Simply amazing, only an hour, but we saw hundreds of puffins. Bring binoculars and a telephoto lens.
Interesting trip. The guide was very knowledgeable about puffins.
We really enjoyed this tour. The boat was nice. It is important to bring a camera with a zoom lens. You won't get pictures off your iPhone. We bought one just for this trip and got amazing pictures of Puffins. It is not Puffin season right now...but they will be back in May-August.
The absolute highlight of our stopover in Iceland! The little islands where the puffins were was not far from the mainland, so we were able to get there quickly and see the little guys. And we didn't see one or two - oh no! There were DOZENS of these cuties! We had a guide on the boat who told us about the area, and about the puffins - he was excellent. LOVED this tour and would do it again!
We had a beautiful day on the water on our first day. Those puffins just to see them in flight was a hoot.
A great little cruise and puffins to boot. Well worth it. We lucked out as they were leaving in droves just days later, having hatched and grown their young.
The only thing that would have been better would have been to actually go on the island with them.
It was at the end of puffin season and we were still lucky enough to see a few! Crew was great and provided interesting facts. Highly recommend!
This was a cheap, short trip that gave us the chance to see a LOT of puffins up close. The boat ride was pretty good, even though the water was kinda choppy so be careful if you get seasick, and we were able to get really close to the island were all the puffin had their nests.
We also had binoculars in the boat that we could use to see them up close.
If you are thinking about taking pictures, I would recommend a camera with a very good zoom since the puffins are kinda small and wide angle lenses don't really capture the details.
Great tour! We were happy to find that there were available tickets the night before the tour in the morning. It was a very pleasant tour, with a knowledgeable guide and a lot of puffins! Great value!
We couldn't find the dock information when we booked the tickets through Viator, so we had to ask around to find out where to go. It's operated by Special Tours, right out of the main old harbour area where all the other boat tours are. Look for the giant blow-up puffin outside the Special Tours hut.
Fun tour to see these birds. Saw a ton of them. Guide was very friendly and knowledgeable.
We thoroughly enjoyed our trip. Saw many puffins and other birds. Crew were professional and knowledgeable.
LOVED IT. Our bus was late getting there so the boat turned round to the dock and collected us - amazing! we saw so many puffins and the guide was very talkative about the birds on Iceland. He came from Australia so he should know!!!
Highly recommend this trip but probably only in puffin nesting season.
nice tour! very helpful and friendly tour guide and staff, would recommend! also saw lots of puffins too! thats the most important part :
I love watching animals. I could have stayed half a day. Great short boat ride, very knowledgable guide. They even had binoculars.
The boat was comfortable and the crew were well informed and clear. Only the weather which was very grey spoilt it somewhat.
This was a lot of fun Note...take your own high powered binocs and your zoom lens. Puffins are actually little birds! We got quite close to the island, but you can only get so close The tour guides were great! Very informative and amusing!
This tour was amazing! There were so many puffins! Tour guide did a great job and was very knowledgeable!
Quick and easy trip in Iceland. Great for a buys day. Professional staff and on time pick-up/drop-off. Thanks for a lovely trip
The crew is knowledgable and you get to see puffins.
If you are strapped for time this tour is an hour long .Enjoyed it
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