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Black Beach Bird Watching Boat Tour

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time-raw2 hours
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Embark on an enriching adventure that combines nature, ocean, bird watching and adrenaline kicks. This is a two-hour boat tour, departing from Þorlákshöfn in the South coast of Iceland.

What to expect?

This two hour boat tour takes you along the beautiful volcanic black beach in Þorlákshöfn all the way to Krýsuvíkurbjarg where birds rule the world. This is a fantastic ride on a RIB speed boat where we combine nature, ocean, bird watching and adrenaline kicks.

The boat sails along the volcanic black beach and the guide will inform you about the nature and history of specific stops we take along the route. We sail all the way to Krýsuvíkurbjarg where you will see so many birds that you will never be able to count them.

On the tour we will:

  • Sail along the black volcanic beach
  • Ride by the bay Selvogurr and the lightouse Selvogsviti
  • Sail all the way to the bird paradise Krýsuvíkurbjarg
  • See an old shipwreck
  • Visit Herdísarvík where the Icelandic poet Einar Benediktsson lived
  • See the famous church Strandarkirkja
  • See various types of sea birds and
  • See whales and seals if we're lukcy


  • Two hours but you need to arrive 30 minutes before your ride in order to get the gear you need

Passenger requirements

  • Five passengers per trip, in case we do not reach the minumum passanger requirements we might need to reschedule your trip
  • Passengers need to be older than five years old
  • We do not sail with people with back problems or pregnant women
  • Maximum passengers per boat are 12 but we have two boats so your group can be 24 in total

What is included?

Every passenger gets a float suit and life jackets

Meeting Point

  • experience is suitable for all

What do I need to bring?

It is good to bring hat and gloves and ofcourse your camera

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.
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