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Mysteries of the Northern Isles

Island-hopping adventure on the high seas

Cruise Code: A22519DD

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Kirkwall, Orkney Isles

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Portree, Isle of Skye

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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Date:
8 September 2025
Duration:
8 nights
Departure:
Dundee
Ship:
Ambition

Embark on a maritime adventure through the North Atlantic. Begin in Kirkwall, Orkney Isles, where ancient history comes alive. Make for Lerwick, Shetland Isles, renowned for its Viking heritage and dramatic coastal scenery. Explore Runavik, a picturesque village in the Faroe Islands, before heading to Scrabster on the rugged Scottish coast. Your penultimate stop visits Portree on the Isle of Skye, surrounded by dramatic scenery. Then you finish in Liverpool which is renowned worldwide for its rich cultural heritage and iconic music scene. This sailing offers the chance to explore the untamed beauty of the Northern Isles like never before.

CRUISE HIGHLIGHTS

Kirkwall, Orkney Isles
Norse and Scottish history intertwine in Kirkwall on the windswept Orkney Isles. Stroll down historic streets, explore medieval ruins, and embrace the rugged beauty of this Scottish town amidst the North Sea.

Lerwick, Shetland Isles
Lerwick, nestled in the Shetland Isles, whispers tales of Vikings and Scottish history. Take leisurely walks through its winding streets, learn the history of lighthouse-keeping at Bressay Lighthouse, and breathe in the salty North Atlantic breezes atop the Knab promontory.

Scrabster
Resting on Scotland's rugged northern coast, Scrabster exudes a rich maritime history and the mystery of the Highlands. Explore the rugged beauty of nearby Dunnet Head, savour fresh seafood at Scrabster Harbour, and witness stunning views of the Pentland Firth from Holburn Head Lighthouse.

Portree, Isle of Skye
Portree, nestled on the Isle of Skye, captivates visitors with its picturesque harbour and authentic Scottish charm. Meander through vibrant streets adorned with charming cottages, explore coastal viewpoints like the Old Man of Storr, and experience the tranquillity of this Inner Hebrides town.

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  • Spa access -
  • Use of gym, swimming pool and hot tubs -
  • Range of fitness, dance and wellness classes -
  • Amazing entertainment -
  • Informative guest speakers* -
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  • Comfortable accommodation in chosen cabin category -
  • Flexible cancellation policies† -
  • Captain’s cocktail party* -
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