Scenic Isles of Scotland

Departed 10th Jun 2022 8 nights Sails from Belfast Borealis S2215BFS
Skara Brae, Orkney Skara Brae, Orkney Isles, Scotland

This escape to Scotland is proof you don’t have to travel far, or for very long, to experience the rugged beauty and unspoilt peace of remote islands and waterways.[ReadMoreMob] You’re in for five days of Scottish discovery, with scenic cruising on board Borealis an undoubted highlight. You’ll sail by the intriguing Dutchman’s Cap volcanic rock formations; watch as Atlantic waves crash against the basalt columns of Fingal’s Cave; and view the wild landscapes and historic sites of the Small Isles, Mull of Kintyre and the Sound of Mull. What's more, with the help and guidance of ORCA conservationists who'll join on board for your adventure, you'll get to look out for marine life living in its natural habitat, learn about them and play a part in assisting with their conservation. 

When you get to take your discovery ashore, there are chances to seek-out the sights and highlights of Orkney, the isles of Skye and Bute, and the Highlands too. You can go in search of seabirds amongst rugged landscapes on tour from Kirkwall, which is also your gateway to the UNESCO-listed Neolithic village of Skara Brae, while from Invergordon, Loch Ness and Highland landscapes and landmarks – such as Cawdor Castle – await you. On Bute, discover Rothesay’s unique ruins, including Rothesay Castle and, on the Isle of Skye, explore colourful Portree and its craggy coastline. What’s more, there’s also a visit to Northern Ireland, with time in Belfast to take in the attractions of the capital city.