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Discover Scotland in May 2025 on one of these 12 tours hand-selected by the travel experts at Adventure Life. Explore the best of Aberdeen, Fair Isle, Edinburgh, Shetland Islands, and Kirkwall during May 2025 as you enjoy cruises, small ship cruises, wildlife viewing, whale watching, and village visits. Prices for trips in May 2025 range from $2,750 to $27,190 for a vacation of 8 to 13 days. Choose any of the below 12 itineraries in May 2025 and customize it when you contact one of Adventure Life's expert Scotland trip planners.
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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$11,995
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Wild Scotland

Edinburgh - Aberdeen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit the St Kilda
  • Explore the Orkney Islands
  • Kayak through caves and lochs
  • Visit an Iron Age broch
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Aberdeen
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
From the Hebrides in the west to inhospitable windswept specks of land like St Kilda and Foula, and to the Orkney and Shetland islands in the north, you’ll explore the intriguing diversity of Scotland’s wild islands. You can plan to take in Neolithic sites scarcely changed in 5,000 …
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Broch of Mousa, Scotland
$6,195
EBD 20%
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British Isles: Legendary History & Wild Nature

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • See Tresco, Bronze Age burial site
  • Discover Tresco Abbey Garden
  • Enjoy bird-watching in Rathlin
  • Step inside the fortress Llanduno
  • Visit the island of Staffa
Starts / Ends:
Portsmouth / Leith
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Take this opportunity to join Sea Spirit on its 13-day cruise to explore and discover the wonderful beaches, ruins and wildlife as you visit different islands. Discover the sand-fringed island of Tresco, Bronze Age burial site and see the 20,000 exotic plants in Tresco Abbey Garden. Enjoy …
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Colorful sunset over the Scottish Highlands
$11,122
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Ancient Isles: England, Ireland, and Scotland

12 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Explore Celtic and Viking culture
  • Sail around Skellig Michael
  • Zodiac cruise in Scotland
  • Visit giant seabird colonies
Starts / Ends:
Windsor / Edinburgh
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 12-day cruise from Portsmouth to Edinburgh aboard the National Geographic Explorer. Exploring the enduring Celtic and Viking influences in local culture and language. Visit the ancient Fingal's Cave on Staffa Island and observe a thriving puffin colony. Explore the 12th-century Iona …
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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$5,595
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British Isles & Faroes: Wild Islands & Lands of Legends

12 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Explore Edinburgh
  • Discover Kirkwall
  • Experience Orkney
  • Enjoy Fair Isle
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Edinburgh
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 12-day expedition aboard the Sea Spirit starting in Edinburgh, Scotland, where historic charm awaits. Cruise from the Port of Leith to Kirkwall, immersing yourself in Orkney's rich heritage at St Magnus Cathedral and ancient Neolithic sites. Fair Isle dazzles with birdwatching and …
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Visit charming Portree
$6,880
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Scottish Isles and Norwegian Fjords Voyage - with Smithsonian Journeys

Glasgow, Scotland - Bergen - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Explore Bergen
  • Experience a rail journey
  • Visit Lerwick
  • Experience Loch Ness
Starts / Ends:
Glasgow / Bergen
Activities:
Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on an 8-day adventure on Le Bellot, exploring the Norwegian fjords and the untamed landscapes of the Scottish Isles. The trip begins in Bergen, renowned for its Hanseatic port, Bryggen, a UNESCO World Heritage site reflecting the city's medieval history. Hop on the Flam Railway for a …
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Beautiful view of Spitsbergen.
$6,795
EBD 20%
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Crossing the Arctic Circle, Jan Mayen & Svalbard

13 Day Itinerary aboard Sea Spirit
  • Enjoy Edinburg's unique charm
  • Explore St. Magnus Cathedral
  • Explore Spitsbergen & its wildlife
  • Visit KirkjubÞur
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Board the Sea Spirit to join this 13-day Arctic cruise from Edinburgh, Scotland to Longyearbyen, Norway. Long days and short nights give you ample opportunity to experience this region the way the Vikings did centuries ago. Enjoy stops in the Faroe Islands, Kirkwall, and the Shetland Islands before …
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pair of killer whales
$2,900
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Arctic Ocean - Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Ice Edge, Spitsbergen, Birding

Aberdeen - Longyearbyen - 10 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Explore Aberdeen
  • Experience Fair Isle's charm
  • Explore Jan Mayen
Starts / Ends:
Aberdeen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience the 10-day cruise aboard MV Plancius as you journey through the stunning Arctic Ocean. From the city of Aberdeen to the remote island of Jan Mayen, each destination offers unique experiences and breathtaking scenery.Explore the rugged landscapes of Fair Isle, where you can experience …
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Bowhead whales
$3,200
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Arctic Ocean - Aberdeen, Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Ice edge, Spitsbergen, Birding

12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Plancius
  • Discover Fowlsheugh
  • Experience Fair Isle
  • Explore Jan Mayen
  • Witness Forlandsundet
Starts / Ends:
Vlissingen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 12-day expedition cruise aboard the MV Plancius. From Vlissingen to explore the North Sea's wonders. Witness diverse marine life, from dolphins to majestic whales. Visit Fowlsheugh's seabird cliffs or the vibrant Ythan Estuary. Explore Fair Isle's serene charm, known for its …
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Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland
$7,495
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Northern Odyssey

12 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Discover Lerwick
  • Experience Vagur
  • Discover Jan Mayen
  • Explore Aberdeen
Starts / Ends:
Aberdeen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 12-day cruise from Aberdeen to Longyearbyen aboard the Ocean Albatros, island-hopping from Scotland to Svalbard near the North Pole. Cruise through lush green landscapes, visiting Orkney, Shetland, Faroe Islands, Jan Mayen, and finally Svalbard. The 12-day adventure on Ocean Albatros …
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Minke whale swimming in the ocean
$3,200
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Arctic Ocean - Aberdeen, Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Ice Edge, Spitsbergen, Birding

Vlissingen - Longyearbyen - 12 Day Itinerary aboard MV Hondius
  • Spot white-beaked dolphins
  • Discover Aberdeen
  • Experience Fair Isle
  • Witness the midnight sun
Starts / Ends:
Vlissingen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Experience the ultimate 12-day Arctic Ocean Cruise aboard MV Hondius. Departing from Vlissingen, your adventure begins with sightings of white-beaked dolphins and majestic orcas as you traverse the North Sea. Arriving in Aberdeen, immerse yourself in the charm of the Granite City before setting …
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A polar landscape
$2,900
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Arctic Ocean - Fair Isle, Jan Mayen, Ice Edge, Spitsbergen, Birding

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, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
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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$8,780
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Spirit of Celts

13 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Visit Portsmouth's naval heritage
  • Experience Isles of Scilly
  • Uncover Bantry's ancient history
  • Roam through Dingle's craggy cliffs
Starts / Ends:
Portsmouth / Dublin
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 13-day Spirit of Celts cruise aboard SH Diana, exploring the British Isles with a light-hearted spirit. Start in historic Portsmouth, boasting a naval legacy and an enticing Historic Dockyard. Sail to Fowey, a Celtic-inspired Cornish town, and enjoy the wonderfulselection of …
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