These rare trips provide bucket list experiences for those of you who want to swap the day to day grind with a truly special nautical adventure. From sailing to remote music festivals in the wild Norwegian fjords to celebrating Christmas on a tall ship voyage, these hand-picked trips will leave you with inspiring memories that will last a lifetime.
Challenge yourself by joining an exclusive expedition to the world’s most northerly volcanic island, Jan Mayen. Voyage to the infamous Rockall and set foot on one of the most challenging places in the world to get ashore. Explore the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean from the unique vantage point of an inclusive tall ship, or join like-minded adventurers from all over the world on a voyage through the incredible seascapes of Norway to the Træna Music Festival.
From exhilarating sails to relaxing bonfires on the beach, this diverse selection of trips provide the perfect opportunity to do something you have only dreamed about doing. Hike, climb, fish, kayak, paddle, swim, or cosy up on the boat and read a great book. See sights that few others have seen before and witness wildlife in their stunning natural environments. Push yourself to your limits as you sail into your unknown.
Generally, no – beginners are as welcome as experienced sailors on the majority of the trips we list. To be sure, read the description of your trip thoroughly; if particular sailing ability is required, it will be specified there.
Do I need specialist sailing insurance?
Generally yes, but we recommend checking with your current travel insurer. We can also direct you to appropriate insurers who will be able to provide the right cover. Contact us for our recommendations.
How do I get there?
Each trip listing gives advice on how to get to and from your adventure. Usually, any travel to and from the vessel is your responsibility; we’ve teamed up with a global travel operator to make this easier for you. If you are unsure of anything regarding travel, please contact us to help you.
Are Kraken sailing trips suitable for solo travellers?
Generally, YES! Solo travellers may travel alone, but on arrival they become part of the crew. If a trip isn’t suitable for solo travellers you’ll find we will say so on the trip’s listing page.
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