Zodiac Cruising in Antarctica

Ragnar Hauksson

Lecturer

Ragnar Hauksson

Ragnar is a native of Iceland and, for the past 30 years, has been a tourist guide in his homeland, leading groups of various kinds and sizes to almost every corner of the country. He has also taken part in a number of voyages on expedition cruise ships in the North Atlantic over the past 20 years. Ragnar’s lectures weave the everyday life of Icelanders together with the folk tales, fairy tales, and sagas that have influenced modern-day Icelandic life. Fluent in five languages and a skilled translator of books, Ragnar enhances our journey with a deep knowledge of his fascinating country.

 

Ragnar's Upcoming Expeditions

  • Gros Morne National Park, Canada

    Path of the Vikings: Reykjavik to Quebec

    August 27September 12, 2019

    Cruise along chiseled fjords packed with icebergs for up-close views of glittering glaciers on our brand-new expedition that explores the Arctic region of Iceland, Greenland, and Canada. You'll search for beluga whales, and seabirds such as razorbills, guillemots, and kittiwakes, and enjoy a hike through Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  • Circumnavigation of Iceland

    Circumnavigation of Iceland

    June 10June 22, 2020

    Iceland—a land of hot springs, glaciers, lava fields, and waterfalls—is a nature lover’s paradise. Explore the country’s fabled Golden Circle—Thingvellir National Park, Gullfoss Waterfall, and the Geysir Center—and look for a variety of breeding seabirds, including kittiwakes, guillemots, and puffins.