eclipse iceland and greenland cruise

Ultimate Vikings & Atlantic Canada

  • Overview
    NEW FRONTIERS Iceland, Greenland and Canada are destinations synonymous with vast, remote stretches of coastline, extraordinary natural beauty and unique cultural identities. Venture into locations few have been on this journey of a lifetime. This incredible 22 day cruise will provide plenty of opportunities to peel back the layers of three fascinating countries. From the thermal landscape of Iceland to the fjords of Greenland and the wild untouched beauty of Canada’s Atlantic Coast each day will open up a new world of wonder.
    Duration: 22 days
    Passengers: 200 passengers
    Embarkation Point: Reykjavik, Iceland
    Disembarkation Point: Quebec City, Canada
    Physical rating: Soft Adventure
    Fly/Cruise: Cruise only
    Single Supplement: 2.0x twin rate or share options
  • Itinerary
    • Day 1 - Reykjavik, Iceland; Embarkation Day

      Welcome to Reykjavik where a world of wonder awaits as you step on board and raise your glass to toast the start of your luxurious cruise.

    • Day 2 - Snæfellsnes Peninsula

      Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs and vast lava flows beckon as we cruise in and around the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. See vast concentrations of bird species nesting on the treacherous Látrabjarg cliffs and marine life in the waters of the Peninsula.

      Freechoice
      With a flexible itinerary depending on the conditions, the Discovery Team will lead Zodiac and kayak excursions or you can choose a helicopter excursion^.

    • Day 3 - Isafjordur

      Located in the incredibly stunning landscapes of the Westfjords is the small town of Isafjordur.

      Freechoice
      Visit the Ósvör Maritime Museum or take a walk in search of birdlife at Vigur Island. The more active may choose a hike in the impressive Hornstrandir nature reserve or take a kayak adventure. Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 4 - Grimsey Island to Akureyri

      Keep your eyes open for whales and dolphins as we cruise to Grimsey Island north of the mainland and straddling the Arctic Circle.

      Cruise into the harbour of Akureyri this evening and admire the views of the brightly coloured houses
      with the backdrop of a snow-capped mountain under the sultry hues of the Arctic summer evening.

      Freechoice
      Discovery excursions by Zodiac and kayak offer opportunities to spot puffins and other birdlife or take a walk across the small island and cross the Arctic Circle. Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 5 - Akureyri

      There is ample time in this lovely city to explore at your leisure and enjoy some of the local nightlife.

      Freechoice
      Visit the Herring Era Museum to learn about this once thriving industry or explore the city and taste local specialties. You may choose Laufas Open Air Museum and Goðafoss waterfall or play golf. Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 6 - Husavik

      Nestled on the edge of Shaky Bay, the town of Husavik is one of the best locations in Iceland to see multiple species of whales.

      Freechoice
      Board the traditional fishing boats for a whale-watching cruise or visit the geothermal region of Lake Mývatn. Alternatively enter Vatnajökull National Park and see the impressive Dettifoss waterfall whose powerful flow originates from the largest glacier in Iceland. Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 7 - Seydisfjordur

      We dock right in the heart of this charming town settled by wealthy Norwegian fishermen, allowing free time for you to explore at leisure.

      Freechoice
      Your local guide will share stories on a walking tour or you can meet some local residents and share morning tea together. Those feeling active may choose a hike in the Skálanes nature reserve or take a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak. Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 8 - Westman Islands

      This small archipelago was born from geological volatility and is home to vast species of birdlife including nesting puffins each summer. Heimaey was the site of the eruption of the Eldfell volcano in 1973 that covered most of the island with volcanic ash.

      Freechoice
      Tour the island and visit the Volcano Museum built around one of the destroyed houses or take a hike over the lava fields to the top of the new volcanic cone. Alternatively cruise around the island with a local captain in search of birdlife, including the puffin colonies and discover hidden caves. Helicopter excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 9 - Thorlakshofn

      Freechoice
      Visit the geothermal area and see how the power generated sustains daily life on the island or hike the glacial fields at Mýrdalsjökull ice cap. You can choose to visit the small village of Eyrarbakki or take a dip in the famous Blue Lagoon geothermal spa.

      Enrich
      Be immersed in Icelandic culture and traditions at a private performance.

    • Day 10 - Reykjavik

      Time to explore at leisure.

    • Day 11 - Snæfellsnes Peninsula

      Sparkling fjords, dramatic volcanic peaks, sheer sea cliffs and vast lava flows beckon as we cruise in and around the Snæfellsnes Peninsula. The Discovery team will point out vast concentrations of bird species nesting on the treacherous Látrabjarg cliffs and marine life in the waters of the Peninsula.

      Freechoice
      With a flexible itinerary depending on the conditions, the Discovery team will lead Zodiac and kayak excursions. Helicopter excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 12 - Denmark Strait

      Relax on board, discover the expansive array of facilities, try a class in Scenic Epicure as we cross the Denmark Strait following in Erik the Red’s footsteps heading for Greenland. Keep your eye peeled for icebergs and whales.

    • Day 13 - Skjoldungen Fjords

      A day of discovery awaits in these fjords on the southeast coast of Greenland hosting an array of marine life including whales and seals.

      Freechoice
      Discovery excursions by Zodiac and kayak led by the Discovery Team will be available as well as landing on the mainland and taking hikes in this untouched wilderness. Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 14 - Nanortalik

      Cruise through the majestic Prins Christian Sund, a fjord surrounded by towering mountain pinnacles and glaciers. Arrive at the little town of Nanortalik, the southernmost in Greenland. Discover the unique Inuit culture as you visit the Museum and meet the residents who share stories of their seafaring history with you.

    • Day 15/16 - At sea

      We follow the footsteps of Leif Erikson, son of Eric as we cruise the Labrador Sea. Relax on board and perhaps learn some new cooking techniques in Scenic Epicure.

    • Day 17 - L’Anse aux Meadows

      Visit World Heritage-listed L’Anse aux Meadows, the only known Norse village in North America and explore this unique archaeological site.

      Freechoice
      Discover the Viking heritage on your tour of the site or, at the Viking encampment, gain insight into Norse life. You can also choose a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak. Helicopter excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

      Enrich
      Immerse yourself in Norse culture with a private storytelling performance.

    • Day 18 - Battle Harbour

      For two centuries, Battle Harbour was the economic and social centre of the southeastern Labrador coast of Canada. Your passionate local guide will escort you around this carefully preserved village sharing stories of the traditional life and times of Newfoundlanders and Labradoreans.

    • Day 19 - Gros Morne National Park

      Only accessible by smaller vessels like Scenic Eclipse, Gros Morne National Park’s ancient landscape is shaped by colliding continents and grinding glaciers and is a World Heritage-listed Site.

      Freechoice
      Take a walk with a Parks Canada guide or share morning tea with your guide and hear stories of the park and its people. Take a discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak to explore the park’s waterways. Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 20 - Havre St Pierre

      On the shores of the Saint Lawrence River, this picturesque port is an undiscovered treasure.

      Freechoice
      At Mingan Archipelago National Park, be amazed by the limestone formations or visit the Cetacean Research Centre. Alternatively take a tour of the town and visit the fish market or at the Innu communities understand the history of these traditional cultures. The more active may also choose to explore by Zodiac and kayak. Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 21 - Tadoussac

      Located at the confluence of the Saguenay and Saint Lawrence Rivers is the charming town of Tadoussac. A whale watchers paradise where their favourite food, krill abounds in massive amounts.

      Freechoice
      Take a whale-watching adventure or venture on a walking tour to uncover the lifestyle of the residents. You may also choose a Zodiac, kayak or e-bike excursion. Helicopter and submarine excursions are available^.
      ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    • Day 22 - Québec City

      The stunning city of Québec signals the end of your cruise as you disembark after breakfast, taking with you a lifetime of wonderful memories.

    Please consider that our voyages are expeditionary in nature. This means, that there are no concrete itineraries, your captain and expedition leader will utilise their vast experience to chart the best course for your expedition depending on the climatic and environmental conditions. Mentioned highlights and wildlife cannot be guaranteed.

  • Highlights & Activities

    Helicopter excursions

    Heli and Submarine tours costs at this point are uknown. While the tour shows as included, there is an additional charge for these services. Please enquire for the prices.

    ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    Included

    Submarine excursions

    Heli and Submarine tours costs at this point are uknown. While the tour shows as included, there is an additional charge for these services. Please enquire for the prices.

    ^ At additional expense and availability subject to regulatory approval

    Included

    Explore Greenland

    See this unique interaction of man and nature first hand, as we sail through a landscape rich in culture, history and spectacular wildlife, towards the northern lands of the midnight sun. This expedition was created to introduce you to the amazing variety of Greenland; from wonders of nature, to small villages and larger towns. Experience Greenland’s fascinating culture, visit historical sites from the Viking era, and enjoy the beautiful Ilulissat Icefjord.

  • Inclusions

    All Gratuities

    Gratuities on board and onshore are included.

    Inclusions / Exclusions

    Included in your Expedition

    - Broad range of active discovery excursions
    - Discover Greenland’s Inuit culture at Nanortalik
    - 53 Freechoice shore excursions in 14 ports
    - 2 exclusive Enrich experiences in Thorlakshofn and L’Anse aux Meadows
    - Specialist Discovery Team on board
    - And all tipping and gratuities both on board and onshore
    - Complimentary on board polar boots
    - 100% spacious verandah suites
    - 200-guest luxurious Discovery Yacht

    Not included in your Expedition

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  • Vessel

    ECLIPSE

    The Eclipse is the World’s First Discovery Yacht and the first ocean cruise ship from Scenic. Launching in August 2018, her maiden voyage season will include The Americas; Antarctica; Europe and the Mediterranean; and the Arctic and Fjords. Designed to deliver the ultimate experience of a lifetime for only 228 guests, Scenic Eclipse takes ocean cruising to a whole new level – marrying luxury, discovery and safety, and giving guests the opportunity to explore above and beyond what was previously imaginable.

    Features & Facilities
    • Luxury accommodation
    • Sun terrace
    • Helicopter & hangars
    • Helipad
    • Rectractable glass roof
    • Indoor/outdoor pool
    • Plunge pools
    • Spa sanctuary
    • Observation lounge
    • Outdoor viewing deck
    • Library
    • Theatre
    • Lift
    • Gym
    • Yoga & Pilates studio
    • Medical Centre
    • Self service laundry
    • Mud room
    Key Facts
    Luxury star rating: 6
    Guests #: 200
    Crew #: 192
    Ice Class: 1A Super
    Speed: 17
    Refurbished:
    Technical Specs
    Year built:
    Length: 168m
    Width: 21
    Draft:
    Tonnage: 17000
    Registry:
    Elec Outlets: 220V / 2 Round Pin
Check Voyage Dates, Pricing and Availability

D - Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 28,795pp
AUD 28,795pp

D - Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 30,530pp
AUD 30,530pp

DB - Deluxe Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 31,100pp
AUD 31,100pp

DD - Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 32,840pp
AUD 32,840pp

C - Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 32,840pp
AUD 32,840pp

CA - Deluxe Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 33,415pp
AUD 33,415pp

B - Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 34,570pp
AUD 34,570pp

CD - Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 35,150pp
AUD 35,150pp

BA - Deluxe Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 35,150pp
AUD 35,150pp

BD - Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 36,880pp
AUD 36,880pp

A - Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 36,880pp
AUD 36,880pp

AA - Deluxe Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 37,460pp
AUD 37,460pp

AD - Grand Deluxe Verandah Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Spacious suite including King size Slumber Bed and Verandah.
AUD 39,190pp
AUD 39,190pp

S - Spa Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Includes additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time.
AUD 47,275pp
AUD 47,275pp

SA - Spa Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Includes additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time.
AUD 49,585pp
AUD 49,585pp

SB - Spa Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Includes additional features and services that will enhance the luxury of your time.
AUD 50,165pp
AUD 50,165pp

P - Panorama Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
These opulent suites feature spacious curved terraces, additional features, services, and much more.
AUD 68,000pp
AUD 68,000pp

GP - Grand Panorama Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
A huge outdoor terrace suite with wrap around balconyluxury king Slumber Bed.
AUD 70,375pp
AUD 70,375pp

OP - Owner's Penthouse Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Elegantly appointed with spacious curved terraces featuring a private Jacuzzi and the best views on board.
AUD 78,460pp
AUD 78,460pp

OT - 2 Bedroom Penthouse Suite

06 Aug 2019 - 27 Aug 2019
Elegantly appointed with spacious curved terraces featuring a private Jacuzzi and the best views on board.
AUD 125,320pp
AUD 125,320pp