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From Coast To Mountains

Fagurholsmyri 785, Iceland
+354 894 0894
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Amazing scenery plus a army of Puffins

If you like Puffins this tour is for you. But the scenery is truly amazing and would be worth doing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
makalu8000
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Nice ride to Puffins in the cliffs

Great experiance: not only a close view at the beautifull puffins and other seabirds, but also a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Roland B
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Iceland's oldest mountain guide company, founded in 1991. In summer Puffin Tours and in winter Icecaving Tours and spring Ski Mountaineering.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“puffin tour” (16 reviews)
“tractor ride” (10 reviews)
“great skua” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Fagurholsmyri 785, Iceland
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+354 894 0894
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

If you like Puffins this tour is for you. But the scenery is truly amazing and would be worth doing sans Puffins. This involves a tractor drive down the black beach followed by a 90 minute walk around the cliffs where the Puffins are chilling....More

Thank makalu8000
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MattaSteina, Manager at From Coast To Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your 4. star review, and compliments Makalu8000. We are happy that you enjoyed our tour to Ingólfshöfði. Kind regards, Matta

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experiance: not only a close view at the beautifull puffins and other seabirds, but also a ride throgh a bizzar landscape and some icelandig history (visiting the landing spot of icelands first settler)

Thank Roland B
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MattaSteina, Manager at From Coast To Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Roland, the team at Ingólfshöfði Puffin tour thank you for your four star review. We are happy to hear you enjoyed the experience in our most loved region:) Kind regards, Matta

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough good things about this family-run company and the puffin tour to the Ingolshofdi bluff. the scenery and experience is one-of-a-kind. We saw more puffins than we knew what to do with. the 20 or so on the tour were the only...More

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MattaSteina, Manager at From Coast To Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dearest family, thank so much for your lovely review, you defiantly made this day a fond memory for all of us. I really enjoyed your company and my family and guides where so happy that we could make this tour possible for you. Best wises...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the Ingolfshofdi Puffin Tour on a cold, rainy day in July 2017. It was one of the very best things we did during our entire Iceland tour – even with the disagreeable weather. The tour lasted a bit more than 2.5 hours and...More

Thank jameskul
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MattaSteina, Manager at From Coast To Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jameskul and thank you for your positive and encouraging review. I will make sure to tell Guðný what a great job she is doing, she is a gem to us this girl. She was brought up in this area and actually, the Cape was...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So excited to see puffins and this tour lived up to expectations. Fun tractor ride, amazing scenery on the way, a short walk up a steep sand hill, and we are on the cape ready to explore. Our guide was friendly, knowledgeable and obliging. We...More

Thank Michelle B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a world class experience. It was fun taking the tractor through the water and across the wetlands with great views of the glacier behind us. The short but steep walk up to the headland was not too hard for anyone in reasonable physical...More

Thank Eliot C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tractor ride was great. The views were amazing and the terrain was very interesting. We saw quite a few puffins and got some great photos out of it. The great skua were fun to see as well. Our tour guide was awesome (can't remember her...More

Thank Jake C
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MattaSteina, Manager at From Coast To Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jake and we thank you kindly for giving us this great review and five stars. We are happy to hear that your tour was pleasing and hope that you will have a less windy time in Iceland for the rest of your stay :)...More

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

As we drove on highway one we saw the large sign for the Coast to Moutains puffin tour. We decided to check it out. The owner was extremely friendly and very upfront about the tour. The puffins don't always show as one might wish. We...More

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MattaSteina, Manager at From Coast To Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018

Thank you for your five star review and your kind words towards us :) We are so happy to hear that the PuffinTour was a great experience for you and hope that your memories from this day will follow you for many years to come....More

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Reviewed June 3, 2018

I will just second what most reviewers have already said: this was fabulous! From the tractor-pulled trailer ride over black sand beaches to the hundreds/thousands of puffins, we were thrilled by this experience. We were able to get within a couple of meters of the...More

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Reviewed May 14, 2018

The tractor wagon ride out to the island was fun and there were some spectacular views from the island itself. However, it is the only tour I have ever taken where the guide provided absolutely no information (including his name) unless you specifically asked a...More

Thank Kevin G
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MattaSteina, Manager at From Coast To Mountains, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2018

Hi Kevin and thank you for your review on our Puffin Tour. We welcome all suggestions we receive and are willing to use them as guidelines to do better. First of all we are very sorry to hear that our tour did not meet your...More

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bklsmith
July 7, 2018|
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Response from MattaSteina | Property representative |
Hi Barbara and thank you for contacting us :) Its best for you to got to our website puffintour.is and book your tour there. We offer two tours on the 19th one at 10:15 and another at 13:30. I hope this is helpful... More
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zumbadora123
June 9, 2017|
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Response from EinarRunarSigurdsson | Property representative |
Hi Zumbadora. FromCoastToMountains is just in the proccess of opening a cafe at our base in Fagurholsmyri. It will be known as Kaffi Vatnajokull. We already have coffee and snacks now in 10th of June 2017 but plan to have... More
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Eleanor S
May 28, 2017|
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Response from Matthildur Þ | Property representative |
Hi Eleanor and thank you for contacting From Coast To Mountains. The sand dune is about 150-200 meters. There are some photos in our gallery here at trip advisor. There is one photo of the Tractor down below the sand dune... More
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