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Sea Kayaking Trips in Iceland

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Sea kayaking in Iceland  is one of the most unique ways to witness the natural wonders the country has to offer. Your cruise ship offers a great vantage point from above the water, but in a kayak, you are right on the glassy surface of the icy northern ocean. You will experience Iceland just as the marine life does, admiring the towering fjords & ominous icebergs in their full scale. It's also one of the best ways to get up close to the incredible wildlife that has adapted to life on top of the world, including walruses, polar bears, and perhaps even the elusive narwhal! Kayaking isn't the only thing you will experience on these tours, and it will be balanced with an exciting mix of other activities, like trekking across glaciers, getting to know the fascinating Viking culture, and spending time with some locals.
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$2,695
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Iceland Circumnavigation

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Explore Breidafjördur Bay
  • See Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve
  • Visit the Whale Capital of Iceland!
  • Reach Vatnajökull Glacier
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an unforgettable 10-day journey around Iceland aboard the Ocean Diamond. Discover this mystical land steeped in Viking traditions and volcanic landscapes not seen anywhere else on earth. This cruise reveals a diverse array of natural wonders and the Icelandic way of life. A range of …
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A Musk Ox stares at the camera from the tundra.
$7,200
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Jewels of the Arctic

14 Day Itinerary aboard Polar Pioneer
  • Observe amazing wildlife and plants
  • Explore Arctic waters and icebergs
  • Learn about the region's history
  • Enjoy the welcoming locals
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Jewels of the Arctic combines the best of Spitsbergen and Greenland, with a taste of Iceland, on a 14-day expedition cruise on the Polar Pioneer. Spitsbergen’s rugged northwest coast comprises mountains, tundra and fjords. While crossing the icy waters of the Greenland Sea, onboard experts …
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Looking out over an iceberg-filled lagoon in Jokulsarlon, Iceland
$15,700
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Iceland Round-trip

Reykjavik to Reykjavik - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Discover the dramatic Heimaey
  • Explore Husavik
  • Admire the Latrabjarg bird cliffs
  • Enjoy the Icelandic culture
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
A spectrum of natural wonders awaits you on this voyage: from the geological playground of Lake Myvatn to a glacial lagoon and recent volcanic eruptions, immerse yourself in authentic local living. Share coffee, cake, stories, and laughter around a table with the owners of Vigur Island and sail …
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Traveler photographing the Jokulsarlon Glacier.
$10,990
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland

Iceland - 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
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea, Small Ship Cruise, 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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Strokkur Geyser bubbling up
$7,466
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Circumnavigating Iceland - The Land of Elves, Sagas and Volcanoes

12 Day Itinerary aboard MS Spitsbergen
  • Admire Stykkishólmur’s diversity
  • Walk around Flatey
  • Observe Ísafjörður's architecture
  • Visit the unique Hornbjarg cliff
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Icelandic nature offers stunning landscapes with waterfalls amongst Europe's most powerful and awe-inspiring. Iceland is located at the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, a position that means that the landscape is highly active geologically, with many erupting volcanoes and geysers. Experience a variety of …
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Wild Icelandic Horse grazing
$2,855
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Iceland Circumnavigation

2020 - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Explore Breidafjördur Bay
  • See Lake Myvatn Nature Reserve
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
  • Reach Vatnajökull Glacier
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an unforgettable 10-day journey around Iceland aboard the Ocean Diamond. Discover this mystical land steeped in Viking traditions and volcanic landscapes not seen anywhere else on earth. This cruise reveals a diverse array of natural wonders and the Icelandic way of life. A range of …
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Hiking under the Northern Lights
$2,405
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Northern Lights & Whales: Sea & Land

7 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Visit Snaefellnes Peninsula
  • Discover idyllic Isafjördur
  • Hike along a black sandy beach
  • Watch whales in offshore waters
Activities:
Fishing, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy the silence and tranquility of Iceland on this 7-day trip that offers you the opportunity to admire the famous and incredible northern lights and unique whale watching. Begin your explorations with a 3-day cruise with shore excursions and interesting lectures before an exciting bus tour along …
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Arctic puffins
$4,444
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Circumnavigating Iceland

9 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • Explore mystical Iceland
  • See fascinating landscapes
  • Experience bird and whale paradise
  • Discover Iceland´s coast
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience the best ofIceland on this expedition around the North Atlantic island nation. An extensive voyage takes you to see a large variety of fascinating nature, wildlife, and settlements.The western region of Iceland features spectacular scenery and home to thrilling Viking sagas. The …
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Colin and Eugene Hiking in Greenland
$15,990
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Svalbard, Iceland & Greenland's East Coast

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • See polar bears on the sea ice
  • Follow the path of Viking explorers
  • Discover scenic Greenland
  • Explore the Westfjord region
  • Meet intriguing Arctic residents
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the Svalbard archipelago on this 16-day Arctic expedition cruise. See the majestic setting that the lordly polar bear freely roams.Follow in the wake of fearless explorers and colonists to discover the dramatic landscapes and rich traditions of Greenland and Iceland - in particular, …
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Quaint fishing village in Norway
$17,160
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A Voyage to Iceland, East Greenland, and Norway

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Visit the Eldfell volcanic crater
  • Sail across Látrabjarg cliffs
  • Explore East Greenland
  • Explore the Norwegian coast
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on National Geographic Endurance for a 16-day exploration from the remote reaches of Iceland to the rugged, ice-sculpted shores of Greenland and the spectacular fjords of Norway. Go ashore in the volcanic Westman Islands, then trace the route of legendary Viking explorer Erik the Red to …
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Exploring Greenland
$12,960
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Arctic Expedition: Reykjavik to Longyearbyen

12 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud Expedition
  • Sail to Europe's largest bird cliff
  • See the famous Dynjandi Waterfalls
  • Explore Vigur Island
  • Board the kayak for exploration
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join Silver Cloud for a 12-day journey from Iceland to Svalbard, Norway, visiting isolated islands and remote regions. Aboard theSilver Cloudgo past spectacular bird cliffs in Iceland, marveling at the multitude of puffins, guillemots and gulls that congregate to nest. While in Iceland, explore the …
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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$5,695
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Scotland, Faroe Islands & Iceland: Footsteps of Vikings and Gaels

12 Day Itinerary aboard RCGS Resolute
  • Explore stunning coast lines
  • Admire rare bird colonies
  • Immerse yourself in the culture
  • Enjoy perfect photo opp
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Village Visit, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The voyage begins in Scotland, known for its rich tapestry of history, culture and rugged, natural beauty. Harsh lands are fringed by a dramatic coastline, broken up by the occasional fishing village and quaint seaside town. Passing through the Outer Hebrides, the UK’s most remote islands, …
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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$17,160
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Coastal Wonders of Norway, the Faroe Islands and Iceland

16 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Endurance
  • Explore secluded inlets by kayak
  • Encounter the Bronze Age ruins
  • Explore the culture of Faroe Island
  • Observe nesting seabirds
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Follow the Viking trail aboard the new National Geographic Endurance on a 16-day voyage from Norway to the far-flung islands and archipelagos of the Arctic. Cruise the famed Norwegian fjords and the magical Lofoten islands, explore Bronze Age sites in Scotland’s Shetland Islands, and delve …
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Scattered houses of Tromso
$9,630
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Northern Europe Cruise

16 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Whisper
  • Explore Ísafjörður's culture
  • Embrace the beauty of Tromso
  • Experience Southern Norway's beauty
  • Explore northern Scandinavia
Activities:
Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Village Visit, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Your journey begins on the inspiring island of Iceland then traveling towards the ethereal beauty of the North Cape, Norway. Bathed in an eerie light, travel on to Tromso, the only major cultural hub above the Arctic Circle. With long days and white nights illuminating this voyage, prepared to be …
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$3,855
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Iceland and Natural Wonders of Greenland

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Diamond (IPC)
  • Play golf in a volcano crater
  • Cross the Prins Christian Sound
  • Visit the ancient town Qassiarsuk
  • Tour Greenland's oldest town, Nuuk
  • Experience the Ilulissat Ice Fjord
Activities:
Helicopter Tour, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On this 12-day voyage from Iceland to Greenland discover the immense scenic and cultural variety of the world’s largest island. Sail from the beautiful and fertile south with its fascinating Viking history to the modern capital of Nuuk and then continue north to the town of Ilulissat with its …
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Colorful homes in Greenland
$8,495
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Essential Greenland: Southern Coasts and Disko Bay

15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer (Sea Adventurer)
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Meet and learn about Inuit culture
  • Visit Norse historical sites
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy an in-depth exploration of some of Greenland’s most remote regions on this 15-day cruise aboard Ocean Adventurer. As you cruise around this enchanting island, sailing from the icy waters of the little-visited east coast, down to the lush southern tip and up to the charming communities …
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Contemplate the vastness of nature
$6,695
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Arctic Express: Greenland's Northern Lights Fly North Fly South

10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Nova (QU)
  • Enjoy stunning Greenland vistas
  • Explore the world’s largest fjords
  • Hike in Greenland National Park
  • Visit Inuit communities
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
With the world’s largest fjord system, Greenland beckons you to explore on this 10-day voyage. As one of our more active adventures, you have the chance to trek along the tundra and at Greenland National Park, climb mountains, and watch grazing musk ox and other arctic wildlife on the …
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Arctic Birds
$16,790
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Exploring Greenland and the Canadian High Arctic

17 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Venture to the Northwest Passage
  • Explore Ilulissat Glacier
  • Observe polar bears and whales
  • Visit an Inuit fishing village
Activities:
Adventure Options, Archaeological Sites, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the coastal waters of Greenland and Canada's high Arctic on this 17-day small ship cruise. Venture deep into the far northern reaches of the Arctic on a quest for wildlife and the magisterial scenery of the ice––occurring at an epic scale in Greenland. Share the experience …
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