British Isles Cruise

Scottish Whisky Trail & Irish Sea Expedition

Price from $5,886
$5,386

Departure Dates
Duration
11 days

Cruise Overview

Discover the highlights of the northern British Isles, from beautiful Scottish landscapes and historic Irish cities, to ancient castles and exceptional whiskies

Cruise to the British Isles including Scotland’s Outer Hebrides 

Voyage aboard an expedition ship 

See wildlife, cities and coastal towns 

History and heritage 

Discover the highlights of the northern British Isles, from beautiful Scottish landscapes and historic Irish cities to ancient castles and exceptional whiskies. Witness the awesome Giant’s Causeway in Ulster, uncover Celtic and Viking history on the Isle of Man, and see Northern Ireland’s shipbuilding heritage in Belfast. 

Irish cheers and Scottish whisky 

Spend time in cosy British pubs and visit some of Scotland’s oldest whisky distilleries on the Isles of Arran, Mull and Islay. Naturally, you may want to sample some of those famed distilled malts as you hop from port to port.

Itinerary

We'll help you plan where to go, when to visit and how long to stay

Embark from Glasgow

Day 1

Northern Ireland's Portrush

Day 2

Elegant Belfast

Day 3

Enigmatic Isle of Man

Day 4

Lively Dublin

Day 5

Beautiful Isle of Arran

Day 6

A most delightful sound

Day 7

Britain's outdoor capital

Day 8

Idyllic Oban

Day 9

Islay's whiskey and nature

Day 10

Back to Glasgow

Day 11

Attempt

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 10-day expedition cruise.

Expedition Cruise

  • A stay in a cabin of your choice 
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner including beverages*  in restaurant Aune  
  • Complimentary tea and coffee 
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board† 
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle  
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organise and accompany activities on board and ashore 
  • Range of included activities 

Onboard Activities

  • In-depth lectures and discussions hosted by experts on the Expedition Team 
  • Full use of our Science Center, extensive library and advanced biological and geological equipment 
  • Citizen Science Programme where you can assist with ongoing scientific research 
  • Photography tips and techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife from our onboard professional photographer 
  • Use of ship's hot tubs, panoramic sauna andgym 
  • Informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings 

Landing Activities

  • Escorted landings with small expedition boats 
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles and all equipment for activities 
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket 
  • Expedition photographers on hand to assist you 

Notes

  • All planned activities are subject to weather and ice conditions 
  • Excursions and activities are subject to change 
  • Please make sure you meet all entry and boarding requirements  
  • No gratuities expected 

What's not included

  • International flights 

  • Travel insurance 

  • Luggage handling 

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners 

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

Ships on this expedition

Take a closer look at our ships typically used on this expedition