The Classic Puffin Tour
It's not just puffins! Take the whole family out on this fun tour with our comfortable sightseeing ship. Meet the puffins & a variety of sea birds on this easy bird watching tour from the Old Harbour in Reykjavík.
Duration:: 1 Hour
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Your expert bird watching guide will tell you all that you wish to know about the birds and their surroundings. By commenting on their behaviours, explaining their life histories and detailing the struggles they face living in the North Atlantic.
The summer is the best time to experience the birds and wildlife of the bay and islands outside Reykjavík city. See Iceland's cutest and toughest little birds, the puffins, in their natural habitat on the islands of Akurey or Lundey. Also see an incredible variety of sea birds living side by side on these little islands just of the coast of Reykjavík. Species include the majestic gannets, the plucky razorbills, the proud cormorants, the world traveling arctic tern and the list goes on and on. The summer skies are full of life making if the perfect time to explore the bay and visit the birds.
The tour starts from our ticket office at the Old Harbour with 4 daily departures. The Harbour is conveniently located within walking distance of most hotels in Reykjavík ( and for this tour we also offer pick up)
Duration: 1-1,5 hrs.
Time: 08:00, 10:00, 12:00, 14:00
As the birds are small in size, we recommend bringing a tripod and a good zoom lens for 'close up' photography and/or binoculars (also available to lend on board).
Are you interested in a more thrilling experience? Check out our "Premium" tour that will take you closer and faster to the Puffins!
- Use of raincoats
- Use of binoculars
- Excellent guidance
What do I need to bring
- Tripod for better camera stability (if taking photographs)
- A good zoom lens for close up photographs (if taking photographs)