ICELAND PUFFINS -  TOUR IN THE SOUTH OF ICELAND

Birdwatching Tours

ICELAND PUFFINS – TOUR IN THE SOUTH OF ICELAND

Visit the nature reserve Cape Ingolfshöfdi a 76 meters high rock formation full of nesting birds during summer. During this Iceland puffins tour you have the chance to see the most famous bird of Iceland – the Atlantic Puffin.

 

BW-01

Tour Description:
Cape Ingolfshöfði is an isolated headland between Skaftafell and the Jökulsarlon glacier lagoon and in summer it is home for thousands of nesting seabirds, like puffins and great skuas. The cape is named after the first settler of Iceland Ingolfur Arnarson. He spend his first winter in Iceland on this cape.

You will reach this isolated place in a tractor drawn hay cart. The drive takes about 25 minutes each way and you have to cross waters, marshes and sands. You spend 1 ½ hours around the cape and included in the tour is a 2-3 kilometer guided hike. Birds that can be seen include puffins, guillemots, fulmars, razorbills and skuas among others. Good outdoor clothing is required for this tour.

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Book your Iceland Puffins Tour:

Season: May to August
Departure Days:
Daily
Duration of the Tour: Approx. 2 1/2 hours
Included: Transfer to the cape in a tractor drawn hay cart, guided hike (2 to 3 kilometers), English speaking guide
Start of the tour: Ingólfshöfði booking house off of Road 1.  Approximately 20 km east of Skaftafell and west of Jökulsárlon
Requirements of the tour: Moderate fitness level needed, good hiking shoes, good outdoor clothing

Please contact us if you have any question regarding this tour. Please include the tour code (BW-01). This Iceland puffins tour is operated by one of our reliable partners.

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