– Roam the land of fire and ice
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  • True Arctic expedition
    With our unmatched expertise in Arctic waters, we will show you the soul of Iceland on an expedition to the far north.
  • Like nowhere else
    The drama, history, wildlife and rugged scenery makes Iceland a truly memorable destination – with many hidden secrets.
  • Unique, beautiful terrain
    We take you close to volcanic landscape, waterfalls, glaciers and charming towns on hikes and daily activities.
  • Sustainable adventure
    Our expedition cruises are created with sustainability as a priority – protecting wildlife, supporting local communities, and the future of our planet.
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Cruises in Iceland

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Explore Iceland

Discover some of the possible landing sites you may visit on an expedition cruise to Iceland.

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Explore Iceland

Discover some of the possible landing sites you may visit on an expedition cruise to Iceland.

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    is the world’s northernmost capital city. Settlers named the place ‘Smoky Bay’ after the columns of steam rising from local hot springs.

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    Surrounded by wonderful scenery and iconic sites on Snæfellsnes Peninsula, the friendly town of Stykkishólmur features beautiful, well-preserved old houses.

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    Known for stunning scenery, including spectacular fjords and charming settlements, the Westfjords offer great hiking and kayaking opportunities.

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    The lively and energetic town of Akureyri is close to many of Iceland’s renowned natural treasures, like Lake Mývatn and Goðafoss waterfall.

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    Húsavík is renowned for its whale watching and has several interesting museums, including, of course, a whale museum.

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    Get the chance to step across the legendary Arctic Circle, which cuts across this green and grassy island.

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    This peaceful area is known for its natural beauty and as “the land of the elves.” Puffin colonies are everywhere in the fjord, making this a popular place for birdwatching.

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    A zone of volcanic activity, Heimaey Island is full of steep ocean cliffs that provide a habitat for countless seabirds, including the charming puffin.

Sail with the experts

– Your Expedition Team in Iceland

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Our experts are here to safeguard both explorers and the pristine environment. They serve as your invaluable hosts throughout your Iceland expedition cruise.
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Leading and teaching - your Expedition Team

During your discovery of Iceland, your Expedition Team will lead the way on short hikes and guided landscape explorations, flora and fauna spotting, cultural site visits, community walks and small boat cruises.

Hurtigruten Expedition Team member Steffen Biersack

“Some of my favourite experiences on expedition cruises are getting sprayed by a humpback whale and sighting polar bears from a close but safe distance.”

– Steffen, Expedition Team Leader

Iceland Travel Guide

We offer various Iceland cruises – you decide the right cruise based on your needs and desires. Do you wonder how it would be to travel to Iceland? Check out our Iceland Travel Guide to get inspired. Get to know the wide range of expeditions and excursions we offer on Iceland and find out the best time to take a vacation to Iceland!

Bridge between continents

Located in the North-Atlantic Ocean close by the Arctic Circle, Iceland is very much a bridge between continents. By plane, Reykjavik is approximately five hours from New York and three hours from London. Like Norway, Iceland is blessed with the Gulf Stream providing a temperate climate, with refreshing summers and surprisingly mild temperatures in winter.


Pingvellir---Thingvellir - Þingvellir National Park walk, Iceland