Sightseeing cruise to Nólsoy
Come along for a cruise to Nólsoy - the island outside Tórshavn. Enjoy the fantastic views and the fresh salty sea air. Escorted by the sea birds, you will visit the majestic cliffs of Nólsoy and return to the harbour enriched and refreshed.
The captain will decide the exact route according to the weather. If the weather is better for a cruise to other captivating sights, then the captain will let you know.
It takes knowledge to manoeuvre the legendary ship Norðlýsið. The experienced captain will make sure that you get an unforgettable experience enjoying the magic of the Faroese ocean and the breathtaking views of steep cliffs, towering rock formations and the ocean wilderness.
The crew will greet you once you jump onboard the ship in Tórshavn. Remember to be dressed in layers as it can be quit cold to stand on the deck on a ship out in the middle of the North Atlantic ocean even though it is summer. You will be served a warm fish soup along the trip which tastes just amazing. As a bonus the soup will surely warm your body for the rest of the tour.
Joining this three hours cruise will give you a true feeling of the down-to-earth lifestyle in the Faroe Islands. This is the perfect way to spend the morning not only in exceptional landscape but in perfect solitude.
Enjoy the peace and quiet as you head out of Tórshavn to the unspoiled island with vast wildlife. As the captain slowly sail along the majestic cliffs, it is time to switch off and find stillness. There is no better place to slow down away from the stresses of everyday life than being onboard this Faroese schooner built in the Faroe Islands in the mid-20th century.
Do not miss this unique opportunity to experience the Faroe Islands from sea. Set sail to the meeting point for this cruise at the harbour Undir Bryggjubakka in Tórshavn. Check availability by choosing a date.
- Available: May. - Sep.
- Duration: 3 hours
- Activities: Sightseeing, Boat Trip, Bird Watching
- Difficulty: Easy
- Languages: English
The island of Nólsoy is a remarcable spot in the Faroe Islands. Almost wherever you are in Tórshavn you will see this island and the highest peak Eggjarklettur with a peak elevation of 372 metres. Visiting the island is always rewarding.
The ferry to Nólsoy, Ternan, operates several times a day. The ferry to Nólsoy takes 20 minutes.
Departure time : 09:00.
The ship is moored opposite the café UMAMI at the harbour in Tórshavn.
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The skipper monitors the weather conditions and uses his vast experience to decide if the weather allows for a safe and comfortable trip. If not, he cancels or will take you to an adapted route.