Heimaey Circle Boat Tour (from Westman Islands)

Witness incredible seascapes and experience rich bird life on a boat tour from Heimaey in the Westman Islands.

Type of tour:Day Tours
Season:01 May - 15 September
Duration:1,5 hours

Heimaey Circle Boat Tour (from Westman Islands)


This fun and educative boat tour sets off from Heimaey harbor and is therefore the perfect day tour from the Westman Islands, whether you're day tripping or spending a few days on the island.

The port itself is historic, as it was almost lost during the volcanic eruption in 1973 but the tour's focus will be on the colourful ocean caves, the newly formed volcanic island of Surtsey and other islands of Westman Islands, and the lava coastline with its deep bird cliffs.

You can observe variety of seabirds and occasionally whales. The trip ends by sailing into the Cliff Cave near the harbour, where you will listen to one of the crew, or the captain himself, play instrumental music and enjoy the unique acoustics in this cave before returning to Heimaey harbour.



Please keep in mind that all trips are depending on weather conditions and wildlife sighting cannot be guaranteed. Sometimes it is not possible to circumnavigate, but we guarantee that you will experience seeing the bird cliffs from as many different points of view as possible.


  • Guided boat tour



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