Vigur Island - A Boat Tour to the Birdwatchers Paradise in the Westfjords of Iceland with Vesturferðir and Esja Travel

A boat tour to the charming island of Vigur, departing from Ísafjörður. Vigur Island has earned itself a great reputation with it's beautiful landscape

Vigur Island – Boat Tour to the Birdwatchers Paradise

A boat tour to the charming island of Vigur, departing from Ísafjörður. Vigur Island has earned itself a great reputation with it's beautiful landscape and how the few inhabitants live in harmony with thousands of birds.

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About the Tour

Travel season: 1 June – 30 August 2017

Departure: daily at 14:00  from the harbour in Ísafjörður.

Duration: approx. 3 hours.

Minimum 2 participants.

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There is always something charming about small islands, and the harmony of thousands of birds in Vigur completes the beautiful landscape. Over the years, the island Vigur has earned itself a great reputation and is therefore a must on any itinerary. Its five friendly inhabitants welcome you with their relaxed easy manner and somehow, one feels that time stands still in Vigur.

After a half an hour boat ride from Ísafjörður, you take a leisurely walk around the island. It´s a perfect opportunity to see the abundance of birds in their natural environment. The island is a home for thousands of birds e.g. eider ducks, arctic terns, puffins, black guillemot and more. The only wind mill in Iceland is located in Vigur. Refreshments are served by the farmer’s family in a mid-19th century house.

Prior to heading back, you can visit the smallest post office in Europe and send home a postcard or two. 

Price per person ISK 11,000 / approx. EUR 88 / USD 102
Children (4-12 yrs) ISK 5,500 / approx. EUR 44 / USD 51
Children under 4 yrs free.
 

Included

- Boat tour.
- English speaking guide.
- Light refreshments at small café on the island.

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Esja Travel

Bæjarhraun 2  |  220 Hafnarfjörður  |  Iceland  |  Tel: +354 560 2020  |  info@esjatravel.is  |  Id-Number: 550604-2050

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