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Iceland Cruises: Cruises in & From Iceland

Iceland Cruise

Browse through a wide range of Iceland cruise tours with exciting offers at Thrillophilia. Book the best Iceland Cruise packages with exciting deals & offers to pamper you on your Iceland trip.

A wonderland offering diverse landscapes of snow caps, mountains, fjords, golden to black sand beaches, deep valleys, geysers, lagoons to volcanoes, Iceland is a true haven for a dream holiday. But exploring its stunning vista and wilderness via Iceland cruise tours has its own charm and appeal that is incomparable and truly rewarding.

One of the most popular cruises is to take a circumnavigational trip around the island that stops at the country’s several ports and covers various known treasures to hidden gems. It comprises ultimate enjoyment to see Iceland’s unparalleled regions, soak in glorious Icelandic coastline, spot diverse species of birds, whales, dolphins, and enjoy the sparkling skyline with midnight sun or dancing Aurora Borealis.

With an Iceland cruise that encircles the country, you get the chance to see Reykjavik, Snaefellsnes Peninsula, Westfjords, Siglufjördur, Akureyri, etc., and observe how incredibly diverse the country is. Sailing over the pristine azure waters and enjoying a vista of land and seascapes is indeed an experience full of adventures, thrills, and indulgences.

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What are the best cruise tours in Iceland?

1. Winter Whale Watching Reykjavik Cruise From Reykjavik: Enjoy an everlasting experience of sailing through the ocean waters of Iceland with this small Iceland cruise tour that also takes you close to the colony of sharks. The modern boat, experienced and trained crew, safety equipment, and beautiful atmosphere are some of the highlights of this cruise tour that make it a preferred choice for those who want to enjoy the thrills of whale watching.

The tour is a guided experience and you will also get the chance to learn about whales and other sea animals from the knowledgeable crew. Besides, in case of no sighting, your ticket will be free of charge and you will get another chance to join the tour again after some time.

The cost of this tour includes an experienced guide, modern-day amenities like toilets, a cafe, wi-fi, floatable warm overalls, and seasickness medication.

2. Reykjavik Whale Watching And Magical Auroras Tour: One of the best family-friendly Iceland cruise tours that let you experience two fabulous activities on a daytrip. This cruise tour combines whale watching and magical aurora experiences and leaves you with cherishable memories and pictures. 

The tour starts from the old harbor of Reykjavik in the afternoon and takes you to the spot where you will witness the giant whales swimming in their natural habitat. Then, with the falling night, you will get back to the port to hop on a minibus and start your hunt journey for the legendary Aurora Borealis. 

This Iceland Cruise includes Whale watching in Faxaflói bay, an experienced guide, warm floatable overalls, wi-fi (bus and boat), souvenir, cafe, return transfers, Northern Lights Photos, etc. and guarantees unlimited fun.

3. Jokulsarlon Glacier Lagoon Zodiac Boat Cruise: This one-hour Iceland cruise offers a sensational journey to the world of giant icebergs. Enjoy incredible peace and dramatic glacial scenery while sailing amidst the majestic icebergs of Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon, one of the most popular bays in the world, and mark your vacation with remarkable experiences.

Your journey starts from the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon parking from where your guide will take you to the dock. Strap on your life vest and embark on a journey of the ultimate experience of sailing through the deep quietness of the lagoon.

The cruise cost includes a one-hour boat trip, transfers, all necessary safety equipment, and an authorized guide. Book this Iceland cruise to explore the majestic sights and witness the wildlife such as seabirds or seals.

4. Circumnavigation Cruise Around Iceland: Explore incredible Iceland in the most unique and immersive way by booking any of the circumnavigating cruises that last from 7 to 14+ days as per the attractions and activities included. With these tours, you will get the chance to spend time in several of Iceland's spectacular regions and explore various of its iconic and beautiful sites.

These Iceland cruises start from Reykjavík Harbour and take a clockwise round around the island before ending at the same Reykjavík dock. The cruise stops at the gorgeous destinations, including Snæfellsnes Peninsula, the otherworldly Westfjords, Siglufjördur & Grimsey, Akureyri, Húsavík, Seydisfjordur, Djupivogur,Eastfjords, and the Westman Islands and let you enjoy beautiful sea, land, and sky scenery with sea and shore excursions.

These tours also offer unlimited fun and thrills with activities like kayaking, wildlife viewing, sightseeing, shore excursions, whale-watching, hiking, and Aurora Borealis. The cruise includes onboard accommodation (in selected cabin category), tea, coffee, water, breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the journey, multilingual guides, onboard entertainment programs, all Zodiac excursions, safety equipment, etc.

The cruise ships for these Iceland cruises are large enough to guarantee stability and speed, with ample living and public spaces, and small enough to maneuver in remote areas. The vessel is outfitted with the most advanced technologies and equipment for smooth and memorable sailing. It has ample deck space to admire the beautiful passing landscapes, a fitness center, an observation lounge with bar, pool with bar, sun deck, library, lecture theatre, multi-cuisine restaurant, gift shop, clinic, spa, and lounge.

Choose any of the Iceland cruise tours to relish an unforgettable journey around the island of fire & ice and rejuvenate and refresh yourself amidst picturesque sceneries.

What is the ideal duration for the Cruise Tour to Iceland?

To explore incredible Iceland in the most immersive way, circumnavigating the island through a 10-day cruise tour is the best option. This Iceland cruise starts/ends from/at Reykjavik, Iceland and takes to Isafjörður, Akureyri, Seyðisfjörður, and Heimaey, and lets you explore most iconic sites.

How much does an Iceland Cruise trip cost from India?

As there is no direct cruise trip to Iceland from India, you need to take a flight to reach Reykjavik from where you can board a cruise. The cost of an Iceland cruise depends entirely on your package, number of days, and the facilities offered. However, a day cruise starts from ISK 9,135 per person and a circumnavigating cruise starts from ISK 5,79,072.

Which city does the Cruise to Iceland leave from India?

There aren’t any direct Iceland cruise tours and flights from India, but there are several flights with one or two stopovers at European cities that connect Indian metro cities (New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai) to Reykjavik International airport.

What all should I pack for a Cruise To Iceland?

The weather in Iceland is very unpredictable so it's advisable to travel prepared and pack the following items to have a memorable Iceland cruise experience:

- Waterproof jackets, trousers, shoes
- Fleece jacket
- Walking boots/slippers
- Eye mask, sunglasses, scarf/hat, sunblocks, moisturizers, Comfortable clothes as per weather
- Medication kit
- Swimwear
- Camera, adapter
- Ready to eat snacks

Is there a mobile network and internet connection on board?

Yes, Iceland cruise tours work with mobile network companies to provide connectivity through "cellular at sea". It is recommended to contact your network provider beforehand to get the best roaming rates. You can also stay connected via VOOM's s WiFi, offering a variety of packages.

What is the cheapest month to take a cruise to Iceland?

The cheapest month for Iceland cruise tours is during its off-peak season. September, October, November, January to May months see less flow of tourists making them easy on your wallet and allow you to explore popular destinations with less crowd.

Is a Cruise tour to Iceland safe?

Absolutely Yes! The Iceland cruise tours are extremely safe and offer the best of recreations and travel experiences. The cruise companies leave no stone unturned to secure the safety of passengers and crew.

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