Sea kayaking tour in the Westfjords of Iceland
 
The bay of Ísafjarðardjúp offers excellent kayaking. The serene beauty of the fjord system is well known by locals but unfamiliar to the outside world. The coast of Snæfjallaströnd really gives you the feeling that you are close to the Arctic Circle with its snow cowered hills and the fifth largest glacier in Iceland just around the corner.
 
This is 8 hour day trip, an adventure into a truly special region of Iceland. We travel the whole length of Seyðisfjörður fjord, around the Folafótur (e. Horse Leg) peninsula and into Hestfjörður fjord. Along the way we often spot whales, seals, dolphins and a huge variety seabirds. Paddle under the steep cliffs which guard the mountain of Hestur, while listening carefully for distant barks of the Arctic Fox.
Enjoy lunch on Folafótur peninsula which holds a rich history. Over a 100 people lived here and the ruins of their settlement are still visible today.
 
We begin kayaking under the imposing mountain Hestur, with its steep cliffs and unique shape. After a couple of hours, we land at the very point of Folafótur peninsula, where we land on a beautiful sandy beach to see the unusual rock formations caused by erosion while enjoying our lunch. We will keep a good look out for seals, whales and white-tailed eagles as this is a place where they are often seen.
 
Paddling along the coast of Hestfjörður is our next mission and we land close to the main road, where our car will be waiting to take us back to Ísafjörður.
 
 
Meeting point:  Mávagarður C (grey building) close to the Eastern Harbour in Ísafjörður. 
 
Minimum age: 16 years.
 
Group size: Minimum number of 2 participants to operate the tour. Maximum group size is 8.
 
Duration of trip: 8 hours.
 
Included: Transportation, kayaking gear, professional guide and a delicious homemade lunch.
 
What to bring: 
  • Warm woollen or fleece clothing including top, bottoms and socks. Please avoid cotton as it keeps you cold when wet and takes a very long time to dry.
  • Spare clothing in case you get wet!
  • Sunhat, sunglasses and sunscreen, it can get sunny up here!
  • Water bottle.
  • Don’t forget your camera!
 

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