Irish Sea Expedition

Cruising the Northern British Isles

Departure date
13 days

Cruise Overview

Discover the natural wonders and culture of the northern British Isles

Discover the rich heritage and natural wonders of the Irish Sea, from atmospheric Scottish lochs to vibrant Irish cities, as we explore the highlights of the northern British Isles.

Discover the natural wonders and culture of the northern British Isles

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 near Portrush, uncover Celtic and Viking history on the Isle of Man, and see Northern Ireland’s shipbuilding heritage in Belfast.

Irish cheer and Scottish whisky

Spend time in cozy pubs that are the bedrock of society in the British Isles. Visit some of Scotland’s oldest whisky distilleries on the Isles of Arran, Mull, and Islay. Sample those famed distilled malts as you hop from port to port.


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

Embark in Glasgow

Day 1

Portrush’s big draw

Day 2

Elegant Belfast

Day 3

Enigmatic Isle of Man

Day 4

The ‘Land’s End’ of Wales

Day 5

Emerald Isle capital

Day 6

Explore Glasgow

Day 7

Scotland in miniature

Day 8

Colorful Tobermory

Day 9

Britain’s outdoor adventure hub

Day 10

Idyllic Oban

Day 11

Islay’s nature and whiskey

Day 12

Return to Glasgow

Day 13

What's included

Take a look at what you can look forward to on this 12-day expedition cruise.

Expedition Cruise

  • Stay in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner, including beverages* in Restaurants Aune and Fredheim
  • À la carte Restaurant Lindstrøm included for suite guests
  • Complimentary tea and coffee
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Complimentary reusable water bottle
  • English-speaking Expedition Team who organize and guide activities, both 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
  • The Citizen Science Program allows guests to contribute to ongoing scientific research projects
  • Our onboard professional photographer will give photography tips and teach techniques for capturing landscape and wildlife photos.
  • The ship has hot tubs, an infinity pool, a sauna, an outdoor and indoor gym, and a running track
  • Join informal gatherings with the crew for daily briefings.

Landing activities

  • Escorted landings with small boats (RIBs)
  • Loan of boots, trekking poles, and all equipment needed for the activities
  • Complimentary wind- and water-resistant expedition jacket
  • Expedition photographers will be on hand to assist you.


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

What's not included

  • International flights

  • Travel protection

  • Baggage handling

  • Optional shore excursions with our local partners

  • Optional small-group activities with our Expedition Team

  • Optional treatments in the onboard wellness and spa area

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