ice­landic WON­DER

Be in­spired by the breath­tak­ing beauty of na­ture on Trav­el­mar­vel’s 10-day Ice­land Ex­plorer small ship coastal cruise.

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Dis­cover Ice­land’s epic coast­line of awe-in­spir­ing lava fields, sheer cliffs, glaciers and won­drous wildlife on Trav­el­mar­vel’s pre­mium coastal cruise of this fas­ci­nat­ing is­land. Here are just a few of the high­lights.

1BREIÐAFJÖRÐUR BAY

Join an ex­cur­sion among the is­lands of Breiðafjörður Bay, where you may spot ma­jes­tic whales, play­ful white-beaked dol­phins and frol­ick­ing seals, be­fore cruis­ing past the Lá­tra­b­jarg cliffs, the west­ern­most point of Europe.

2 SNÆFELLSJÖKULL NA­TIONAL PARK

Cross through the lava land­scape of Snæfellsjökull Na­tional Park, and wit­ness the 700,000-year-old Snæfellsjökull vol­cano.

3 ÍSAFJÖRÐUR

Af­ter be­ing floored by the sheer beauty of the Western fjords, dock at the port of Ísafjörður, then visit the is­land of Vigur: home to flocks of puffins, ei­der ducks and Arc­tic terns (plus five hu­mans).

4 SKJÁLFANDI BAY

Board a lo­cal boat and ex­plore Skjálfandi Bay, home to more than 15 species of whale. From the colos­sal blue whale, cu­ri­ous minke whales and revered hump­back whales to white-beaked dol­phins and nu­mer­ous bird species, there’s an ar­ray of awe-in­spir­ing wildlife.

5VATNAJÖKULL GLACIER

Travel in­land by coach to Europe’s largest glacier, then per­haps take up one of the op­tional ex­cur­sions on of­fer such an in­for­ma­tive ex­cur­sion or 4WD ride to tra­verse the glacier up close.

CLOCK­WISE (from bot­tom): Western fjords; Snæfellsjökull Na­tional Park;Ocean Di­a­mond; Lá­tra­b­jarg cliffs; Vat­na­jökull glacier; At­lantic puffins.

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