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Visit Westman Islands - Day Tours

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Great tour of the Island!!

We made reservations for transportation to arrive here in Heimaey through Grayline Tours-- they... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2017
karenpammy2016
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San Francisco, California
Highlight of trip to iceland

Get up close and personal with puffins. I label the place, all things puffin but fish is also... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Tim C
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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Reviewed 5 December 2017

We made reservations for transportation to arrive here in Heimaey through Grayline Tours-- they arranged the shuttle bus ride and ferry ride to connect with Viking Tours-- which included a boat cruise around the island and a Natural History Bus Tour after lunch. The driver...More

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Get up close and personal with puffins. I label the place, all things puffin but fish is also what's happening. We had some of the best meals of our trip here. The bakery is awesome, the volcano museum is first rate, and the people are...More

1  Thank Tim C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the westman islands on the weekend of a large festival (pjodhatio) which apparently is the worst weekend for visitors - about 10% of the entire population of Iceland goes to the westman islands this weekend. After missing our first boat from Landeyhofn (we...More

2  Thank Anne M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Most tourists miss the gorgeous Westman Islands! The flight is a scenic short flight from the city airport and I was met by a local host who gave a great puffin tour and overview of local history around Heimey. I picked my own restaurant from...More

1  Thank Vesturfararian
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Eyja Tours of Volcano and Puppins on Westman Islands led by it's owner Eppi was the best tour I have taken. Eppi grew up on the islands and is a passionate story teller. He told us his grandfather fed his sheep bread and donuts- otherwise...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The ferry is punctual and reasonably priced and has full facilities on board, including a decent cafe. The crossing takes 35 minutes and is scenic itself. We booked by smart phone the night before , travelling as foot passengers ( you really don't need a...More

3  Thank Wags63
Reviewed 6 August 2016

One of the greatest places I've ever been to. So much to see and experience. This could well become the next big thing to do in Iceland. Go and climb a volcano when you are there. See the puffins. Go on the boat trip. That's...More

Thank Stephenjohnallan
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I visited the islands for a day during our visit to Iceland. We wish we had more time. We hiked along the coast to the puffin colony. It was an easy and beautiful hike. If we had more time we would have...More

Thank cbreetwor
Reviewed 31 December 2015

My DW and I did a 12-Day Self-Drive tour in June-July 2015 and one of the highlights was to visit Westman Islands for one day to watch puffin birds. We booked the tour quite a few months ahead, but procrastinated on booking the ferry. The...More

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LaurieJ713
20 April 2018|
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Response from karenpammy2016 | Reviewed this property |
If you are driving, it may be a great idea to stay overnight otherwise a day trip from Reyjkavik is doable. The town is very quiet, no traffic jams, crowds, or stoplights. There is so much history in the town with the... More
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Mark G
28 August 2017|
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Hi Mark, There is actually so much you can do and enjoy on Westman Islands. The number one regret travellers have after visiting the Westman Islands is not to have spent enough time there. So if you have some time to spare... More
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Beth B
6 May 2017|
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I did it with my son this summer. ABSOLUTELY worth the hike. You need to be reasonably fit as it is quite steep but the climb does not last long. If it is a clear day then the view from the top is spectacular and moreover... More
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