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The Arctic Fox Centre

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Highly knowledgeable fox people

We stopped by the Arctic Fox Centre to see the foxes and learn a bit more about them. The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Stef4115
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Annandale, Virginia
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Excellent - Highly Recommend

Great educational center, knowledgeable and friendly staff! They also care for 2 foxes on the... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
4EverTraveler66
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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
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Eyrardalur, Sudavik 420, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by the Arctic Fox Centre to see the foxes and learn a bit more about them. The gentleman behind the counter was not only knowledgeable, but you could tell he was quite passionate about the foxes and their conversation and preservation. We listened...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Great educational center, knowledgeable and friendly staff! They also care for 2 foxes on the property that you can see at the end of the self-guided educational tour. I highly recommend a visit here to learn about this amazing animal as well as support their...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2018

We enjoyed visiting the Arctic Fox Centre. The displays and guided tour was very informative. The Arctic Foxes that were in back of the centre were cute! Because of the time of year they were not white. Staff was friendly and welcoming.

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Reviewed 3 September 2018

The information is very informative and we love the video about arctic fox shown in the centre. However, the location is out of our way and unless you really love to know more about arctic fox, it's not worth the time to drive there.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Great and knowledgeable staff! Live foxes on site. This was one of the highlights for our 4 year old.

Thank Jill E
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time here. The exhibit is very informative. There were 2 foxes in a pen and they were simply adorable. We also hiked our behind the center and then went back to see the exhibit again. :).

Thank Dana O
Reviewed 21 August 2018

This attraction is not worth going out of one's way to see. There are two foxes in captivity and numerous "taxidermied" foxes on display. The girl giving the orientation was good but if you have a limited time in Iceland, I would spend it elsewhere.

Thank Dessertarian44
Reviewed 3 August 2018

On our drive from Isafjordur to our next destination, we stopped at the arctic fox centre. The staff were helpful, and the exhibits were well presented. Though the museum isn't that extensive, I feel the admission price was well worth it considering the work they...More

Thank ssalko2
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I stopped at the Arctic Fox Center on my way from Ísafjörður to Sauðárkrókur and enjoyed learning so much about the arctic fox. In addition to plenty of information and stuffed specimens there was also an interesting documentary about the foxes at Hornstrandir. I was...More

Thank Kim T
Reviewed 24 July 2018

our outing called at the arctic fox centre.They had 2 playing outside.Their guide was very knowledgeable & gave us lots of interesting facts. good coffee & cake given to us. Several stuffed specimens. nice church down the road where a local girl in national dress...More

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Holimpen
4 September 2015|
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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
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Cat M
8 July 2015|
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Response from Arctic Fox C | 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
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bananab0at
20 June 2015|
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Response from Arctic Fox C | 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
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