Aberdeen – Lerwick – Kirkwall; Stromness – Scrabster
A relaxed ferry cruise with a full day touring on both Shetland and Orkney
Departing on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday
Land accommodation in Orkney is essential for this tour.
Complete package includes:
1700 – Depart on MV Hrossey or MV Hjaltland from Aberdeen
Dinner on board and overnight in comfortable low-berth en-suite cabins
0730 – Arrival in Lerwick, Shetland, followed by breakfast on board.
0830 – Depart ship for day tour of Shetland with your qualified local guide. Visit the outstanding site of Jarlshof in the south and Scalloway Castle and Museum.
Lunch at leisure in Lerwick
1730 – Depart on MV Hrossey or MV Hjaltland, for Kirkwall, dinner on board.
2300 – Arrive Kirkwall and transfer to your accommodation**
Day Three – Full Day Orkney Tour
0900 – Meet your qualified local guide and visit the World Heritage sites of Skara Brae, Stones of Stenness, Ring of Brodgar, plus Skaill House, Churchill Barriers, Italian Chapel, Scapa Flow
Lunch at leisure in Kirkwall and tour of St. Magnus Cathedral
1730 – Return to your hotel, evening meal and overnight
0630 – Monday – Saturday between 1 June – 31 August
0900 – Saturday excluding 14 June – 17 August
1100 – Monday – Saturday between 1 June – 31 August
1645 – Daily
Depart from Stromness on the MV Hamnavoe for the 90 minute sailing past Britain’s highest vertical cliffs and the Old Man of Hoy.
The touring itinerary may be subject to change for April and October departures. For customers requiring longer stays in Orkney and/or Shetland, all return journeys can be made (subject to availability) to your own request.
Price per person includes:
- NorthLink cruise ferry crossings for coach and guests: Aberdeen – Lerwick – Kirkwall – Stromness – Scrabster
- 1 night in en-suite twin cabins
- 2 dinners and 1 breakfast on board
- Qualified Shetland Guide for a full day tour of the island and itinerary planning
- Qualified Orkney Guide for a full day tour of the island and itinerary planning
- All service bookings
** Not included