Soaring volcanoes, spouting geysers, peaceful fjords and spectacular waterfalls — join us on an epic expedition to the land of ice and fire.
Iceland Expedition Cruises
An Iceland expedition offers steaming volcanic landscapes, vast glaciers, gushing waterfalls, and bubbling hot springs. Visit Iceland and experience incredible sights and discover birds in Iceland and rest of the wildlife including whales.
Expedition cruises to Iceland
You can explore the ‘land of fire and ice’ on a circumnavigation of Iceland, or choose from several Arctic Islands expedition cruises, that take in Svalbard, Greenland, Jan Mayen, the Shetland Islands, Norway and even Hamburg.
Activities in Iceland
While cruising Iceland, you can take part in optional activities that will bring your expedition to life. The long summer days are the best time to go walking, hiking and kayaking as part of our Iceland excursions.
Wildlife in Iceland
The summer months are immense for wildlife along Iceland’s coast. Go whale watching for humpbacks, minke and blue whales. Spot for Arctic birds including Atlantic Puffins and see seals as you sail.
Expedition Team in Iceland
Your Expedition Team will guide hikes and landings. They’ll also share fascinating insights in lectures on the geology, nature and history of Iceland.
Get to know Iceland before your expedition cruise with our useful overview of frequently asked questions.
Cruises to Iceland
Half Circumnavigation of the Land of Ice and Fire | Hamburg to Iceland
May 4, 24, Jun 30, 25
MS Fridtjof Nansen +1
The Land of Elves, Sagas & Volcanoes | Circumnavigating Iceland: Itinerary 2
May 9, 24, May 19, 24 + 1 more departure
Iceland’s incredible scenery may steal the limelight, but marine mammals and bird life also thrive here among the volcanoes and glaciers. Around 23 whale species frequent these waters, including humpbacks, minke, white-beaked dolphins, harbour porpoises and even the occasional blue whale. Look out too for harbour and grey seals, and thousands of birds.
Iceland Expedition Team
When cruising Iceland, get more out of your travels with lectures and talks from your Expedition Team as you visit Iceland’s most popular and important sights. Immerse yourself in Iceland’s jaw-dropping scenery actively and safely on activities and adventures, guided by your Expedition Team.
Stories from Iceland Expedition Cruises
Find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about Iceland on our FAQ page.