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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Dynamic Landscapes of Iceland

Explore the dramatic landscapes of Iceland, the breathtaking Land of Ice and Fire, and enjoy calls at the remote Faroe, Shetland and Orkney islands on this fantastic no-fly voyage from Newcastle on Magellan

No Fly Cruise
12 nights from £1289pp

cruises from the uk Holiday
  • Geysers at Reykjavik
  • Akureyri
  • Isafjordur
  • Seydisfjord

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

Cruise and Maritime

Save up to 30%! Book by 31 Mar 2018

Dynamic Landscapes of Iceland Special Offer

Discover the spouting geysers, bubbling mud pools and geothermal springs of Iceland, and the spectacular scenery of the rugged Scottish Isles on this no-fly holiday.

Visit the lively Scottish city of Dundee and explore the small capital of Torshavn with its turf-covered cottages, before spending four days in Iceland. Perhaps head to the Myvatn Nature Baths during your time in Akureyri, learn about Isafjordur's intriguing history at the Maritime Museum and take the opportunity to relax in the famous Blue Lagoon in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.

On her return to Newcastle, Magellan calls at the historic town of Lerwick in the stunning Shetland archipelago, which was founded to service Dutch herring fleets, and picturesque Kirkwall, capital of the Orkney Islands and overlooked by the magnificent St Magnus Cathedral.

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Dynamic Landscapes of Iceland Itinerary

Day 1 - Newcastle (UK)

Embark Magellan in Newcastle.

Day 2 - Dundee

You can also join the cruise on Day 2 in Dundee. Dundee is located on the Firth of Tray estuary and is home to interesting museums, including the RRS Discovery and Verdant Works. The city is the gateway to breathtaking countryside and the seaside suburb of Broughty Ferry.

Day 3 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 4 - Torshavn (Faroe Islands)

Torshavn is one of the smallest capital cities in the world and was once the site of an annual Viking gathering. Perhaps explore the old part of the town which boasts characteristic red buildings with turf-covered roofs clustered on a narrow peninsula. The wild and dramatic landscape of the Faroe Islands is a magnificent backdrop to optional excursions showing how islanders live on these remote and unspoilt islands.

Day 5 - Seydisfjordur (Iceland)

Seydisfjordur is a beautiful town home to around 700 people. Discover its thriving art scene, explore the dramatic scenery on one of the hiking trails or perhaps visit the Fjardsel Power Plant Museum.

Day 6 - Akureyri

Akureyri lies just below the Arctic Circle, however the climate here is temperate, allowing Akureyri's Botanical Gardens to provide a home for over 2,000 species of flora from around the world. Optional excursions explore highlight Iceland’s extraordinary landscapes including Skutastadir's lunar-like pseudo-craters and the magnificent Godafoss Waterfall. Alternatively, visit the Laufas Folk Museum or Myvatn Nature Baths.

Day 7 - Isafjordur

Isafjordur is located just below the Arctic Circle and surrounded by soaring mountains. The Maritime Museum is a great place to learn about the history of the settlement and the importance of the fishing industry. Perhaps take the optional excursion to the island of Vigur, home to a large eider duck colony.

Day 8 - Reykjavík

Reykjavik is one of the world's smallest capital cities and boasts magnificent mosaics, spectacular sculptures and colourful houses. Perhaps visit the classic 'Golden Circle' with its lava fields, bubbling mud pools and impressive geysers on an optional excursion along with the chance to bathe in the famous Blue Lagoon.

Days 9-10 - At Sea

Enjoy the ship’s facilities on relaxing days at sea.

Day 11 - Lerwick (Shetland Islands)

Lerwick was founded as an unofficial marketplace to service 17th century Dutch herring fleets. Hay's Dock is home to the Shetland Museum and Archives. On the southern tip of Mainland is the impressive archaeological site of Jarlshof.

Day 12 - Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

Kirkwall is the capital of the Orkney archipelago. The spectacular St Magnus Cathedral dominates the town's skyline. Take one of the optional excursions during your time here.

Day 13 - Newcastle (UK)

Disembark Magellan in Newcastle.

Itinerary is subject to change.

Price Includes

  • 12 nights accommodation in cabin grade of your choice
  • Full board with traditional British and international cuisine including afternoon teas and late night snacks
  • Superb programme of daytime and evening entertainment
  • Guest speakers on board
  • Wide range of onboard leisure facilities
  • Port Taxes
  • UK Currency onboard

2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Departure Date Brochure Price from Blue Water Price from
Jun 12£1829£1289

Price Information

  • Prices are per person based on two sharing a Cat 1 cabin. Single cabins are available at a supplement
  • Cabin upgrade supplements are available - please contact us for details
  • Third or fourth passengers sharing a cabin with two full fare paying adults: £359