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Ribsafari offers fun and exciting entertainment in Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar). Sailing around the islands in a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) is an experience you won't forget. You can choose from various types of trips - all depending on your...more
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Basaskersbryggja, Vestmannaeyjar 900, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We almost skipped this since I don't like speed boats very much, but am so glad we went! What a thrill! The boat was actually quite comfortable, it doesn't hit the water so hard as a traditional speedboat & not scary at all - it's...More

1  Thank Escape788832
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am quite prone to motion sickness. The boat was a little rocky but I think the incredible beauty, the guide's excellent narrative (and sense of humor) suppressed the tendency. The ride, for a high speed boat, is actually quite comfortable once you get the...More

Thank s1jag
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is something you can´t miss when visiting the Vestmann Islands. The views are great and the guides are the best.More

1  Thank Thorey_11
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Þórey Thank you so much for your review and recommendation we truly appreciate it. We love that you find Ribsafari a must go on Vestmannaeyjar and hope we will see you soon again here. Thank you so much again for your review and recommendation....More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

Loved this trip - we went out in weather that was looking a little unstable, but the guides made sure we were comfortable and had a great time. They were extremely well-informed about wildlife, and were happy to answer questions. There was a child of...More

Thank PKRead26
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Hi Thank you so much for your review and recommendation. We are truly happy that you loved the trip with us and liked our stories as well as wildlife and even the high speed and racing across the water even though you are not a...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

So far this has been my favorite activity while visiting Iceland. The scenery they show you is absolutely breathtaking and the guides were great. The boat is fast paced and you get to see a ton of the islands as well as the wildlife. My...More

2  Thank Ben L
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Dear Ben Thank you so much for your review and recommendation. We are so thrilled that this has so far been your favorite activity here in Iceland. We love that you and your friends had a fantastic time with us and that you managed to...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018

Super fun way to explore the Westman Islands from the water. Puffins, caves and a thrilling boat ride. Our grandson loved this adventure as did we. Our guide, Heidi, who was born and raised in these islands had lots of fascinating stories to share. Take...More

1  Thank DominiqueCaron
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Dear Dominique Thank you so much for your review and recommendation. We love that you and your grandson loved this adventure and that you loved our stories. Hopefully we will see you and your grandson again here on the islands and thank you again so...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately our booked and paid trip was cancelled due to weather. What is very good to report though is that the team at Ribsafari reached out to us in advance to tell us that the weather would force them to cancel and they fully refunded...More

1  Thank Vigilant6
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hi Thank you so much for reviewing us even though we didn't manage to take you on the trip. We always try to let people know in advance if we are not able to sail as we know how frustrating it can be to show...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved every minute of my 2 hour trip. Not only was it a highlight of my trip to Iceland, but it will go down as an all-time favourite travel experience. Our guide told great stories about local life and folklore. Our captain was...More

1  Thank Jess M
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Dear Jess Thank you so much for your review and recommendation. We are so thrilled about our 7 out of 5 stars review from you and thank you again for your patient that you had to wait due to the lateness because of the previous...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

It is not just a boat trip on a fast boat. It is also the nature. What made this trip so great was the entertaining guide who shoved us all the exciting things one can see around the islands. The boat is powerful but so...More

Thank Gunnlaugur Þór G
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Dear Gunnlaugur Thank you so much for your review. We love that you enjoyed the trip with us and had a great fun. We will hopefully see you again here in Vestmannaeyjar and thank you again for your review and recommendation With kindest regards, On...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018

This was one of the major highlights of the trip for us and our three children. The boat tour was fun and hearing the stories about all the caves and little known destinations off the Westman Islands were priceless. The family owned operation was so...More

1  Thank meglazarus
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hi Thank you so much for your review. We are truly happy that you and your family had such a great time with us and that you loved our family run operation. We love that you enjoyed our stories and nature and that you were...More

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Response from Laila P | Property representative |
Sorry for late answer today the USD versus ISK is about 101 - so 11900 ISK is about 118 USD
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Response from HarpaSigm | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what trip you take. Check out their website ribsafari.is We went on an hour tour and the price was 11.900 isk kr for adults and 6.500 isk kr for children.
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