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Address: 7 Adalstraeti, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
Phone Number: +354 456 5111
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Description: Founded in 1993, West Tours is a well established travel and tour...
Founded in 1993, West Tours is a well established travel and tour operator. Explore the beautiful Westfjords region with us on one of our many tours that include hiking, sailing, whale watching, kayaking, horse riding, biking and more. We are specialists in planing and operating tours to and in the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve. We offer tailor made tours for each group as well as scheduled tours for individual travelers.
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Puffins on Vigur Island - Must see

My husband and I wanted to see puffins so badly while we were in Iceland for 2 weeks. We went on one tour earlier in our trip, but didn't get to see puffins close up. If you want... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2015
allisonc86
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Dallas, Texas
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New York City, New York
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My wife and I booked an early morning Kayak trip with Westtours on a recent Sunday. Though the weather was less than ideal, our guide was excellent and took us on a lovely tour of the fjord that surrounds Isafjordur, pointing out local birds and giving us a history of the area. All in all an excellent experience and highly... More 

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Asgeir_Hoskuldsson, Manager at West Tours, responded to this review

Really glad to hear you had a good time kayaking with us. Thanks for taking the time to rate and review your experience with us, much appreciated. We shall pass on your great feedback to your guide. Greetings from the Westfjords Geiri Manager West Tours More 

Dallas, Texas
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My husband and I wanted to see puffins so badly while we were in Iceland for 2 weeks. We went on one tour earlier in our trip, but didn't get to see puffins close up. If you want to see puffins, then you must go to Vigur Island. West Tours staff was awesome. You really need to book this trip... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Our ship could not dock at Isafjord due to weather. Four of us had pre-booked and prepaid for an all-day tour with West Tours. Upon our return home yhey promptly refunded 100% of our money. We won't forget that next time. Other two ports in Iceland were awesome.

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Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Ten of us had booked their listed tour called “The Beautiful Waterfall Dynjandi.” Our transportation arrived on time but had a different tour company name on the van rather than the name of the tour company we booked with. The driver never introduced himself to the passengers. There was a microphone in the vehicle for the driver/guide to use to... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Enjoyed the visit to Vigur Island. Guide very good, pity about the weather. Plenty of terns to photograph, but you need a stick to wave or else they may peck your head! Excellent refreshments.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I did a 4-day hike with two other people in Hornstrandir with West Tours in July. Jon was the guide and he was by far the most experienced and skilled outdoorsman I have ever backpacked with. I felt completely confident in his leadership and I learned A TON from him about the area, wildlife, flora & fauna, glaciers, local mythology,... More 

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Chicago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We used West Tours for a guided day hike in the Hornstrandir Reserve. The boat ride there was exhilarating; the guide was great as was the hike. My only complaint is that a separate group of 15 had signed up for the same hike that day, so we hiked in a group of over 20, which is far to many... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

I did a 3 hour trip to Vigur. Beautiful small island with only 2 permanent residents and thousands of birds, including the aggressive-protective arctic Stern. I won't spoil the anecdotes told by our excellent guide but the bird-life is excellent and probably even more impressive if the weather is good (we had strong showers so we weren't able to stay... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I used West Tours to book a visit to Hesteyri in the Hornstrandir peninsula, staying at the Doctors House and would thoroughly recommend them as friendly and efficient, offering excellent value for money. Contact was initially made via email after perusing their website for timetables and price information, and this was followed up by a phone call to confirm the... More 

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Greenwich, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

This trip was fantastic! It was a 2.5 hour tour (for about $85 per person), and we were the only two. The guides were super flexible and friendly - we were a little bit late, and they were completely understanding about it. The horses were sweet and good-natured (and very different than American horses - try this if you have... More 

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Address: Address: 7 Adalstraeti, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
Phone Number: +354 456 5111
Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Westfjords Region  >  Isafjordur

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