Historical Tour of the Westman Islands

Historical Tour of the Westman Islands

The Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) archipelago is only a 20 min flight from Reykjavík. A guided coach tour will take you around the largest of the islands, Heimaey, wihich has a population of 4,000 people. A large part of the town was covered in lava and ash in a sudden volcanic eruption in 1973 and visitors can feel the still warm lava and see the half-buried houses. View the fascinating landscape and the world's largest puffin colony. Optional boat tour around the island. Available May-September.

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Flight departs from Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Heimaey, Westman Islands


  • Still-warm lava and ruins of half-buried houses
  • Puffins and other sea birds
  • Fascinating landscape and great views towards the mainland (weather permitting)


  • Flight: Reykjavík - Westman Islands - Reykjavík
  • Guided 2.5-3 hour coach tour
  • Guidance in English


  • Boat tour around Heimaey island


€285 per person
€142,5 per child 11 years and younger

Optional 1.5 hour boat tour
€50 per person 



Weekdays: 07:15

Sunday: 10:30*

May & September:

Weekdays: 07:15

Sunday: 11:30*

*Duration of tour is 7.5 hours instead of 10 hours


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