Home » Rembrandt Van Rijn: North Iceland – Aurora Borealis
Take a visit towards the island of Grimsey where we will await the spectacular appearance of the Aurora Borealis. Four days on the comfortable Rembrandt van Rijn will showcase the best of humpback whales, minke whales, white-beaked dolphins and many more species.
Duration: 4 Days
Embarkation in Akureyri at 4pm. The ship will leave port in the early evening and will sail north towards the island of Grimsey. Late night arrival and anchor outside town. At night we might see Aurora borealis (Northern Lights).
Depending on weather conditions we will attempt a zodiac landing on the island of Grimsey in the morning. We will take a guided walk across the Arctic Circle. There is a sign on the island which marks the coordinate 66,34 degree North. The Arctic Circle is the most northerly of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth. After lunch back on the ship , we depart towards the small town of Husavik. While sailing across Skjafandi Bay we hope to see whales. In the evening we arrive near Husavik and the ship will anchor outside town.
We will spend the morning in town of Husavik with free time ashore and the possibility to visit the whale museum. Lunch will be served on-board. In the afternoon the ship will sail across Skjafandi Bay with good chances to witness Humpback whales, Minke whales, White-beaked dolphins and Harbour porpoise. We spend the night at sea , and arrive in Akureyri in the early morning hours.
Disembark in Akureyri after breakfast at 9.00 am.
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One porthole window, one upper/lower berth, one lower berth, private shower and toilet, and ample storage space.
One upper/lower berth, private shower and toilet, and ample storage space.
One porthole window, one upper/lower berth, private shower and toilet, and ample storage space.