Arctic Circle Express

  • Arctic Circle Express

Arctic Circle Express

You will have the chance to cross the Arctic Circle in a matter of few hours.

Grímsey is a gem on the Arctic Circle, only 25 nautical miles off the north coast of Iceland. The island is inhabitated with courages people. The population is of total 80 persons whose living bread is fishing in the Arctic sea and tourism. Grímsey is a charming and unique destination where you will meet friendly locals who can tell you stories galore about the hardship of living in such a windswept and secluded spot on the globe. When we come to the island we will watch the puffins which are one of Grimsey´s trade mark. During our visit to the island you will be guided to the photospot as well as to the community house where you will taste the delicious local fish plate.
On the way to and from Grímsey you will see the breathtaking scenery of Eyjafjordur, the island Hrísey and we will have the oportunity to look at the whales of Akureyri
During the whole trip we will tell you all about the scenery, the whales, the puffins, the local food and the people of Grímsey.

What's included?

  • Round boat trip from Akureyri to Grimsey
  • Crossing the Arctic Circle
  • Wildlife and nature guidance on board
  • Whale watching
  • Puffin watching (in August we can not guarantee that the puffins are still on the island)
  • Guided tour on the island
  • Local food, catch of the day at the community
  • FREE souvenir stating your presence to Grimsey Arctic Circle

What do I need to bring?

  • Warm clothing
  • Camera

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Tour information:

  • Duration:
    6 HOURS
  • Location:
    Akureyri
  • Languages:
    EN

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