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Don’t miss out on taking an Iceland Wildlife Viewing Trip to see arctic animals on one of these 86 trips in 2024 and 2025. Get the chance to see arctic foxes, reindeer, different types of whales, seals, dolphins, porpoises, puffins, and oystercatchers. Customize your trip to include other activities such as small ship cruises, hiking, kayaking, village visits, adventure options, and archaeological site visits. Our Iceland tours and cruises including wildlife viewing visit destinations such as Reykjavik, Akureyri, Isafjordur, Heimaey Island, and Grimsey Island and start at $3,500. Talk to one of Adventure Life's wildlife travel experts to plan your dream trip to Iceland.
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Vatnajokull glacier. Largest Icelandic glacier.
$11,285
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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:
Variable
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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Puffins on the Latrabjarg Cliffs
$6,255
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Wild Iceland Escape

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 6 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:
Variable
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 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:
Variable
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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Godafoss, One of the most famous waterfalls in Iceland.
$10,980
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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:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
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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Street view of old town Reykjavik
$7,354
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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:
Variable
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 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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Puffins in Iceland
$5,750
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Iceland Circumnavigation

Roundtrip Reykjavik - 9 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Discover Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  • Experience Isafjordur
  • Visit Siglufjordur
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 9-day cruise around Iceland aboard the MS Seaventure and explore this enchanted land rich in Viking customs and unique volcanic scenery not found elsewhere on the planet. This expedition showcases a variety of awe-inspiring natural phenomena and the Icelandic way of life. You can engage …
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Vatnajokull glacier. Largest Icelandic glacier.
$17,663
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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:
Variable
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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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:
Variable
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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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$9,199
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Ring Around Iceland

Reykjavik Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Explore Harpa Concert Hall
  • Visit Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Experience culture of Isafjordur
  • Explore streets in Seydisfjordur
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 8-day cruise through Iceland. Start in Reykjavík, admiring its colorful houses and modern architecture at the Harpa Concert Hall. Explore Grundarfjordur, with its majestic Kirkjufell mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall. Discover the culture and beauty of …
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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:
Variable
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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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$11,299
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Iceland Circumnavigation

Roundtrip Reykjavik - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Venture
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Discover Grundarfjörður
  • Experience Dynjandi
  • Visit Siglufjörður
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 12-day cruise aboard the Seabourn Venture through Iceland's captivating landscapes. Begin in Reykjavík, known for its Viking heritage and vibrant culture. Explore Grundarfjörður's charming village and marvel at Mt. Kirkjufell. Continue to Patreksfjörður …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$11,395
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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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Northern lights dance across the Arctic landscape
$19,195
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Northern Lights Explorer

Kirkenes to Reykjavik - 19 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Discover Vega Island
  • Explore Greenland’s Scoresbysund
  • Visit Iceland’s remote Westfjords
  • Witness Aurora Borealis
Starts / Ends:
Kirkenes / Iceland
Activities:
Northern Lights, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Join Greg Mortimer on this 19-day Northern Lights adventure from Kirkenes to Reykjavik. Start your cruise in the far north of the nation at North Cape. Travel to the south, stopping at the Lofoten Islands and Mount Torghatten, known for the hole in its middle. Enjoy a Zodiac trip through the …
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The amazing Godafoss Waterfall
$8,931
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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:
Variable
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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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$5,395
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Scotland, The Faroe Islands, & Iceland: North Atlantic Saga

Aberdeen-Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Stand among Neolithic stones
  • Shop for exquisite handicrafts
  • See the volcanic Surtsey island
  • Follow the routes of the Vikings
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 11-day expedition cruise charts a course unlike any other on Earth, from the costaline of Scotland, through the cliffs of the Faroe Islands, to the volcanic plains of Iceland. Explore ancient Neolithic ruins on rugged Celtic islands, and sail into the sagas of Norse explorers bound for …
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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:
Variable
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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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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