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Adventures Out of the Ordinary

Where most expeditions make the picturesque fishing village of Höfn a detour, our intimate yacht navigates the remote waterways to make it one of your entrancing destinations. Take a trek out to Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, where glittering icebergs and pearly waters inspire a sense of awe as you experience the moment with fellow explorers. Amid the Land of Ice and Fire — Iceland — sits the volcanic town of Heimaey, where you and your new companions can take an excursion to explore the lava field of Eldfell, the Pompeii of the North. The old fishing village of Tobermory offers stunning landscapes of the Scottish Inner Hebrides, including golden eagles soaring overhead and dolphins and minke whales in the water. From Stornoway, a journey to the ancient past awaits with an excursion to the Standing Stones of Callanish, considered the Stonehenge of the Isles of Lewis.

Reykjavík to Dublin

August 29, 2025

7 Nights

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Aug 29 Reykjavik, Iceland Depart: 7:00 pm

Reykjavik, Iceland

In the southwest of Iceland near Faxaflói Bay lies the capital of the country, Reykjavík, simultaneously cosmopolitan and charming. The colorful houses on the horizon create a quaint scene that will make you want to stay forever. Kaleidoscopic views await you at the Harpa Concert Hall, a glittering, glass structure that perfectly exemplifies Iceland’s modern design and will fascinate your inner architect. One of Iceland’s most prominent landmarks is Perlan, originally a group of hot water tanks that was converted to a building that now hosts an exhibition, planetarium, restaurant and observation deck, located atop Öskjuhlíð hill.

Aug 30 Heimaey (Vestmannaeyjar), Iceland Arrive: 9:00 am Depart: 6:00 pm

Heimaey (Vestmannaeyjar), Iceland

Say halló to volcanoes, lava fields, caves, and mountains in the fascinating island of Heimaey - literally translated as Home Island. Part of the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago (Westman Islands), this destination offers views of lush cliffsides and classic Icelandic architecture that will take your breath away. Built around the remains of an excavated home buried by ash during Eldfell’s eruption you’ll find the Eldheimar Museum, which offers an excellent audio guide that takes you through the home and describes the history and events before, during and after the eruption. One of the most iconic landmarks of Vestmannaeyjar, Elephant Rock, lies just off the south coast of Iceland. And there’s no need to squint to see it, because from every angle, you can see a gargantuan elephant in the middle of the sea.

Aug 31 Höfn, Iceland Arrive: 8:00 am Depart: 5:00 pm

Höfn, Iceland

The picturesque fishing village of Höfn takes you and other explorers off the beaten path with its surroundings of soaring mountains and stunning glaciers. Where most expeditions make the town a detour, our intimate yacht navigates the remote waterways to make it one of your entrancing destinations. Discover its rich cultural and natural history at sites such as Vatnajökull National Park, the Information Center in Gamlabúð and the Hornafjörður Maritime Museum. Take a trek out to Jökulsárlón Glacial Lagoon, where glittering icebergs and pearly waters inspire a sense of awe as you experience the moment with fellow explorers. About an hour away lies the unbelievable scenes of Diamond Beach, a stretch of black sands with crystalline pieces of ice from Jökulsárlón washed up on shore, creating a mesmerizing contrast. Sitting within Hornafjorður, the lobster capital of northern Europe, dive into the regional specialty, langoustines, at a local restaurant, sharing your culinary adventures with other foodies..
Sep 01 At Sea

At Sea

Spend the day on the high seas pampering yourself at the spa or enjoying some time on deck. Mingle with your fellow explorers and swap stories of your exploits, making plans for new ones together once you get to shore

Sep 02 Stornoway (Isles of Lewis), Scotland Arrive: 10:00 am Depart: 7:00 pm

Stornoway (Isles of Lewis), Scotland

The harbor town of Stornoway is your gateway for an unforgettable adventure. Steeped in history and culture, ranging back thousands of years, you’ll find that Gaelic is spoken alongside English, and eagles and otters are as much residents as the locals. For a complete account of the social, cultural, archaeological, geological, and economic history of Stornoway, head to Museum nan Eilean. A drive along the west coast of the Isle of Lewis reveals the Neolithic standing stones at Callanish that are older and more impressive than Stonehenge. Comprising 19 monoliths, ending in a circle of 13 stones with rows of other stones radiating out in the shape of a cross, this site is fascinating.

Sep 03 Tobermory, Scotland Arrive: 7:00 am Depart: 5:00 pm

Tobermory, Scotland

The capital of the Isle of Mull, Tobermory, welcomes you with colorful shops, cafes and houses lined along the picturesque harbor. Sitting amid the Scottish Inner Hebrides, this old fishing village offers stunning landscapes, including golden eagles overhead and dolphins and minke whales in the water. Gather your fellow explorers for a trek along the bay in search of the town’s namesake, Mary’s Well (Tobermory in Gaelic), a stone structure marked with a Celtic cross dedicated to the Virgin Mary. Local history comes to life at the Mull Museum, but legend holds just as much allure with tales of a sunken Spanish galleon filled with gold and treasure lying below the harbor waves. Discover local artists and the art scene at An Tobar and Mull Theater, filled with exhibitions, workshops and activities that engage the senses. Raise a glass to the Scottish tradition of whisky with new friends at Tobermory Distillery, one of Scotland’s oldest established in the 1790s.

Sep 04 Douglas, Isle of Man Arrive: 10:00 am Depart: 7:00 pm

Douglas, Isle of Man

Between Ireland and Great Britain in the Irish Sea, there’s a small dot of land called the Isle of Man. Douglas is the capital and your gateway to the incredible treasures that this lesser-known Crown Dependency holds. Not only is Isle of Man culturally and historically different from its surrounding islands, but also linguistically diverse, among the many languages Manx, a Gaelic language similar to some types of Irish Gaelic, but unique to the island. Douglas’ lovely seafront can be traversed by horse-drawn trams, but if you prefer speed, this town also delivers with winding roads made for a thrilling motorcycle adventure. After all, this is the home of the International Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Race.

Sep 05 Dublin, Ireland Arrive: 8:00 am

Dublin, Ireland

Ireland’s capital, Dublin, is bustling, cosmopolitan, ancient, and young at heart all at once. It is one of Europe’s liveliest cities, where medieval and 17th-century buildings stand comfortably amid all the trappings of a 21st-century community. Marvels like the incredible Book of Kells, one of the most beautifully illuminated manuscripts in the world, call out to the curious. A gentle and relaxing cruise along the River Liffey immerses you in the capital’s colorful history, from the first arrival of the Vikings to the rapid development of the city during the 18th and 19th centuries. When in Dublin, the Guinness Storehouse, located in the heart of St. James’ Gate Brewery, invites you to raise a glass at the Gravity Bar with a 360-degree view of the city skyline.

Reykjavík to Dublin

August 29, 2025

7 Nights

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