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Explore the top-rated Reykjavik small ship cruises below.  Adventure Life works with the top-rated small ship cruise lines visiting Reykjavik, and we help match you with the perfect small ship and cruise itinerary for your specific tastes and needs. There are countless advantages to exploring on a small ship cruise versus a large cruise ship including avoiding crowds and being able to visit and explore smaller ports and scenic shorelines that large ships simply cannot access. The cost of Reykjavik small ship cruises start at $3,890 for a trip of 5 to 27 days in 2024. Tell us about your dream Reykjavik small ship cruise and our team of travel planners will help you make it a reality.  
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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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Scattered houses of Tromso
$4,160
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Ocean Voyage: Reykjavík - Tromso

6 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Sail on Le Commandant Charcot
  • Explore Reykjavík's panoramic views
  • Discover Tromsø
  • Engage in onboard lectures
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Tromso
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set off on a 6-day cruise from Reykjavík to Tromso aboard Le Commandant Charcot, a polar exploration ship.It can sail into icy waters, unlike regular boats. Equipped with oceanographic and scientific equipment chosen by experts, you can also participate in talks by specialists and assist …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$14,195
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Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland

Helsinki to Reykjavik - 18 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Explore the four Arctic Islands
  • Immerse in icy realm of the Arctic
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Visit a remote Inuit community
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 18-day itinerary gives a generous sampling of the four unique Arctic regions. This voyage is ideal for first-time visitors who want a taste of everything the Arctic has to offer. Beginning in Iceland, your adventure takes you to the Denmark Strait, renowned for its stunning scenery and …
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Street view of old town Reykjavik
$7,206
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Wild Iceland Escape

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 5 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Soak in geothermal hot springs,
  • Discover Westfjords' biodiversity
  • Watch out for humpback whales
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” on a voyage to the remote fjords and volcanic isles along the country's western coast. Venture across the stark landscape of an island formed by volcanic eruptions, where the ground is still warmed by geothermal …
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The awesome landscapes of Iceland
$10,895
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Iceland Circumnavigation

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Explore Látrabjarg bird cliffs
  • Explore glaciers, lakes, & beaches
  • Enjoy whale-watching in Húsavik
  • Tour Hornstrandir peninsula
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the "Land of Ice and Fire," where snow-capped mountains tower over glaciers and active volcanoes roar. In one of the most geologically active regions, you can stroll along a black sand beach littered with sparkling bergy bits, uncover geysers, fumaroles, and bubbling mud pools, or …
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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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Puffins on the Latrabjarg Cliffs
$6,192
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Wild Iceland Escape

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 5 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Soak in geothermal hot springs,
  • Discover Westfjords' biodiversity
  • Watch out for humpback whales
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” on a voyage to the remote fjords and volcanic isles along the country's western coast. Venture across the stark landscape of an island formed by volcanic eruptions, where the ground is still warmed by geothermal …
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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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$9,695
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Greenland Explorer: Sail and Soar the Alpine Arctic

Roundtrip Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Exclusive Heli Landing
  • Admire the Northern Lights
  • Greenland Ice Sheet
  • Kujataa UNESCO World Heritage
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 11-day Greenland Explorer cruise,traverse the stunning fjords, ice formations, and peaks of South Greenland. This adventure provides guests with unique experiences, including some exclusive activities made possible by the state-of-the-art ship, the Ultramarine, equipped with two …
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Exploring Greenland
$13,849
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The Heart of Greenland with Disko Bay

16 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fridtjof Nansen
  • Discover Disko Bay
  • Admire the stunning Arctic scenery
  • Learn more about local culture
  • Visit Ilulissat Icefjord
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Urban Exploration, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 16-day voyage begins and ends in Iceland, taking you to the western Greenlandic coastline with its charming scenery and many colorful settlements. You will meet the warm people who live here, and learn more about their traditions and modern culture. Disko Bay is also renowned for its Arctic …
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Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
$15,140
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Iceland's Wild West Coast to East Greenland

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore Northeast Greenland N. Park
  • Look out for unique widllife
  • Visit Scoresbysund
  • Observe Northern Lights displays
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail the route of early Viking explorers and discover a region of epic ice home to the Arctic’s iconic creatures: polar bears, whales, and vast seabird colonies. We will also be on the lookout for the Northern Lights along Greenland and Iceland at this time of year. Actively explore …
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Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
$7,095
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Arctic Sights and Northern Lights

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore Westfjord's cultural charm
  • Cruise the fjords of Greenland
  • Meet Inuit people in Scoresby Sund
Activities:
Northern Lights, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
There are few places on Earth that can change humans' perceptions of time, size, and their own place in the world. East Greenland is undoubtedly one of them. Explore the world's largest, and arguably most beautiful, fjord system, that of Scorsebysund, on this 11-day voyage on the Sea Spirit. Cruise …
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Traditional Colourful Houses
$18,420
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Inuit Spring of Ammassalik

Reykjavík - Reykjavík - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Le Commandant Charcot
  • Meet the Inuit people
  • Join the dog sled activity
  • Sail to eastern coast of Greenland
  • Explore Ammassalik
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Skiing, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Le Commandant Charcot on this 11-day cruise as it takes you sailing from Reykjavík through the Denmark Strait. Then explore the hypnotic and icy landscapes of the Ammassalik and Blosseville regions. Respectfully access these exceptional lands, which are inaccessible to traditional ships …
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Kayaking through the arctic waters.
$25,695
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Arctic Complete: Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland

Reykjavik - Longyearbyen - 24 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Discover Spitsbergen's diversity
  • Venture to the Arctic kingdom
  • See abandoned whaling stations
  • Explore the coastline and fjords
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Svalbard
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 24-day expedition cruise on the Greg Mortimer from Reykjavik to Longyearbyen takes you to see the sights of the high Arctic this summer. As with the Inuit and Vikings before you, this 24-day Arctic expedition is a sea-based excursion. From high above the Arctic Circle, you can see deep fjords, …
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Colorful homes in Greenland
$11,000
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East Greenland Explorer

Reykjavik Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard MV Vikingfjord
  • Sail along the Volquart Boons Coast
  • Explore the ancient Inuit settlemen
  • Navigate through towering icebergs
  • Visit the awe-inspiring Ø Fjord
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail on this 8-day cruise with MV Vikingfjord in East Greenland's Scoresby Sund. Begin with a private charter flight to Constable Point, where a friendly crew will greet you and transport you to the ship via Zodiac. Sail through the breathtaking wilderness of Greenland and witness glacier …
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Northwest Fjord in the far reaches of Scoresbysund in eastern Greenland.
$12,680
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Island Hearts of the Arctic

Roundtrip Reykjavik - 14 Day Itinerary aboard SH Vega
  • Explore Iceland
  • Watch staggering array of seabirds
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit
  • Discover Heimaey’s dark history
  • Glide through the pristine waters
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 14-day Iceland and Eastern Greenland cruise, see the untamed and spectacular landscapes of Iceland and East Greenland. Navigate Iceland, the country of fire and ice, with breaching whales by your side as you take in the fjords, magnificent waterfalls, and never-ending volcanic scenery. …
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Whale sighting in Polar waters!
$16,195
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Jewels of the Arctic

Longyearbyen to Reykjavik - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Sail along East Greenland
  • Tour across the Scoresby Sund
  • Experience Inuit culture
  • Enjoy the Spitsbergen’s fjords
Starts / Ends:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day expedition cruise aboard the Greg Mortimer. While cruising the icy waters of the Greenland Sea between Spitsbergen and Iceland, keep an eye out for whales, sea ice, and countless seabirds. Your days will be jam-packed with once-in-a-lifetime moments: Zodiac cruise amongst …
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Late summer in West Greenland
$5,395
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Iceland to Greenland: In the Wake of the Vikings

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuatsiaq - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Search for whales
  • Discover Greenland’s beauty
  • Get close to glaciers
  • Wander the streets of Nuuk
  • Experience the village life
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Greenland’s east coast is just a short voyage from Reykjavík. Breathtaking fjords define this seldom-seen region. Whales and seabirds are abundant here. Photographers, birders, and hikers will be in awe. Villages around Greenland’s southern tip offer glimpses of the island's …
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