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

East Greenland Explorer

Discover the world's largest fjord system, Scoresbysund, on this spectacular expedition voyage to East Greenland, with Zodiac cruising past glistening icebergs and the chance to get up close to the abundant wildlife

Cruise Only
12 nights from £5200pp

Expedition Holiday
  • Icebergs in Greenland
  • Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Greenland
  • Greenland
  • Icebergs in Greenland
  • Reykjavik

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East Greenland Explorer Special Offer

This amazing expedition voyage ventures deep into the heart of Scoresbysund, the world's largest fjord system, where glaciers wind their way towards the coast.

After an overnight hotel stay in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik, head to the beautiful town of Akureyri where your expedition ship awaits. Spend an unforgettable eight days exploring East Greenland, home to some of the Arctic's most impressive scenery as well as a variety of flora and fauna. Majestic icebergs drift throughout the fjord system and musk oxen and Arctic hares roam through the multi-coloured tundra. The area is dotted with ancient Thule archaeological sites and Inuit hunters' cabins. Zodiac landings and visits will be determined by the conditions, but you may be lucky enough to explore the remote Inuit community of Ittoqqortoormiit and picturesque Rode Island.

AE104 Operated by Aurora Expeditions


East Greenland Explorer Itinerary

Day 1 - Reykjavik (Iceland)

Arrive in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik and make your own way to the hotel, Fosshotel or similar.

Day 2 - Reykjavik - Akureyri

After breakfast, check-out of the hotel and board a coach for a drive to Akureyri where you'll embark the ship. Enjoy breathtaking Icelandic scenery along the way. (D)

Day 3 - Denmark Strait

Cross the Denmark Strait to Greenland and enjoy onboard lectures from the expedition team. (B,L,D)

Days 4-11 - East Greenland (Greenland)

On the approach to East Greenland, we may experience more pack ice and observe seals and a variety of seabirds. The daily activities are subject to weather and ice conditions, but you may be able to enjoy up to two landings or Zodiac excursions every day. East Greenland is home to some of the Arctic's most spectacular scenery, where deep fjords are flanked by ice-clad peaks, icebergs drift silently, and musk oxen roam the multi-coloured tundra. Explore the largest fjord system in the world, Scoresbysund, an area rich in wildlife. Other possible visits and landings include Cape Humboldt, Romerfjord and Rode Island. (B,L,D)

Day 12 - Denmark Strait

Cruise the Denmark Strait back to Iceland, keeping an eye out for whales and seabirds. Reflect on your amazing adventure with your newfound friends. (B,L,D)

Day 13 - Reykjavik (Iceland)

After breakfast, disembark the ship and transfer to downtown Reykjavik or to Keflavik airport. (B)

In true expedition style we encourage exploration and adventure, offering flexibility in challenging environments in a way that puts you among the action to see and do as much as possible. This itinerary is only a guide and subject to change due to ice and weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 11-night cruise
  • 1-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Reykjavik
  • Overseas transfers as mentioned in itinerary
  • Captain’s Welcome and Farewell reception including four-course dinner, house cocktails, house beer and wine, non-alcoholic beverages
  • Beer, house wine and soft drinks with dinner on board
  • Unlimited tea and coffee on board
  • All shore excursions and Zodiac cruises
  • Educational lectures from Expedition Team
  • Complimentary 3-in-1 waterproof polar expedition jacket
  • Complimentary use of muck boots during the voyage
  • Port surcharges, permits and landing fees

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights – we can arrange these for you
  • Overseas transfers not mentioned in itinerary
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks (outside of dinner service)
  • Optional excursions not included in the itinerary
  • Optional activity surcharges
  • Wi-Fi
  • Laundry services
  • Gratuities - $15 per person per day gratuity is automatically added to your onboard account. The amount can be increased or decreased when settling your bill
  • Passport, visa, reciprocity and vaccination charges
  • Airport arrival or departure taxes

2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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