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Blue Lagoon Godafoss, ‘Waterfall of the Gods’, or Lake Mývatn; encounter whales in their natural environment; or visit the famous Laufás turf houses for a superb photo opportunity. «RECOMMENDED EXPERIENCE Admire some of nature’s most magnificent creatures in their natural habitat on a whalewatching tour from Akureyri – a wildlife experience not to be missed. Cruising by Hrísey The peaceful island of Hrísey lies in the middle of the Eyjafjörður, off the north coast of Iceland, and is only inhabited by approximately 200 people. Keep an eye out as you cruise past; around 40 bird species nest here, particularly ptarmigans and Arctic terns. Scenic Cruising, Iceland Enjoy breathtaking scenic cruising in Iceland. Marvel at the sharp, tooth-like pinnacles of Drangaskörð. Sail through Eyjafjörður, the country’s longest fjord. Cruise the Godafoss Waterfall Borgarfjörður eystri, believed to be the residence of Iceland’s Elf Queen. Look out for whales in Skjálfandi Bay. And cross the Arctic Circle to cruise past Grímsey, the northernmost inhabited Icelandic territory. All this can be enjoyed from the comfort of your ship. Cruising Seyðisfjörður Bask in mystic remoteness as you follow the twisting Seyðisfjörður towards the town of the same name. You’ll glide gently through the calm waters, before the sound of thundering waterfalls takes hold. This display of nature is formed by the river Fjarðará as it cascades down to a lagoon at the head of the fjord. Seyðisfjörður, Iceland Pretty Seyðisfjörður is one of Iceland’s most difficult towns to reach, making a visit even more special and one of the advantages of cruising the Icelandic coast. Snow-capped peaks and plunging waterfalls surround a Seyðisfjörður friendly hub brimming with artistic and aesthetic delights, including multi-coloured wooden houses, galleries, handicraft shops and the striking Blue Church. Tours are available to Lagarfljót Lake, the purported location of the mysterious ‘Worm Monster’. Cruising Dalatangi, Akurfell & Tóarfjall Ensure your camera is to hand as you pass Dalatangi, Akurfell and Tóarfjall, three pyramid-esque mountain peaks on the eastern coast of Iceland. Cruising by Nípukollur Sail smoothly past the epic Nípukollur peak, rising a mighty 1,958 feet into the sky. Cruising Norðfjaðarhorn & Gerpir Enjoy a unique scenic cruising experience as you pass the rugged, protruding Norðfjaðarhorn peak and Gerpir, the easternmost tip of Iceland. This is serenity at its finest. Arctic, Iceland, Greenland & Norway Authentic View destination and ship videos at www.cruisewithfred.tv 219


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