British Isles & Arctic Circle Explorer
30 Jun - 4 Aug
35 Nights
25 Ports
Holland America Line

British Isles & Arctic Circle Explorer

30 June - 4 August 2018
Call us for prices - you'll never pay more than the price advertised by the cruise line


35 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)


25 Ports

30 June

Setting sail from Amsterdam

Amsterdam is one of our very favourite cities to visit, as well as also being a perfect base to explore the nearby landscape of windmills and dikes. The Amsterdam canal belt is now officially recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and from them there are so many neighbourhoods to explore, such as the Jordaan with its higgledy-piggledy streets and its famed garden courtyards (hofjes). There are also a wealth of famous museums and galleries to choose from, such as the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House, not to mention some more, shall we say, quirky options.

Our tip

Explore by water, or by bicycle to get a feel for the city – a hop on hop off canal boat, or rented bike or pedalo will do the trick.

1 July

At sea

2 July

United Kingdom: Rosyth (Edinburgh)

3 July

United Kingdom: Invergordon

4 July

United Kingdom: Kirkwall (Orkney Islands)

5 July

United Kingdom: Portree (Isle of Skye)

6 July

United Kingdom: Oban

7 July

At sea

8 July

United Kingdom: Liverpool

9 July

Ireland: Dublin

10 July

United Kingdom: Holyhead

11-13 July

United Kingdom: Milford Haven, Plymouth, Portland

14 July

Guernsey: St Peter Port

15 July

At sea

16 July

Netherlands: Amsterdam

17 July

At sea

18 July

Norway: Ålesund

19-20 July

At sea

21 July

Norway: Longyearbyen

22 July

At sea

23 July

Norway: Ny Ålesund

24 July

At sea

25 July

Norway: Jan Mayen

26 July

Iceland: Akureyri

27 July

Iceland: Ísafjörður

28 July

At sea

29-30 July

Iceland: Reykjavik

31 July

Iceland: Heimaey

1 August

Iceland: Seyðisfjörður

2 August

At sea

3-4 August

United Kingdom: Rosyth (Edinburgh)

5 August

Arriving in Amsterdam

Don't miss

The quaint cobbled streets that straddle Amsterdam’s grandest canals, known as De Negen Straatjes, are awash with history and contain some of the most unique shops in the city.

The Ship

Your home from home

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The Prinsendam is a one-off – a very special ship which has been captivating its guests (for those with long memories, this ship was formerly Seabourn Sun) for many years. As Prinsendam, it is the most intimate Holland America Lines ship.

What we love

Prinsendam's wide-ranging itineraries, and manoeuvrable size, make her the perfect choice for the more adventurous traveller, and the lovely artwork featured around this classic ship makes travelling on her all the more special.

Capacity 835 Guests
Crew 470 International Staff

The intimate elegance of Prinsendam makes her quite distinctive. Her clients are inquisitive and well travelled, and the high levels of loyalty she commands makes for a very friendly and club-like atmosphere.

Year Built 1988
Last Refurbished 2010
Tonnage 37,983 grt
Length 669 feet
Breadth 106 feet
Cruising Speed 22 knots
More about MS Prinsendam

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
The Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam

Two nights in Amsterdam

There is a fantastic range of canal front hotels to choose from, but we love the new Waldorf Astoria.

Zaanse Schans windmills, Zaandam

Around Amsterdam

Visit windmills in Zaanse Schans, the flowers at Keukenhof, or the cheese market in Alkmaar.


British Isles & Arctic Circle Explorer

30 June - 4 August 2018
Call us for prices - you'll never pay more than the price advertised by the cruise line


35 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)


25 Ports


MS Prinsendam of Holland America Line

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Why Mundy?

Who we are

Founded in 1970, we have sold more luxury cruises for more years than anyone else in the UK.
Edwina Lonsdale
Matthew Lonsdale
Sharon Trigg
Hayley Meades
Susan Dogan, Cruise Consultant at Mundy Cruising
Alex Loizou

Mundy Cruising was the very first cruise specialist in the UK. We have been making the best cruise holidays even better since 1970.

How? Simply by offering our clients more expertise, more personal service, more unique ideas, more fascinating add-ons, more fabulous freebies and finally (and vitally) more peace of mind.

We're happy to do all of that on the telephone. But, if you prefer to chat face to face, why not visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street - we'd be delighted to see you.

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