Fishing Trip in Tórshavn

Fishing Trip in Tórshavn

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Faroe Islands,
4 hours
English, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Sep. - Apr.
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This is an authentic fishing experience! You sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost of Faroese handicraft. This Faroese boat was a lifeline to the people that settled the beautiful villages you see along the coastline. With this boat type people discovered rich fishing grounds. Now you can follow in their footsteps. If this is your first attempt at fishing do not worry, sea-angling is easy to learn and fun too!

You sail out from the Argir marina and head out to the fiord “Nólsoyarfjørður” between Tórshavn and Nólsoy. The Nólsoyarfjørður is said to be the richest in the Faroe Islands when it comes to fish. The seashores along the Nólsoyarfjørður are scenic and you may expect to see seabirds.

Depending on seacurrents and weather there are several areas where you can expect to catch fish. We may sail northeast and throw our fishing lines by the islet of Hoyvíkshólmur, or we may head accross the fiord and try our luck by the island of Nólsoy.

Typical fish in area are Atlantic cod, haddock and saithe, but sometimes you may catch whiting, ling and tusk. Closer to the seashore you may also catch the beautiful “Reyðfiskur” – a orange variation of the Atlantic cod that assumes the red colours of it’s seaweed habitat.

You may take your catch with you home. You may then choose prepare for a wonderful meal! Nowhere on the planet can you find fish as tasty and fresh as this!


Floatation suit, boots, fishing gear and bait, coffee and tea.


Boat Trip
Bird Watching

What to bring

Tub or plastic bags to take the catch home.

Good to know

This tour needs a minimum of 2 adult tickets to depart. By booking 5 tickets you ensure a private tour.

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