Scottish Highlands Post-Voyage Extension
$4,650 per person
From the lively streets of Dublin to the rolling hills of the remote Shetland Islands, encounter vivid histories and stunning scenery on a voyage from Dublin to Edinburgh by way of the Scottish Isles. Discover archaeological sites and wild landscapes steeped in ancient mythology in the Orkney and Shetland Islands. Sail past the Isle of Noss’ 180-meter-high sea cliffs teaming with tens of thousands of seabirds. Tour medieval castles, Viking ruins, and early Christian sites, and encounter colonies of puffins and other seabirds on rugged Rathlin Island.
Peer into the past in the prehistoric homes of Skara Brae in the Orkney Islands and Jarlshof in the Shetland Islands
Ride Zodiacs for a close-up view of the unique geometric basalt columns of Staffa, a tiny island in the Inner Hebrides
Join our naturalists on excursions and aboard the ship to watch for puffins, gannets, fulmars, razorbills, kittiwakes, and more
Venture to the ruins of Dunnottar Castle, set dramatically on an isolated headland on Scotland’s east coast
Travel aboard the state-of-the art National Geographic Resolution, sister ship to National Geographic Endurance, and capture your best photos alongside a National Geographic photographer
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NOTE: For expeditions departing April 2024 onward, Day 1 of our itineraries will no longer reflect “departure from the U.S.” and will reflect “arrival to the city” where your expedition begins. Durations of expeditions will remain unchanged.
From $9,960 per person
(does not include flight)
TRAVELING AS A GROUP
FREE BAR TAB AND CREW TIPS INCLUDED
CELEBRATE LIFE'S MILESTONES
BRINGING THE KIDS
Join National Geographic Photography Expert Macduff Everton on the April 24th, 2023, departure of Exploring Scotland’s Wild Isles: Shetlands, Orkneys & Inner Hebrides
Europe & British Isles, New and Noteworthy
Save 5% when traveling as a group of 8 or more people. Take advantage of these great savings, while enjoying traveling with your friends and family. This savings is applicable to voyage fares only, and is not valid on extensions or airfare. Deposit, final payments, and cancellation policies for group travel vary from our regular policies.
Certain offers may be combinable, up to two savings opportunities, except where noted otherwise. For example, travel with a group of 8 or more on back-to-back expeditions, and take advantage of both savings.
We will cover your bar tab (including alcoholic beverages aboard the ship except certain premium brands of alcohol), and all tips for the crew on all National Geographic Resolution, National Geographic Explorer, National Geographic Endurance, and National Geographic Orion voyages.
Save 10% on any consecutive journeys taken on board one of our expedition ships. This savings is applicable on voyage fares only, and are not valid on extensions or airfare.
Join us and celebrate your great milestones, including birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions, retirements, and more. Beginning in 2023, groups of 8 or more traveling together in celebration receive 5% off and a complimentary group photograph, while the cabin-of-honor receives onboard ship credit, beautiful cake, and more onboard celebrations. Milestone celebration must be communicated at time of booking. Milestone amenity package is one per group, intended for the guest celebrating the Milestone event. Group discount is applicable to cruise portion only, and does not apply towards additional services such as hotels, extensions, airfare, etc. Group cancellation terms also apply. Not combinable with certain offers.
We believe sharing an expedition with your kids or grandkids is a life-enhancing experience. So take $500 off for each child under the age of 18.
$4,650 per person