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Magellan
Cruise and Maritime Voyages
Magellan, Iceland & Northern Isles ex Dundee Return
Ship: Magellan
Selected Sailing Date: 23 Jul 2017
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5 - Superior Single Inner: AU $7,099.00
7S - Standard Single Ocean View: AU $7,499.00
10 - Superior Single Ocean View: AU $8,099.00
Prices displayed are retail per person, twin share, to the Australian Travel Trade. Consumers please contact your local cruise agent to request this Cruise Abroad package. At time of booking please check current cruise fare and any inclusions. Prices are indicative only, subject to currency fluctuations and may change at any time without notice.

Itinerary
Pre-Cruise Itinerary
    • 19/07
    • Depart Perth for Edinburgh
    • 20/07
    • Arrive Edinburgh. Private car transfer to hotel
    • 22/07
    • Check out of hotel. Own arrangements to train station
    • 22/07
    • Train from Edinburgh through to Dundee for late embarkation
    • 23/07
    • Embark on Magellan cruise approx 10pm (22nd)
Cruise Itinerary
Post-Cruise Itinerary
    • 04/08
    • Disembark cruise. Own arrangements to Dundee train station
    • 04/08
    • Train from Dundee to Edinburgh. Own arrangements to hotel
    • 05/08
    • Make your way to the meeting point for your Lock Ness Tour
    • 05/08
    • Head into the Highlands, Great Glen, Ben Nevis & Glen Coe
    • 06/08
    • Explore the Lock & a whisky distillery enroute to Edinburgh
    • 06/08
    • Tour ends approx 7pm. Own arrangements to hotel
    • 07/08
    • Check out of hotel and make own arrangements to airport
    • 07/08
    • Fly Edinburgh to Perth
    • 08/08
    • Arrive Perth
Itinerary may vary by sailing date and itineraries may be changed at the cruise lines discretion. Please check itinerary details at time of booking and before booking other travel services such as airline tickets.
Special Inclusions

**SINGLE - EX SYDNEY, MELBOURNE OR ADELAIDE**
LOCKS OF SCOTLAND & FIRE OF ICELAND - Fly, Cruise & Stay package includes;

- Return economy class airfare with a full service airline from Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide to Edinburgh return
- Private car transfer on arrival from airport to hotel^^
- 2 nights accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Edinburgh^
- Second Class Rail Ticket from Edinburgh through to Dundee**
- 12 night Iceland & Northern Isles cruise aboard Cruise & Maritime Voyages Magellan, Dundee return
- INCLUDED! Delicious full board cuisine
- INCLUDED! Afternoon teas and late night snacks
- INCLUDED! Captain’s Cocktail Party (cruises of 6 nights or more)
- INCLUDED! Self service tea & coffee (6am to 10pm)
- INCLUDED! Big show entertainment, cabarets and classical interludes
- INCLUDED! Daytime activities and leisure facilities
- INCLUDED! Guest speaker and arts & crafts (on selected sailings)
- INCLUDED! Porterage of luggage, port to cabin
- INCLUDED! Port Taxes
- Second Class Rail Ticket from Dundee back to Edinburgh**
- 1 nights accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Edinburgh^
- 2 Day / 1 Night Lock Ness Shore Experience Tour, staying in a Superior Guest House, transportation throughout, meals and touring as specified in itinerary. Head into the Highlands, experience the Great Glen, Ben Nevis and Glen Coe and go monster hunting!^*
- 1 nights accommodation in a 4-star hotel in Edinburgh^


Special Conditions

*Conditions Apply: Please note that the prices shown here are not shown in real time. Offer correct as at 17Jan17 and subject to live availability at time of booking. While we endeavour to keep our pricing as up-to-date as possible, the advertised prices shown here may differ from the live prices in our booking system. Offer subject to live availability at time of booking. Prices are based on a single cabin and based on best available cruise fare, inclusive of all discounts unless otherwise stated. Outside and Balcony cabins may have obstructed views. Ships gratuities are included and may not be removed from pricing. All prices based on cash or cheque payment - credit card fees may apply. Unless otherwise stated, all packages containing airfare will require full airfare and taxes within 24 hours of reservation and cancellation/amendment conditions apply. Airfare valid ex Sydney, Melbourne or Adelaide. Air taxes of $290pp based ex Sydney are included in package price and are subject to change. Air add-ons from all other Australian gate-way cities are available on request. Some cruise lines reserve the right to impose a fuel levy if the NMEX price reaches a certain level - please check with your consultant at time of booking. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Travel agent service fees may apply. Special conditions apply - please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. **Rail segments are instant purchase and must be paid in full at time of deposit in order to be booked. Rail service fees are applicable on top of the carrier penalty if cancelled. ^*With international travel most tours will run in multi languages by a multilingual guide. ^^Some transfers have local speaking drivers only. ^Hotels in certain cities must charge local govt tax directly to guests upon checkout which cannot be collected in advance by our agency. Please note only residents with an Australian address are eligible to book Australian rates in Australian dollars. Offer ends 31Jun17 or until sold out/withdrawn from sale. This cruise package is provided by Seven Oceans Cruising /Cruise Abroad, please ask your travel agent to contact us for more information.


Cruise Description

12 Night Cruise sailing roundtrip from Dundee aboard Magellan.

Cruise Overview:

Home to one of the world’s most dynamic landscapes, Iceland is the legendary ‘Land of Fire and Ice’! Vast ice caps, active volcanoes, spouting geysers, bubbling mud pools and geothermal hot springs are all part of the exciting nature you may experience as you circumnavigate this extraordinary island. Visits to the beautiful Orkney and Shetland Islands and the remote Faroes complete this very special cruise.

Enjoy life on board Magellan before reaching colourful Tórshavn where the core of the old town is made up of red wooden houses with turf-covered roofs. Discover the dramatic Faroe Islands scenery on an optional tour. Seydisfjordur is a fascinating introduction to the remarkable landscapes and remote parts of eastern Iceland. Delightful Akureryi is capital of the north and your gateway to spectacular nature including the majestic Godafoss waterfall, moon-like, pseudo-craters at Skutastadir and the mud pools, steam vents and boiling springs at Namaskard. Isafjördur is the largest settlement in Iceland’s west fjords peninsula. An optional boat trip to Vigur Island is a must for bird-lovers.

Hafnarfjõrdur is your gateway to Reykjavik and the start of the optional classic ‘Golden Circle’ tour featuring the raging Gullfoss waterfall, geothermal field of Geysir and Thingvellir National Park. Bathing in the Blue Lagoon is a relaxing alternative before sailing to Lerwick to discover the rich Norse heritage and traditional crafts of Shetland. A call in charming Kirkwall offers a chance to discover Neolithic Orkney and the famous Churchill Barriers. From Newcastle, your final call, perhaps opt to visit Durham Cathedral before heading to Dundee.

Highlights of this cruise:

Torshavn
Once the site of an annual Viking gathering, Tórshavn is today one of the smallest and most pleasant capital cities in the world. It sits on the southern tip of Streymoy, one of eighteen islands in the Faroese archipelago. Tinganes is the old part of the town where characteristic, red wooden buildings with turf-covered roofs cluster on a narrow peninsula. It juts into the natural harbour around which the modern town has been built. The Faroe Islands have a wild and dramatic landscape, which is a magnificent backdrop to optional excursions showing how islanders live on this remote and unspoiled archipelago.

Akureuri
Akureyri lies at the head of the 60-kilometre long Eyjafjördur, which is the longest fjord in Iceland. The capital of the north, which was founded as a trading post, is today an attractive town with colourful houses and well-kept gardens. It is also home to both the northernmost botanical garden and northernmost golf course in the world. Optional excursions highlight Iceland’s extraordinary landscapes including surreal rock formations, the lunar-like pseudo-craters at Skutastadir and the stunning, crescent-shaped Godafoss Waterfall. Laufas Folk Museum, or Myvatn Nature Baths, Iceland’s newest spa, are relaxing alternatives.

Ísafjörður
Situated just below the Arctic Circle, Isafjördur is the largest town in the Westfjords region of Iceland. It sits on a gravel spit that stands out into the Skutulsfjördur flanked on three sides by towering mountains. There are only three roads leading out of the town and all are through tunnels. The Maritime Museum traces the life and history of the settlement where fishing has been, and remains, the area’s main source of income. The Westfjords region is a nature lover’s paradise and a popular excursion visits the magical island of Vigur, which is home to a large eider duck colony and vast bird population.

Lerwick
Originally settled by the Norsemen in the 9th century, Lerwick was founded as an unofficial marketplace to service 17th century Dutch herring fleets. The core of the town is a maze of narrow, flagstone streets set behind 18th century sandstone buildings overlooking the busy harbour. Hay’s Dock, once the centre of Shetland’s fishing and boat building industries, is home to the marvellous Shetland Museum and Archives. On the southern tip of Mainland the extraordinary archaeological site of Jarlshof tells the story of some 4,000 years of human history on this remote archipelago with a wealth of wildlife.

Kirkwall
The capital of the amazing Orkney archipelago, the Royal Burgh of Kirkwall sits almost exactly in the centre of Mainland, dividing the island into East and West. The magnificent St. Magnus Cathedral, a legacy of the town’s rich Viking heritage, dominates Kirkwall’s skyline. In its shadow, the town is a cluster of grey stone buildings lining narrow, flagstone streets. Excursions explore these beautiful islands whose history can be traced back some 6,000 years through Neolithic standing stones and the magnificent archaeological site of Skara Brae. Modern day Orkney is a hive of creative activity and its craft workshops are perfect for a special souvenir.

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