Blue Water Holidays
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
Experts in River and Small Ship Cruising Holidays since 2002
01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Arctic with the Midnight Sun

This special no-fly cruise from Dover exploring Greenland, Norway, Iceland and Spitsbergen offers the rare opportunity to see both the mesmerising Northern Lights and illuminating Midnight Sun

No Fly Cruise
28 nights from £4499pp

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Midnight Sun
  • Northern Lights
  • Seven Sisters waterfall
  • Lofoten Islands
  • Tromso
  • Svalbard
  • Reykjavik
  • Prins Christian Sund, Greenland
  • Isafjordur

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Voyage to the top of the world on this unique Arctic no-fly cruise, offering the chance to witness both the Northern Lights and Midnight Sun.

Explore remote Svalbard, illuminated under the Midnight Sun, before heading south to Iceland, the 'Land of Fire and Ice, where you may be able to see the Northern Lights dancing across the night sky. As well as visits to remote and beautiful locations, there will be hours of mesmerising scenic cruising. Cruise past the jagged peaks of the Seven Sisters Mountains, glide along picturesque Trollfjord and hear the creaking glaciers of Prins Christiansund, an unforgettable experience. You'll also see the legendary North Cape and Jan Mayen's incredible volcano, the Beerenberg Volcano.

Many of the destinations visited on this unique cruise are inaccessible to larger vessels. Due to her size, Boudicca is able to dock in these remote ports and navigate narrow channels, resulting in a once-in-a-lifetime holiday.

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Arctic with the Midnight Sun Itinerary

Day 1 - Dover (UK)

Embark your ship in Dover.

Days 2-3 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during relaxing days at sea.

Day 4 - Andalsnes (Norway)

Surrounded by the incredible mountains of the Romsdalsfjord, Åndalsnes is often referred to as the 'Alp town by the fjord'. It is at the mouth of the Rauma River and the starting point for many hikes. Close by is the Troll Wall, the tallest vertical rock race in Europe.

Day 5 - Naeroyfjord - Cruising Seven Sisters - Crossing the Arctic Circle

Cruise Naeroyfjord, rated by National Geographic as the world's number one natural heritage site. Due to the size of the ship, she is able to navigate this narrow fjord. Later, cruise past the Seven Sisters mountain range and cross the Arctic Circle.

Day 6 - Svolvaer (Lofoten Islands) - Trollfjord (Norway)

Svolvaer is the capital of the Lofoten Islands and has a beautiful harbour which is overlooked by Vestfjord. The modern buildings in the town centre are a sharp contrast to the unspoilt landscapes nearby. Later, cruise Trollfjord which divides Norway's Lofoten and Vesterålen archipelagos.

Day 7 - Tromso

Tromso is known as the 'Gateway to the Arctic' and contains the largest number of wooden houses in Northern Norway. The city's most iconic landmark is the Arctic Cathedral which features a beautiful glass mosaic. There are numerous museums and galleries including the Perspektivet Museum and the Art Museum of Northern Norway.

Day 8 - Honningsvag - North Cape

Honningsvag on Norway's North Cape is dotted with pastel-shaded wooden buildings and framed by dramatic rugged mountains. It is the gateway to the North Cape, Europe's northernmost point. In the summer months, the landscape is illuminated by the Midnight Sun, while in the winter, the Aurora Borealis dance across the sky. Later, cruise past the North Cape.

Day 9 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a day at sea.

Day 10 - Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen) - Cruising Tempelfjorden (Norway)

Longyearbyen is located deep within the Arctic Circle and is the largest settlement in the Svalbard archipelago. It is home to around 2000 people as well as reindeer and polar bears. The living museum documents Longyearbyen's mining history, while the Spitsbergen Airship Museum has exhibits from the era of polar exploration. Later, cruise Tempelfjorden, a branch at the inner end of Sassenfjorden.

Day 11 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a day at sea.

Day 12 - Cruising by Jan Mayen Island

The desolate volcanic island of Jan Mayen is located between Greenland and Norway. It boats stunning natural landscapes and the incredible Beerenberg volcano.

Day 13 - At Sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a day at sea.

Days 14-15 - Reykjavik (Iceland)

Enjoy an overnight stop in Reykjavik, the world's most notherly capital. It is home to the world's oldest parliament, Althing, as well as the National and Saga museums which document Iceland's Viking history. Reykjavik is the gateway to the Golden Circle trail which takes in the Blue Lagoon, Thingvellir National Park and Gullfoss Waterfall.

Day 16 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a day at sea.

Day 17 - Cruising Prins Christian Sund (Greenland)

Prins Christian Sund is Mother Nature at her finest. Snow-topped mountains, incredible glaciers and soaring cliffs await as you enjoy an unforgettable cruise into the sound. Keep an eye out for wildlife, including bearded seals and minke whales.

Days 18-19 - Narsarsuaq

Enjoy an overnight stop in Narsarsuaq, a small settlement which is home to less than 200 people, but a rich diversity of wildlife and natural wonders. Nearby is Signal Hill, which offers spectacular views of the fjord and the occasional icebergs. Inland is the stunning Narsarsuaq Glacier which grows out of the ice sheet of Greenland's interior.

Day 20 - Nanortalik - Cruising Tasermiut Fjord

Nanortalik is Greenland's most southerly town and sits on a small island at the end of a fjord. Polar bears live and hunt on the sea ice close to the town so are often spotted from the shore. During the winter, there is a chance to witness the magical Aurora Borealis dancing across the night sky. As well as its natural wonders, the town has an unusual wooden church and fascinating museum. Later, cruise Tasermiut Fjord.

Day 21 - Cruising Prins Christian Sund

Prins Christian Sund is Mother Nature at her finest. Snow-topped mountains, incredible glaciers and soaring cliffs await as you enjoy an unforgettable cruise into the sound. Keep an eye out for wildlife, including bearded seals and minke whales.

Day 22 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during a day at sea.

Day 23 - Isafjordur (Iceland)

Isafjordur in the Westfjords has been an important fishing and trading centre for over 250 years. Its natural harbour is set against a backdrop of steep mountains. The Westfjords Heritage Museum documents the town’s maritime history, while the Old Hospital contains archives and photography. Nearby is Vigur Island, renowned for its bird life.

Days 24-25 - Akureyri

Akureyri is a beautiful town best known for its spectacular landscapes and diverse wildlife. The waters surrounding the town and teaming with whales, dolphins and purpoises. Nearby are two incredible natural wonders - Godafoss Waterfall and Lake Myvatn.

Days 26-28 - At sea

Enjoy the facilities on board during relaxing days at sea.

Day 29 - Dover (UK)

Disembark your ship in Dover.

The Captain reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 28-night cruise
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, plus late night snacks
  • Self-service tea and coffee at selected venues
  • Morning coffee with biscuits
  • Afternoon Tea daily
  • Evening entertainment, including cabaret shows, live music and dancing
  • Captain's Drinks Party and Gala Buffet
  • Onboard activities and lectures throughout the day
  • Use of leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and gym
  • Luggage porterage between your room and the drop-off/pick-up point
  • All UK port taxes (where collectable in advance)

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel to/from the port
  • All drinks on board (optional 'All Inclusive Upgrade' available on selected cruises)
  • Shore Tours and RIB Tours
  • Hairdressing, health & beauty treatments and selected fitness classes
  • Personal laundry and dry cleaning
  • WiFi
  • Visa costs if applicable
  • Travel insurance
  • Discretionary gratuities to the crew, drivers, guides, etc. on board and ashore
  • Evening dining in premium restaurants; The Grill, The Black Watch Room & The Poolside
  • Chocolates and beverages from The Bookmark Cafe
  • Premium Traditional Afternoon Tea
  • Games of Blackjack and Roulette
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