Natural History

Our Natural History Bus Tour takes you on a unique trip through a fascinating history of the Westman Islands. Sitting on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, Westman Islands are home to an incomparable landscape of volcanoes, lava, and windswept cliffs. Heimaey were formed during more than one eruption; the oldest parts are nearly 40.000 years old, the volcano Helgafell around 5.000 years and the youngest one – Eldfell – from 1973. Along the tour you will see ruins of the farmhouse of the first settler of Westman Islands, stand at the windiest place in Europe, drive by the newest volcano Eldfell, drive on newest land and get a small sightseeing tour in the town.

Our bus tour starts from our office in the street Tangagata 7.
Duration:Approximately 2,0 hours
Departure:daily 14.00 o´clock
Minimum requirements:4 passengers
Price for 2017:adult: 6.400 ISK; children (9-14 years) and pensioners: 5.400 ISK; children under 9 years: free
Note:Please consider that all trips are depending on weather conditions and wildlife sighting cannot be guaranteed.

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VIKING TOURS IN WESTMAN ISLANDS

Viking Tours are with excellent Trip Advisor score.

We are fully licenced tour operator by the Icelandic Tourist Board.

VIKING TOURS
Strandvegur 65
900 Vestmannaeyjum
Tel. +(354) 488-4884
Viking@vikingtours.is

Viking tours is a fully licensed tour operator with many years of experience in operating tours in Westman Islands. Our staff is qualified and licensed according to their operation. They are well trained and have genuine knowledge of nature, culture and history of Westman Islands. We assist groups and individuals in a way that we try to fulfill all their wishes and needs.

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