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Puffin boat tour with Emma

Lovely little boat tour across to the island of Videy. A short ride but with stunning scenery of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ryan C
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Hornstrandir trip!

We were supposed to go to Hornstrandir on the 2 of June. However today (1st of June) we got called... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
marnikvancauter
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Genk, Belgium
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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good21%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
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“day hike” (7 reviews)
“vigur island” (13 reviews)
“boat ride” (11 reviews)
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Adalstraeti 7, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely little boat tour across to the island of Videy. A short ride but with stunning scenery of the Fjords. Puffins and other birds were flying past the boat the whole time. Once landed we did a little lap of the island trying not to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were supposed to go to Hornstrandir on the 2 of June. However today (1st of June) we got called into the office with the explanation our ferry is cancelled because it is only the 2 of us and with another reason there is 'Avalanche...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would not recommend using this tour company! There is another one in town called Borea Adventures which offer similar tours around the region. Our experience of West Tours was a lack of communication throughout our booking process and complete lack of professionalism which lead...More

Thank Helen C
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We arrived at Isafjordur via cruise ship without any plans. We found a 2.5 hour tour of the West Fjords that runs in the morning and again at around 1:00 pm. It leaves from the Tourist Information Center. There are no reservations for the tour,...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2017

We had nothing planned for our stop in Isafjordur but a stop at tourist information in town changed our minds. We booked the 2 1/2 hour tour with Brian and the tour was wonderful and we saw most if not all there was to see...More

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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

First of all, the guide, Gunnar was great. We had, however, requested and was confirmed with, another guide who had been recommended to us. That was the first disappointment, although our guide was okay. The second problem was the vehicle. We had been assured we'd...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017

Myself and my family had a fantastic tour, starting from Isafjordur, that allowed us to live, cook and fight as Vikings! My two boys have been really enthusiast. Our Guide, Gunnar, has been really a great and give us all the explanation and the time...More

1  Thank Luca P
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Asgeir_Hoskuldsson, Manager at West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2017

Hey Luca Big thanks for taking the time to rate and review your experience with our friends and operator at Fantastic Fjords. We agree this is a great tour for families of all shapes and sizes. Greetings from Ísafjörður Geiri Manager at West Tours

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Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

We booked the green cliffs day hike through Hornstandir with West Tours. We paid almost $700 in advance. We went to the West Tours location at the towns tourist information center at 830 as instructed by email. The nice individual working at the center said...More

4  Thank Chaz W
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Asgeir_Hoskuldsson, Manager at West Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2017

Hey Clark I am very sorry to hear about your experience and the confusion surrounding your booking. I totally understand your frustration towards the situation. Human error was at fault on many levels both on our side, the tourist information and the operator at Borea...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2017

On our recent visit to Iceland my wife and I ended up in Isafjordur and decided to take part in one of the excursions by West Tours. "Surf And Turf" it's called and it's one of the newest tours. This tour takes you along a...More

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Reviewed July 15, 2017

If you're looking for a fun, active guided trip, this is a good place to start. Our group consisted of 2 couples in tandem kayaks with rudders, and a local guide. The weather was sunny, and the sea was surprisingly calm. The tour description mentioned...More

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swhli
February 20, 2018|
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Response from Barheat | Reviewed this property |
7,000 ISK each
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swhli
December 31, 2017|
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Response from Barheat | Reviewed this property |
The coach tour through the West Fjords cost 7,000 ISK each. Charged to my credit card (Stonys travel). Equivalent of C$83 pp.
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