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

Iceland and Atlantic Canada

A unique 13-night all-inclusive expedition cruise holiday from the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik to the natural beauty of Greenland and Newfoundland in Canada, on brand new, state-of-the-art Scenic Eclipse, with thrilling Zodiac excursions and return flights from the UK

Fly Cruise
13 nights from £7695pp

Luxury Expedition Holiday
  • Reykjavik
  • L'Anse aux Meadows
  • Gros Morne National Park
  • Moose in Newfoundland
  • Polar bear in Canada
  • Humpback whale
  • Quebec City

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

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FREE private door-to-door transfers! Private door-to-door transfers are complimentary within a 75 mile radius, subject to availability. Offer ends 31 May 2019

Iceland and Atlantic Canada Special Offer

Join brand new expedition ship Scenic Eclipse for this once-in-a-lifetime voyage taking in the stunning vistas of Iceland, Greenland and Canada.

Toast the start of your luxury expedition as you board the innovative Scenic Eclipse in lively Reykjavik. Cruise past the glistening fjords and soaring volcanic peaks of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, follow in Erik the Red's footsteps as you cross the Denmark Strait, and admire the stunning vistas of the Skjoldungen Fjords.

Discover the World Heritage-listed L'Anse aux Meadows, a unique archaeological site, learn about the history of the well-preserved village of Battle Harbour, and explore UNESCO-listed Gros Morne National Park. Visit quaint Havre St Pierre on the banks of the Saint Lawrence River, before cruising to the beautiful town of Tadoussac, a whale watchers paradise.

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Iceland and Atlantic Canada Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Reykjavik (Iceland)

Fly from the UK to Reykjavik and embark Scenic Eclipse. Toast the start of your cruise before enjoying a delicious dinner. (D)

Day 2 - Snaefellsnes Peninsula

Scenic Eclipse navigates the breathtaking Snaefellsnes Peninsula. Beautiful fjords, sheer volcanic peaks and vast lava flows beckon. The Discovery team will be on hand to point out bird species nesting on the dramatic Latrabjarg cliffs and marine life which inhabits the waters of the peninsula. Optional helicopter excursions will be available. There will also be Scenic FreeChoice Zodiac and kayak excursions. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - Denmark Strait

Relax on board and enjoy the range of onboard facilities. Perhaps join a class in Scenic Epicure as the ship crosses the Denmark Strait, following in the footsteps of Erik the Red. Keep an eye for whales along the ship. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Skjoldungen Fjords (Greenland)

The picturesque Skjoldungen fjords are located on the southeast coast of Greenland and home to an abundance of wildlife, including whales and seals. The Discovery team will lead Zodiac and kayak excursions as well as landings on the mainland. Optional helicopter and submarine excursions will be available. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Nanortalik

Scenic Eclipse cruises through the stunning Prins Christian Sund overlooked by soaring mountains and glistening glaciers. Enjoy a call in quaint Nanortalik, Greenland's southernmost town. Immerse yourself in Inuit culture on a visit to the musuem and meet the residents who will share their stories from their seafaring past. (B,L,D)

Days 6-7 - At sea

Relax and enjoy the facilities on board as Scenic Eclipse cruises the Labrador Sea, following in the footsteps of Leif Erikson, son of Eric.

Day 8 - L'Anse aux Meadows (Newfoundland, Canada)

Enjoy a visit to the World Heritage-listed L'Anse aux Meadows, North America's only known Norse village. Learn about the strong Viking heritage on a tour of the site or gain an insight into Norse life at the Viking encampment. There will also be the option to explore by Zodiac or kayak. Scenic Enrich: Enjoy a private storytelling performance as you embrace Norse culture. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - Battle Harbour

Battle Harbour was once a lively economic hub on the southeastern Labrador coast. Enjoy a guided tour around this well-preserved village accompanied by a local guide who will share traditional stories and educate you about Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park is only accessible to small vessels like Scenic Eclipse. The landscape has been shaped by continents colliding and glaciers eroding. It is now a designated World Heritage Site. Join a Parks Canada guide for a walk, enjoy a cup of tea with a guide and hear tales about the park and its inhabitants, or explore by kayak and Zodiac. Optional helicopter and submarine excursions will be available. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Havre St Pierre (Canada)

Havre St Pierre is located on the shores of the beautiful Saint Lawrence River. Admire the majestic limestone formations at Mingan Archipelago National Park or head to the Cetacean Research Centre. Alternatively, enjoy a tour of the town which includes a visit to the fish market, or learn about traditional cultures with the Innu communities. There will also be the option to explore by kayak and Zodiac. (B,L,D)

Day 12 - Tadoussac

Tadoussac is situated at the confluence of the Saguenay and Saint Lawrence Rivers. It is a whale watchers paradise as krill, their favourite food, is in abundance. Enjoy a whale watching adventure, join a walking tour or opt for a kayak, Zodiac or e-bike excursion. Optional helicopter and submarine excursions will be available. (B,L,D)

Day 13 - Quebec City - UK

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

Day 14 - UK

Arrive in the UK.

Every expedition journey is unique. The itinerary described is dependent on weather and ice conditions. The itinerary may be adjusted on the judgement of the Expedition leader and captain who will inform you on board of the finalised route.

Price Includes

  • 12-night all-inclusive cruise on Scenic Eclipse
  • Return flights from regional UK airports
  • Overseas transfers
  • Scenic Enrich and Scenic FreeChoice tours
  • Zodiac landings, kayak and snorkelling excursions with the Discovery Team
  • Unlimited complimentary premium wine, beer, spirits and soft drinks
  • Choice of 9 dining experiences
  • Complimentary in-suite minibar
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • All tipping and gratuities

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional helicopter and submarine excursions
  • Travel insurance
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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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