Day Trip to Mykines

Day Trip to Mykines
Puffin Faroe Islands
Mykines Lighthouse
Mykines village
Faroe Islands puffins
Mykines ferry arrival
Mykines bridge

Witness the lovely puffins in Mykines in the most exiting way possible. This tour will make you explore the puffins on Mykines island in depth. You will be sure to experience all the best sights on Mykines in the company of the Atlantic puffin with their colorful beak.

Turn up at the harbour in the village Sørvágur on Vágar island in the morning and we will take you on an unforgettable tour to the main summer attraction in the Faroe Islands. The boat departs from the Sørvágur harbour at 10:20 am. The ferry will leave Mykines again at 17:05 pm and you will return to Sørvágur at 18:00 pm.

You will be secured a ferry ticket when you arrive to the harbour in the morning. Also, local hiking tax is included in the tour as well as a lunch in stunningly beautiful surroundings in Mykines.

This day tour to Mykines will secure you lots of amazing photo opportunities of puffins and the lush green hillsides. Bringing your camera is simply a must when doing the day tour to Mykines.

The puffin island is the ideal spot to relax, breathing the fresh air and enjoy the tranquility away from city noise and large crowds. You will stand in the middle of the extraordinary bird life and with puffins in the thousands flying just above your head in all directions. You will be mesmerised by the amount of puffins here and how close you can get to these fascinating creatures. 

While you enjoy all the puffins, you will have unbelievable sight of rugged cliffs and the captivating shoreline. The puffins take most of the visitor's attentions. That is totally understandable, but there are also other exceptionally bird species here such as the northern gannet and the common murre. You can see these birds on sea stacks and on the steep cliff sides.

Your ferry ride to Mykines will take 45 minutes. When you arrive in Mykines, a local tour guide will greet you. Before you go hiking to see all the puffins, you will have some refreshments. Now, you are ready to hit the path to the puffin heaven. The puffins grasses the island during summer only and this is also the only period when Mykines is open for travellers. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is bookable from May to August.

You can add transport from Tórshavn to the ferry and from the ferry back to Tórshavn after the Mykines tour to make this the perfect hassle-free day tour. Simply add this extra service during the booking process.

Now, what are you waiting for? Join this day trip to jaw-dropping landscapes, lots of puffins, and breathtaking sceneries. Check availability by choosing a date.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: May. - Aug.
  • Duration: 6,5 hours
  • Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing, Boat Trip, Bird Watching
  • Difficulty: Moderate
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Mykines, Mykineshólmur
Pickup information:
  • Departure time : 10:20.

Sørvágur

PICK UP: Ferry from Sørvágur on the island of Vágar

Included:
  • Lunch box

  • Tour guide

  • Ferry to and from Mykines

  • Hiking fee

  • Transport to and from ferry in Sørvágur


What to bring:
  • Camera

  • Good hiking shoes

  • Windproof jacket


Good to know:

If you want to travel by public bus to and from Sørvágur ferry port, here is the timetable:

The public bus route 300 from Tórshavn leaves at 09.05AM from the harbour in Tórshavn. The bus will drive you to the boat to Mykines.

The bus will leave from Sørvágur at 18.20PM when the boat is back from Mykines. The bus always waits for passengers coming with the boat back from Mykines.



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Day Trip to Mykines