Eskifjörður Cruises

Line of hostel cottage with mountain range background during sunrise at Eskifjorour Iceland
Line of hostel cottage with mountain range background during sunrise at Eskifjorour Iceland
Rowboat aground in fjord at Eskifjorour Iceland with ocean and mountain background in Autumn

Located on the eponymous fjord, Eskifjörður is a charming town in the middle of Iceland’s Eastern Fjords and has a long tradition as a fishing port, with culture and history shaped by the sea. 

A stroll around peaceful Eskifjörður reveals the town’s traditions, and the historic buildings, piers and Maritime Museum provide further insight to its culture.[ReadMoreMob] Eskifjörður faces magnificent Mount Holmatindur, and from its summit there are superb views across some of the tallest mountains in Iceland. Travel a short way east along the coast and Iceland’s famous spar mines can be found, which has some of the world's largest spar crystals.

The nearby village of Stodvarfjordur is home to the Petra Stone Museum, which boasts a magnificent rock collection gathered locally by Petra Neskaupstaður. This cosy little village is also home to a local market and a gallery run by local artists.

Cruises to Eskifjörður

Introduction to Iceland

Introduction to Iceland

Departs: Newcastle • Wed 06 May 2020
9 nights • Balmoral • L2007

  • You’re in for an authentic snapshot of Iceland on this invigorating nine-night adventure, taking in four diverse destinations and inspirational natural wonders on three sides of this spectacular country.
  • The wonders of the ‘Golden Circle’, including Gullfoss Waterfall and gushing geysers, await from Reykjavik, while Ísafjörður is your starting point for kayaking tours in the gorgeous Westfjords.
  • Enjoy a taste of rural Icelandic life in the fishing village of Eskifjörður; and, for a once-in-a-lifetime experience, embark on a magical whale watching adventure from breathtaking Akureyri.

From £1,399pp

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Uncovering the Natural Wonders of Iceland

Uncovering the Natural Wonders of Iceland

Departs: Liverpool • Tue 01 Sep 2020
11 nights • Black Watch • W2025

  • On an 11-night voyage of epic proportions, you’ll take in a selection of the most spectacular scenic wonders and amazing, diverse wildlife for which Iceland is rightly renowned for.
  • Uncover the gems of the Golden Circle, including the mighty Gullfoss Waterfall and gushing geysers, from Reykjavik; and experience scenic cruising by Hornstrandir, Drangaskörð and Dinosaur Rock.
  • Visiting Akureyri offers a chance to embark on a once-in-a-lifetime whale watching adventure; while a taste of Eastfjord life in stunning Seyðisfjörður and Eskifjörður is sure to leave you enchanted.

From £1,699pp

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Whales, Waterfalls & Volcanic Islands

Whales, Waterfalls & Volcanic Islands

Departs: Liverpool • Tue 19 Apr 2022
17 nights • Black Watch • W2210

  • With the help of ORCA, look out for various species of whale living freely in the deep blue Atlantic waters surrounding the contrasting islands of Iceland and the Azores.
  • Revel in the astonishing beauty of Azorean volcanos, crater lakes and vibrant valleys, and the drama of awe-inspiring Icelandic scenery boasting soaring mountains, sheer cliffs and stunning waterways.
  • Delve into rich history and culture, with time ashore to explore fascinating historic quarters, traditional fishing ports and an exciting, cosmopolitan capital city.

From £2,299pp

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