2 independent reviews for Iceland cruise, Circumnavigation

Reviews for Iceland cruise, Circumnavigation

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review 24 Jun 2017

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

The geology, birdlife and culture of Iceland

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Expect the weather to be cool or cold even in June and be prepared for rain Do some pre-reading about Iceland before going

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

In terms of the ship using local food producers and local guides, and time to go to museums not included in the itinerary. However on board I felt more could have been done to encourage re-cycling and the constant supply of clean towels and bedlinen I thought was probably unnecessary. Bottled water was supplied for packed lunches but I wondered if just taking a personal water bottle and using the excellent fresh water on board would have been a "greener" option.

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

It was very good and pretty much what I expected and hoped for.

review 28 Jun 2016

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your holiday?

See the midnight sun. The quality of that light! Seeing the sun going from W to N and to East above the horizon

2. What tips would you give other travellers booking this holiday?

Check well your excursions on shore before reserving. Plan well ahead cause cabins in the 3rd and 4th floor sell quickly!

3. Did you feel that your holiday benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?

Yes and no. Yes, cause the water use was low in the toilets (vacuumed). Yes because at every stop there is a chance to eat on the place and buy stuff or visit attractions. I would reduce the carton use in the lunch boxes and encourage people to reuse those nasty plastic water bottles (we used only a pair in the whole trip).

4. Finally, how would you rate your holiday overall?

I loved it, I rested, I got excellent service. Only criticism: the cost of shore excursions. Quality/price of the horse (too short for good riders) and superjeep tour that was not adventurous at all.

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