Iceland Explorer

On this 10 day Iceland Explorer luxury cruise, discover the many glaciers and volcanoes & immerse yourself in the distinctive culture and incredible sights.

10 Days
Reykjavik to Reykjavik
From (AUD)
$ 14,840
Dates & Pricing

2020 Reykjavik > Reykjavik

Fire and Ice

There are few places in the world more fascinating than Iceland. This tiny island is known for its stunning volcanic beauty, mythical tales, outstanding artisans and quirky locals. Iceland’s magical thrall will have you spellbound in no time.
Explore glaciers and volcanoes, immerse yourself in the distinctive Icelandic culture and delight in the sheer abundance of incredible sights. Iceland is a wonderland of possibility for exploring with Scenic Eclipse.
Tour Map
Tour Code:
101I
Duration:
10 days
Departure City:
Reykjavik
Return City:
Reykjavik

Selected Itinerary

10 Day Itinerary

  1. 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. Please book your flight to arrive prior to 1pm.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Snaefellsnes Peninsula

    Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs and vast lava flows beckon as you cruise in and around the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Look for the vast concentrations of bird species nesting on the treacherous Látrabjarg cliffs, and marine life in the waters of the Peninsula. 
    Discovery: With a flexible itinerary and depending on the conditions, take Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak or onshore for landings.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Isafjördur

    Lying in the incredibly stunning landscapes of the Westfjords is the small town of Isafjördur.

    Freechoice

    Visit the Ósvör Maritime Museum.

    Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion from a walk in search of birdlife on Vigur Island, to a hike in the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve, or take a kayak adventure.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Grimsey Island - Akureyri

    Keep your eyes open for whales and dolphins as you cruise to Grimsey Island, straddling the Arctic Circle. 
    Discovery: Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak offer opportunities to spot puffins and other birdlife, or take a walk across this small island and cross the Arctic Circle. Cruise into the harbour of Akureyri this evening and admire the views of the brightly coloured houses against the backdrop of a snow-capped mountain under the sultry hues of the Arctic summer evening. There is ample time to explore at your leisure and enjoy some of the local nightlife.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Akureyri

    Freechoice

    Enter the Herring Era Museum to learn about this once thriving industry, or explore Akureyri and taste local specialties. Choose the Laufas Open Air Museum and Godafoss Waterfall or play a round of golf.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Húsavík

    Nestled on the edge of Shaky Bay, the town of Húsavík 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.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Seydisfjördur

    Docking right in the heart of this charming town settled by wealthy Norwegian fishermen gives free time to explore at leisure.

    Freechoice

    Your local guide will share stories of the town on a walking tour including a short concert in the Blue Church, or meet some local residents and share morning tea together, discovering their way of life.

    Discovery: Choose a Scenic Discovery excursion hiking in the Skálanes nature reserve.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Westman Islands

    Born from geological volatility, this small archipelago is home to vast species of birdlife in the short summer, including nesting puffins. 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 cruise around the island with a local captain in search of birdlife, including the puffin colonies.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion hiking over the lava fields to the top of the new volcanic cone.

    Enrich

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

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Thorlakshofn

    Freechoice

    Visit the geothermal area and see how the power generated sustains daily life on the island. Choose to visit the small village of Eyrarbakki and taste some local lobster, or take a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

    Discovery: Take a Scenic Discovery excursion hiking the glacial fields at Mýrdalsjökull ice cap.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  10. Day 10 - Reykjavik

    Reykjavik signals the end of your cruise as you disembark taking with you a lifetime of wonderful memories. Please book your flight to depart after 12pm.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

Your all-inclusive cruise features:
  • Only 228 guests on board
  • 100% spacious Verandah Suites
  • Butler service for every guest
  • Up to ten on board dining experiences, from casual to fine dining
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • Discovery Leaders / Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of Scenic Freechoice activities
  • Scenic Discovery excursions
  • Explore by night with late departures m
  • Engaging lecture and education program on board
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability