THE WONDERS OF WESTMAN ISLANDS

THE BEST OF VESTMANNAEYJAR

ABOUT THE TOUR

This tour gives you the opportunity to experience Westman Islands in a fun way, get to know the beautiful nature surrounded by mountains and the ocean. Get to know the volcanic history of the island and a lot more.

Tour schedule

  • 9:45 Departure from Landeyjar with the ferry.
  • 10:30 Meeting point at the harbour where we will meet and you will receive your plan for the day.
  • 11:00 Volcano and puffin tour with Eyjatours local guide
  • 12:30 Sæheimar ( local museum )
  • 13:00 Lunch ( not included )
  • 14:00 Ribsafari speed boat tour( Small islands trip )
  • 15:00 This tour ends at the harbour where we are located and we can guide you to other interesting things to do before you go back to the ferry.
  • Free time to walk around the town centrum.
  • 17:30 Departure from the island back to the mainland.

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TOUR DETAILS

Duration: 8 hours

Time: 9:45 am to 5:30pm

Price: 

  • Adults 21,000 ISK
  • Children under 12 years: 10,000 ISK

ITINERARY

LANDEYJAHÖFN

The ferry Herjólfur sails from Landeyjahöfn that is located on the south coast of Iceland. You can get there in a car or by a bus. The bus goes from Reykjavík in BSI terminal to Landeyjahöfn. It takes about 1.45 min. to drive from Reykajavík. Here is some more information about the bus. For this tour, you have to take the 9.45 ferry from Landeyjahöfn. The sail only takes about 35 min.  If you are in your own car it´s easy to leave it in Landeyjarhöfn and pick it up when you return.

Herjólfur

Meeting point at the harbour

When you arrive in Westman Islands we will meet you and give to you your plan and we will go over it and help you get started.   If there are any questions or something happens we will be there for you to help you.

Eyjatours local guide

The Puffin and Volcano Tour is a very popular tour. It takes you around the island and tells you about our history and locals. Visit unique natural places and visit some puffins. In this tour, you will go to Stórhöfði (the windiest place in Europe) to see our amazing puffin colony. You will go to Herjólfdalur and see the famous elephant rock, drive in the middle of the volcano where the eruption started. They provide an excellent, local and personal service and only use minibus on the tour.

Eyjatours

SÆHEIMAR

The “Fish and Natural History Museum of Vestmannaeyjar” was opened in 1964 and is the oldest museum of its kind in the country. It is also a bird shelter for injured birds, and help them to get better and then release them back to nature. There is also the most famous puffin Tóti and his friends that live there. You will end the puffin and volcano tour there.

LUNCH

At 13.00 you have time for lunch. It’s not included in the tour, so you can choose what your heart desires. There are so many great restaurants to choose from in Westman Islands. They are known for their freshness and good service.  We recommend that you choose a place that is rather close to the harbour.

RIBSAFARI

The Ribsafari tour is a terrific trip sailing around the islands, you will get to know the island like never before. During this trip, we will sail with you to the most popular islands in our archipelago. You get the opportunity to see the wonderful birdlife and caves.

 

 

FREE TIME

After the boat ride, you´ll have a free time to do what you want to. If you want to walk through the cute centre of town and look into some local stores or if you want to go to some of the other museums like Eldheimar or the great folk museum on the island is just up to you.

Departure from the island

The ferry´s departure is 18:45 but you have to be there around 18:15. Here we hope that you have seen the best of both worlds both from land and sea. We hope that this trip has given you a good insight of the history of the island and the locals, and enjoyed the amazing landscape.

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