Puffin Tour Express


Experience the puffin in it's natural habitat in the islands just outside Reykjavík City. Our luxurious 12 seat RIB speedboat ensures a small group experience with a personal encounter with the wildlife and the guide. Our rib speedboats are very fast so you'll get quickly to the islands around Reykjavík and spend the majority of the tour in a close encounter with the puffins. When we arrive at the islands we turn off the engines to make sure you enjoy the wildlife quietly.

Tour info

1 hour
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Why take this tour?

Our RIB speedboats are the fastest way to experience the wildlife and the city. Going on a tour in a boat like that is an experience by itself. So you'll move faster and get closer to the puffins! During the tour, you will learn from our guide about the puffins and other wildlife found in the islands around Reykjavík City. With the boat having only 12 seats, you will have personal access to the guide should you have any questions. Our warm overalls help you stay warm duringt the tour so you can focus on experiencing the wildlife!

What’s included?

  • One hour of breathtaking nature experience on a 12 seat luxury Rib boat

  • Full guidance (English) with various information on the Puffins, city and the wildlife

  • A warm waterproof overall, gloves and googles

  • Lifejacket

  • Your own Katla Whale Watching buff/scarf

  • Coffee and/or Tea

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 1h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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About operator:

See Iceland's gentle giants from our spectacular and fast Rib boats which are brand new and equipped with 12 suspension seats to enhance your comfort, security and level of enjoyment. Rib boats are fast and offer a quick reaction so you're able to get close to the whales quickly which leads to a very special experience. The tour starts at Reykjavik Harbour and you sail up close to the famous Harpa - Concert Hall and the Sun Voyager. Next, you proceed to Faxafloi Bay for the search of the whales, where you will experience the amazing wildlife with many species of whales, dolphins and even seals to be found in these waters. Many of the 23 species of whales that are found around Iceland can be found in the bay. In addition, the area is home to millions of sea birds of various species, including the beautiful puffin. The puffin comes to lay their egg in many of the islands in the Faxafloi Bay and on this trip you will get close to some of the islands, one of these islands is named Lundey which means Puffin Island. The guide to client ratio (12 per guide) creates the special feeling of a small group experience. As well as answering your questions our guides will provide you with various information on the whales and other wildlife during the trip. To make the 1 1/2+ hour trip as comfortable as possible, you will get a warm waterproof overall (dry suit), life jacket, googles and your own Katla Whale Watching buff/scarf. Hop on board on this amazing nature experience, the fastest way to see whales, puffins and the city. Check availability by choosing a date.

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