Jarlshof in Shetland is a multi period archaeological site which has been occupied for 5000 years

Mini-Cruise Orkney and Shetland

Scrabster – Stromness; Kirkwall – Lerwick – Aberdeen

Our most popular ferry cruise – add 2 nights, add 2 islands

Departing Tuesday, Thursday (please note that availability on Friday return southbound sailings between 7 June – 9 August is strictly limited), Saturday, Sunday

Complete Package Includes:

All accommodation on board in our low-berth en-suite cabins.

The Italian Chapel, OrkneyDay One – Touring Orkney

0845 – Monday – Friday, Saturday between 14 June – 17 August

1200 – Saturday excluding 14 June – 17 August

1315 – Monday – Friday, Saturday between 14 June – 17 August
Tuesday from 6 May – 7 October
Depart from Scrabster, Thurso on the MV Hamnavoe, where the Hawkfall Lounge is available exclusively for the Travel Trade for the 90 minute sailing past Britain’s highest vertical cliffs and the
Old Man of Hoy

1445 – Arrive in Stromness (only applicable to the 1315 departure) meet your local guide, visit World Heritage sites of Skara Brae, Stones of Stenness, Ring of Brodgar, plus Skaill House,
Churchill Barriers, Italian Chapel, Scapa Flow

Scapa Flow, Orkney2030 – Three-course evening meal in local restaurant

2230 – Depart for NorthLink Terminal, Hatston, Kirkwall

2300* – Board MV Hrossey or MV Hjaltland. Settle into comfortable en-suite low-berth cabins for 2 nights

Include a visit to Highland Park – Britain’s most Northerly whisky distillery. Contact us for full details and prices.

Day Two – Touring Shetland

Scalloway Castle, Shetland0730 – 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 – (1900 on Sundays) Depart on the MV Hrossey or MV Hjaltland
Dinner on board and overnight sailing

Day Three – Aberdeen

0700 – Arrive in Aberdeen; breakfast on board

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:Shetland Museum and Archives in Lerwick

  • NorthLink cruise ferry crossings for coach and guests:
    Scrabster – Stromness; Kirkwall – Lerwick – Aberdeen
  • 2 nights in en-suite twin cabins
  • 2 breakfasts and 1 dinner on board
  • Qualified Orkney Guide for an afternoon and evening tour of Orkney and itinerary planning
  • Evening visit with tea/coffee on Orkney
  • 3 course dinner with tea/coffee on Orkney
  • Qualified Shetland Guide for a full day tour of Shetland and itinerary planning
  • All service bookings


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