Kirkwall Cruises

St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Scotland
St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Scotland
Earls Palace, Kirkwall, Scotland

The capital of Orkney, an archipelago of around 70 islands, Kirkwall is an intriguing mix of Christian, Nordic and Celtic influence, and the ideal starting place for exploring Orkney’s fascinating historical sites. From the village of Skara Brae, dating back as far as 3100 BC, to the imposing Ring of Brodgar, Orkney’s history is varied and intriguing, mapping out centuries of conflict and settlement, from the Stone Age to World War II.

Cruises to Kirkwall

Kirkwall, Orkney, Scoland, the ruins of the Bishop's and Earl's palace Kirkwall, Orkney, Scoland, the ruins of the Bishop's and Earl's palace Kirkwall, Orkney, Scoland, the ruins of the Bishop's and Earl's palace

Scenic Isles of Scotland • T2215

 Southampton
Bolette
Sat 09 Jul 2022
8 nights
  • Scenic cruise by Fingal’s Cave & Dutchman’s Cap
  • Visit remote islands of Bute, Orkney & Shetland
  • Learn about marine life from ORCA conservationists
View of the old Lerwick, Town Hall, Shetland, Scotland. View of the old Lerwick, Town Hall, Shetland, Scotland. View of the old Lerwick, Town Hall, Shetland, Scotland.

Scenic Isles and Lochs of Scotland • T2219

 Dover
Bolette
Fri 19 Aug 2022
8 nights
  • Scenic cruise the picturesque Sound of Mull
  • Explore the remote Orkney & Shetland Islands
  • Look for native marine life with ORCA
Puffins on a sea cliff, Scotland Puffins on a sea cliff, Scotland Puffins on a sea cliff, Scotland

Scenic Isles of Scotland • L2310

 Southampton
Balmoral
Wed 03 May 2023
9 nights
  • See the remarkable rock formations of Dutchman’s Cap and Fingal’s Cave
  • Capture the coastal scenes of Northmavine, Shetland's northernmost point
  • Perhaps visit the famous site of Loch Ness from Invergordon
Puffin perched on a cliff, Scotland Puffin perched on a cliff, Scotland Puffin perched on a cliff, Scotland

Scenic Isles and Lochs of Scotland • T2313

 Newcastle
Bolette
Sat 13 May 2023
7 nights
  • Marvel at the natural wonder of the imposing Needle, Old Man of Hoy and Duncansby sea stacks
  • Visit Lews Castle from Stornoway
  • Look for native seabirds on the cliffs of Marwick Head
Guests looking out to Fingal's cave from on board, UK Guests looking out to Fingal's cave from on board, UK Guests looking out to Fingal's cave from on board, UK

Scenic British Isles • T2217A

 Southampton
Bolette
Mon 01 Aug 2022
11 nights
  • Discover the beauty, history and wildlife of rugged and remote Scottish isles
  • Look out for native seabirds in Shetland, Orkney and on the Isle of Skye, and marine life with ORCA
  • Experience memorable scenic cruising, and visit Belfast, Cobh and the Isle of Man too
Falmouth harbour, Cornwall, UK Falmouth harbour, Cornwall, UK Falmouth harbour, Cornwall, UK

UK Scenic Isles & Celtic Cities • L2226A

 Southampton
Balmoral
Sun 11 Sep 2022
12 nights
  • Visit remote islands of Scilly, Shetland & Orkney 
  • Explore beautiful Cornwall from Falmouth 
  • Look out for native marine life with the help of ORCA
Old Man of Hoy, Orkney Old Man of Hoy, Orkney Old Man of Hoy, Orkney

Scenic Isles of Scotland • L2314

 Rosyth (Edinburgh)
Balmoral
Thu 15 Jun 2023
7 nights
  • Experience the beauty of Scottish isles and waterways to the full
  • See dramatic rock formations, rugged island landscapes and native wildlife
  • Ashore, explore seabird havens, craggy coastlines and discover historic sites too
Tromso city as seen from Mount Storsteinen under the Midnight Sun in Norway. Tromso city as seen from Mount Storsteinen under the Midnight Sun in Norway. Tromso city as seen from Mount Storsteinen under the Midnight Sun in Norway.

Exploring Northern Norway - the Land of the Midnight Sun • S2312

 Liverpool
Borealis
Tue 04 Jul 2023
15 nights
  • Experience an unforgettable discovery of Northern Norway
  • Cross the Arctic Circle, visit the North Cape and witness the Midnight Sun
  • Explore Tromsø; learn of Sami traditions; and see the beauty of Bodo too
Cliff Preikestolen in fjord Lysefjord - Norway The Pulpit rock, Norway The Pulpit rock, Norway

Scenic Summertime Norwegian Fjords • S2313

 Liverpool
Borealis
Wed 19 Jul 2023
8 nights
  • Fully appreciate their spectacular beauty of the fjordland in the summer
  • As you sail Lysefjord, Naeroyfjord and more, see towering mountains, cliffs and verdant, forested valleys
  • Ride the famous Flåmsbana Railway into mountainous valleys, go fjord kayaking and see tumbling waterfalls up-close
Puffin on the sea cliff, Shetlands Puffin on the sea cliff, Shetlands Puffin on the sea cliff, Shetlands

Isles of Scotland & the Faroes • T2321

 Dover
Bolette
Mon 07 Aug 2023
6 nights
  • Delight in the beauty, history and culture of Scottish isles and the Faroes
  • See the landscapes and wonders of Shetland and Orkney
  • Visit Tórshavn, with its Viking heritage, diverse architecture and unique local life
View from the Flam railway, Norway View from the Flam railway, Norway View from the Flam railway, Norway

Scenic Summertime Norwegian Fjords • S2316

 Liverpool
Borealis
Fri 18 Aug 2023
8 nights
  • Explore Norway’s fjords in the summer, to fully appreciate their spectacular beauty
  • See towering mountains, cliffs and verdant, forested valleys in Lysefjord, Naeroyfjord and more
  • Take a ride on the famous Flåmsbana Railway, go fjord kayaking and see waterfalls up-close too
Borealis cruising the Sound of Mull, Scotland Borealis cruising the Sound of Mull, Scotland Borealis cruising the Sound of Mull, Scotland

Bank Holiday Escape to Scenic Scotland • S2317

 Liverpool
Borealis
Sat 26 Aug 2023
5 nights
  • Experience Scotland’s summertime beauty on this Bank Holiday weekend escape
  • Marvel at wild loch scenery, rugged island landscapes and dramatic rock formations
  • Visit Orkney and the Isle of Skye for historic sites and yet more scenic highlights
Bolette cruising Loch Hourn, Scotland Bolette cruising Loch Hourn, Scotland Bolette cruising Loch Hourn, Scotland

Scenic British Isles • T2325

 Southampton
Bolette
Thu 07 Sep 2023
11 nights
  • Discover the scenery and wildlife of remote isles
  • In Scotland, explore rugged Orkney, Shetland and the Isle of Lewis
  • Visit Guernsey, the Isles of Scilly and experience memorable scenic cruising too
Passengers looking out to Fingals cave from onboard, UK Passengers looking out to Fingals cave from onboard, UK Passengers looking out to Fingals cave from onboard, UK

Scenic Isles of Scotland in Five Nights • T2409

 Liverpool
Bolette
Fri 03 May 2024
5 nights
  • Enjoy a relaxing break amongst rugged Scottish scenery over the May Day Bank Holiday
  • Experience scenic cruising through wild waterways, by remote isles and dramatic rock formations
  • Visit Orkney and the Isle of Lewis for historic sites and yet more scenic highlights
Aerial view of the dramatic coastline at the cliffs by Staffin with the famous Kilt Rock waterfall , Scotland Aerial view of the dramatic coastline at the cliffs by Staffin with the famous Kilt Rock waterfall , Scotland Aerial view of the dramatic coastline at the cliffs by Staffin with the famous Kilt Rock waterfall , Scotland

Scenic Isles of Scotland • S2311

 Liverpool
Borealis
Mon 26 Jun 2023
8 nights
  • Sail to some of the UK’s most remote places and experience Scotland’s rugged beauty
  • From Borealis, see dramatic natural wonders, wild landscapes and native fauna
  • Visit and explore scenic islands, as well as the Scottish Highlands and Loch Ness
Colorful houses at the harbor of Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland Colorful houses at the harbor of Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland Colorful houses at the harbor of Portree, Isle of Skye, Scotland

Scenic Isles of Scotland • T2319

 Newcastle
Bolette
Sat 15 Jul 2023
10 nights
  • See the scenery, wildlife and landmarks of some of Britain’s most beautiful places
  • From Bolette, marvel at rock formations, loch landscapes and look out for whales
  • Visit and explore scenic islands, such as Orkney and Shetland; as well as Belfast
Urquhart Castle along Loch Ness lake in Scotland Urquhart Castle along Loch Ness lake in Scotland Urquhart Castle along Loch Ness lake in Scotland

Discovering Edinburgh & Historic Isles of Scotland • M2321

 Dover
Braemar
Wed 30 Aug 2023
8 nights
  • An insight into the rich culture and traditions of Scottish isles and cities
  • Unearth Viking heritage in Shetland and Orkney, and visit iconic Loch Ness
  • In Edinburgh, learn of the city’s links to the Royals, see the castle and more
View over Hardangerfjord, Norway View over Hardangerfjord, Norway View over Hardangerfjord, Norway

Classic Scenic Norwegian Fjords • S2319

 Liverpool
Borealis
Sat 09 Sep 2023
8 nights
  • Visit Norway’s fjordland in autumn, when the scenery starts to change and fruits are ready for harvest
  • See Hardangerfjord’s orchard-covered landscapes, and taste local fruit produce at Eidfjord
  • Scenic cruise Lysefjord and Sognefjord; ride the Flambana Railway; and explore Bergen too