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Join us one of these 22 wildlife experiences to Iceland in 2022 or 2023. Plan your Iceland nature adventure with visits to Reykjavik, Akureyri, Isafjordur, Grimsey Island, and Heimaey Island exploring diverse ecosystems in between. Wildlife and safari trips to Iceland start at $4,590 for a adventure in nature. Contact one of our Iceland wildlife and nature travel experts for help planning your next trip.
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The blue lagoon in Iceland
$12,280
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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 in:
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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Crater Lake Viti on Krafla Volcano
$6,294
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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 in:
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 blue lagoon in Iceland
$5,610
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Icelandic Mosaic: Reykjavík Roundtrip

Reykjavík Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Discover Reykjavík's Blue Lagoon
  • Explore the beautiful Grimsey
  • Experience Isafjordur fjord
  • Visit Eldheimar
Starts/ Ends in:
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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Enjoy northern lights on an Arctic cruise
$10,495
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Under the Northern Lights: Exploring Iceland & East Greenland

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Wonder at the mountains and cliffs
  • View the amazing Aurora Borealis
  • Zodiac cruise to explore landscapes
  • Optional kayaking adventure
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience two of the last unspoiled wilderness areas on the planet with a 14-day expedition aboard the Ocean Adventurer. Cruise along Iceland’s mountainous Vestfjords and Greenland’s remote northeast coast, home to the largest fjord system in the world, discover diverse and …
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Late summer in West Greenland
$4,695
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In the Wake of the Vikings: A Voyage from Iceland to Greenland

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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Exploring Greenland
$4,590
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In the Wake of Eric the Red

Kangerlussuaq- Reykjavik - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Atlantic
  • Sail through Prince Christian Sound
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Wander the streets of Nuuk
  • Explore Qeqertarsuaq
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an expedition cruise from Kangerlussuaq to Reykjavík, which follows the same maritime course set by Norse settlers over a thousand years ago. Board the Ocean Atlantic and Cross theDenmark Strait between Iceland and Greenland, visiting the Inuit settlements of Tasiilaq and Kulusuk. …
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Itilleq community visit
$15,495
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Essential Greenland: Southern Coasts and Disko Bay

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Meet locals
  • Visit Norse historical sites
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Enjoy an ultra-immersive exploration of Greenland’s most remote regions, sailing the icy waters of the rarely traveled southeast coast, traveling down to the lush southern tip, and stopping to visit local communities and observe imposing glaciers of the west coast. Visits to picturesque …
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Kayaking through the arctic waters.
$23,195
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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 in:
Reykjavik / Svalbard
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The best way to explore the wonders of the high Arctic summer is on an exciting expedition cruise. As with the Inuit and Vikings before you, this 24-day Arctic expedition is a sea-based excursion. Explore deep fjords, frigid deserts, wildflower-strewn grassland, and massive glaciers calving into …
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Reflection of colorful houses in Greenland
$16,695
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Greenland Odyssey

Iceland & Greenland - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit Kangerlussuaq Fjord
  • Sail along Prince Christian Sound
  • Enjoy thrilling glacier fronts
  • Amaze with Ilulissat Icefjord
  • Explore Torngat Mountains
  • Discover Qilakitsoq mummies
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Snorkeling, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience theenormityof Greenland,the world’s largestisland,where jagged peakspierce azure skies and countless glaciers snake their way towards the coast on this 17-day journey.Hike acrossthe arctic tundra, searching for arctic fox, reindeer, andmuskox. Zodiac cruise to where ringed, harp, …
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Arctic puffins
$16,543
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Arctic Islands: Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland

Oslo to Reykjavik - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Scenic Eclipse
  • Explore Greenland's Fjords
  • Visit Greenland's National Park
  • Experience stunning scenery
  • Discover the Svalbard Archipelago
Starts/ Ends in:
Oslo / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the luxurious Scenic Eclipse on this 15-day voyage exploring highlights of the Arctic. Starting in Longyearbyen, make your way to Greenland’s East Coast to explore the world’s largest national park and fjord system. Sail past pristine glaciers and thundering waterfalls. Walk on …
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Explore the Arctic
$10,695
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Svalbard & NE Greenland National Park

Longyearbyen- Longyearbyen - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore Northeast Greenland NP
  • Find ancient Thule sites
  • Catch sight of the Northern Lights
  • Spot charismatic Arctic wildlife
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Sea Spirit, for this 14-day cruise of the two beautiful Arctic islands. Begin in Longyearbyen - a must for those who want to see the Arctic in all its wildness and splendor. Explore Svalbard, most impressive scenery and some of the Arctic’s best wildlife viewing. Witness the …
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Walrus in the Arctic
$10,495
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Three Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Greenland and Iceland

Oslo to Reykjavik - 15 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Immerse in the icy realm of Arctic
  • Marvel at the glaciers and wildlife
  • Hike the tundra and explore
  • Cruise in a Zodiac to explore
  • Take the Polar Plunge
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Variety is the spice of the Three Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Greenland, and Iceland adventure, named one of National Geographic Traveler’s 50 Tours of a Lifetime. Check three different Arctic regions off your list, heading above the Arctic Circle to Spitsbergen, “wildlife capital of …
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Heli-Hiking in Greenland
$8,495
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Greenland Adventure: Explore by Sea, Land and Air

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Experience Southern Greenland
  • Enjoy helicopter flightseeing
  • Optional helicopter adventure
  • Learn about the environment
Starts/ Ends in:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Fly Cruises, Helicopter Tours, Hiking, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Easy Active
Based in and around Southeast Greenland’s spectacular fjords, we take advantage of Ultramarine’s twin-engine helicopters to take you to areas other can’t reach. Ascend cascading coastal glaciers and step onto the vast polar plateau of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Travel by helicopter …
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Arctic puffins
$9,395
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Arctic Odyssey: Svalbard, Greenland & Iceland

Longyearbyen to Reykjavik - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore Greenland's Fjords
  • Visit Greenland's National Park
  • Enjoy Iceland's Westfjords' coasts
  • Discover the Svalbard Archipelago
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sea Spirit takes you on a 14-day journey through some of the most beautiful and remote parts of the Arctic. Discover the world's largest national park and fjord system on Greenland's east coast. Sail across awe-inspiring landscapes, including glaciers and waterfalls. Stroll through stunning …
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Sun shining on the ice
$6,790
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Four Arctic Islands

Longyearbyen to Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Explore the four Arctic Islands
  • Immerse in icy realm of the Arctic
  • Visit legendary Smeerenburg
  • Visit volcanic island of Jan Mayen
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruise, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-day itinerary gives a generous sampling of the four unique Arctic regions.This epic journey combining the four islands of Svalbard, Jan Mayen, Greenland, and Iceland showcases the uniqueness and splendor of Arctic nature.

The goal of this Albatros expedition is to sail as close as possible …
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Exploring Greenland
$5,790
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In the Wake of Eric the Red

Kangerlussuaq- Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Sail through Prince Christian Sound
  • Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Wander the streets of Nuuk
  • Explore Qeqertarsuaq
Starts/ Ends in:
Kangerlussuaq / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join an expedition cruise from Kangerlussuaq to Reykjavík, which follows the same maritime course set by Norse settlers over a thousand years ago. Board the Ocean Albatros and Cross theDanmark Strait between Iceland and Greenland, visiting the Inuit settlements of Tasiilaq and Kulusuk. …
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Stunning views from your zodiac cruise
$7,000
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Northeast Greenland - Scoresby Sund - Aurora Borealis

14 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe massive icebergs
Starts/ Ends in:
Longyearbyen / Reykjavik
Activities:
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
$6,700
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Spitsbergen - Northeast Greenland

Longyearbyen- Reykjavik - 14 Day Itinerary aboard Ortelius
  • View the Northern Lights
  • Visit Ittoqqortoormiit settlement
  • Watch whale and seabird migration
  • Observe cathedral-like icebergs
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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