Westman Islands Boat Tour
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Boat tours in Westman Islands are the best way to see Vestmannaeyjar
On this approx. 1,5 hour sailing trip on our boat we will sail around Heimaey and we will see the island from sea which is spectacular. During the sailing a guide will tell you about the history of the islands, settlement/viking sagas, the geological history, the volcanic eruption on the island in 1973 as well as in inform you about Surtsey the youngest island in the world which is a part of the archipelago. We will see various rock formations and sail along the new lava that enlarged the Heimaey island by 2 km.
There are numerous bird species around Vestmannaeyjar that nest on the cliffs and on the surrounding islands. We will see plenty of birds and seabirds such as the iconic puffin, fulmar, kittiwake and gannets. Often we also see seals and whales sometimes duck up in high summer such as orcas, porpoises and dolphins.
During the sailing we will visit two sea caves, “Fjósið” which is inside the cape Höfði, that is known to be the windiest place in Europe and Klettshellir which is known for its marvelous acoustics.
The boat Teista can accompany 80 persons but we only take 50 passenger each trip so everyone has plenty of space. There is both seating inside and outside and plenty of space for standing.
We have regular tours from end of April to end of September at 2:15 pm. However we also sail at other times so you can always contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Included / What to bring
- During the sailing we a guide will tell you all about our history, nature, wildlife and more.
- Lunch and beverages are not included.
What to bring
- Bring your camera and smile.
- Warm cloting, hat and gloves.
RIB Safari – Vestmannaeyjar
Tangagata 7, 900 Vestmannaeyjabær, IS
- Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the tour.
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