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

Circumnavigating Iceland

Discover breathtaking natural wonders including majestic glaciers, cascading waterfalls and soaring volcanoes, on this thrilling expedition cruise circumnavigating Iceland on board Fram, accompanied by an experienced Expedition Team

Cruise Only
8 nights from £2778pp

Expedition Holiday
  • Blued Lagoon, Reykjavik
  • Dynjandi waterfall
  • Akureyri
  • Husavik
  • Heimaey

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

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Circumnavigating Iceland Special Offer

Explore Iceland, the dramatic 'Land of Fire and Ice' on this exciting expedition, with onboard lectures and the opportunity to enjoy guided hikes and kayaking.

Join Fram in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik and cruise to the pretty town of Stykkisholmur, where optional excursions showcase the breathtaking Snafellsnes Peninsula including the Londrangar basalt cliffs. Spend a full day in picturesque Patreksjordur, renowned for its hiking trails and close to the majestic waterfall of Dynjandi.

Akureyri is home to stunning botantical gardens and close to the tranquil Lake Myvatn and famous Godafoss waterfall, while Grimsey Island is known for its close proximity to the Arctic Circle. See the abundant puffin colonies in tranquil Bakkagerdi and on the scenic island of Heimaey. The Expedition Team will deliver fascinating and insightful lectures throughout this incredible cruise.

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8-night Itinerary

Day 1 - Reykjavik (Iceland)

Embark expedition ship Fram in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.

Day 2 - Stykkisholmur

Spend a full day in the beautiful town of Stykkisholmur with its well-preserved old houses. Perhaps visit some of the interesting museums or head out on optional excursions showcasing the Snafellsnes Peninsula, including the Londrangar basalt cliffs and blank sandy beaches of Djupalonssandur.

Day 3 - Patreksfjordur

Enjoy a full day in Patreksjordur, a beautiful settlement on the west coast of Iceland, home to around 660 people. The stunning fjord offers breathtaking hiking trails. Patreksfjordur is also near to the magnificent waterfall of Dynjandi and Latrabjarg, renowned for birdwatching.

Day 4 - Northwest Iceland

The Captain will plan a day discovering the breathtaking fjords of northwest Iceland. Conditions will determine the activities for the day, including hikes and outings in kayaks.

Day 5 - Akureyri

The lively town of Akureyri is renowned for its botanical gardens. It a bustling centre of trade, culture and services serving the north of Iceland. It is near to some of Iceland's most breathtaking natural wonders, including Lake Myvatn and Godafoss waterfall.

Day 6 - Grimsey Island

Today we'll use tender boats to reach the remote island of Grimsey. It is known for its proximity to the Arctic Circle which cuts across the island. You'll have the chance to step across the line.

Day 7 - Bakkagerdi

Bakkagerdi is the main settlement in picturesque Borgarfjordur. The area boasts outstanding natural beauty and is known as the 'Land of the Elves'. The puffin colonies in the fjord make it popular for birdwatching. Bakkagerdi is a hidden gem offering peace and tranquillity.

Day 8 - Heimaey

Heimaey's narrow harbour entrance was caused by a volcanic eruption. The island's steep cliffs provide a habitat for numerous birds, including the puffin.

Day 9 - Reykjavik

Disembark Fram in Reykjavik.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

10-night Itinerary

Day 1 - Reykjavik (Iceland)

Embark expedition ship Fram in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.

Day 2 - Stykkisholmur

Spend a full day in the beautiful town of Stykkisholmur with its well-preserved old houses. Perhaps visit some of the interesting museums or head out on optional excursions showcasing the Snafellsnes Peninsula, including the Londrangar basalt cliffs and blank sandy beaches of Djupalonssandur.

Day 3 - Patreksfjordur

Enjoy a full day in Patreksjordur, a beautiful settlement on the west coast of Iceland, home to around 660 people. The stunning fjord offers breathtaking hiking trails. Patreksfjordur is also near to the magnificent waterfall of Dynjandi and Latrabjarg, renowned for birdwatching.

Day 4 - Northwest Iceland

The Captain will plan a day discovering the breathtaking fjords of northwest Iceland. Conditions will determine the activities for the day, including hikes and outings in kayaks.

Day 5 - Djupavik

In 1917, Elias Stefansson moved to Djupavik and built a herring salting factory. See the remains of the factory as well as the seven houses and hotel which can also be found here. You'll get to explore the landing site and surrounding scenery.

Day 6 - Akureyri

The lively town of Akureyri is renowned for its botanical gardens. It a bustling centre of trade, culture and services serving the north of Iceland. It is near to some of Iceland's most breathtaking natural wonders, including Lake Myvatn and Godafoss waterfall.

Day 7 - Grimsey Island - Husavik

You'll use tender boats to reach the pretty island of Grimsey. It is best known for its proximity to the Arctic Circle which cuts across the island. You'll have the chance to step across the line. This afternoon, cruise towards Husavik, arriving this evening.

Day 8 - Husavik - Langanes Peninsula

Husavik is a great place for whale watching and is home to several fascinating museums, including a Whale Museum. This evening, we cruise past the stunning Laganes Peninsula.

Day 9 - Bakkagerdi

Bakkagerdi is the main settlement in picturesque Borgarfjordur. The area boasts outstanding natural beauty and is known as the 'Land of the Elves'. The puffin colonies in the fjord make it popular for birdwatching. Bakkagerdi is a hidden gem offering peace and tranquillity.

Day 10 - Heimaey

Heimaey's narrow harbour entrance was caused by a volcanic eruption. The island's steep cliffs provide a habitat for numerous birds, including the puffin.

Day 11 - Reykjavik

Disembark Fram in Reykjavik.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 8 or 10-night full-board voyage in cabin grade of your choice
  • House beer and wine, sodas and mineral water with meals on board
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • A La Carte restaurant (for suite guests only)
  • Landings ashore and lectures onboard by the Expedition Team
  • Lectures with the Expedition Team
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Complimentary wind and water-resistant jacket

Price Does Not Include

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Luggage handling
  • Optional excursions
  • Gratuities (at guests' discretion)
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • June
    • Jun 15th - Reykjavik and back (8-night itinerary) - Sailing on: Fram From: £2778
      Polar Inside Polar Outside Arctic Superior Expedition Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2878 Brochure Price from: £3368 Brochure Price from: £3857 Brochure Price from: £4893
      Blue Water Price from: £2778 Blue Water Price from: £3268 Blue Water Price from: £3757 Blue Water Price from: £4793
    • Jun 23rd - Reykjavik and back (8-night itinerary) - Sailing on: Fram From: £2778
      Polar Inside Polar Outside Arctic Superior Expedition Suite
      Brochure Price from: £2878 Brochure Price from: £3368 Brochure Price from: £3857 Brochure Price from: £4893
      Blue Water Price from: £2778 Blue Water Price from: £3268 Blue Water Price from: £3757 Blue Water Price from: £4793
  • July
    • Jul 1st - Reykjavik and back (8-night itinerary) - Sailing on: Fram From: £3191
      Polar Inside Polar Outside Arctic Superior Expedition Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3291 Brochure Price from: £3850 Brochure Price from: £4410 Brochure Price from: £5594
      Blue Water Price from: £3191 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £4310 Blue Water Price from: £5494
    • Jul 9th - Reykjavik and back (8-night itinerary) - Sailing on: Fram From: £3191
      Polar Inside Polar Outside Arctic Superior Expedition Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3291 Brochure Price from: £3850 Brochure Price from: £4410 Brochure Price from: £5594
      Blue Water Price from: £3191 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £4310 Blue Water Price from: £5494
    • Jul 17th - Reykjavik and back (8-night itinerary) - Sailing on: Fram From: £3191
      Polar Inside Polar Outside Arctic Superior Expedition Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3291 Brochure Price from: £3850 Brochure Price from: £4410 Brochure Price from: £5594
      Blue Water Price from: £3191 Blue Water Price from: £3750 Blue Water Price from: £4310 Blue Water Price from: £5494
    • Jul 25th - Reykjavik and back (10-night itinerary) - Sailing on: Fram From: £3686
      Polar Inside Polar Outside Arctic Superior Expedition Suite
      Brochure Price from: £3786 Brochure Price from: £4429 Brochure Price from: £5073 Brochure Price from: £6436
      Blue Water Price from: £3686 Blue Water Price from: £4329 Blue Water Price from: £4973 Blue Water Price from: £6336
  • August
    • Aug 4th - Reykjavik and back (10-night itinerary) - Sailing on: Fram From: £4016
      Polar Inside Polar Outside Arctic Superior Expedition Suite
      Brochure Price from: £4116 Brochure Price from: £4815 Brochure Price from: £5515 Brochure Price from: £6997
      Blue Water Price from: £4016 Blue Water Price from: £4715 Blue Water Price from: £5415 Blue Water Price from: £6897

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