Klettsvík bay

Classic Tour

Kayak & Puffins offers a 1.5 – 2 hour guided tour around the magnificent Klettsvík Bay in Vestmannaeyjar, off the southwest coast of Iceland.

Our tour departs from Skannsinn, where you will first catch a glimpse of the impressive Stafkirkjan, the iconic black church of Vestmannaeyjar. As we paddle away from the shore, you’ll be able to take in the stunning views of the rugged cliffs that surround us. One of the highlights of this tour is the opportunity to witness the wide variety of birds that call this region home. You’ll have the chance to see Northern Fulmars, Black and Common Guillemots, Eider Ducks, Razorbills, and the adorable puffins in their natural habitat. Make sure to bring your camera to capture some unforgettable moments.

As we paddle along the coastline, we will explore the seacaves that dot the shore, with Klettshellir being the most impressive of them all. You’ll be able to marvel at the unique rock formations and crystal clear waters that make this cave truly unforgettable. One of the most exciting parts of the tour is the chance to paddle next to the Beluga Whale Sanctuary. You might be able to see these magnificent creatures from your kayak, which is a truly awe-inspiring experience.

Throughout the tour, you’ll be led by an experienced guide who will share their knowledge about the area’s history and wildlife. They will also ensure your safety and provide you with all the necessary equipment, including a kayak, paddles, and a personal flotation device (PFD). Overall, this Kayak Tour in Klettsvik is a fantastic opportunity to explore the natural beauty of Vestmannaeyjar and witness its incredible wildlife up close. Don’t miss this chance!


Minimum number of participants: 2

Maximum: 4-5 (up to 8)

Difficulty: Easy

Minimum age: 14

Price: 12,500 isk per person

Klettsvík and beyond
Premium Tour

Kayak & Puffins offers a 1.5 – 2 hour guided tour in Klettsvík and beyond, with special emphasis on photography.

Embark on a private tour of Klettsvik and beyond, with a special emphasis on photography, for an unforgettable adventure. Our tour begins with an exploration of the seacaves of Klettsvik, known for their unique formations and breathtaking views. Our experienced guide will help you navigate through the caves, providing ample opportunity for stunning photos. As we venture further, we will also discover the rich bird and wildlife in the area, capturing images of the diverse species that call Klettsvik home. With the guidance of our knowledgeable guide, we can get up close and personal with the birds and wildlife, capturing unforgettable moments on camera.

If weather conditions are favorable, we will then continue our tour to the eastern end of Ystiklettur, where we will be rewarded with panoramic views of Elliðaey and Bjarnarey set against the stunning backdrop of the Icelandic coastline. With the magnificent volcano Eyjafjallajökull in the distance, you’ll be able to capture unforgettable photos of the area’s natural beauty. Throughout the tour, our guide will share insights into the area’s history, geology, and culture, providing a well-rounded experience that is both informative and visually stunning. Whether you are an experienced photographer or a beginner, this private tour of Klettsvik and beyond is a must-see for anyone with an interest in nature and photography.


*This tour is weather dependent as we leave the sheltered waters of Klettsvík to venture further into open waters. Despite being close to shore, waves and currents are more noticeable therefore weather conditions and sea state must be favorable to proceed with the trip.


Minimum number of participants: 1

Maximum: 4

Difficulty: Moderate

Minimum age: 16

Price: 50,000 isk per tour

Tour upon request. Please contact us at info@kayakandpuffins.is or +354 779 4234


Bookings for 2024 available!

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