code:

    102I

    Duration:

    22 Days

    Departure City:

    Reykjavik

    Return City:

    Quebec City

  • 22 Day Itinerary

    • Day 1 - Reykjavik

      Welcome to Reykjavik where a world of wonder awaits as you step on board and raise your glass to toast the start of your luxurious cruise.

      Meals included: Dinner

    • Day 2 - Snæfellsnes Peninsula

      Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs and vast lava flows beckon as we cruise in and around the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. See vast concentrations of bird species nesting on the treacherous Látrabjarg cliffs and marine life in the waters of the Peninsula.

      Freechoice

      With a flexible itinerary depending on the conditions, the Discovery Team will lead Zodiac and kayak excursions or you can choose a helicopter excursion^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 3 - Isafjordur

      Located in the incredibly stunning landscapes of the Westfjords is the small town of Isafjordur.

      Freechoice

      Visit the Ósvör Maritime Museum or take a walk in search of birdlife at Vigur Island. The more active may choose a hike in the impressive Hornstrandir nature reserve or take a kayak adventure.

      Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 4 - Grimsey Island > Akureyri

      Keep your eyes open for whales and dolphins as we cruise to Grimsey Island north of the mainland and straddling the Arctic Circle.

      Freechoice

      Discovery excursions by Zodiac and kayak offer opportunities to spot puffins and other birdlife or take a walk across the small island and cross the Arctic Circle.

      Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

      Cruise into the harbour of Akureyri this evening and admire the views of the brightly coloured houses
      with the backdrop of a snow-capped mountain under the sultry hues of the Arctic summer evening.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 5 - Akureyri
      Freechoice

      Visit the Herring Era Museum to learn about this once thriving industry or explore the city and taste local specialties. You may choose Laufas Open Air Museum and Goðafoss waterfall or play golf.

      Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

      There is ample time in this lovely city to explore at your leisure and enjoy some of the local nightlife.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 6 - Husavik

      Nestled on the edge of Shaky Bay, the town of Husavik is one of the best locations in Iceland to see multiple species of whales.

      Freechoice

      Board the traditional fishing boats for a whale-watching cruise or visit the geothermal region of Lake Mývatn. Alternatively enter Vatnajökull National Park and see the impressive Dettifoss waterfall whose powerful flow originates from the largest glacier in Iceland.

      Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 7 - Seydisfjordur

      We dock right in the heart of this charming town settled by wealthy Norwegian fishermen, allowing free time for you to explore at leisure.

      Freechoice

      Your local guide will share stories on a walking tour or you can meet some local residents and share morning tea together. Those feeling active may choose a hike in the Skálanes nature reserve or take a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak.

      Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 8 - Westman Islands

      This small archipelago was born from geological volatility and is home to vast species of birdlife including nesting puffins each summer. Heimaey was the site of the eruption of the Eldfell volcano in 1973 that covered most of the island with volcanic ash.

      Freechoice

      Tour the island and visit the Volcano Museum built around one of the destroyed houses or take a hike over the lava fields to the top of the new volcanic cone. Alternatively cruise around the island with a local captain in search of birdlife, including the puffin colonies and discover hidden caves.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 9 - Thorlakshofn
      Freechoice

      Visit the geothermal area and see how the power generated sustains daily life on the island or hike the glacial fields at Mýrdalsjökull ice cap. You can choose to visit the small village of Eyrarbakki or take a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

      Enrich

      Be immersed in Icelandic culture and traditions at a private performance.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 10 - Reykjavik

      Time to explore at leisure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 11 - Snæfellsnes Peninsula

      Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs and vast lava flows beckon as we cruise in and around the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. The Discovery team will point out vast concentrations of bird species nesting on the treacherous Látrabjarg cliffs and marine life in the waters of the Peninsula.

      Freechoice

      With a flexible itinerary depending on the conditions, the Discovery team will lead Zodiac and kayak excursions.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 12 - Denmark Strait

      Relax on board, discover the expansive array of facilities, try a class in Scenic Epicure as we cross the Denmark Strait following in Erik the Red’s footsteps heading for Greenland. Keep your eye peeled for icebergs and whales.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 13 - Skjoldungen Fjords

      A day of discovery awaits in these fjords on the southeast coast of Greenland hosting an array of marine life including whales and seals.

      Freechoice

      Discovery excursions by Zodiac and kayak led by the Discovery Team will be available as well as landing on the mainland and taking hikes in this untouched wilderness.

      Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 14 - Nanortalik

      Cruise through the majestic Prins Christian Sund, a fjord surrounded by towering mountain pinnacles and glaciers. Arrive at the little town of Nanortalik, the southernmost in Greenland. Discover the unique Inuit culture as you visit the Museum and meet the residents who share stories of their seafaring history
      with you.  

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 15 - At sea

      We follow the footsteps of Leif Erikson, son of Eric as we cruise the Labrador Sea. Relax on board and perhaps learn some new cooking techniques in Scenic Epicure.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 16 - At sea

      A day at sea to relax on board.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 17 - L’Anse aux Meadows

      Visit World Heritage-listed L’Anse aux Meadows, the only known Norse village in North America and explore this unique archaeological site.

      Freechoice

      Discover the Viking heritage on your tour of the site or, at the Viking encampment, gain insight into Norse life. You can also choose a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak.

      Helicopter excursions are available^.

      Enrich

      Immerse yourself in Norse culture with a private storytelling performance.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 18 - Battle Harbour

      For two centuries, Battle Harbour was the economic and social centre of the southeastern Labrador coast of Canada. Your passionate local guide will escort you around this carefully preserved village sharing stories of the traditional life and times of Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 19 - Gros Morne National Park

      Only accessible by smaller vessels like Scenic Eclipse, Gros Morne National Park’s ancient landscape is shaped by colliding continents and grinding glaciers and is a World Heritage-listed Site.

      Freechoice

      Take a walk with a Parks Canada guide or share morning tea with your guide and hear stories of the park and its people. Take a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak to explore the park’s waterways.

      Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 20 - Havre St Pierre

      On the shores of the Saint Lawrence River, this picturesque port is an undiscovered treasure.

      Freechoice

      At Mingan Archipelago National Park, be amazed by the limestone formations or visit the Cetacean Research Centre. Alternatively take a tour of the town and visit the fish market or at the Innu communities understand the history of these traditional cultures. The more active may also choose to explore by Zodiac and kayak.

      Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 21 - Tadoussac

      Located at the confluence of the Saguenay and Saint Lawrence Rivers is the charming town of Tadoussac. A whale watchers paradise where their favourite food, krill abounds in massive amounts.

      Freechoice

      Take a whale-watching adventure or venture on a walking tour to uncover the lifestyle of the residents. You may also choose a Zodiac, kayak or e-bike excursion.

      Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.

      Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    • Day 22 - Québec City

      The stunning city of Québec signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast, taking with you a lifetime of wonderful memories.

      ^ At additional expense

      Meals included: Breakfast

  • Tour inclusions

    All-Inclusive highlights
    • 228-guest luxurious Discovery Yacht
    • 100% spacious verandah suites
    • 2 exclusive Enrich experiences in Thorlakshofn and L’Anse aux Meadows
    • 53 Freechoice shore excursions in 14 ports
    • Specialist Discovery Team on board
    • Broad range of active discovery excursions
    • Discover Greenland’s Inuit culture at Nanortalik
    • Complimentary on board polar boots
    • And all tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore