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Birdwatching Private Tour: Tjörnes To Langanes

time-raw11 hours
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Marvel at dramatic cliffs full of bird life with a local bird watching expert. This day tour gives you the opportunity to explore various places along the way to the Langanes Peninsula, such as Tjörnes, Kelduhverfi, and Þórshöfn.

What to expect?

  • Langanes is a narrow peninsula, situated between Thistilfjordur and Bakkaflói, shaped like a bird with a large head. Langanes has quite a rich bird life and very good shore-based observation points for watching bird species such as Guillemots, Razorbills, Puffins, and Gannets.

  • This area is about as wild as coastal Iceland gets, perfect for exploration off the beaten track. A rough road leads to Fontur, the tip of the peninsula, and along the sides of the road, there are the nesting grounds of Purple Sandpipers and Snow Buntings. Out on the peninsula, the cliffs are steep but fairly accessible. The curved shoreline at this point offers a good opportunity for photographers to hone their skills.

  • A trip to the outlying peninsula is an unforgettable adventure, where you drive by the remains of ancient farms. Below Skoruvík Cliffs, there is the rock column known as Stóri (big) Karl (Charles), which constitutes one of Iceland’s most accessible Gannet colonies. During the so-called Puffin season (till mid August), this is a grand site for Puffin observation.

What is included?

  • Private transportation
  • Fuel
  • Private experienced, English-speaking, bird watching guide for the duration of the tour
  • Binoculars

Is this experience for me?

  • All are welcome

What do I need to bring?

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Spending money
  • Camera
  • Layered clothing
  • Passport/ID
  • Outerwear, such as gloves and a coat (dependent on season)

Additional information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: For a full refund, please cancel at least 24 hours prior to the start date of the experience.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high-quality service.

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