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

Arctic Islands Luxury Expedition Cruise

This thrilling expedition cruise on brand new, state-of-the-art Scenic Eclipse, showcases the awe-inspiring scenery and abundant wildlife of the remote Arctic islands of Svalbard, Greenland and Iceland, with Oslo hotel stay and return flights from the UK

Fly Cruise
14 nights

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Iceberg, Greenland
  • Greenland
  • Spitsbergen

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The frozen tundra, snow-capped peaks and majestic glaciers of the high Arctic have intrigued pioneers for centuries. Scenic Eclipse carries kayaks, Zodiacs, a submarine and helicopter for unprecedented exploration of these distant islands.

This adventure begins with a hotel stay in the Norwegian capital of Oslo, before embarking luxurious Scenic Eclipse in Longyearbyen. Spend three days exploring Spitsbergen, the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago, and home to the magnificent polar bear. Cross the Greenland Sea to North East Greenland National Park, an Arctic paradise teeming with wildlife including giant walruses.

Scenic Eclipse then cruises through the glistening icebergs, active volcanoes and cascading waterfalls of the East Coast Fjords, the world’s largest fjord system, before arriving in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.

GE749 Operated by Scenic


Arctic Islands Luxury Expedition Cruise Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Oslo (Norway)

Fly from the UK to Oslo for an overnight hotel stay.

Day 2 - Oslo - Longyearbyen (Svalbard)

Fly from Oslo to Longyearbyen and embark Scenic Eclipse.

Day 3-5 - Spitsbergen

Explore the remote and rugged landscapes of magnificent Spitsbergen, deep in the Arctic. See the glaciers and striking fjords that offer picture-postcard views and discover the frozen tundra that is home to polar bears, reindeer and Arctic foxes.

Day 6-7 - At sea

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

Day 8 - North East Greenland National Park (Greenland)

The largest national park in the world is teeming with amazing wildlife including polar bears, musk oxen, Arctic fox, wolf, hare and a variety of seabirds. This is one of the most isolated places on Earth, with no sign of human life apart from some abandoned trapping stations, a weather station and the traditional sled patrol.

Day 9-13 - East Coast Fjords

The East Coast Fjords are the world's largest fjord system and offer stunning scenery, from majestic icebergs and dramatic glaciers to active volcanoes and thundering waterfalls.

Day 14 - At sea

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

Day 15 - Reykjavik (Iceland) - UK

Disembark Scenic Eclipse and transfer to the airport for the return flight to the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 13-night all-inclusive cruise
  • 1-night B&B hotel stay in Oslo
  • Return flights from regional UK airports
  • Overseas transfers
  • Selected shore excursions and Zodiac landings
  • Unlimited beverages including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee, tea and bottled water on board ship
  • Welcome Reception and Captain’s Farewell Dinner
  • All tipping and gratuities on board ship
  • Port and airport taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional helicopter and submarine excursions
  • Travel insurance