The Scottish Isles – Island Hopping in the Hebrides

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Departure Dates
3 departures between Apr 2024 and May 2024
11 days

Cruise Overview

A Scottish Hebridean island odyssey

11-day expedition cruise around Scotland and the Hebrides

11-day expedition cruise around Scotland and the Hebrides

Romantic and rugged landscapes

Cruise from Glasgow to remote and wildlife-rich Scottish islands, discover local culture and history, and experience activities that bring you up close to nature. We’ll be landing at beaches, going on guided hikes, sea kayaking and much more as we explore this fascinating country.

Whisky, wildlife, and UNESCO sites

You’ll be transfixed by the raw natural beauty of the Treshnish Isles, Iona, and Skye, while UNESCO-listed St. Kilda gives new meaning to ‘wild abandon’. Visit castles, historic homes, and standing stones. Experience Scotland’s cultural notes with whisky, tartan, and tweed.


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

Embark in Glasgow (Greenock)

Day 1

Beautiful Isle of Arran

Day 2

Islay’s whisky and nature

Day 3

Sustainable Isle of Gigha

Day 4

The spirit of Iona

Day 5

Wild St. Kilda

Day 6


Day 7

Isles of beauty

Day 8

A delightful sound

Day 9

Colonsay birds and blooms

Day 10

Back to Glasgow (Greenock)

Day 11

What's included

Expedition Cruise

  • Stay in a cabin of your choice
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including beverages* in the Aune restaurant
  • 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, a sauna with a view, and a gym.
  • 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

Included Programs

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

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