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“This is a MUST when you're travelling in Iceland.”
Review of Ribsafari

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2 hour Round Trip in Vestmannaeyjar on a RIB Boat
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Ribsafari offers fun and exciting entertainment in Westman Islands (Vestmannaeyjar). Sailing around the islands in a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) is an experience you won't forget. You can choose from various types of trips - all depending on your interest. We also offer custom made trips all according to your wishes.
Reviewed May 26, 2014

As you can read it down below this Ribsafari is absolutely awesome. Just go for it. Otherwise you're going to miss a great Adventure and this feeling which nobody will be able to describe.

1  Thank 7elix
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"hour trip"
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"fun ride"
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"sea caves"
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"westman islands"
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"highlight of our trip"
in 7 reviews
"great trip"
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"rib boat"
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"a lot of fun"
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"awesome guide"
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"rigid inflatable boat"
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"in laws"
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"local lore"
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"interesting stories to tell"
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"interesting sites"
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"high speed"
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"fast boat"
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

The Ribsafari speedboat tour was a really fun way to see around the Islands and get to poke in and out of all the little caves and hidden places. The guides are really friendly and a lot of fun, they make you feel very comfortable right off the bat. The lady who runs of the operation and does the commentary on the boat was friendly and funny, her part was quite memorable, as was the smoked puffin that they let you try on the boat. Overall it was a great way to spend some time on the island. They know all the little secret places that you wouldn't see otherwise, most of which are pretty breathtaking. If you have kids, or are a big kid yourself, the boat ride itself was a lot of fun and is something that will be enjoyed. Five stars and fully recommended.

6  Thank kyle h
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

I have to admit that I had my doubts about crashing around on a high powered boat in the wind and icy waves...

We had an amazing experience. The guys at RibSafari gave us a great survival suit to keep us warm and dry. And the boat ride as exhilarating but never felt dangerous. Crashing over the waves was worth the trip to the Vestmannaeyjar alone.

The views we got from the boat were great - better than we got from the land. And the guides were very knowledgeable giving us interesting insights.

Don't be put off it it rains - it will probably add to the excitement. I loved the trip so much I would definitely do it again!

3  Thank BertBantham
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Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Our family decided to treat ourselves to a Ribsafari tour during our last full day in Iceland. As far as the kids is concerned, we left the best for last. The family had a joyful time as we bounced up and down the waves and marveled at the beauty of the island. For me, to see thousands of puffins flying like clumsy bats was worth the price. In addition, our hostess, Alma, was funny, engaging and connected with adults and children with ease. It felt that I was hanging out with an old friend. The warmth we experience was not typical of mainland iceland. If you travel to this amazing country do not forget to spend a couple of days in Vestmannaeyjar islands. And if you want to have a great time do not forget to book a tour with Ribsafari.

5  Thank Armesto
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Reviewed July 11, 2013

it's an amazing way to discover Vestmannaeyjar! to enjoy the landscape and nature, a very funny atraction with the best guides and good music! highly recomended!

2  Thank MonicaBarranco
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