Rib Safari Boat Tour in Vestmannaeyjar

Ribsafari Tour in Vestmannaeyjar is a blasting adventure to have while you are in Iceland. With the RIB Speedboat, you will enjoy a fast ride on the waves and also, stop and check out some sea caves, which can only be entered by a Rib Boat. During the stops, you will also learn stories about the islands, nature, and history. The tour is operated by Ribsafari Vestmannaejar and it includes a visit to the Elephant rock.

A lot of Iceland´s wildlife will be seen on the Ribsafari boat tour in Vestmannaeyjar, including seabirds such as fulmars, kitty-wakes, gannets, and puffins. Sometimes you can also spot whales and seals during the ride. This is a sightseeing boat tour with a twist as you get an adrenaline kick at the same time. Just get on the most exciting island boat tour in Iceland and check it out yourself!

Operator:
Ribsafari Vestmannaejar

Location:
Tangagata 7, Vestmannaeyjabaer
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Difficulty:
Easy

Availability:
May – September

The Island

The Vestmannaeyjar or Westman Islands in English, are an archipelago of 15 islands. The largest one, Heimaey is the only one inhabited and most of the people live in the main town called Vestmannaeyjabær. There was a volcanic eruption in 1973. As a result, Heimaey increased its pre-eruption area by 20%. It is located just off the south coast of Iceland, there are 2 ways to get there: by ferry or by plane. The ferry from the port Landeyjarhöfn (in summer dependent on good weather and waves) which takes 35 minutes or Þorlákshöfn (in winter and worse weather conditions and waves) which takes 3 hours.

Boat tours in Iceland are the best way to see the puffins, rock formations, wildlife. This tour will as well introduce you to Elephant Rock and the amazing Westman Islands

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Good to know before visiting:
  • The minimum age is 6 years old
  • All employees, including guides, have finished courses in Marine Safety
  • You can bring your phone and your camera on the trip
  • If you are pregnant or have back problems, you cannot go on this tour
  • The trips can be dependent on the weather. If the weather conditions are not suitable, the operator will cancel the tour but don’t worry, it will be rescheduled or refunded
  • A warm, float suit is provided
  • We highly recommend bringing your own hat and gloves. Also is advised to wear sneakers or hiking shoes and avoid high heels and sandals
  • Duration: 1 hour

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