Island, Top of the World Explorer ex Southampton to New York

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16 Night Cruise sailing from Southampton to New York aboard Island Princess.

16 Night Cruise sailing from Southampton to New York aboard Island Princess.

Island Princess is your own private retreat on the sea. Whether you crave relaxation or exhilaration, you'll find the soothing Lotus Spa®, live entertainment, gourmet cuisine, casino gaming and more. And for a special treat, try the Bayou Café and Steakhouse, which features New Orleans-inspired Cajun and Creole cuisine.

Highlights of this cruise:

Southampton (London), England
The south of England boasts a dramatic coastline that encloses some of the most beautiful countryside in Britain. The landscape of hills and heaths, downs and forests, valleys and dales, is without rival. Southampton serves as your gateway to the countryside - and to a wide variety of historic sites, national landmarks and charming. And of course, London is a two-hour drive by modern highway.

The United Kingdom's premier passenger ship port, Southampton was home for many years to the great transatlantic liners of yesteryear.

Reykjavik
Iceland is a land of volcanoes and glaciers, lava fields and green pastures, boiling thermal springs and ice-cold rivers teeming with salmon. This unspoiled demi-paradise is also home to a very old and sophisticated culture. The northernmost capital in the world, Reykjavik was founded in 874 when Ingolfur Arnarson threw wood pillars into the sea, vowing to settle where the pillars washed ashore. Today, Iceland is an international center of commerce and home to one of the most technologically sophisticated societies in the world.

Reykjavik is the gateway to Iceland's natural wonders, which range from ice fields to thermal pools. The island is in a continual process of transformation much like its society, which blends Nordic tradition with sophisticated technology.

Qaqortoq

If you're a seasoned traveler with a taste for destinations untrammeled by modern tourism, Qaqortoq is the ultimate port of call. Qaqortoq means "White Palace" in Greenlandic, and this small town of about 3,400 is the cultural and commercial center of Southern Greenland. Inuit and then Europeans were drawn to the site over 200 years ago, they were lured by the wealth of marine mammals that thrive in the offshore waters during summer.

The climate is, at best, highly unpredictable. Summer temperatures normally compare to summer temperatures in Northern Europe, but weather is variable even in summer. In winter, Qaqortoq is frequently isolated by winter sea ice and accessible only by airplane or helicopter. The harsh landscape and harsher climate have helped preserve traditional Greenlandic culture - the centuries-old Inuit skills of hunting, kayaking, and fishing are still revered in this unique place.

Organized shore excursions are not available, but the town is easy to explore on your own. The ship's launches drop you off at the pier, providing you with the opportunity to stroll the streets, visit the small local museum, talk to the local residents, buy a souvenir stamp at the Post Office and perhaps purchase an Inuit handicraft as a remembrance of your visit to one of the unique communities on the planet.

Halifax
The capital of Nova Scotia and the largest city in Canada's Atlantic Provinces, Halifax was once Great Britain's major military bastion in North America. The beautifully restored waterfront buildings of Halifax's Historic Properties recall the city's centuries-old maritime heritage. Stroll the waterfront, and you may find Nova Scotia's floating ambassador, the schooner Bluenose II, tied up to Privateer's Wharf, just as old sailing ships have done for over 200 years. Halifax is also the gateway to Nova Scotia's stunning scenery, including famous Peggy's Cove, where surf-pounded granite cliffs and a solitary lighthouse create an unsurpassed scene of rugged natural beauty.

New York
A leading global city, New York exerts a powerful influence over worldwide commerce, finance, culture and fashion, and entertainment. The city consists of five boroughs and an intricate patchwork of neighborhoods. Some of these include Lower Manhattan and the New York Stock Exchange, Battery Park and South Street Seaport, Chinatown, trendy SoHo and Greenwich Village, along with Little Italy, the flat Iron District and Gramercy Park. Famous Central Park covers 843 acres of paths, ponds, lakes and green space within the asphalt jungle. Many districts and landmarks have become well-known to outsiders. Nearly 170 languages are spoken in the city and over 35% of its population was born outside the United States.

Pricing (per person)

  • All (20)
Quad Triple Twin Single

IE - Inside Cabin

AU$ 2,248 AU$ 2,858 AU$ 4,079 AU$ 8,158

IF - Inside Cabin

AU$ 2,248 AU$ 2,858 AU$ 4,079 AU$ 8,158

ID - Inside cabin

AU$ 2,268 AU$ 2,885 AU$ 4,119 AU$ 8,238

IC - Inside Cabin

AU$ 2,288 AU$ 2,911 AU$ 4,159 AU$ 8,318

IB - Inside Cabin

AU$ 2,308 AU$ 2,938 AU$ 4,199 AU$ 8,398

IA - Inside Cabin

AU$ 2,328 AU$ 2,965 AU$ 4,239 AU$ 8,478

OW - Obstructed Oceanview Cabin

AU$ 2,403 AU$ 3,065 AU$ 4,389 AU$ 8,778

OE - Oceanview Cabin

AU$ 2,728 AU$ 3,499 AU$ 5,040 AU$ 10,080

OC - Oceanview Stateroom

AU$ 2,778 AU$ 3,565 AU$ 5,140 AU$ 10,280

OB - Oceanview Cabin

AU$ 2,803 AU$ 3,599 AU$ 5,190 AU$ 10,380

O6 - Outside

Request Request AU$ 5,240 AU$ 10,480

BF - Oceanview with Balcony

Request Request AU$ 5,439 AU$ 10,878

BE - Oceanview with Balcony

AU$ 3,059 AU$ 3,879 AU$ 5,519 AU$ 11,038

BD - Oceanview with Balcony

Request Request AU$ 5,599 AU$ 11,198

BC - Oceanview with Balcony

AU$ 3,139 AU$ 3,986 AU$ 5,679 AU$ 11,358

MY - Mini Suite with Picture Window

Request AU$ 4,092 AU$ 5,839 AU$ 11,678

BA - Oceanview with Balcony

Request Request AU$ 5,839 AU$ 11,678

B2 - Premium Balcony Cabin

AU$ 3,299 AU$ 4,199 AU$ 5,999 AU$ 11,998

ME - Mini Suite With Balcony

AU$ 3,594 AU$ 4,592 AU$ 6,589 AU$ 13,178

MD - Mini Suite with Balcony

AU$ 3,659 AU$ 4,679 AU$ 6,719 AU$ 13,438

Please note, while prices and inclusions are accurate at time of loading they are subject to change due to changes in cruise line policies and pricing and due to currency fluctuations. Currency surcharges may apply. Please check details of price and inclusions at time of booking.

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