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Explore Scotland and Ireland on Bright Horizons 32 educational cruise conference aboard Holland America Line's Zuiderdam



Connect with the peoples and places of the British Isles and bask in the region’s luminous seascapes, green grass and golden hills on Bright Horizons 32. Travel roundtrip Copenhagen to England, Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Scotland with scientific experts and science buffs on HAL’s Zuiderdam July 30 – August 11, 2017.

Join Scientific American in an adventure in lifelong learning. Deepen your knowledge of the histories and cultures of a region of clans and castles. Venture into cities where scientists and entrepreneurs have been propelling discoveries, applied technologies, and economies since the Industrial Revolution.

While at sea get state of the art astronomy, physics, and forensic science and enjoy great discussions and engaging dinner table conversation.

Experience the smell of rain on Scottish pines, the speed of Irish wit, the glow of Liverpool’s civic pride and the freshness of Belfast’s cuisine. Hike with a friend and linger in landscapes that foster reflection. Gather new food for thought and absorb scientific progress with the experts. Let us take care of the details so you can unwind. Please join us!


Cruise prices vary from $1,819 for an Interior Stateroom to $5,179 for a Neptune Suite, per person (pp) based on double occupancy. For those attending our SEMINARS, there is a $1,575 fee. For detailed info and pictures of our ship, please visit the CABIN & SHIP INFO tab. For the cruise itinerary please review our SCHEDULE and/or MAP. Add’l pp fees: gov’t taxes and fees ($222), Non-refundable Booking Service Fee ($150), cruiseline gratuities ($13.50 per day), and Tour Leader gratuities ($120). All prices and fees are detailed on the PRICING & TERMS tab. Use our PRICING CALCULATOR for a quick price quote.

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