Don´t squeeze into a bus with all the others when you can get a private tour around the island with a local guide. We will explore the island together in a small van/car and visit all the best spots on Heimaey. This tour is customized after your interest and your needs.
Explore the whole island
Check out some local animals
Visit volcanoes and other nature sites
Get the history facts up close and personal
Visit local workshops / galleries
Note: You pay for the car and it can be 1-7 passengers in one car. Privately guided tour in a small van/car that will take you around the whole Westman islands with a local guide. We start the tour by picking you up, on your request and then we will head on to sprangan, where your guide will show you his amazing local skills. Spranga is like swinging in a rope from the cliff. You will get to explore the whole island and witness for example Icelandic sheeps, horses and puffins.
We will drive in the middle of the volcano Eldfell, where the eruption started and you will get to hear the whole story of the eruption 1973 and your guide will tell you his personal story of how the eruption affected his family back then.
This private tour is an excellent for those who want to experience Westman islands in the best available comfort.
Sprangan – where you can see your guide do the islander local acrobatic
Stórhöfði – the windiest place in Europe with loads of puffins and other seabirds
Eldfell – you will be in the middle of a volcano
Elephant rock – you will see the famous elephant rock
Herjólfsdalur – you will see the ruins of the farmhouse of the first settler of Westman islands
Skansinn – you will see the wooden viking church