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Explore the awe-inspiring beauty of Iceland on a Wildlife Viewing Tour with Adventure Life. The 18 trips available for 2024 and 2025 will give you a unique opportunity to observe some of the incredible creatures that call this country home. From majestic arctic foxes, reindeer, whales, seals, dolphins, and porpoises, to the tiny and adorable puffins and oystercatchers, you have an amazing diversity of wildlife to explore. With tours starting at $3,500, and experiences lasting from , there is something for everyone here in Iceland! Contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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The blue lagoon in Iceland
$11,172
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Meet Iceland’s people & culture
  • Actively explore Iceland's coasts
  • Experience Iceland’s unique geology
  • Travel with an expert team
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Iceland’s geology in all its manifestations is world-class: glaciers, thundering waterfalls, immense cliffs, geothermal springs, boiling mud pots, and rock and lava-scapes of unearthly beauty. It alone makes a circumnavigation a very compelling idea. But when you add in components like …
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The blue lagoon in Iceland
$6,850
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Icelandic Mosaic

Reykjavík Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Discover Reykjavík's Blue Lagoon
  • Explore the beautiful Grimsey
  • Experience Isafjordur fjord
  • Visit Eldheimar
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an unforgettable 8-day journey around Iceland aboard Le Bellot.Discover the most beautiful landscapes on theIcelandic west coast, between vast glaciers, vertiginous fjords, volcanoes and boiling geysers,Icelandoffers a kaleidoscope of wild and romantic landscapes. You will board the ship …
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Surfacing Humpback Whales
$4,600
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East Greenland, Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis, Including Long Hikes

Roundtrip Akureyri - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • Cross the Arctic Circle
  • View colossal icebergs
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Watch for Arctic seabirds
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 9-day cruise aboard Ortelius in East Greenland, embracing the wonders of Scoresby Sund and the Aurora Borealis. Witness diverse wildlife like fulmars, kittiwakes, and gannets while sailing north. Encounter icebergs near Brewster and explore the glaciated Volquart Boons Kyst. Take Zodiac …
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Godafoss, One of the most famous waterfalls in Iceland.
$8,480
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Iceland in Depth

Roundtrip Reykjavik - 10 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Discover Dynjandi Waterfall
  • Experience Isafjordur
  • Visit Vigur Island
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 10-day cruise through Icelandic landscapes aboard the SH Diana. Discover Reykjavik's iconic sights, Thingvellir National Park, and Dynjandi Waterfall. Visit Isafjordur, Vigur Island, Grimsey Island, and Akureyri. Experience Seydisfjordur's vibrant culture and Djupivogur's …
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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$6,395
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Iceland Circumnavigation

Reykjavík Roundtrip - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Experience Reykjavík's culture
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Search for whales and dolphins
  • Visit traditional fishing villages
Activities:
Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 10-day adventure cruise to the ancient Viking stronghold of Iceland, a mystical land shaped by fire and ice.Voyaging aboard the Ocean Endeavour, experience Iceland at its best and most diverse. Marvel at the geological wonders of this island at the edge of the Arctic Circle, exploring its …
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Crater Lake Viti on Krafla Volcano
$6,695
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Circumnavigating Iceland

Reykjavik to Reykjavik - 9 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Visit Snæfellsnes National Park
  • See fascinating landscapes
  • Experience bird and whale paradise
  • Step across the Arctic Circle
  • Take in the beauty of Bakkagerdi
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 9-day epic expedition to the majestic volcanoes, cascading waterfalls, and bubbling springs of Iceland, the land of ice and fire aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen. Start your expedition cruise in Reykjavik, then journey north to Stykkishólmur, doorway to the breath-taking …
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The northern lights dance over the Arctic landscape
$3,500
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Northeast Iceland Explorer, Aurora Borealis, Hike & Sail - Incl. Bus back up

7 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Explore East Iceland
  • Experience Northeast Iceland
  • Discover Húsavík and Whales
  • Explore the Arctic Circle
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Egilsstaðir
Activities:
Hiking, Northern Lights, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 7-day expedition aboard the Rembrandt van Rijn in October. Although this expedition may pose some challenges due to the weather and sea conditions, it presents a unique opportunity to explore the most remote regions of Iceland, with reduced tourism activity. Be prepared for cold winds, …
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A man standing in Vatnajokull ice cave.
$8,480
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Iceland in Depth

Reykjavik roundtrip - 10 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Be amazed by volcanic landscape
  • Watch for humpback whales
  • Listen to the Dynjandi waterfall
  • Spot Atlantic puffins
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on the SH Vega for a 10-day Icelandic cruise. Experience Iceland's wild and fantastic landscapes-the land of fire and ice-on the boutique ship. Circumnavigate the geologically active island, accompanied by breaching whales, to see the puffin capital of the world. Along the way, we will …
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Explore volcanic Heimaey Island
$7,490
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Iceland Voyage: Land of Fire and Ice with Smithsonian Journeys

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • See Arctic wildlife
  • Discover Iceland's landscapes
  • Explore colorful Reykjavik
  • Visit a whale sanctuary
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
You will board the ship inReykjavik, the world’s northernmost capital city. With its houses with colorful roofs and its lake that is home to countless ducks, the city offers a picture-postcard setting. InKirkjufell, thestunning cone-shaped mountainpossesses a unique charm and this will be an …
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The amazing Godafoss Waterfall
$7,737
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Circumnavigating Iceland: The Land of Elves, Sagas, and Volcanoes

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • See Snæfellsnes National Park
  • Enjoy hikes to waterfalls
  • Go whale-watching near Husavik
  • Step across the Arctic Circle
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Heimaey Island
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover remote fishing villages, spectacular bird colonies and the picturesque fjords, lakes and mountain peaks of Iceland, the land of ice and fire on this 11-day circumnavigation cruise aboard MS Fram. Depart from the vibrant city of Reykjavik, a modern city with fascinating natural and cultural …
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Stunning views from your zodiac cruise
$7,000
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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland - Aurora Borealis, Including Long Hikes

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe massive icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The Spitsbergen and Northeast Greenland cruise sails waters filled with breathtaking scenery. The expedition passes through areas that are home to seals, seabirds, whales, and polar bears, topped off with nighttime viewing of the Northern Lights. Each day, explore stunning arctic landscapes with …
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Unforgettable shades of blue
$7,000
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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland - Aurora Borealis, Including Long Hikes

Longyearbyen- Reykjavik - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe cathedral-like icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Akureyri
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day voyage starts in Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen), sailing along the Northeast coast of Greenland and ending in Akureyri (Iceland). Approaching Greenland attempt to sail through the sea ice into Foster Bugt, making your first landing at Myggebugten. Beyond the old hunters’ hut (in the …
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Visit the colorful town of Longyearbyen in the far north
$7,000
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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland - Aurora Borealis

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe cathedral-like icebergs
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Akureyri
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 14-day voyage starts in Longyearbyen (Spitsbergen), sailing along the Northeast coast of Greenland and ending in Akureyri (Iceland). Approaching Greenland attempt to sail through the sea ice into Foster Bugt, making your first landing at Myggebugten. Beyond the old hunters’ hut (in the …
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Stykkisholmur
$16,250
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Reykjavik to Tromso

17 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Endeavour
  • Watch for seals, dolphin and whales
  • Learn about northerly traditions
  • Hike to cape Knivskjellodden
  • Observe large colony of Arctic Tern
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Tromso
Activities:
Biking, Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This is a 17-day trip on board the Silver Endeavour from Reykjavik to Tromso, to see the landscapes of Norway and Iceland.Heart-stopping glimpses of polar bears, immense volcanic scenery, and remote Arctic escapades lure intrepid adventurers north. Discover Iceland’s panoramas and …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$9,799
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Iceland Explorer

Reykjavik Roundtrip - 9 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Harpa Concert Hall
  • Visit Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Experience culture of Isafjörður
  • See abundant birdlife on Grímssey
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a captivating 9-day journey through Iceland. Start in Reykjavík, admiring its colorful houses and modern architecture at the Harpa Concert Hall. Explore Grundarfjörður, with its majestic Kirkjufell mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall. Discover the culture and beauty of …
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Beautiful Hornsund, Norway
$12,400
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23 Days Extended Around Spitsbergen & Northeast Greenland - Aurora Borealis

23 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Enjoy seeing wildlife
  • Explore Longyearbyen
  • Views of northern lights
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Akureyri
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on the MV Plancius on this 23-day Spitsbergen & Northeast Greenland voyage. When you join two outstanding Arctic cruises into one, you get powerhouse polar adventures like this. After edging the pack ice of the planet’s most stunning polar bear habitat, you head to scenically …
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Hallgrimskirkja Church in Reykjavik
$12,999
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Villages of Iceland

10 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Harpa Concert Hall
  • Visit Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Experience culture of Isafjörður
  • See abundant birdlife on Grímssey
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a captivating 10-day journey through Iceland. Begin in Reykjavík, where you admire colorful houses and modern architecture at the Harpa Concert Hall. Explore Heimaey Island's volcanic landscapes and savor local cuisine in Eskifjörður. Enjoy …
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Coastal village in the arctic
$17,309
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland

10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Meet Iceland’s people & culture
  • Actively explore Iceland's coasts
  • Experience Iceland’s unique geology
  • Travel with an expert team
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Iceland’s geology in all its manifestations is world-class: glaciers, thundering waterfalls, immense cliffs, geothermal springs, boiling mud pots, and rock and lava-scapes of unearthly beauty. It alone makes a circumnavigation a very compelling idea. But when you add in components like …
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