We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Open today: 10:00 - 14:00
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Nice little center in the middle of nowhere

The Arctic Fox Center is a nice little stop, especially if you want to see a real life arctic fox... read more

Reviewed yesterday
lowens311
,
Kansas CIty, MO
Interesting background to the fox.

Lots of information both current and historical about arctic foxes. The staff we met were local and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
martinjill b
,
Nelson, New Zealand
via mobile
Read all 103 reviews
47
All photos (47)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
About
The Arctic Fox Centre in Sudavik is the home of Arctic fox research in Iceland with year round projects constantly collecting and furthering knowledge on this inspiring creature and passing this on to our visitors through our unique exhibition which...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:00
See all hours
Contact
Eyrardalur, Sudavik 420, Iceland
Website
+354 456 4922
Reviews (103)
Filter reviews
75 results
Traveller rating
33
31
9
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
33
31
9
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsarctic foxstaff was very friendlyworth a visitthese guysinformative visitcup of coffeeresearch centeran interesting place to visitsmall housemuseum areaold houseanimalsexhibitionvideoinformationposterscubs
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 75 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

The Arctic Fox Center is a nice little stop, especially if you want to see a real life arctic fox. They had two in cages where we were there, saved from a dead mother situation--and although sad to see them caged up, it was great...More

Thank lowens311
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lots of information both current and historical about arctic foxes. The staff we met were local and well informed. We could see a couple of foxes in their cages out the back.

Thank martinjill b
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a visit from a cruise ship excursion. Saw 2 male foxes (brothers), mother had been shot. Informative talk from staff about the foxes and centre. Refreshments served. Souvenirs and books available to buy.

Thank Cathy B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Arctic Fox Center is a great example of small conservation efforts. The compact exhibits and video presentations were informative and interesting. Three Arctic foxes live on site - they were rescued as youngsters and provide the opportunity to see an Arctic Fox up close....More

Thank Trudy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like animals, this is an interesting place to visit. About $12 per person, it may be a little pricey, but at the end, you get to see live arctic foxes. We enjoyed the museum, but it’s pretty small. They have lots of pelts...More

Thank stephanie h
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Small but quaint museum in the scenic westfjords. The young staff were welcoming and friendly, they gave us a very informative tour around the museum. There were two orphaned foxes in the enclosure who we saw the staff interact with and feed.

Thank kiwi892
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We arrived here after the place had closed for the day (2 pm) and so were disappointed. As we were driving away, a woman walking near us called to us to advise that the place was closed but then she invited us to view a...More

Thank PaddyKar
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Research center with an enclosed exhibition and museum. It focuses on the Arctic fox (Vulpus lagopus) which is the only native terrestrial mammal in Iceland.The museum area contained information, stuffed foxes and all sorts of specimens as well as a couple of live siblings outside....More

Thank Kellie I
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This place is a must if you're in the area. Interesting and informative films and display items and friendly staff keen to discuss arctic foxes with visitors. Some rather depressing facts about foxes experiences with mankind are given, but definitely needed to be. Lovely to...More

Thank David Y
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We stopped here a couple of weeks ago during our trip to the Westfjords. It costs ISK 1200 per person entry, but you will receive a warm welcome and there's a lot of information available. There is a looping video which gives a very good...More

Thank KDstamford
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Holimpen
4 September 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Tycho81 | Property representative |
Hi, OUr centre does house orphaned Arctic fox pups but we do not take in rescued/injured animals from the public. The pups on site our raised in captivity, and although we used to raise them to be wild and reintroduce them... More
1
Vote
Cat M
8 July 2015|
Answer
Response from ArcticFoxCentre | Property representative |
Hi Cat M and thanks for your interest in us! :-) The centre is open all year, weekdays only in September but we have no tours from Reykjavík :-( the best way to get to us is to fly into Ísafjörður and then make the 20km... More
0
Votes
bananab0at
20 June 2015|
Answer
Response from ArcticFoxCentre | Property representative |
Hi there bananab0at. There is only one bus per day that goes from Ísafjörður to Súðavík, and that leaves early in the morning (around 07,30) Otherwise you can take a taxi (6000kr) or try to hitch a ride out to us. You can... More
1
Vote