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Icelandic Wonders and Wildlife

Balmoral sailing from Rosyth

  • All inclusive Free upgrade to all inclusive
  • VIP travel service VIP door to door

Explore one of the world’s most spectacular countries

An epic circumnavigation of Iceland, this exhilarating cruise packs in unmissable opportunities to marvel at awe-inspiring natural wonders, dramatic landscapes; magical wildlife; and much more. Visit Reykjavik, gateway to the Golden Circle’s famous waterfalls and powerful geysers; observe puffins at Vigur Island on a boat tour from Ísafjördur; and savour Seydisfjördur’s stunning scenery. Perhaps even embark on whale watching tour from Akureyri for the chance to see humpback and minke whales, dolphins and porpoises.

Saga price includes...

And on your cruise...

  • Full board
  • Afternoon tea
  • Room service
  • Captain’s drinks party and gala buffet
  • Activities, entertainment and leisure facilities
  • Shuttle bus at selected ports
  • Porterage of luggage

*Drinks package includes selected beers, wines, spirits and soft drinks and 50% off selected premium brands and cocktails.

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29/06/2020 Rosyth (Edinburgh), Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland

After taking Saga's included UK door-to-door travel service to Rosyth, embark Balmoral.

Depart late afternoon.

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30/06/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

01/07/2020 Cruising Eyjafjallajökull, Ellidaey Island and Elephant Rock

Elephant Rock, Iceland

Cruise past the 5,466ft-high active volcano, Eyjafjallajökull, which famously erupted in 2010, the unique and beautiful island of Ellidaey, and Elephant Rock, a natural wonder best seen from the sea.

02/07/2020 Reykjavik, Iceland

Reykjavik, Iceland

Arrive early morning on July 2. Depart late afternoon on July 3.

Step ashore in one of the world’s smallest capital cities, Reykjavik, which is home to half of Iceland’s population. Be sure to explore the old town where you can admire brightly coloured houses and wander up to Hallgrimskirkja Church which towers above the tin roofs below. Form here you can join popular excursions exploring the vast lava fields, bubbling mud pools, crashing waterfalls and spouting geysers of Iceland’s ‘Golden Circle’ or enjoy the opportunity to bathe in the famous geothermal Blue Lagoon.

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04/07/2020 Isafjördur, Iceland

Isafjordur, Iceland

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Situated just below the Arctic Circle, Isafjördur is a small town that’s easy to explore on foot. It has a wonderful natural harbour, which makes this one of Iceland's primary fishing and trading centres. Despite its diminutive size, Isafjördur is the largest town in the Westfjords region of Iceland which is a nature lover’s paradise – a popular excursion visits the magical island of Vigur, which is home to a large eider duck colony and vast bird population.

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08/07/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

04/07/2020 Cruising Hornstrandir and Drangaskörd

Keep your eyes on the sky as you sail past the cliffs at Hornstrandir, home to huge numbers of migratory birds including kittiwakes, fulmars, puffins and razorbills. Continue to Drangaskörd, one of Iceland’s most prominent landmarks. Have your camera ready as you approach the collection of dragon tail-like pinnacles rising from the sea and dominating the skyline.

05/07/2020 Akureyri, Iceland

Akureyri, Iceland

Arrive early morning. Depart late afternoon.

Founded as a trading post, the ‘Capital of the north’ has grown into an attractive town decorated with colourful houses and manicured gardens. You can also find both the world’s northernmost botanical garden and golf course here.

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05/07/2020 Cruising Eyjafjördur and by Hrisey

Eyjafjördur, Iceland

Cruise the 60-kilometre long Eyjafjördur – the longest fjord in Iceland as you depart Akureyri, the perfect place to spot local wildlife including many species of birds and whales. Sail past Hrisey Island, home to just 200 people and approximately 40 bird species including ptarmigans and arctic terns.

06/07/2020 Seydisfjördur, Iceland

Seydisfjordur, Iceland

Arrive late morning. Depart late afternoon.

Remote Seydisfjördur is regarded as one of Iceland’s most picturesque towns and is home to a unique collection of wonderfully preserved wooden buildings. The valley above the town echoes to the sound of the 25 thundering waterfalls formed by the river Fjaroara as it cascades down to a lagoon at the head of the fjord.

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06/07/2020 Cruising Seydisfjördur; by Dalatangi, Akurfell and Toarfjall; Nipukollur; and by Nordfjardarhorn and Gerpir

As you depart Seydisfjördur, cruise the fjord of the same name taking in impressive views of huge mountains and thundering waterfalls. Continue past the three incredible pyramid-shaped mountains of Dalatangi, Akurfell and Toarfjall to Nipukollur, a mighty 1,958ft-high peak in Eastern Iceland. As you cruise along the east coast on your route home, take in views of the majestic Norðfjarðarhorn and Gerpir, the country’s easternmost point, boasting towering cliffs and rugged landscapes.

07/07/2020 At Sea

Spend the day at sea.

09/07/2020 Rosyth (Edinburgh), Scotland

Edinburgh, Scotland

Arrive early morning.

Disembark after breakfast for your included UK door-to-door travel service home.

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Please note

Some of the highlights detailed may only be seen on optional excursions or by exploring independently.

Icelandic Wonders and Wildlife

Balmoral sailing from Rosyth

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