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Easter Explorer

Send time on the sacred island of Iona on this all-inclusive Easter cruise, visiting Staffa and the Laphroaig Distillery

No Fly Cruise
7 nights

Small Ship Holiday
  • Fingal's Cave
  • Iona Abbey

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Visit Scotland's spiritual heartland, Iona, on this special Easter cruise on board luxury small ship Hebridean Princess.

Discover the picturesque fishing village of Tayvallich, visit the Laphroaig Distillery, and explore the hidden gem of Lip na Cloiche Garden on the Isle of Mull.

Enjoy a special morning on the sacred island of Iona then sail past the dramatic Fingal’s Cave on Staffa. Stroll around the colourful Colonsay House Gardens then relax on the island of Kerrera with walks ashore.

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Easter Explorer Itinerary

Day 1 - Oban (Scotland)

Embark Hebridean Princess in Oban.

Day 2 - Crinan

Enjoy walks along the canal towpath in Crinan, before heading to Ardfern and Kilmartin Glen.

Day 3 - Tayvallich

Explore the picturesque fishing village of Tayvallich on the shores of Loch Sween, before heading to Jura and Craighouse.

Day 4 - Port Ellen

On the Isle of Islay, visit the Laphroaig Distillery, before a relaxing afternoon cruising the Sound of Islay where there is the chance to spot seals and nesting seabirds.

Day 5 - Ulva Ferry - Bunessan

On Mull, pay a visit to the Lip na Cloiche Garden, a real hidden gem of the Hebrides, before continuing to Ulva and Sheila's Cottage.

Day 6 - Iona - Staffa

Arrive on the lovely Iona and uncover how the island has been a centre of Christian worship since Columba’s arrival in AD 563. Perhaps Discover Fingal’s Cave with its magnificent hexagonal basalt columns.

Day 7 - Colonsay

Enjoy a visit to Colonsay House Gardens, before heading to Kerrera for walks ashore.

Day 8 - Oban

Disembark Hebridean Princess in Oban.

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

Price Includes

  • 7-night all-inclusive cruise
  • Private coach transfers from the local airport or train station to and from the ship
  • All meals on board and ashore
  • Champagne, selected wines plus beer, spirits, soft drinks, tea, coffee and other hot drinks
  • Knowledgeable guides on board and on tours
  • Shore excursions as outlined in the itinerary
  • Use of the ship’s bicycles
  • Free Wi-Fi access
  • Port taxes
  • Gratuities

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel to and from the private coach transfer points
  • Wines from the Library Wines list
  • Private shore visits organised by request which are not part of the itinerary
  • Personal telephone calls
  • Items purchased from the shop on board
  • Personal laundry
Map for Easter Explorer