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The Arctic Fox Centre

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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Little Foxes

Did the tour and took pictures of 2 Foxes in captivity. The centre does a really great job and it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Informative and cute fox

Really cold outside, but we were able to see the adult and young fox. Great film inside as well... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
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The Arctic Fox Centre in Sudavik is the home of Arctic fox research in Iceland with year round projects constantly collecting and furthering knowledge on this inspiring creature and passing this on to our visitors through our unique exhibition which...more
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Eyrardalur, Sudavik 420, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Did the tour and took pictures of 2 Foxes in captivity. The centre does a really great job and it is well worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really cold outside, but we were able to see the adult and young fox. Great film inside as well. You can even touch the displays to see how soft they are.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 9, 2019

The folks who put this together did a good job. There were two or three live foxes in a pinned area but there were patches of tall grass and I could not see them. My wife stayed longed and saw one as he stood up...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed August 4, 2019 via mobile

Very interesting village and also the Museum here was good. It’s a shame there was only one Fox and although was the star attraction the enclosure was ok but could have been better .

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019 via mobile

Very interesting museum. The only reserve is about the Fox living outside in a very small park. During the whole visit we realize that he needs a very big territory and it seems really unnatural for him to be in such a small space

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 11, 2019

The arctic fox center was a great stop for us on our westfjords adventure. We learned so much about the types of arctic foxes in Iceland and all of the history. They even have one lone arctic fox in the back behind the center. The...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 24, 2019

Not knowing what to expect from this visit we were a little surprised that a place this small would cater for coaches. However, the enthusiastic staff did very well to explain the ecology of this iconic small predator which has managed to evolve quickly with...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

If you're into wildlife or history then definitely come here. Personally found it a bit boring but centres/museums arent really my thing. My mum liked it though and she likes these things. Dont go in expecting it to be big and grand as it is...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Brhordern
Reviewed May 31, 2019

Interesting displays giving plenty of information about Arctic Foxes. As well as the stuffed foxes there are 2 live foxes in a pen behind the centre. The centre is part of a much bigger research project which includes studies of their habitat.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank S1AN
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

We learned a lot in this quaint museum. Learned a lot about the native Arctic fox. Animal and nature lovers will appreciate. Parking available. Small coffee shop too.

Date of experience: July 2018
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March 8, 2019|
Response from LaurenM287 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Bruce, we rented a car (Europcar) and went to the Fox Centre, and then visited towns going in the opposite direction. We went through the tunnel which was one of the most memorable (and a bit hair-raising) experiences... More
September 4, 2015|
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Response from MidgeSt | Property representative |
Hi, OUr centre does house orphaned Arctic fox pups but we do not take in rescued/injured animals from the public. The pups on site our raised in captivity, and although we used to raise them to be wild and reintroduce them... More
Cat M
July 8, 2015|
Response from Arctic Fox C | Property representative |
Hi Cat M and thanks for your interest in us! :-) The centre is open all year, weekdays only in September but we have no tours from Reykjavík :-( the best way to get to us is to fly into Ísafjörður and then make the 20km... More