Iceland cruise-ship season under way

108,000 cruise-ship passengers are expected in Iceland this season.

108,000 cruise-ship passengers are expected in Iceland this season. Photo: Iceland Monitor

The Magellan cruise ship arrived in Reykjavik yesterday morning, marking the official start of Iceland’s cruise season.

The ship has a capacity of 1,425 passengers and 650 crew. It is expected to depart from Iceland around midday today.

The next cruise arrivals are the Albatros and the Celebrity Eclipse – both on May 17.

There are 113 scheduled cruise-ship arrivals in Iceland this summer, bring a total of some 108,000 passengers.

The Magellan was in Reykjavik in March this year.

The Magellan was in Reykjavik in March this year. Photo: Iceland Monitor/Eggert Jóhannesson

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