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With our excellent cruise experts, we are here to help you narrow down the top 20 Scotland cruises for 2022 and 2023. Explore a myriad of fascinating Scottish destinations such as Iona, Banavie, St. Kilda, Laggan, and Orkney Islands. You will find some of the most popular activities on our Scotland trips, including cruises, small ship cruises, village visits, wildlife viewing, and archaeological site visits. Search for puffins, seals, and whales along navigable sea lochs with views of mountains in the distance and a landscape dotted with fairy-tale cottages and rugged coastal cliffs. Our tours are carefully planned to maximize your experience of this beautiful country. We work with only the best small ships that carry under 500 fortunate guests on cruises that start at $2,750 for cruises of 7 to 17 days. Let our helpful cruise specialists help you plan your perfect Scotland cruise!
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$12,350
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Norwegian Fjords and Scottish Isles

Edinburgh - Bergen - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Visit Shetland Islands for wildlife
  • Stroll to see the wooden houses
  • Explore Hardangerfjorden
  • Explore the Stone Age sites
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Bergen
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
On a voyage aboard the new National Geographic Resolution, sail across the North Sea in the wake of legendary explorers and seafarers, traveling from Norway’s breathtaking fjords and snow-dusted mountains to Scotland’s rolling green hills and ancient ruins. Glide beneath the dramatic …
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Ring of Brodgar is a unique stone circle in Scotland.
$9,430
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Scotland's Highlands and Islands

8 Day Itinerary aboard Lord of the Glens
  • Sail through Loch Ness
  • Visit medieval abbey ruins
  • Hike in spectacular Cuillin Hills
  • Discover ancient standing stones
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Biking, Hiking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
The only expedition of its kind, explore Scotland as few people have on an encompassing and enchanting Scotland voyage. Walk among ancient stone monuments, weave your way through ruins of fantastic castles, and stroll through a sacred abbey. Learn the legacy of 1,300-year-old clans and visit the …
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Explore the enchanting city of Glasgow
$6,395
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Scotland Slowly

11 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Observe prehistoric structures
  • Appreciate Scotland's shorelines
  • Climb an Iron Age fortification
  • View a large sea bird colony
Activities:
Archaeological Sites, Hiking, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
June is an ideal month to visit Scotland, with birds breeding well underway, there are plenty of opportunities for avian enthusiasts. Photographers are in their glory amid the gorgeous scenery and small-group tutorials can help shutterbugs capture the experience at its finest. Board the Ocean …
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Adventures in Europe. Scottish marine band
$4,890
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European Classic Cruise - Scotland

7 Day Itinerary aboard Scottish Highlander
  • Visit Glencoe
  • Cruise Scotland's Lochs
  • Tour Cawdor Castle
  • Visit Eilean Donan Castle
Activities:
Barge Cruising, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the beauty of Scotland on a 7-day getaway cruise aboard the cozy barge hotel Scottish Highlander. Explore the mysterious battlefield in Glencoe, famed for one of the darkest days in Scottish history. Tour Cawdor Castle and gardens, a setting that is forever immortalized in …
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Arctic puffins
$7,995
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Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Follow in the footsteps of Norsemen
  • Explore the volcanic and glacier
  • Encounter iconic arctic wildlife
  • Cruise in a Zodiac for exploration
Activities:
Hiking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Travel to some of the most remote islands on the planet, where only a small number of adventurers have ever left their footprints. This 14-day sailing expedition on Ocean Adventurer shows you the region’s rugged beauty and whaling and Viking history, visiting the awe-inspiring and unspoiled …
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Discover ancient cultures of the Orkney islands
$12,740
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Legendary Northern Isles: Scotland, Faroes, & Iceland

Bergen - Reykjavík - 13 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Go back in time at Skara Brae
  • See the mysterious Ring of Brofgar
  • Walk through Jarlshof
  • Observe incredible birdlife
Starts / Ends:
Bergen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Sail beneath the midnight sun, overseas steeped in Norse mythology, and along the route of the boldest Vikings who ventured west. Meet the welcoming islanders who call the scenic Faroes home—Danes by nationality and Viking by blood. See the graves of their Viking ancestors and explore their …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$17,770
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Ancient Isles: England, Ireland, and Scotland

15 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Explore Celtic and Viking culture
  • Sail around Skellig Michael
  • Zodiac cruise in Scotland
  • Visit giant seabird colonies
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Walk through Stone Age village ruins 5,000-years-old, Zodiac cruise around the stunning island of Staffa, and hoist a pint or two with spirited natives in cozy pubs throughout the land. You’ll explore ancient sites in moody landscapes to learn about culture and history in lands that have been …
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Grass covers the houses of the Faroe Islands, blending them into the landscape.
$4,395
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North Atlantic Saga: Scotland, the Faroe Islands, and Iceland

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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Discover the restored Iona Abbey, Scotland
$9,200
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Dublin to Reykjavik expedition

13 Day Itinerary aboard Silver Cloud
  • See historic cathedrals and church
  • Walk through the street of Torshavn
  • See Icelandic eiderdown collectors
  • Observe Arctic's wildlife in Vigur
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience how different and yet how beautiful three countries can be on this journey through Scotland, the Faroe Islands and Iceland on this 13-day expedition aboard Silver Cloud. Sail from Ireland’s capital to Iceland’s capital, Dublin to Reykjavik, with stops in Scotland and the …
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Eilan Donan Castle
$5,090
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European Classic Cruise - Scotland

7 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Scotland
  • Tour of Cawdor Castle
  • Cruise Scotland's Lochs
  • Visit to Culloden Moor
Activities:
Barge Cruising, Biking, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the beauty of Scotland on a 7-day getaway cruise aboard the elegant barge hotel Spirit of Scotland. Take an evening stroll at Banavie before the start of the tour. Cruise along Lochs Lochy, Oich and the famous Loch Ness and perhaps a chance to see "Nessie". Take a stop at one of …
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Ring of Brodgar is a unique stone circle in Scotland.
$12,350
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Exploring Scotland’s Wild Isles: Shetlands, Orkneys & Inner Hebrides

9 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Witness the iron-age Midhowe Broch
  • Discover the old stone age
  • Walk along coastal cliffs
  • Explore the Bronze Age ruins
Starts / Ends:
Dublin / Edinburgh
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the archaeological sites and untamed scenery of three Scottish Isles—Shetlands, Orkneys, and the Inner Hebrides—on this 9-day cruise aboard the brand-new National Geographic Resolution. Visit the "upside-down" Rathlin West Light, which was constructed between 1912 and …
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Two curious sheep in England
$6,276
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British Isles

13 Day Itinerary aboard MS Maud
  • Visit Rathlin Island
  • Explore St. Kilda
  • Discover Isle of Lewis
  • Enjoy South Cornwall's beauty
Starts / Ends:
Dover / Dover
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Set sail from the south of England to the most northerly region of Scotland – covering a vast area in between. A true British Isles journey, visiting England, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, Republic of Ireland, Scotland and the Hebrides, head for remote destinations which will …
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Iona Abbey on the Isle of Iona
$14,695
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Ireland and Scotland Discovery

Dublin-Aberdeen - 17 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Sail through the Argyll Coast
  • Discover UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Hike in coastal scenery in Europe
  • Encounter gannets at Bass Rock
Starts / Ends:
Dublin / Aberdeen
Activities:
Kayaking, Scuba Diving, Snorkeling, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Seesome of the highest cliffs in Europeand discover unique flora and fauna. Blessed with fine weather, cruise around The Skellig Islands that includes a 6th century beehive hut monastery – a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and a large colony of puffins and gannets.In Scotland’s equally wild …
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A polar landscape
$2,750
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Arctic Ocean Expedition, Fair Isle - Jan Mayen - Ice Edge - Spitsbergen

10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Cruise along the edge of sea-ice
  • Visit the volcanic Jan Mayen island
  • Observe orca and minke whales
  • Tour ancient circular stone towers
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a whale safari from the Scottish Islands to Spitsbergen. The Scottish waters offer excellent possibilities to spot Minke Whale, White-beaked Dolphin and Harbour Porpoise. Several other cetaceans, including Orca (Killer Whale), are also native to these waters. This unforgettable Arctic …
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Spirit of Scotland Ship
$57,000
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Private Charter - European Classic Cruise - Scotland Aboard Spirit of Scotland

7 Day Itinerary aboard Spirit of Scotland
  • Cruise Scotland's Lochs
  • Visit to Culloden Moor
  • Tour of Cawdor Castle
  • Admire Falconry display
Activities:
Barge Cruising, Biking, River Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover the beauty of Scotland on a 7-day private cruise aboard the elegant barge Spirit of Scotland. Cruise along with the Lochs Lochy, Oich, and the famous Loch Ness and perhaps a chance to see "Nessie." Explore the mysterious battlefield in Glencoe, famed for one of the darkest days …
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Cruise through Scotland aboard the Scottish Highlander
$37,500
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Private Charter - European Classic Cruise - Scotland Aboard Scottish Highlander

7 Day Itinerary aboard Scottish Highlander
  • Cruise Scotland's Lochs
  • Visit Eilean Donan Castle
  • Visit Glencoe
  • Tour Cawdor Castle
  • Sample whisky in Tomatin distillery
Activities:
Barge Cruising, River Cruises, Wine Tasting
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover Scotland's splendor on a 7-day private cruise aboard the cozy barge Scottish Highlander. Explore the mysterious battlefield in Glencoe, famed for one of the darkest days in Scottish history. Tour Cawdor Castle and gardens, a forever immortalized setting in Shakespeare's …
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Explore the enchanting city of Glasgow
$6,120
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Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords Voyage - with Smithsonian Journeys

Bergen - Glasgow, Scotland - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Discover beautiful Norwegian Fjords
  • Experience a rail journey
  • Enjoy the view of Olden
  • Discover beauty of Bergen
Starts / Ends:
Bergen / Glasgow
Activities:
Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board Le Dumont-d'Urville for an 8-day journey through the Norwegian fjords and the wild landscapes of the Scottish Isles. Begin your journey in Bergen, famous for its Hanseatic port, Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage site that still bears traces of the Viking-founded city's illustrious …
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Explore Dublin
$6,520
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Celtic Voyage: The Hebrides and the Irish Sea – with Smithsonian Journeys

London - Glasgow - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Le Dumont-d'Urville
  • Discover Scotland's warm culture
  • Explore Hebrides archipelago
  • Experience the wonders of Belfast
  • Visit legendary Dublin
Starts / Ends:
Glasgow / Glasgow
Activities:
Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Begin your voyage in London, the economic and cultural heart of the country. Continue along to Dover, known for its famous and impressive white cliffs, which have inspired many a poet and playwright. Visitthe Isles of Scilly, where everything resembles a tropical paradise. Le Dumont-d’Urville …
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