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1-Hour Small Group Sightseeing Boat Tour in Vestmannaeyjar

By: Ribsafari
Highlights
  • Small-group tour (maximum 12) ensures a personalized experience
  • Choice of several departures during the day to best-suit your schedule
  • Get insight into local history and culture from your guide
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1-Hour Small Group Sightseeing Boat Tour in Vestmannaeyjar
From US$111.25
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4pm Small Islands Trip| 60minMost Popular
Our most popular tour is the Small islands trip. We sail on RIB Boats (Zodiacs) by the Small Islands in Vestmannaeyjar. Visit 4 sea caves and see a lot of wildlife and nature, puffins and even whales
From US$111.25
2pm Small Islands Trip | 60min
Our most popular tour is the Small islands trip. We sail on RIB Boats (Zodiacs) by the Small Islands in Vestmannaeyjar. Visit 4 sea caves and see a lot of wildlife and nature, puffins and even whales.
From US$111.25
11am Small Islands Trip| 60min
Our most popular tour is the Small islands trip. We sail on RIB Boats (Zodiacs) by the Small Islands in Vestmannaeyjar. Visit 4 sea caves and see a lot of wildlife and nature, puffins and even whales
From US$111.25
Overview
Skip the crowded boat tours and enjoy a more intimate experience of the small islands around Vestmannaeyjar on this small-group tour that is limited to 12 people. Learn about the history of the area as you soak up the views of sea caves and wildlife, including, with luck, whales and seals.
What to Expect
Passengers should arrive 30 minutes before their booked trip begins in order to pick up their gear. Every passenger is provided with protective clothing; float suit and life jacket. There is also equipment for children ages one and up. The float suit is warm, however it is recommended that  bring a hat and gloves. It is also best to wear sneakers or hiking shoes on the trip and not recommended to wear high heels or sandals.

First you will sail west of Heimaey were you will see the largest auk's head in the world, the cannon ball from the Turkish abduction in 1627 and the largest elephant head in the world in Dalfjall. You will also visit four sea caves, among them Klettshellir which is mostly known for its perfect acoustics and Kafhellir in the island Hæna. Of course you will sail by all the small islands which are inhabited by puffins, auks, fulmars, seagulls, eiders and seals during the summer time as well. We might even get lucky and see whales during our trip.

It is not recommend you to go on a trip if you have back problems or are pregnant as the boat is riding on waves and it can be bouncy. 

We are truly looking forward for having a blast with you.
Reviews (31)
1 - 5 of 31 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2018
A must go

This is something you can´t miss when visiting the Vestmann Islands. The views are great and the guides are the best.More

1  Thank Thorey_11
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

Dear Þórey Thank you so much for your review and recommendation we truly appreciate it. We love that you find Ribsafari a must go on Vestmannaeyjar and hope we will see you soon again here. Thank you so much again for your review and recommendation....More

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Great fun!!

It is not just a boat trip on a fast boat. It is also the nature. What made this trip so great was the entertaining guide who shoved us all the exciting things one can see around the islands. The boat is powerful but so...More

Thank Gunnlaugur Þór G
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Dear Gunnlaugur Thank you so much for your review. We love that you enjoyed the trip with us and had a great fun. We will hopefully see you again here in Vestmannaeyjar and thank you again for your review and recommendation With kindest regards, On...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018
1 hour tour

Perfect adventure for westman islands! Amazing to be able to see all the sea cliffs and caves up close and we got to see a seal and puffins too!More

Thank tivasku
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hi Thank you so much for your review. We love to hear that you had a perfect adventure with us and got to see a seal and puffins. Hopefully we will see you again here in Vestmannaeyjar and thank you again for your review and...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Great view of the islands!

My parents and I took a day trip to Vestmannaeyjar and loved our boat tour. We got to see parts of the island that you wouldn't be able to otherwise. The speed boat was a lot of fun the music was great and we got...More

1  Thank Caroline M
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Dear Caroline Thank you so much for your review and recommendation. We are truly happy that you and your parents liked the trip with us and that you enjoyed our nature and stories. We will absolutely take into account to tell more stories about the...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Fun Way to get on the Water

We had just a wonderful experience with Ribsafari. It was only our family on the boat (6 of us) and we all couldn't stop smiling. The staff is kind, fun and incredibly knowledgeable. We enjoyed the music, cruising at speed, exploring the caves and learning...More

Thank JenniferH1138
Laila P, Public Relations Manager at Ribsafari, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2018

Dear Jennifer Thank you so much for your review and recommendation. We love that you had such a great time with us and that it was the highlight of your trip. We are so happy that you enjoyed every part of the ride, the music,...More

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