Viðey island Ferry from Skarfabakki_36416


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Viðey island Ferry from Skarfabakki

time-raw5 minutes
Very Easy

The ferry ride from Reykjavik to Videy island takes just a few minutes. Daily departures in the summertime.

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What to expect?

Ferry departure at Skarfabakki pier, about 5–10 min. drive from the city center. Bus nr. 16 goes directly from Hlemmur Square bus terminal. Viðey Island is a unique place that combines history, art and nature. It is only a few minutes away from the city by boat and is well known for its tranquillity and the spirit of bygone centuries.

On Viðey you can enjoy all the unspoiled nature reigns which has a unique place in Icelandic history. Birdlife abounds on the island, while out­stand­ing works of modern art also make their mark. Gallery Restaurant/Café is open to all visitors, where you are able to buy refreshments in one of Icelands oldest houses and the first stonehouse built. Other noteworthy attention points are Viðey Church, Viðeyjarnaust Cabin, the Old School House and the Water Reservoir.

During the sum­mer there are daily ferry depart­ures from Skarfabakki pier, Harpa Concert Hall and Ægisgarður pier. During win­ter the ferry runs on Saturdays and Sundays from Skarfabakki to Viðey.

What is included?

  • Return tickets
    • Ferry from Skarfabakki to Viðey
    • Return ferry can be to any of the three harbours (in summer)

What do I need to bring?

  • Sturdy footwear
    • Appropriate clothing

Additional Information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
    • Cancellation Policy:
      • Fee of 100.0% if cancelled 1 day(s) before event or less
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Meeting Point

  • Skarfabakki pier.

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