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Whales & Volcanic Landscapes Of Iceland Cruise

  • Departure DateSat 15th Jun 2024
  • Fred Olsen Cruise Lines Bolette
  • 12 Night Cruise From Liverpool
  • Cruise Only From £1,659 pp

Itinerary

  • Liverpool
  • Reykjavik
  • Isafjordur
  • Akureyri
  • Thorshaven
  • Klaksvík
  • Liverpool

What's Included

  • April Special Offer! Exclusive Extra Savings - Quote 'April'
  • Get up to £900pp Additional Discount, £180pp On Board Spend + No Solo Supplement Quote Code: TZOO24
  • Features Fred. Olsen Signature Experiences - Scenic Discoveries, Itinerary Insights & Destination Inspired Menus

Prices from pp

TypeInteriorOcean ViewBalcony
Sail From UK
Was£1,859
£1,659
£2,539
Was£3,619
£3,519

Includes extra savings of up to £80pp
Sailing from the UK - cruise based on sailing from Liverpool, call to discuss transportation options.
Voyage Code: T2414

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Day 1 - Liverpool

Arrive: Sat 15 June 2024 / Depart: Sat 15 June 2024

Facilities in Liverpool are constantly being improved to make boarding, stopping off or leaving your cruise ship easy, enjoyable and stress-free.

Day 2 - At Sea

Day 3 - At Sea

Day 4 - Reykjavik

Arrive: Tue 18 June 2024

Reykjavik – Iceland’s stunning coastal capital and cultural centre – is the world’s most northerly capital. The city combines colourful buildings, impulsive, creative people, extraordinary design, and some of the country’s most beautiful natural wonders. The cosmopolitan city with big heart is home to the Althing – the world’s oldest parliament, and the National and Saga Museums, which trace Iceland’s Viking history. The impressive Hallgrímskirkja Church bell tower and the rotating Perlan glass dome offer panoramic views off island. Reykjavik’s galleries and exhibitions, including the outstanding Reykjavík Art Museum and National Gallery, feature radical Icelandic design, and there are many public art installations. The capital has benefited from a surge in high-quality restaurant openings, offering a broad mix of creative cuisine. Daytime cafés switch to restaurants and bars at night – tapas, concept-dining and burger joints all sit comfortably together. And then there’s the wonderful nightlife. Located in southwest Iceland – characterised by vast peninsulas, coves, straits and islands – Reykjavik is in easy reach of several must-see geological attractions. The iconic Golden Circle Trail includes the Blue Lagoon Spa, the Thingvellir National Park, the renowned Gullfoss Waterfall, and the incredible Geysir hot springs. Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach – Reykjavik’s little bit of paradise – is also unmissable. The popular sandy beach and geothermal lagoon, where cold sea and hot geothermal waters meet to produce higher temperatures, offers hot-tubs, steam baths and various water sports to try.

Day 5 - Reykjavik

Depart: Wed 19 June 2024

Reykjavik – Iceland’s stunning coastal capital and cultural centre – is the world’s most northerly capital. The city combines colourful buildings, impulsive, creative people, extraordinary design, and some of the country’s most beautiful natural wonders. The cosmopolitan city with big heart is home to the Althing – the world’s oldest parliament, and the National and Saga Museums, which trace Iceland’s Viking history. The impressive Hallgrímskirkja Church bell tower and the rotating Perlan glass dome offer panoramic views off island. Reykjavik’s galleries and exhibitions, including the outstanding Reykjavík Art Museum and National Gallery, feature radical Icelandic design, and there are many public art installations. The capital has benefited from a surge in high-quality restaurant openings, offering a broad mix of creative cuisine. Daytime cafés switch to restaurants and bars at night – tapas, concept-dining and burger joints all sit comfortably together. And then there’s the wonderful nightlife. Located in southwest Iceland – characterised by vast peninsulas, coves, straits and islands – Reykjavik is in easy reach of several must-see geological attractions. The iconic Golden Circle Trail includes the Blue Lagoon Spa, the Thingvellir National Park, the renowned Gullfoss Waterfall, and the incredible Geysir hot springs. Nauthólsvík Geothermal Beach – Reykjavik’s little bit of paradise – is also unmissable. The popular sandy beach and geothermal lagoon, where cold sea and hot geothermal waters meet to produce higher temperatures, offers hot-tubs, steam baths and various water sports to try.

Day 6 - Isafjordur

Arrive: Thu 20 June 2024 / Depart: Thu 20 June 2024

From Isafjordur you can experience the wildlife and history of Vigur Island, or enjoy a boat trip which takes you to the stunning beaches of Hornstandir. Alternatively stay in Isafjordur and discover what its like to live at latitude 66° north.

Day 6 - Arctic Circle Crossing

Day 7 - Akureyri

Arrive: Fri 21 June 2024 / Depart: Fri 21 June 2024

Located in Northern Iceland, Akureyri is a beautiful town best known for its spectacular landscapes, lush vegetation and its diverse wildlife. On your journey to Akureyri you’ll sail through the longest fjord in Iceland, Eyjafjordur, a wonderful prelude to your time on shore. The perfect destination for nature lovers, the waters surrounding the town are teaming with rare, native species such as humpback whales, minke whales, white-beaked dolphins and porpoises to go in search of. Within reach on tours are incredible natural wonders too, such as the Godafoss ‘Waterfall of the Gods’ and Lake Myvatn. In the town centre, there are many museums, galleries and exhibitions to discover and enjoy, offering an insight into the diverse culture of Akureyri and Iceland as a whole. ‘Arts Alley’ – the main street that runs directly through the town – is Akureyri’s cultural hub. Here you will find the very best galleries, exhibitions and restaurants that the town has to offer.

Day 7 - Cruising Eyjafjörður

Day 7 - Cruising by Hrísey

Day 7 - Borgarfjörður eystri

Day 8 - Seyðisfjörður

Day 9 - Thorshaven

Arrive: Sun 23 June 2024

The capital of the Faeroes lies at the southern most tip of Streymoy - the largest of this archipelago of 18 islands. The nearest thing to a historic monument on these islands is perhaps the nearby settlement of Kirkjubour. This was once the seat of the Faeroese bishops, and the roofless cathedral has a plaque behind which is claimed to be a piece of the True Cross and cloth from the Virgin Mary's dress.

Day 10 - Thorshaven

Depart: Mon 24 June 2024

The capital of the Faeroes lies at the southern most tip of Streymoy - the largest of this archipelago of 18 islands. The nearest thing to a historic monument on these islands is perhaps the nearby settlement of Kirkjubour. This was once the seat of the Faeroese bishops, and the roofless cathedral has a plaque behind which is claimed to be a piece of the True Cross and cloth from the Virgin Mary's dress.

Day 10 - Cruising by Gásadalur

Day 10 - Cruising by Mykines

Day 10 - Cruising by Vestmanna Cliffs

Day 10 - Cruising by Cape Enniberg

Day 10 - Klaksvík

Arrive: Mon 24 June 2024

Located on the island of Borðoy, Klaksvik is the Faroe Island’s second largest town and, thanks to the backdrop of rolling hills, craggy cliffs and a gorgeous bay, one of its most beautiful. This unique town of pretty buildings – including the charming Christianskirkjan Church, traditional farms and busy port – is considered the cultural and commercial hub of the Faroes. The town’s roundabout with a sculpture of a fish hook several meters high emphasises Klaksvik’s importance as a fishing port. Úti í Grøv, an idyllic spot across the bay, has Viking-era remains and has provided inspiration to many poets and artists over the years. Its trickling streams and fragrant flora ensure it’s the perfect place to admire Klaksvik’s incredible surroundings on a relaxing stroll. The formerly isolated island of Borðoy is now connected to the mainland by the impressive 6300m long Norðoyatunnilin Tunnel. It now links Klaksvik to Leirvík, a town on the rugged, mountainous island of Eysturoy, which has been identified by Birdlife International as an “Important Bird Area”. The bus ride there to spot Manx Shearwaters, Black Guillemots and other native seabirds in their natural habitat is definitely worth the effort.

Day 11 - Klaksvík

Depart: Tue 25 June 2024

Located on the island of Borðoy, Klaksvik is the Faroe Island’s second largest town and, thanks to the backdrop of rolling hills, craggy cliffs and a gorgeous bay, one of its most beautiful. This unique town of pretty buildings – including the charming Christianskirkjan Church, traditional farms and busy port – is considered the cultural and commercial hub of the Faroes. The town’s roundabout with a sculpture of a fish hook several meters high emphasises Klaksvik’s importance as a fishing port. Úti í Grøv, an idyllic spot across the bay, has Viking-era remains and has provided inspiration to many poets and artists over the years. Its trickling streams and fragrant flora ensure it’s the perfect place to admire Klaksvik’s incredible surroundings on a relaxing stroll. The formerly isolated island of Borðoy is now connected to the mainland by the impressive 6300m long Norðoyatunnilin Tunnel. It now links Klaksvik to Leirvík, a town on the rugged, mountainous island of Eysturoy, which has been identified by Birdlife International as an “Important Bird Area”. The bus ride there to spot Manx Shearwaters, Black Guillemots and other native seabirds in their natural habitat is definitely worth the effort.

Day 12 - At Sea

Day 13 - Liverpool

Arrive: Thu 27 June 2024 / Depart: Thu 27 June 2024

Simply unforgettable experiences and some of the world’s most sought-after destinations are within your reach on Fred. Olsen cruises from Liverpool. Situated on the coast of Northwest England, this port is the ideal starting point for voyages to Scotland, Northern Europe and Scandinavia, bringing you closer to the beautifully unspoilt waterways and landscapes of the Norwegian fjords and the Scottish lochs; the astonishing natural wonders of Iceland and Greenland; and remote locations within the Arctic Circle.Show less Fred. Olsen’s tempting range of Liverpool cruise departures also includes cruises to gorgeous Atlantic Ocean islands such as the sun-kissed Canaries, the verdant Azores and fragrant Madeira; explorations of the culture-rich Baltic and stunning Adriatic; journeys to scenic regions of France or Spain; and an intriguing ‘You Choose your Cruise’ voyage. In a first for Fred. Olsen, there’s even a chance to embark on an epic ‘Around the World’ cruise from Liverpool to inspirational, far-flung destinations in 2022 too. With such an extensive and diverse selection of sailings to choose from, you are sure to find the perfect Fred. Olsen cruise from Liverpool for you.

Bolette From Fred Olsen Cruise Lines

Our flagship Bolette is everything that our loyal guests have come to expect from a Fred. Olsen ship. Proudly bearing the name of Fred. Olsen Jr.’s great-great-grandmother, as many other Olsen vessels have over the years, she exudes classic, elegant style in her exterior and interior design, features spacious and comfortable public areas, and has all the facilities and special touches you need for a relaxing and enjoyable holiday. While she’s one of the largest ships, by overall size, in our fleet, Bolette has capacity for less than 1,400 guests. So, in keeping with our smaller-ship ethos, you’ll find that you’re not overcrowded on board, Show lessand have plenty of space in which to indulge yourself in the stylish dining venues, enjoy a glass of your favourite tipple and fantastic entertainment at the bars, lounges and theatres, and while away the hours by the all-season pool. And of course, with our friendly staff providing our typical level of personal, attentive service, there’s an intimate feel to the on board experience too.

Ship Cabins

Interior Cabin

The Interior cabins can be found on Decks 1, 2 and 3, and are approximately 183 square feet in size. The room consists of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom features a shower only.

Interior Cabin

Situated on decks 2 and 1 H Grade Interior cabins on Bolette have all the amenities and comforts guests need, and are positioned close to the ship's stairs and lifts, providing easy access to the other decks and their public areas. Deck(s): Coral Deck 2 & Marina Deck 1 Size: 183 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with shower 4 berth & 3 berth cabins available

Interior Cabin

Interior Cabin

Single Interior

Our Single Interior cabins can be found on Deck 1 and are approximately 183 square feet in size. Each room features two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed and shower.

Single Superior Interior

Our Single Superior Interior cabins can be found on Decks 2 and 7 and are approximately 183 square feet in size. Each room features two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed and shower.

Superior Interior Cabin

The Superior Interior cabins can be found on Decks 2, 3 and 6, and are approximately 183 square feet in size. The room consists of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom features a shower only.

Ocean View Cabin

These Ocean View cabins can be found on Decks 1 and 2 and are approximately 214 square feet in size. These cabins feature large picture windows. The bedrooms consist of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed while the bathrooms feature both a bath and shower.

Ocean View Cabin

These Ocean View cabins can be found on Decks 1 and 2 and are approximately 214 square feet in size. These cabins feature large picture windows. The bedrooms consist of two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed while the bathrooms feature both a bath and shower.

Ocean View Cabin with Porthole

Situated forward and aft on Coral Deck 2 and Marina Deck 1, Bolette's F Grade Ocean View cabins feature porthole windows that not only bathe the interior in natural light, but also provides guests with fantastic ocean views. Deck(s): Coral Deck 2 & Marina Deck 1 Size: 140-160 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with bath and shower over bath (unless indicated as shower only) Porthole windows

Ocean View Wheelchair Adapted

Situated forward and aft on Marina Deck 1, Bolette's FD Grade Ocean View Adapted cabins feature porthole windows that not only bathe the interior in natural light, but also provides guests with fantastic ocean views. Deck: Marina Deck 1 Size: 214 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with roll-in shower Porthole windows

Single Ocean View

Situated on deck 3, 2 and 1, Bolette's K Grade Single Ocean View cabins provide guests with the comfort of soothing natural light, as well as wonderful ocean views, thanks to their large picture windows. Deck(s): Promenade Deck 3, Coral Deck 2 & Marina Deck 1 Size: 214 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted into a queen-size bed) Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Large picture window

Superior Ocean View Cabin

Our Superior Ocean View cabins are found on Deck 3. All featuring a large ocean view window. These cabins are approximately 214 square feet in size. The bedroom consists of two single beds which can be converted into one queen-size bed, while the bathroom has both a bath and shower.

Superior Ocean View Cabin

Our Superior Ocean View cabins can be found on Deck 2, midship, and are approximately 214 square feet in size. Each cabin features a large ocean view with a window, while the bedroom consist of two single beds that can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom features a shower.

Superior Ocean View Fully Restricted

These cabins can be found on Deck 3 and feature a picture window, but with a fully obstructed view. They are approximately 214 square feet in size. The cabins feature two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed and a bathroom with shower .

Superior Ocean View Wheelchair Adapted

These Superior Ocean View adapted cabins can be found on Decks 3 and 6 and are approximately 214 square feet in size. The rooms consist of two single beds that can be converted into a queen-size bed, with the bathroom featuring a roll-in shower only.

Terrace Cabin

The Terrace Cabins can be found on Deck 3, midship and are approximately 218 square feet. The bedroom features two single beds which can be converted into a queen-size bed. The bathroom has a shower. Sliding glass doors lead onto the walk-around Lower Promenade Deck.

Terrace Cabin

Terrace Cabin

Balcony Junior Suite Wheelchair Adapted

Bolette's Balcony Junior Suites are a welcoming, comfortable space. Guests will find ample room to relax, and all the amenities they need during their stay, plus a private balcony for soaking up sunshine and scenery outside. Deck: Highland Deck 6 Size: 244 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted to one queen-sized bed) Sitting area Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Private balcony Floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suite

Balcony Suites

Our Balcony Suites are located on Deck 6 and are approximately 283 square feet in size. The bedroom feature two single beds that can be converted into one queen-size bed, while the bathroom features a bath & shower (unless indicated as shower only). There is a sitting area with floor to ceiling windows that lead to a private balcony. A mini-bar and refrigerator are also included in our Balcony Suites.

Junior Balcony Suite

Bolette's Balcony Junior Suites are a welcoming, comfortable space. Guests will find ample room to relax, and all the amenities they need during their stay, plus a private balcony for soaking up sunshine and scenery outside. Deck: Highland Deck 6 Size: 244 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted to one queen-sized bed) Sitting area Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Private balcony Floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

Olsen Suite

As the largest of Bolette’s suites and cabins, the elegantly appointed Olsen Suite offers the most space and amenities of all the guest accommodation on board our flagship. Deck: Bridge Deck 7 Size: 1,181 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with king-size bed Separate sitting, dining and dressing areas Bathroom with oversize bath and separate shower Private balcony with large table, chairs and sun loungers Large floor-to-ceiling windows Access to pantry, mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

Premier Suite

At approximately 568 to 644 square feet in size, Bolette's Premier Suites are spacious and stylish, and feature all the amenities guests need for a comfortable, restful stay, as well as a few extra touches that help make for a even more special experience. Deck: Bridge Deck 7 Size: 658-644 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with king-size bed Separate sitting and dressing areas Bathroom with bath and shower Private balcony with large table, chairs and sun loungers Large floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

Premier Suite Wheelchair Adapted

At approximately 568 to 644 square feet in size, Bolette's Premier Adapted Suites are spacious and stylish, and feature all the amenities guests need for a comfortable, restful stay, as well as a few extra touches that help make for a even more special experience. Deck: Bridge Deck 7 Size: 658-644 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with king-size bed (single side approach to bed) Separate sitting and dressing areas Bathroom with bath and roll-in shower Private balcony with large table, chairs and sun loungers Large floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package

Single Balcony Suite

Bolette's Single Balcony Suites are a welcoming, comfortable space. Guests will find ample room to relax, and all the amenities they need during their stay, plus a private balcony for soaking up sunshine and scenery outside. Deck: Highland Deck 6 Size: 244 square feet (approx.) Bedroom with two single beds (can be converted to one queen-sized bed) Sitting area Bathroom with bath and shower (unless indicated as shower only) Private balcony Floor-to-ceiling windows Access to mini bar and fridge Guests benefit from complimentary Suite Dreams package
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