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Experience Scotland's majestic landscapes and wildlife on one of Adventure Life's 17 Wildlife Viewing Tours for 2024 and 2025. From the Orkney Islands to the Cairngorms, explore Scotland's wild beauty on a journey reminding us of our intrinsic connection with nature. Witness red deer, otters, ospreys, seals, and whales – a host of wildlife that call this land home. With tours starting at $2,750, lasting 8 to 15 days, join us in Scotland to experience an adventure like no other. Contact one of Adventure Life's tour specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Ring Of Brodgar, Orkney
$10,095
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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
$5,995
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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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Explore the enchanting city of Glasgow
$7,395
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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
Starts / Ends:
Glasgow / Aberdeen
Activities:
Archaeological Site Visits, 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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Discover the rich history of Edinburgh
$6,170
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Shetland, Orkney & Hebrides

Edinburgh - Glasgow - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Explore Edinburgh Castle
  • Discover Lerwick
  • Explore Portree
  • Experience Kirkwall
Starts / Ends:
Edinburgh / Glasgow
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 8-day cruise aboard Le Bellot, exploring the enchanting Celtic lands through Scotland's breathtaking archipelagos. Starting from Edinburgh, a city steeped in history and UNESCO's City of Literature, visit Lerwick in the Shetland Islands, known for the ruins of Scalloway Castle. …
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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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An polar bear makes its way across the rocks.
$14,195
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Across the Arctic Circle

15 Day Itinerary aboard Greg Mortimer
  • Visit strongholds of Scottish clans
  • Encounter Neolithic sites
  • Search polar bears and walrus
  • Experience Svalbard
Starts / Ends:
Aberdeen / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Onboard the Greg Mortimer, embark on a 15-day Arctic Circle expedition cruise. The Orkney and Shetland Islands reveal a rich Scottish heritage, while Vikings, fjords, and fishing communities appear along Norway's stunning coastline, including a visit to the famous Lofoten Islands. Crossing the …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$5,490
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Through the North Atlantic

Aberdeen - Reykjavik - 9 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Albatros
  • Explore the historic Orkney Island
  • Visit Tórshavn in Faroes islands
  • Explore Scalloway Castle
  • Experience harbour village of Gjogv
Starts / Ends:
Aberdeen / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
JoinOcean Albatroson a 9-day springcruiseand explore the northern Atlantic Aberdeen to Reykjavik.Starting from the Scottish East Coast in Aberdeen. The voyage takes you to Kirkwall, the captivating capital of Orkney, famous for its sandstone cliffs and ancient cities. The next stop is the Shetland …
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Lighthouse near Torshavn
$10,799
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British Isles Rhapsody

Dublin to Reykjavik - 9 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore medieval charm of Dublin
  • Discover Kelvingrove and Glasgow
  • Experience rich history of Scotland
  • Visit Stone Age ruins
Starts / Ends:
Dublin / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on an 9-day cruise through Ireland and Scotland aboard World Navigator. Start in Dublin, Ireland, exploring medieval charm and modern sights like the Book of Kells. In Glasgow, Scotland, visit the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and enjoy Wellpark Brewery. Explore Fort William, Loch Ness, …
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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 Kirkjubøur
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
$2,750
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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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Fair Isle
$9,395
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Arctic Saga: Exploring Spitsbergen via the Faroes and Jan Mayen

14 Day Itinerary aboard Ultramarine
  • Explore Aberdeen
  • Discover Fair Isle
  • Experience Faroe Islands
  • Explore Jan Mayen
Starts / Ends:
Aberdeen / Helsinki
Activities:
Hiking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 14-day expedition cruise from Aberdeen to Helsinki aboard the Ultramarine. This expedition takes you to some of the world's most remote islands, blending history, culture, and the mesmerizing midnight sun. Traverse the North Atlantic, encountering the rugged beauty of the Arctic, …
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Bowhead whales
$3,000
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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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A small home in the Norwegian fjords
$16,099
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Scotland & Norwegian Fjords

15 Day Itinerary aboard Seabourn Venture
  • Explore Edinburgh
  • Experience Ullapool
  • Discover Fair Isle
  • Marvel at the Mousa broch
Starts / Ends:
Leith / Tromso
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 15-day cruise aboard the Seabourn Venture and explore Scotland and Norway. Begin in Leith, Edinburgh's ancient port, and explore the blend of Old Town and neoclassical New Town. Discover Aberdeen's granite architecture and Ullapool's natural beauty. Experience Fair …
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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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Broch of Mousa, Scotland
$5,395
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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:
Portsmouth / Leith
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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