Faroe Islands, Iceland, Spitsbergen – Island Hopping In and Around the Arctic (Northbound)

Departure date

Island exploration on this late spring voyage

  • 14-day expedition cruise from Bergen in Norway to Scotland's Shetland Islands, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Spitsbergen and ending in Oslo.

  • Explore five beautiful islands across four countries and three Arctic archipelagos with stunningly wild landscapes.

  • Spot spectacular wildlife in this bird, polar bear and whale watching paradise as we sail deep into the Arctic and attempt to land at Jan Mayen Island.

Island adventures

Our springtime adventure starts in Bergen, Norway before sailing to Lerwick in Scotland’s Shetland Isles. From there, we travel to the green Faroe Islands, then cross to the north coast of Iceland. We finish our expedition cruise around Spitsbergen in the High Arctic.

Keep watch for polar bears

The pristine waters and stunning islands on this Arctic island hopping experience are home to all kinds of wildlife. We'll look out for birds, whales and more along the way. Keep your eyes peeled for the majestic polar bear as we sail around Spitsbergen.

What's Included


Onboard activities

Landing activities

Route overview

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

Day 1

Beginning in Bergen

Day 2

The Shetland Islands

Day 3

10th century Tórshavn

Day 4

Peaceful, tiny Elduvík

Share and learn in our comfortable lounges.

Day 5

A relaxing day at sea

Day 6

Hike in Bakkagerði

Day 7

Whale watching in Húsavík

Day 8

Akureyri and Goðafoss

Day 9

Learn and discover at sea

Day 10

Volcanic Jan Mayen

Day 11

Enjoy a day at sea

Kayaking the icy waters around Spitsbergen

Day 12-13

Scenic Spitsbergen

Day 14

Return to Longyearbyen

Included Activities

It's a mixture of adventure activities for individuals of all ages

Photo Credit: Espen Mills

Onboard Science Program

Our Science Programme has one goal: to increase your curiosity, knowledge and interest of the areas you are sailing to.

Young Explorers Program

Welcome all young explorers


Faroe Islands, Iceland, Spitsbergen – Island Hopping In and Around the Arctic (Northbound)