Join Hebridean Island Cruises' (www. hebridean.co.uk/ 01756704700) small luxury cruise ship, Hebridean Princess, and discover the charm of Orkney's Nordic heritage from £5,550 per person (based on two people sharing a castle grade cabin).
The nine-night North to Orkney cruise explores the island's prehistoric sites including Cape Wrath and the Castle and Garden of Mey. Special guest speaker and archaeology expert Dr Coleen Batey will also be onboard to give an insight into the iconic buildings and Orkney's largest chambered tomb, Maes Howe.
North to Orkney departs from Oban and calls at Gairloch, Loch Eriboll, Scrabster, Kirkwall, Stronsay and Papa Westray, Westray and Stromness, Stromness, Helmsdale and Invergordon. Price based on a 27 June 2012 departure.
Alternatively guests on the nine night Home From The North cruise can pay a visit to Orkney's legendary cathedral, St Magnus, which has dominated the Kirkwall skyline for over 875 years. Cruise starts from £3,700 per person (based on two people sharing an inside cabin).
Home From The North departs from Invergordon and calls at Helmsdale, Kirkwall, Skara Brae, Scrabster and Loch Eriboll, Stornoway, Skye, Rum, Glenmore and Oban. Priced based on a 15 July 2012 departure.
Prices include all meals, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, shore excursions and gratuities and all relevant cruise taxes/fees.
For more information and to book visit www.hebridean.co.uk or call 01756 704 704.