Winter Viðey Ferry - From Skarfabakki

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Duration5 minutes
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DifficultyVery Easy

Traverse away from shore to an island of tranquility in this smooth winter sail to the unique home of art, wildlife, and Icelandic culture.

What to expect?

Departure from Skarfabakki pier, about 5-10 min. drive from the city center. Bus nr. 16 drives directly from Helmmur square bus station.

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.

1 October - 14 May

Winter departures: Saturdays and Sundays 13:15, 14:15 and 15:15

Winter return ferry: Saturdays and Sundays 14:30, 15:30 and 16:30

The ferry also runs from Skarfabakki pier in summer.In winter, Elding also operates Imagine Peace Tower tours on Viðey island as well as Northern Lights tours!Read more about Viðey here.Frekari upplýsingar um Viðey hér.

What is included?

  • Return tickets to Skarfabakki pier

Additional Information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: Fee of 100% if cancelled 24 hours before event or less.
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Meeting Point

  • Skarfabakki

$14