Rappel 200 metres down a bird-cliff, Sandoy
Rappel down the sheer cliff on the western side of Sandoy island. This is a thrilling experience and a wild one (some may say extreme). In the good company of Bjarki and his team, you get to rappell 200 metres down a 300 metre cliff, with the ocean below you and birds beside you. It is a truly unique and wild experience!
When you get down the 200 metres, there is a plateu where you can sit for a while, get your pulse steady again, and watch an overwhelming amount of birds and the scenic sea-stacks right next to you.
If you rappell with us in May, you can take part in the egg-gathering.
To get to Lonin, the site where you rappel, you take a guided scenic hike with local guides from Skopun towards Søltuvík. It is only allowed to take this hike with a local guide.
The day begins at 10.30 in Skopun and ends at around 16 o’clock, so if you need to get to (or from) another island on the same day, you can take the 9.45 ferry from Gamlarætt and the 16.35 ferry from Skopun. There is no need to bring your car for this trip.
We have trips on the schedule for June 30th, July 7th and July 21st 2018. We also do trips upon request. When you book your tour, you can pick your preferred date. Then we will send you a message confirming the chosen date or we suggest a new date close by your booked date.
Join this unique experience by adding the tour to the cart!
- Available: All year
- Duration: 6 hours
- Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing, Climbing, Bird Watching
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Minimum age: 18 years.
- Languages: English, Danish, Faroese, Norwegian, Swedish
The island is characterised by its essentially flat landscape and green countryside. Sandoy is relatively flat. You will experience lush green valleys when drive through lakes and small villages. The highest mountain Tindur elevates 479 metres above ocean level.
Sandoy will give you solitude and contemplation. In order to get to Sandoy, you will take the ferry teistin from the Streymoy island to Sandoy island. Sandoy offers quite of contrast to the looming sea cliffs and steep mountainous passes that you have see most other places in the Faroe Islands.
This is the village where the boat the Sandoy island arrives to. This harbour village is the youngest settlement on the island. From Skopun, you can enjoy a great view of Streymoy island and Hestur island. The nearest village to Skopun is Sandur. There are several small fishing boats in Skopun owned by the locals.
Departure time : 10:30. Flexible,
You meet us at the departure location.
Rappelling with guide
What to bring:
Weather appropriate clothes
A bit of courage
Good to know:
Sandoy is located south of Streymoy. You can reach Sandoy by ferry from Gamlarætt. Gamlarætt is a 15 minute drive from Tórshavn. There are 9 departures from each side every day. For this trip, it is best to take the 9.45 departure from Gamlarætt. If you bring your car, please remember to book a spot on the website www.ssl.fo under route 60.