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Viking Tours

Tangargata 7 | 900 Vestmannaeyjar, 900, Iceland
+354 488 4884
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Type: Boat Tours
Owner description: Viking Tours is a fully licensed travel operator with many years of experiences in Westman Islands. We can offer you a wide range of magnificent... more » Owner description: Viking Tours is a fully licensed travel operator with many years of experiences in Westman Islands. We can offer you a wide range of magnificent experiences in Westman Islands like boat tours, bus tours, hiking tours and catering service. Enjoy the unique volcanic nature, one of the largest varieties of see birds in Iceland, a lovely hot soup at Kaffi Kró, drink a lovely coffee during watching the film "Surviving the volcano" ... We assist groups and individuals in a way that we try to fulfill all their wishes and needs. See you this summer in Westman Islands!!! « less
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Moscow, Russia
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50 reviews 50 reviews
37 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

It was a very comfortable boat tour, easy and showing everything in detail. The sea water changed its colour from steel greyish to robin's egg blue, puffins and many kinds of seagulls, beautiful and picturesque geological formations - what a pleasure to make it before going to Eyjafjallajökull ! We started at 7 a.m. from Reykjavík, so we could cross... More

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VikingToursHeimaey, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Tours, responded to this review

Dear customer. Thank you for spending your time to give us a feedback about your experiences. It looks like that you had a very long but beautiful day. Nice that you had the time to come over to Westman Islands and joined our circle boat tour around Heimaey. Thanks for submitting all these really nice pictures of this tour. Best... More

Hamburg
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109 reviews 109 reviews
17 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

We took the bus tour and were impressed with the guide Alfred because he experienced the outbreak of the volcano himself as a teenager. Thus, he could provide us with very personal memories and made the tour all the more authentic. The bus takes you to all ends of the small island and stops several times. You can get out... More

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VikingToursHeimaey, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Tours, responded to this review

Dear customer. Thank you so much for writing us a review. It means a lot for us to get feedbacks from our customers. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the guided bus tour on Heimaey with Alfred. He is a great guide and it is really interesting to hear his lively story about the eruption in the year... More

Winchester, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

This two-hour tour by boat around Westman Island close to Heimaey offered close up looks at a wide variety of bird life, plus Orcas (Killer Whales) and very interesting volcanic seashore.

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VikingToursHeimaey, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Tours, responded to this review

Dear customer. Thank you so much for spending tour time to give us a kind feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the circle boat tour around Heimaey with us. Best regards Jana More

Hampshire
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Thank you so much for this fantastic boat trip. Close up views of the bird cliffs and an excellent commentary from the Captain. We were unable to complete the trip because of the high winds but that was to our good fortune. The Captain spotted some activity in the ocean which we went to explore. And we were treated to... More

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VikingToursHeimaey, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Tours, responded to this review

Dear Robert. Thank you so much for writing this kind of review about your experiences on our circle boat tour. We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed the boat trip with us. Best regards Jana More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

When we got to the island (in July) we had the intent to walk it ourselves, but after a while we realized we didn't want to do that, especially as the weather turned bad - rainy, windy, cold. So we decided to do the Viking Bus Tour. Best decision. We were only there for a day (we did the eagle... More

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VikingToursHeimaey, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Tours, responded to this review

Dear Jenny. Thank you for spending your time to give us a kind feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the bus trip with Viking Tours and that you saw puffins during our bus tour. Hopefully you come again to Westman Islands, and have good weather to enjoy our circle boat tour, too. Best regards Jana More

Byron Bay, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This trip is well worth the time and money. We had an amazing time, saw loads and learned much. Just be careful about checking which pier the boat leaves from - we almost missed our trip because we waited where instructed by the person we purchased our tickets from.

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VikingToursHeimaey, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Tours, responded to this review

Dear Customer. Thank you so much for taking your time to write your experiences with Viking Tours. It means a lot for us to get response from you as our customer. And we are glad to hear that you had an amazing time and you enjoyed it. Best regards Jana More

Dublin, Ireland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Had a clear day for this trip and without a doubt was the highlight of our visit to the island. The guide was very informative and seemed genuinely interested in what he was saying which makes all the difference. The views were staggering, hard to take it all in between the beautiful islands, wildlife, and majestic caves. It did get... More

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VikingToursHeimaey, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Tours, responded to this review

Dear Luke. Thank you for taking your time to write about your experiences with Viking Tours and give us a kind feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed you day with us and your stay in Westman Islands. Best regards Jana More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
12 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Yes, the captain does play his sax in the cave and it is beautiful. Lots of history of this Island which is still being formed by the forces of nature. The commentary was very interesting and in both Icelandic and English. We even saw orca whales so that was unexpected. Thanks to Eyhron who showed me where the puffins nest... More

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VikingToursHeimaey, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Tours, responded to this review

Dear Shanara. Thank you so much for your review about Viking Tours. It means a lot for us to know your experience with us. Eyrún gives you her best regards and we hope that you are enjoying your trip around Iceland. Best regards Jana More

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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed overnight on the island and loved every minute of it. The people are so kind and so down to earth. A hidden treasure from the world. The tour around the island was perfect and the saxophone in the cave at the end was the icing on the cake.

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VikingToursHeimaey, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Tours, responded to this review

Dear Customer. Thank you for writing a review about your experiences with us. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our boat trip and your stay in Westman Islands. Best regards Jana More

Preston, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This was a very pleasant sight-seeing and bird-watching boat trip round the island. The weather was rather breezy but not unpleasant. We saw guillimots, kittiwakes, fulmars and lots of puffins. My favourite part was when the captain demonstrated the acoustics of a cave on the was back into harbour by playing "Cherry Pink and Appleblossom White" on his saxophone. Brilliant!

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VikingToursHeimaey, Guest Relations Manager at Viking Tours, responded to this review

Dear Joan Burton. Thank you for writing a review about your experiences with us. And I am glad to hear that you enjoyed our “choppy” boat tour during your stay in Westman Islands. Best regards Jana More

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