Day Tour to Skúvoy | Hidden Puffin Island

Day Tour to Skúvoy | Hidden Puffin Island
Day Tour to Skúvoy | Hidden Puffin Island
Day Tour to Skúvoy | Hidden Puffin Island
Day Tour to Skúvoy | Hidden Puffin Island
Day Tour to Skúvoy | Hidden Puffin Island
Day Tour to Skúvoy | Hidden Puffin Island
Day Tour to Skúvoy | Hidden Puffin Island

Explore the untouched island Skúvoy. This is one of the most undiscovered islands in the Faroe Islands with a puffin guarantee in the puffin season from early May until late August.

Skúvoy might be one of the most magnificent places in the Faroe Islands. This day trip to the remote island Skúvoy will give you something special and a truly unique experience.

You will have jaw-dropping cliffs in front of you on the island and you will explore the many untold stories that your local guide in Skúvoy has to tell you.

Your tour to the little island Skúvoy starts in Tórshavn where you will be picked up. From Tórshavn you will head to Gamlarætt on the west side of Streymoy a 15 minutes’ drive from the capital. From Gamlarætt a ferry will take you on a 45 minutes ferry ride to the islands Sandoy and after a 15 minutes’ drive on Sandoy you will get to the second harbour. The driver will bring you on board the smaller boat to the island Skúvoy. The boat trip from Sandoy to Skúvoy takes 30 minutes.

There are basically no cars on the island Skúvoy and there are no cars on the small boat. However, no worries. You will go on a fantastic hike when you arrive in Skúvoy.

A local guide will take care of you in Skúvoy and show you the fairy-tale sceneries on this stunning island full of birdlife and especially puffins. You will get close to puffins from early May until late August.

The island is incredible beautiful all year around and you will most likely be one of only few travellers on the island. There are 30 inhabitants in the only village on the island Skúvoy. The charming village has its own café where you will enjoy a warn drink after your hike in the mountains and to the steep cliff sides.

There are just as many puffins on Skúvoy as on the most known island Mykines. But, hush… let us keep Skúvoy as one of the best kept hidden secrets in the Faroe Islands.

Before you will be driven back to Tórshavn, the journey first takes you to the most historic rich village, Kirkjubøur, were the 17'th generation of the Pæturson family lives in a house, that dates back to the viking era.

Add this tour to the cart to explore one of the hidden gem in the Faroe Islands.


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: All year
  • Duration: 9,5 hours
  • Activities: Hiking, Sightseeing, Boat Trip, Bird watching
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum age: 7 years.
  • Languages: English, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
  • Highlights: Sandoy, Fagridalur, Skúvoy
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : 09:00.

Be in good time at the pick-up point. Our pick-up schedule is as following:

  • Hotel Havn - 62N Hotel (08:40 AM)
  • Hotel Tórshavn (08:40 AM)
  • Hotel Hafnia (08:45 AM)
  • Main Bus Terminal "Farstøðin" (08:50 AM)
  • Hotel Streym (08:55 AM)
  • Hotel Havgrím (08:55 AM)
  • Campsite við Strond (08:55AM)
  • Hotel Føroyar (09:00 AM)
Included:
  • Local Guide

  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

  • Hotel pickup

  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points

  • Port pickup and drop-off

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Entrance fees

  • Ferry Tickets

  • Local taxes

  • Packed Lunch

  • Bottled Water

  • All activities

  • Small-group tour

  • Walking tour

  • Free WIFI


What to bring:
  • Wind/Rainproof Clothes

  • Good Hiking Shoes

  • Camera


Good to know:

What To Expect

The journey starts in the morning, when the bus picks you up right outside your hotel. The tourguide will welcome you, and you will sit down in a comfortable minibuss, while the tourguide explaines about the Faroe Islands dailylife. 20 minutes drive from the hotel, we enter the first ferry, which takes us to the island Sandoy. The sail to sandoy is beautiful with close up views at the two islands Hestur & Koltur. Arriving in Skopun, Sando the bus takes you to another village called Sandur, which is a 20 min. Drive from the ferry. Arriving at Sandur, we will enter the ferry and sail for approx. 20 minutes to Skúvoy.

Arriving in Skúvoy we will be greeted by a local who is gonna show us all the beauties and tell us all the stories from the island. You will be greeted with a packed lunch and drinks which is perfect to enjoy while watching the puffins fly around you. After three hours on Skúvoy its time to get back to the ferry and join the bus who waits in Sandoy. Before you will be driven back to Tórshavn, the journey first takes you to the most historic rich village, Kirkjubøur, were the 17'th generation of the Pæturson family lives in a house, that dates back to the viking era. The bus will then drive you back to your hotel, so now just sit down, relax and think about all the wonderfull things you have experienced during the day.



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