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Guided tours to Papey
A daily tour is offered to Papey Island by m/b Gísli í Papey during summer. Departure is at 13:00 from Djúpivogur marina, located across the bay from Hótel Framtíð. The trip lasts 4 hours. The bird-cliffs of Papey are examined and the seals on nearby scerries as well. A guided hike on the island itself is included with a look at Iceland's oldest and smallest wooden-church. Morning- and evening tours can also be arranged.
Prices for the summer 2017
All prices include 11% VAT
Price category 1
ISK 12.000 pr adult (12 year +)
The price includes seal- and birdwatch and two hour guided hike on Papey Island. Duration is four hours. The boat takes max 22 people.
Price category 2
ISK 11.000 pr adult (12 year +) ISK 5.500 pr child 5-11 year Free charge pr child 0-4 year
Price includes a two hour bird- and sealwatch. Has to be reserved in advance, mininum 10. passengers needed for the tour, maximum 22 passengers. Price
Price category 3
ISK 10.000 pr adult (12 year +) ISK 5.000 pr child 5-11 year Free charge pr child 0-4 year
Price includes one hour sealwatch. Has to be reserved in advance, mininum 10. passengers needed for the tour, maximum 22 passengers.
Information and bookings
478 8119 / 862 4399 / 659 1469
Welcome to Papey!
Hrönn Jónsdóttir - guide
Hrönn´s emphasis is on local stories.
Types of guided tours in the Djúpivogur area:
- Short bus tours (3 - 5 hours): Viewing beautiful landscape, pretty waterfalls and other things in the area around Djúpivogur.
- "Stories of Djúpivogur" tour: Old and new legends, local stories and facts about Iceland.
- Djúpivogur tour: Facts and introductions about interesting things in the community, such as events, museums, daily life, food, places, fauna, flora... and of course... the weather.
- Djúpivogur "advanced" tour: The Djúpivogur tour but on top of that, Hrönn will also invite you to her home, where you can bake with her some Icelandic goods (kleinur and pönnukökur) and have kjötsúpa (icelandic meat soup), along with flatbrauð with smoked meet and homemade righbread with homemade paté. A very personal experience.
Hrönn is willing to guide you in your own car around Djúpivogur. She is very friendly and takes good care of her guests and their needs and wishes.
For booking please contact Hrönn Jónsdóttir:
Tel: (+354) 478-8877 or 847-0387
Adventura - outdoor adventures
Wildlife in Iceland is rich with birdlife and marine mammals. We offer a variety of customized guided tours that include bird- and seal watching. These trips usually produce excellent photo opportunities. For a unique experience get involved in the sheep roundup in the Icelandic mountains together with local farmers. Even if this off the beaten track adventure is not for everyone, it might be if you are hardworking, open minded and in reasonable physical shape.