Top things to do in Eyrarbakki

Top Choice Nature Reserve in Eyrarbakki

Flói Nature Reserve

Birdwatchers should head 3km northwest of Eyrarbakki to Flói Nature Reserve, an important estuary and marshland on the eastern bank of the Ölfusá. It’s visited by many wetland birds (common species include red-throa…
Top Choice Seafood in Eyrarbakki

Hafið Bláa

Three kilometres west of Eyrarbakki on Rte 34 at the Ölfusá Bridge, this seafood restaurant sits on the water's edge in an ovoid building, with a beautiful arcing-wood interior. Even if you don’t get a table overloo…
Top Choice Seafood in Eyrarbakki

Rauða Húsið

This elegant and romantic white-linen restaurant fills a red house (hence the name) and has cheery staff and great fresh seafood prepared to perfection. The menu is broad with plenty to choose, from beef tenderloin …
Top Choice Museum in Eyrarbakki

Húsið á Eyrarbakka

One of Iceland’s oldest houses, built by Danish traders in 1765, Húsið á Eyrarbakka has glass display cabinets explaining the town’s history, interesting rooms restored with original furniture, and a stuffed bird co…
Museum in Eyrarbakki

Sjöminjasafnið á Eyrarbakka

Just behind Húsið á Eyrarbakka, this small maritime museum has displays on the local fishing community. Its main exhibit is the beautiful 12-oared fishing boat, Farsæll. The entry fee includes access to the Húsið á …