Experience the idyllic serenity of the French Riviera and cruise along the picturesque Spanish and Portuguese coasts. Cross the English Channel with the stop at the ancient harbor fortress of Guernsey.

Our expert Expedition Team, including naturalists, ecologists and historians, is on hand to feed inquisitive minds along the way.

Please Note: prices in AUD$ are available, please contact us for more details.

Highlights


• Visit Europe's most dazzling ports, many of which are only accessible by small ship

• Take an excursion to Albufera Natural Park with the choice of a paella demonstration or a bird-watching tour

• Take a private tour of an 18th-century bullring at the famous Plaza de la Maestranza

• Enjoy an exclusive private visit to the Flamenco Museum followed by a fiery flamenco show

• Freedom of Choice Touring in Portimao, Lisbon, A Coruna, Le Verdon, Saint Malo and Guernsey

• Expert guest speakers enhance your onboard experience brining specialist knowledge of the region's culture and history

Arrive in the city of Barcelona and be transferred to your small ship. Enjoy Welcome Drinks and Dinner.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE Explore Albufera Natural Park by canoe, then learn to cook the classic Valencian dish, paella. Alternatively go bird-watching through the park. EVENING DEPARTURE/OVERNIGHT
Sail into Cartagena and visit the magnificent Roman Theatre Museum. Discover this historic port city with help from your knowledgeable Expedition Team then spend the rest of the day at leisure.
Today, embark on a full-day tour to Granada, located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. See the world-renowned 9th-century palace and fortress complex, Alhambra. After a tapas lunch, explore the palace of the Generalife, before re-boarding your ship in Motril.
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE At Plaza de la Maestranza and Museum, enjoy an exclusive tour before a private visit to the Flamenco Museum followed by a fiery flamenco show. EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT From Cadiz, enjoy a full day to explore Seville. Your tour includes visit to the Reales Alcazares, and the Christian Cathedral.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE Perhaps enjoy a guided tour of Portimao, including the Old Town and Museum. Alternatively take a 4WD tour through the mountains to the Algarve, including a visit to a local firewater distillery.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE Perhaps board Lisbon’s colourful and iconic tramcars for a ride through the city’s old quarters, sampling pastries and port wine along the way. Or savour the flavours of Lisbon on a guided market tour, sampling treats selected by acclaimed chef Marlene Vieira. Alternatively, take a guided tour to historic Alfama.
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Visit a Portuguese estate, to enjoy a wine tasting before a traditional lunch with a local family. Head to the spectacular wine country of the Douro Valley. Along the way, stop at Amarante, a small town with charming 16th-century houses.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE Perhaps discover A Coruna’s food scene with a tour from pier to local markets, savouring local tapas with fine regional wines. Those feeling more active might like to set off on a bicycle tour, passing by San Anton Castle and the Tower of Hercules.
Today you will dock in Bilbao, where you will enjoy a tour of this fascinating city with its industrial roots. Afterwards, visit the Guggenheim Museum, taking in its unique blend of art and architecture.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE Travel to World Heritage-listed Bordeaux and enjoy a splendid panoramic tour, followed by a guided walk through Old Bordeaux, including the Place de la Bourse. Alternatively, head to the wine-growing region of Medoc visiting Château Lanessan estate for a wine tasting. EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT
Travel to Locronan, one of the most picturesque medieval villages in France. Traces of its golden age are to be found in its houses built during the Renaissance period. See the 15th-century church and learn about Saint Ronan.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE During a walking tour, take in Guernsey’s highlights including Castle Cornet, an ancient harbour fortress. Alternatively, visit the German Occupation Museum and see exhibits including a life-size street, bunker rooms and armoury. EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT
FREEDOM OF CHOICE Journey to the island of Mont Saint-Michel for a walk up the steep path to the abbey or visit a Cancale oyster farm for a tasting. Perhaps discover Saint Malo’s colourful history on a tour of the old city, including a cider and biscuit tasting.
Disembark your ship in Portsmouth, then be transferred to Heathrow airport.
Itineraries are subject to change.

Standard Suite Forward

$ 17895 NZD pp
Standard Suite Forward
Suites measure approximately 22.7m2. Suites feature multiple portholes.

Standard Suite

$ 18345 NZD pp
Standard Suite
Suites measure approximately 21m2. Suites feature a large porthole.

Superior Suite

$ 20145 NZD pp
Superior Suite
Suites measure approximately 22 m2. Suites feature a large window.

Premium Suite

$ 21245 NZD pp
Premium Suite
Suites measure approximately 20.9m2-22m2. Suites feature private balcony.

Corner Suite

$ 22395 NZD pp
Corner Suite
Suites measure approximately 22m2. Suites feature large dual aspect windows.

Deluxe Balcony Suite

$ 23045 NZD pp
Deluxe Balcony Suite
Suites measure approximately 24.9m2. Suites feature a private balcony.

Owners Balcony Suite

$ 23495 NZD pp
Owners Balcony Suite
Suites measure approximately 30m2. Suites feature a large private balcony.

Standard Suite Forward Sole

$ 26295 NZD pp
Standard Suite Forward Sole
Suites measure approximately 22.7m2. Suites feature multiple portholes.

Standard Suite Sole

$ 26995 NZD pp
Standard Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 21m2. Suites feature a large porthole.

Superior Suite Sole

$ 29545 NZD pp
Superior Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 22 m2. Suites feature a large window.

Premium Suite Sole

$ 31195 NZD pp
Premium Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 20.9m2-22m2. Suites feature private balcony.

Corner Suite Sole

$ 32345 NZD pp
Corner Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 22m2. Suites feature large dual aspect windows.

Deluxe Balcony Suite Sole

$ 33345 NZD pp
Deluxe Balcony Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 24.9m2. Suites feature a private balcony.

Owners Balcony Suite Sole

$ 37495 NZD pp
Owners Balcony Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 30m2. Suites feature a large private balcony.

Standard Suite Forward

$ 17895 NZD pp
Standard Suite Forward
Suites measure approximately 22.7m2. Suites feature multiple portholes.

Standard Suite

$ 18340 NZD pp
Standard Suite
Suites measure approximately 21m2. Suites feature a large porthole.

Superior Suite

$ 20140 NZD pp
Superior Suite
Suites measure approximately 22 m2. Suites feature a large window.

Premium Suite

$ 21240 NZD pp
Premium Suite
Suites measure approximately 20.9m2-22m2. Suites feature private balcony.

Deluxe Balcony Suite

$ 23040 NZD pp
Deluxe Balcony Suite
Suites measure approximately 24.9m2. Suites feature a private balcony.

Owners Balcony Suite

$ 23490 NZD pp
Owners Balcony Suite
Suites measure approximately 30m2. Suites feature a large private balcony.

Standard Suite Forward Sole

$ 26295 NZD pp
Standard Suite Forward Sole
Suites measure approximately 22.7m2. Suites feature multiple portholes.

Standard Suite Sole

$ 26990 NZD pp
Standard Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 21m2. Suites feature a large porthole.

Superior Suite Sole

$ 29540 NZD pp
Superior Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 22 m2. Suites feature a large window.

Premium Suite Sole

$ 31190 NZD pp
Premium Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 20.9m2-22m2. Suites feature private balcony.

Deluxe Balcony Suite Sole

$ 33340 NZD pp
Deluxe Balcony Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 24.9m2. Suites feature a private balcony.

Owners Balcony Suite Sole

$ 37485 NZD pp
Owners Balcony Suite Sole
Suites measure approximately 30m2. Suites feature a large private balcony.

Island Sky

Vessel Type:  Luxury Small Ship

Length:  90 metres

Passenger Capacity:  116 

Built / refurbished:  1992 / 2010 / 2017

Sister ship to Hebridean Sky. Island Sky and Hebridean Sky are truly sisters. Built in the same Italian Shipyard, both boast spacious, well-appointed suites, stylish common areas, and redundant core technology that allows them to operate smoothly, even under the most challenging of conditions. Both ships are all-suite, all-inclusive small expedition vessels with touches of elegance throughout. The Island Sky is scheduled for additional upgrades in 2017, including the addition of tinted sliding glass doors to all cabins on the Promenade Deck.

Services:

World-Class Cuisine

Complimentary Wine or Beer with Dinner

Live Entertainment

Complimentary Coffee/Tea station

Voyage Photographer

On-board MD and Facilities

Dedicated Passenger Service Manager

Pre-voyage hotel night

Complimentary Expedition Jacket

Facilities:

Elevator serving all passenger decks

Upgraded WIFI Internet

Library with computers

Panoramic Top Deck Observation Platform

Bar/Lounge with Live Entertainment

Lounge with Audiovisual Facilities

DVD Movie Library

Tinted sliding glass doors in all cabins on the Promenade Deck

World-Class Cuisine:

Great expeditions require great food! Our team of world-class chefs offer breakfast, lunch and dinner menus that change daily. They have boat-loads of creativity, so you are sure to experience a variety of remarkable cuisine throughout your voyage.

Accommodations:

All Suites Feature:

Exterior views

Your choice of queen-sized or two twin-sized beds

Sitting area with sofa and side chair

Flat Screen TV with DVD/CD player

Telephone

Independent temperature controls

Mini-Bar

Marble-appointed bathroom with fine toiletries

Hair dryer

220 square feet or more

Sofa can be converted to bed for third person

Owner's, Penthouse & Veranda Suites:

INCLUDE ALL STANDARD FEATURES PLUS:

En suite Champagne & Chocolates on Arrival

Complimentary mini-bar (beer, wine & soft drinks)

En suite Nespresso machine

Promenade & Deluxe Suites:

INCLUDE ALL STANDARD FEATURES PLUS:

Tinted sliding glass doors, bringing Antarctica into your suite and giving easy access to the outer deck

En suite Champagne & Chocolates on Arrival

Complimentary mini-bar (beer, wine & soft drinks)

En suite Nespresso machine available on request

 

Cabin layout for Island Sky
Island Sky

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