Arctic Circle Crossing Ceremony

Celebrate your entry into the Arctic Circle with a special ceremony on Grimsey Island.

Included in your cruise
  • See the moveable artwork Orbis et Globus, positioned on the Arctic Circle
  • Enjoy an informal and fun Arctic Circle crossing ceremony with the Expedition Team
  • Scout for seabirds like puffins and Arctic Terns as they nest on the cliffs nearby
  • Explore the island on foot and enjoy a picturesque hike
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Moderate - some mobility needed

  • Duration

    1-2h

  • Max. passengers

    500

  • Booking code

    INCL-GRY1

  • Notices

    Guests should wear comfortable walking shoes and dress according to weather.

The Arctic Circle crosses Iceland at the northernmost point on Grimsey island. Enjoy a fun ceremony with the Expedition Team and take a walk at your own discretion towards the Orbis et Globus artwork that symbolises the Circle. Local guides are stationed along the way and you can learn more about the area. You will also have plenty of photo opportunities of the magnificent scenery, and wildlife like puffins, arctic terns, golden plovers and many more bird species, as many of them are nesting on the cliffs or right next to your footpath.
 
Please note: The walking distance to the monument and back is approx. 7,5km on uneven and rocky ground.

Practical Information:

  • Language: English.
  • Remarks: Guests should wear comfortable walking shoes and dress according to weather.
  • Nature walk, rocky and uneven surfaces
  • Wheelchair accessible: No.