Westman Island Winter Express Tour

Free cancellation
No credit card fees
No booking fees
Duration
2 hours
Difficulty
Medium
Language
English

Explore the beautiful Heimaey, the largest island of the Westman Islands, in depth in winter with this express tour of all the major sites. Those travelling to this beautiful part...

Explore the beautiful Heimaey, the largest island of the Westman Islands, in depth in winter with this express tour of all the major sites. Those travelling to this beautiful part of the country should not overlook this opportunity.

After being picked up by the harbour of Heimaey, you’ll be whisked to the first site, the cliffs of Sprangan. Here, you’ll be able to see your guide demonstrate how Westman Islanders swing on and climb up ropes, as an acrobatic and historic way of gathering birds eggs.

You will then go to the windiest place in Europe, Stórhöfði, which in summer is alive with puffins. Even though this tour does not run in puffin season, you will still see non-migratory seabirds swooping around the cliffs.

Next up is the notorious Eldfell, a volcano that erupted in 1973, destroyin...

Included

Fully guided tour
Admission to the Puffin sanctuary

Activities

Sightseeing
Bird watching

Attractions

Vestmannaeyjar
Heimaey
Eldfell
South Coast
Elephant Rock

What to bring

Warm, waterproof clothes
Good shoes
Camera