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Save up to 15% Earlybird - ICELAND CIRCUMNAVIGATION 2023

10 Night Cruise and Stay


  • Cruise Line: Adventure Canada
  • Ship: Ocean Endeavour
  • Package Departs: 3 July 2023
  • Package Duration: 10 Nights
  • Offer Type: Cruise and Stay
  • Embark Ship: Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Disembark Ship: Reykjavik, Iceland
Package Duration: 10 nights Cruise & Stay
Package Starts: 3rd July 2023 - Reykjavik hotel
Cruise Starts: 4th July 2023 - from Reykjavik
Cruise Ends: 13th July 2023 into Reykjavik
Package Ends: 13th July 2023 in Reykjavik
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** ALL PRICES IN USD **

EARLYBIRDS SAVE 15% when you book by 31 May 2022 on this once-in-a-lifetime journey!
Twin Cat 3 Interior - was US $7,295 - earlybird price US $6,201*pp
Twin Cat 7 Window - was US $11,595 - earlybird price US $9,856*pp
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HIGHLIGHTS...
• Shop, dine and sightsee in Iceland’s capital, Reykjavík
• Visit Grimsey on the Arctic Circle, home to over a million seabirds
• Seek whales off the coast of Húsavík, Iceland’s whale capital
• Visit Vestmannaeyjar islands, home to Eldfell, the youngest volcano in the world
• Cruise Iceland`s extraordinary fjords and sea cliffs
• View spectacular volcanoes, waterfalls, and glaciers!
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ICELAND CIRCUMNAVIGATION 2023 Cruise-Stay package includes:
- BONUS free 1 nights accommodation in Reykjavik pre-cruise
- 9 night expedition cruise aboard the Ocean Endeavour round trip from Reykjavik including:
- The expertise and company of the English speaking Adventure Canada expedition staff
- Complimentary expedition wind and water resistant jacket (yours to keep)
- Complimentary use of gumboots (loan onboard)
- Onboard educational presentations
- All shipboard meals, including on deck barbeques & afternoon tea, 24-hour coffee, tea and snacks
- Hors d`ouevres & snacks during evening recaps
- Zodiac tours and cruises
- Port taxes
Special Conditions
*Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in USD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (21Dec21). Some cabins may have obstructed views. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty. Earlybird savings valid until 31May22 but may be removed by cruise line without prior notice.
Special Validity Dates
Special is valid from 21 December 2021 to 31 May 2022 or until sold out/withdrawn.
Pre-cruise Itinerary
Date Activity
3 Jul 2023 Make your own way to Reykjavik hotel by 3rd July 2023
4 Jul 2023 Make your own way to port, embark Ocean Endeavour ship
Cruise Itinerary
Date Port Arrive Depart
4 Jul 2023 Reykjavik, Iceland
5 Jul 2023 Snaefellsnes Peninsula Iceland
6 Jul 2023 Westfjords, Iceland
7 Jul 2023 Grimsey Island Iceland
8 Jul 2023 Akureyri, Iceland
9 Jul 2023 Husavik, Iceland
10 Jul 2023 Seysdisfjordur, Iceland
11 Jul 2023 Iceland
12 Jul 2023 Heimaey, Iceland
12 Jul 2023 Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar), Iceland
13 Jul 2023 Reykjavik, Iceland
9 Night Cruise sailing from Reykjavik roundtrip aboard Ocean Endeavour.

Day 1: Reykjavík, Iceland
The Adventure Begins
Iceland’s cosmopolitan capital, Reykjavík, was established in the year 874 CE. Powered by geothermal energy, Reykjavík is widely considered one of the cleanest, greenest cities on Earth. Food, culture, and nightlife abound! The National Culture House preserves treasures like the Poetic Edda, and the Norse Sagas in their original manuscripts.

We depart Reykjavík in the evening aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Day 2: Snæfellsnes Peninsula
Dramatic Landscapes
Today we will explore the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, a region known for its dramatic beauty and fascinating geological history. There will also be many opportunities to observe seabirds and marine life as we explore one of Iceland’s most amazing coastlines.

Day 3: The Westfjords
Remote Coastlines
Only about ten percent of Iceland’s visitors ever see this region, known for its jagged bird cliffs and multihued beaches. Coastal fjords, immense mountains, and tiny villages can be found here, and a traditional lifestyle is embraced by the region’s inhabitants.

Day 4: Siglufjörður and Grimsey
Icelandic Culture & The Arctic Circle
In its heyday, Siglufjörður bustled with activity as the centre of the herring fishing industry. Today Siglufjörður is resurgent. The Herring Era Museum, which includes re-enactments, is wonderful. Foodies will enjoy visiting the bakery, chocolate factory, and brewery. The folk music centre is a wonderful resource for Icelandic folk music.

Grímsey Island lies on the Arctic Circle. Its small human population shares the island with nearly a million seabirds! These include puffins, guillemots, and gulls. A Zodiac cruise among the rock formations is a trip highlight.

Day 5: Akureyri
Museums & Botanical Gardens
Iceland’s second-largest urban area, Akureyri, enjoys a relatively mild climate and ice-free harbour. Shops, cafes, and restaurants make for good exploring of the urban kind, along with ten museums to discover and explore.

Akuyeri’s botanical gardens are among the northernmost in the world, miraculously growing several thousand plant species. The view from the steps of the monumental Lutheran church is worth the walk!

Day 6: Húsavík
Whale Watching
Húsavík, on Skjálfandi Bay, is known as the whale capital of Iceland. Fifteen different whale species frequent the area; we also hope to see dolphins and dozens of varieties of birds, so be sure to bring your binoculars! Various museums await exploration, including the Whale Museum, Húsavík Museum, and the Exploration Museum, which houses artefacts from Apollo astronaut training in the area.

Day 7: Seyðisfjörður
Picturesque Community & Skalanes Nature Reserve
Seyðisfjörður is nestled at the tip of its namesake fjord. The picturesque town of 700 is known for its flourishing art scene, cobbled rainbow road, and excellent handicrafts. There are numerous opportunities for hiking, including a walk up to Tvísöngur sound sculpture on a nearby hill.

Nearby Skalanes Nature Reserve is family owned and operated. The centre for research and interpretation of Iceland’s environment and cultural history is a model for sustainable tourism.

Day 8: Southeast Iceland
Glaciers & Lagoons
The south of Iceland is home to some of the country’s most beautiful natural attractions. Here we have opportunities to explore a unique mix of volcanoes, lagoons, and glaciers—as well as hot springs, geysers, and spectacular waterfalls—to explore ashore on foot or by Zodiac cruise.

Day 9: Heimaey, Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands)
Volcanic Landscapes
Vestmannaeyjar lies off the south coast of Iceland and comprises fourteen islands, numerous rocks, and skerries. Only the largest island, Heimaey, is inhabited.

Numerous species of seabirds, including the famous puffin, nest in the steep rock faces along the ocean cliffs. The volcanically active area has seen two major eruptions in recent times: the formation of the island of Surtsey in 1963, and the Eldfell eruption ten years later that destroyed much of Heimaey.

Day 10: Reykjavík, Iceland
A Fond Farewell
We’ll disembark the Ocean Endeavour in the morning.

Sailing with a maximum of 198-passengers, Ocean Endeavour is the perfect vessel for expedition cruising. Outfitted with twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, multiple lounges and a top deck observation room, she is purpose-built for passenger experiences in remote environments. The Ocean Endeavour boasts a 1B ice class, enabling her to freely explore throughout the Arctic summer.

Launched in 1982, she has had numerous upgrades, most recently in 2010 and 2014. At 137 meters (450ft) in length, Ocean Endeavour has plenty of interior and exterior space. Enjoy multiple decks offering comfortable lounge chairs, outdoor dining, a swimming pool, sauna and even a hot tub! The spacious interiors allow for multiple workshops and presentations to occur simultaneously. Community is at the heart of Adventure Canada’s expedition experience. We gather together to learn, enjoy a drink, sing a song or share a yarn – connecting with one and other. The three lounges aboard Ocean Endeavour are fantastic public spaces for seminars, events and dialogue.

Ocean Endeavour’s crew is experienced, and friendly. Her shallow draft and maneuverability allow her to access isolated fiords, bays and secluded communities. The stylish vessel is at home among the glorious settings we seek. Enjoy the class and comfort of a boutique hotel, while venturing to some of the world’s last great frontiers aboard the Ocean Endeavour!


Ship Profile & Stats
  • Maiden voyage: 1982
  • Refurbished: 2014
  • Length: 137 metres
  • Beam: 21 metres
  • Ship registration: Finland
  • Passenger capacity (dbl): 198
Ship Amenities
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Air Conditioning
Ship Facilities
  • Children's Swiming Pool
  • Shopping Boutique
  • Cafe Katarina
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna
  • Swimming Pool
  • Polaris Restaurant
  • Neptune Lounge
Founded in 1987, Adventure Canada was created to bring travellers to Canada's "blank spaces", those areas whose remoteness alone made them special. Over the last fifteen years, along with our guests, we have discovered that there is so much that is extraordinary about the places we travel, from the landscape, wildlife and culture to the history, art and archeology that is unique to every destination. It is our belief that there is so much to see “beyond the binoculars” that drives us to delve deeper into our favourite places with every expedition and continually seek out new destinations.

We travel by small expedition ship, the best suited mode of transportation for remote exploration. The number of passengers on our voyages run between 45 and 100, depending on the ship we choose. We believe that these small vessels are superior, as they not only allow us to gain access to places not accessible by larger vessels, but our fleet of Zodiac landing craft permit us to visit some of the most remote places imaginable - the key to expeditionary travel.

All Decks

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning.

Deck seven, picture window, two lower berths, private bath, refrigerator

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning.

Deck five & seven, picture window, two lower berths, private bath

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning.

Deck five & seven, picture window, two lower berths, private bath, refrigerator

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning.

Deck eight, large picture window (partial obstruction), two lower berths, private bath, refrigerator

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning.

Deck seven and eight, picture windows (obstructed view), two lower berth or matrimonial bed, private bath, refrigerator

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning.

Deck five, picture window, two lower berths, private bath

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning.

Deck four, porthole window, two lower berths, private bath

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning.

Deck five. Interior Cabin, two lower berths, private bath

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning.

Deck four. Interior Cabin, three lower berths, private bath

The Ocean Endeavour’s private spaces are stylish and comfortable. All cabins have private washroom facilities, a phone for internal calls, radio, TV and air-conditioning.

Deck four. Interior Cabin, four lower berths, private bath
From

US $6,201*

per person
*All prices are per person twin share unless stated as solo, triple or quad share.
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