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Do it! We saw PUFFINS!!

We were at the very end of the Puffin season and got totally lucky getting on an afternoon tour to... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Meghan C
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Tempe, Arizona
Best puffin tour, amazing!

2nd trip to Iceland, 8 days ring road around island drive. Puffins are on the top of my must see... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
fcheng56
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Laurel
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Djupivogur Marina, Djupivogur 765, Iceland
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were at the very end of the Puffin season and got totally lucky getting on an afternoon tour to Papey island to see the puffins. It was wonderful! The boat ride over was a little rough but the view and the puffins made this...More

4  Thank Meghan C
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

2nd trip to Iceland, 8 days ring road around island drive. Puffins are on the top of my must see list. Wow we never thought we could see so many puffins, and we could be this close to these cuties! The pictures speak for themselves....More

4  Thank fcheng56
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The day we went on this tour the weather was quite dismal which was a shame, but gave the island an eerie feel which suited it. We enjoyed seeing puffins and other birdlife at close range and the guide was very informative. Appropriate clothing is...More

2  Thank Fruit_Tart
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Most puffin watching with other companies is from afar, and boats can usually never dock on nesting islands. However, this boat goes to a privately owned island that has literally hundreds of puffins everywhere. You can get so close to them that it is unbelievable....More

3  Thank anyarp2017
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We took a boat to Papey Island and it took about one hour. On the way to Papey, we saw a lot of seals. The island was wonderful and there were many puffins standing or playing on the cliff. The cute birds dived into the...More

1  Thank Josephine W
Reviewed 30 June 2017

depending on the weather layer it up the wind blows and if it is raining you will get chilled. but walking out and seeing the waves crash against the rocks the birds flying everywhere it was great. We hoped to see some seals but wasn't...More

1  Thank must_need_H2O
Reviewed 23 June 2017

We took this afternoon trip on a foggy day in June, but really enjoyed it. The guide is very informative, with a charming turn of phrase (his favourite birds are black guillemots because they are so "modest"). We saw seals on rocks on the way,...More

1  Thank TravellingHappily
Reviewed 29 August 2016

The entire trip around the ring road is spectacular and this area is no different. Djupivogur is no different. You can walk around a bit, have a coffee or lunch check out the buildings and in fact they moved a very old building onto a...More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Make sure to call ahead and book and if you are like us and traveling a distance, call the morning of to ensure they are going out due to sea condition. That said, we had a great time. A standout to our two weeks in...More

3  Thank Kcutino
Reviewed 24 July 2016

I knew I wanted to see some Puffins on our trip to Iceland and had read this place was great for viewing them. It did not disappoint. There are tours offered from a nearby tour that meet at 1. You get on a boat and...More

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It is a very mellow walk. It’s not a long walk either. You will do great!
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