Expedition Cruise

Scotland Slowly

  • June 21 to July 1, 2019

    Save 15% until April 15, 2019

    Applies to berth cost only, per person based on double occupancy.

From $5,495 to $15,095 USD

Single Supplement: Available

Flights: Not available

Eilean Donan Castle Loch Duich Western Highlands

Overview

Scotland, like good whisky, is best savoured slowly. Nature and culture thrive on the isles. Hear music and stories. Revel in wildlife. Absorb the scenery. Immerse yourself in history.

Visit Glasgow, the Western Isles, Orkney, the Shetland Islands, and Aberdeen. Learn from Scottish experts as we go.

Search for whales and seabirds by Zodiac. Get a glimpse of island life. Raise a dram at world-famous distilleries. Wander among Neolithic ruins. Savour Scotland, slowly!

Scotland Slowly Map For 2019

Highlights

  • It’s all about the islands

    The Shetlands, the Orkneys, and the Hebrides offer a glimpse of Scottish island life, where crofters and fisherfolk live close to the sea.

    • Travel in comfort aboard the Ocean Endeavour to Scotland’s farthest-flung islands
    • Make landings by Zodiac in places otherwise inaccessible to visitors
    Stromness Orkney
  • History and archaeology—everywhere!

    History buffs will wander wide-eyed in Scotland. From Neolithic villages to medieval castles, Scotland is a living testament to a rich and layered history

    • Visit archeological ruins including standing stones, brochs, ancient complexes, and castles
    • English, Scots, Norse, Pictish, and Neolithic cultures all made their mark in Scotland
    Callanish Stones Isle Of Lewis
  • Astounding sea life

    Scotland’s rocky coastlines attract millions of seabirds, including puffins—and the rich waters of the North Atlantic and North Sea are favoured by numerous species of whales.

    • Spring conditions are excellent for viewing seabirds and spotting marine mammals
    Atlantic Puffin Fair Isle
  • Fine Scotch straight from the source

    Small distilleries are famed the world over as some of Scotland’s most enduring attractions. Among the islands, where fresh water and characteristic peat and found in plenty, numerous Scotch distillers ply their unique trade. Visit distilleries dating to the 1700s, and sample their glorious fare!

    Jura Distillers

Expedition Team, Experts, and Guides

Travellers’ Testimonials

  • “The onboard team was outstanding! Definitely one of the best trips I've ever taken! I loved everything about this trip; the scenery was unbelievably beautiful, the people were friendly, and the staff were wonderful!”

    Candice Cooper

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  • “I was travelling alone, so I really appreciated how warm and welcoming everyone was. There was an impressive group of experts on board, and their enthusiasm was contagious.”

    Alma Beard

    Greenland and Wild Labrador

  • “I came home feeling like I had a college education! So much knowledge presented in a fun and easily understandable way.”

    Amy Powers

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Dates, Rates and Bookings

  • Scotland Slowly

    June 21 to July 1, 2019

    Save 15% until April 15, 2019

    Applies to berth cost only, per person based on double occupancy.

    From $5,495 $4,670 to
    $15,095 $12,830 USD

    Single Supplement: No single supplement on a limited quantity of cabins in categories 3 to 7!

    Once these cabins are sold, the single supplement fee is 1.5 times the berth cost.

    Starts: Glasgow, Scotland

    Ends: Aberdeen, Scotland

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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