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Puffin and Volcano Tour in Vestmannaeyjar

By: EyjaTours
Highlights
  • Go inside a volcano and see puffins up close

  • See the sites in a day on a guided tour

  • Easy transportation to each location

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Puffin and Volcano Tour in Vestmannaeyjar
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Overview

Learn about Iceland’s history and local culture as you visit unique natural sights and spend time in a puffin colony on this guided tour. Go into the middle of a volcano, visit Elephant Rock, and go to Stórhöfði, a windy place that’s home to the largest puffin colony in Iceland to meet a live puffin.

What to Expect
Departure is from our office at the harbour in Vestmannaeyjar!

This popular puffin and volcano tour takes you through numerous Icelandic sights, from natural beauty to historical relevance. On this tour, learn about the history and local culture of this island nation, visit unique natural sights, and spend time in a puffin colony. Drive  to Stórhöfði, the windiest place in Europe, and home to the largest puffin colony in Iceland. You'll also visit Herjólfsdalur and its volcano and famous elephant rock. Finally, you'll meet one of our famous puffin, a live puffin!

Top Spots 
• Sprangan – where you can see your guide do the islander local acrobatic
• Stórhöfði – the windiest place in Europe with loads of puffins and other seabirds
• Eldfell – you will be in the middle of a volcano
• Elephant rock – you will see the famous elephant rock
• Herjólfsdalur -you will see the ruins of the farmhouse of the first settler of Westman islands
• Beluga whale & puffin sanctuary – you will get a exclusive meet and greet with a puffin

NOTE: Please consider that all trips are depending on weather conditions and wildlife sighting cannot be guaranteed.
Reviews (90)
1 - 5 of 84 reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2018
Puffin and Volcano Tour

We enjoyed our day taking in the Puffin and Volcano Tour. The guide was knowledgeable and clearly loved telling stories and showing us the sites. We would do this tour again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sdakota2016
Reviewed 26 October 2018
A must when in Iceland

This tour with the owner was a highligt of Iceland, seeing a volcano of 1973 was smething else. We had the chance to pet a puffin and learn everything about these birds and also the people off this island.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank b0b2145
Reviewed 6 October 2018
Highlight of our 14 day cruise

We did this tour in August, while on a 14 day cruise. Ebbi the local guide was excellent. His family has a long history on the Westman Is .He showed and explained the area with pride. Seeing the cliff jumping, puffins, the volcano eruption of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank onvacation4ever2018
Íris Sif H, Owner at EyjaTours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hi :) Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a wonderful review. We really appreciate it and we are so glad that you liked our tour. Hopefully we will see you again in Westman islands one day and thank you...More

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Great tour and guide - Ebbi. Wonderful entertaining 2 hour+ tour of island

I recommend doing this tour when you first get to the island. Then drive on your own back to spots that you want to spend more time in. The tour and guide cover the entire island and provide history, cultural, geological information in an extremely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank boomernation
Íris Sif H, Owner at EyjaTours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hi :) Thank you so much for taking the time to give us such a wonderful review. We really appreciate it and we are so glad that you liked our tour. Hopefully we will see you again in Westman islands one day and thank you...More

Reviewed 26 September 2018
Ask for Ebbi - you won't be disappointed

Ebbi, an island native, was so friendly and so knowledgeable. He made the tour. He had caught a baby puffin that he released with us later in the tour, told us local stories, family stories, took group photos of us, etc. When talking about the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Maureen P
Íris Sif H, Owner at EyjaTours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

Hi Maureen :) Thank you for taking the time to give us such a lovely review. We really appreciate it and we are so glad that you liked our tour. Hopefully we will see you again in Westman islands one day and thank you once...More

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Sara P
31 July 2018|
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Response from Íris Sif H | Property representative |
Hi Sara No the ferry ride is not included in the price, you need to book the ferry tickets separate . The tour takes about 2 hours
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JessicaG1290
16 July 2018|
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Response from 43Ginger62 |
Not sure about September. Check with the tour company and see when the puffins leave. Good Luck! Ginger J
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MichaelP11172
5 June 2018|
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Response from 43Ginger62 |
Not sure because there were more than 4 people on our tour. You might ask the tour company. Ginger J
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