Expedition Cruise

Ireland Circumnavigation

  • June 9 to June 20, 2019

From $5,995 to $15,595 USD

Single Supplement: Available

Flights: Not available

Cliffs Of Moher

Overview

Friendly folks, rolling countryside, charming villages, and rugged seascapes. The Emerald Isle is a treasure best discovered from a ship!

Visit quaint villages, harbour towns, and modern cities. Meet the people, hear the stories—and tap your toes to the music!

Cruise rugged coastlines aboard our fleet of Zodiacs. Find abundant seabirds, and keep your eyes peeled for whales. Ireland is a photographer’s paradise, a traveller’s dream; we will show you it all—by sea.

Map Ireland Circumnavigation

Highlights

  • Best seen by sea!

    Appreciate Ireland’s maritime heritage first-hand, visiting diverse communities whose history is bound to the sea.

    Fishing and shipping have always been central to Ireland’s unique culture and way of life.

    • Every Irish port has a story and a history all its own
    • Visiting by ship allows you to appreciate Ireland’s special relationship to the sea
    • Between communities, awe-inspiring scenery awaits you in coastal rural Ireland
    Dingle Ireland 1
  • Scenic and inspiring

    Ireland’s scenic coastlines are beautiful and inspiring. From bird cliffs of staggering height to unique geological formations, the rugged seascape of Ireland is amazing by sea.

    A circumnavigation offers the opportunity to travel the lesser-known coast of Ulster (Northern Ireland)—including the world famous Giant’s Causeway basaltic columns!

    Sunset At Giants Causeway
  • A paradise for birds and whales

    Did you know that Ireland is a hot spot for birds, especially seabirds, and marine mammals? Ragged cliffs, isolated islands, and scenic coves are nesting and feeding grounds for millions of birds. And whales and seals are found in the nearby waters.

    • Spring conditions are excellent for viewing seabirds and spotting marine mammals in the rich North Atlantic waters.
    Gannet
  • Local character

    Every location in Ireland is unique, from Dublin to Cork to Belfast. At each stop, a special insight into Irish history awaits.

    • Visit castles and historic sites, including the Blarney Stone
    • Learn about Irish history, language, and culture around the island
    • Find handicrafts and artisanal items unique to every stop
    Castle In Clifden Ireland

Dates, Rates and Bookings

Ship

Ocean Endeavour Scotland

The Ocean Endeavour

Outfitted with twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, multiple lounges, and a top-deck observation room, she is purpose-built for passenger experiences in remote environments. The Ocean Endeavour boasts a 1B ice class, enabling her to explore throughout the Arctic summer.

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