Spotlight on: Iceland & Greenland Explorer

Witness spectacular unspoilt scenery & discover natural wonders . Departing August 12, 2020.


Iceland & Greenland Explorer

From Reykjavik to Copenhagen, witness spectacular unspoilt scenery & discover natural wonders in Iceland & Greenland in 6-star luxury onboard Scenic Eclipse.

Under the Midnight Sun

Be among the privileged few to visit the world’s largest island, whose frozen coastline has witnessed the birth of some of nature’s most breathtaking creations.

Southern Greenland’s wilderness offers some of the most spectacular and unspoilt scenery on earth, coupled with a rich culture, history and rarely-seen geology. Sail through magnificent untouched Arctic wilderness regions and discover natural wonders, wildlife and Viking history.


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Cruise Itinerary Highlights

  • Narrow sheltered waterways and fjords
  • Witness spectacular mountains rising directly out of the sea
  • Historic sites, including museums, whaling stations, geology and fossils
  • Immerse yourself in the on board lectures by the Discovery Team
  • The most wildlife-rich part of the Arctic, home to polar bears, walrus, seals, reindeer, sea birds and whales
  • Great variety of terrain over short distances, including icecaps, tundra and rocky hillsides
  • Sea ice and active glaciers
  • Summer months when the midnight sun creates 24 hours of sunlight
  • Cruise past blue-green icebergs on the ship - or more intimately from the Zodiacs
  • Kayakers will glide through narrow sheltered waterways and fjords, paddle amongst ice floes and drift quietly alongside wildlife.
Complimentary excursions
There is a wealth of choice across all locations to satisfy even the most curious of guests, whichever activity you decide upon.


Nature lovers and those who love the thrill of exploration will be truly captivated by every day on this magnificent and unusual adventure.

East Coast Fjords

Take Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac to view ice formations, paddle the kayaks to hear the ice cracking or step onshore for landings.


Marvel at the mummies in the Greenland National Museum, or try the local Greenlandic beer at Greenland’s largest microbrewery. Alternatively, learn about Inuit culture at the Nuuk Art Museum.

Snaefellsnes Peninsula

With a flexible itinerary and depending on the conditions, take Scenic Discovery excursions by kayak or onshore for landings.


Take a Scenic Discovery excursion by Zodiac or kayak, or take a hiking tour.

Kangerlussuaq Fjord

Cruise into the picturesque 190-kilometre Kangerlussuaq Fjord, which flows from the estuary of Qinnguata Kuussua river, to the southwest, and empties into the Davis Strait. 

At sea

Spend the day crossing the iceberg-laden Denmark Strait, which connects the Arctic and Atlantic oceans. Meet some of your fellow explorers and immerse yourself in the on board lectures by the Discovery Team.


A curious mix of a traditional Greenlandic town and a modern small capital, the Old Harbour with its 19th century buildings and local markets, selling the day’s local catch, is within walking distance of the modern town centre.

Ilulissat & Disko Bay

Scenic Discovery excursions by Zodiac, kayak or onshore for landings.