Boat Tours
The Faroe Islands are surrounded by the clean North Atlantic Ocean on all sides. Embark on a boat tour and explore the waters around the islands seeing the towering sea stacks and sea cliffs, bird life and the occasional seal.

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Boat Tours

The Faroe Islands are surrounded by the clean North Atlantic Ocean on all sides. Embark on a boat tour and explore the waters around the islands seeing the towering sea stacks and sea cliffs, bird life and the occasional seal.
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5 days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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10 days
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May. - Aug.
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Vestmanna Sea Cliffs | Boat Trip

Step aboard a boat and go on an unforgettable adventure to Vestmanna Sea Cliffs. On this classic Faroe Islands experience you will have the opportunity to see some of the most remarkable coastline in the Faroe Islands. The trip departures from the harbour in Vestmanna, a village in impressive amphitheatrical setting. You will have the chance to enjoy the café just beside the departure point and right next to the café you will also see a selection of small fishing boats belonging to the villagers. After everything is set, you will sail out of the harbour and head straight to the stunning sea cliffs. You will sail through breathtaking nature and explore the great wildlife just outside of Vestmanna. The Vestmanna Sea Cliffs are a natural wonder and a must-see experience while in the Faroe Islands. Sheer mountain sides, towering sea stacks, and rich birdlife is what you will explore on this one and a half hour boat tour. You will sail near these amazing cliffs and if weather permits you will be sailed through rocky gorges. This scenic attraction will get you near to several bird species that are nesting in the narrow sloping ledges in the cliffs. From the boat you will see high mountain peaks on the island Streymoy and many caves along the coastline. You will sail only few metres from the highest sea stack in the area Heygadrangur which rises 144 m out of the salty North Atlantic Ocean. The boat trip along the narrow channel between sea stacks and the coast is a fascinating and unforgettable experience. There are no signs of human construction or development in this area adding to the undisturbed and untouched experience when going on the journey to the cliffs north of Vestmanna.     Explore the breathtaking cliffs of Vestmanna on this boat trip with daily departures in summer. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
12 reviews

Duration:
1,5 hours
Available:
Apr. - Oct.
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Mykines with a Local | The Puffin Island

Join a guided tour to the much loved island Mykines. The unspoiled island is an unparallel experience where you will get close to puffins and enjoy the remoteness on the westernmost island in the Faroe Islands.  The tour starts from the harbour in the village Sørvágur on the island Vagar. Included in this day package is the hiking fee and a two-way ferry ticket with the local boat sailing to Mykines. There is a limited number of seats for the boat that sails to Mykines. You are secured a seat when booking with us.  When you arrive in Mykines walk up the stairs from the harbour. When you reach the end of the stairs your local guide will welcome you. The tour guide will lead you to the only village on the island. You will immediately feel the immense silence as there are absolutely no cars on the island.  Your guide knows everything there is to know about the local nature and culture. He will tell you fascinating stories about the people and the raw nature. Mykines is a bird-watchers dream. There is a puffin guarantee on this tour that will definitaly be one of your highlights on your trip in the Faroe Islands.  If you wonder where the best bird watching attractions are in the Faroe Islands wonder no more. This guided tour in Mykines gives you direct access to the bird paradise.  When in the village with several turf-roofed houses your tour guide will prepare you for the hike to the puffin bird colony. You will stand litteraly only metres away from the cute puffins and their hollow nest.  The hike will take you to the tip of Mykines on the islet Mykineshólmur and the picturesque lighthouse. Soake in the natural scenery and the quietness when looking into the Atlantic Ocean. This Mykines tour is the perfect experience for dedicated nature enthusiasts. The lush green fields during summer combined with the dramatic landscape is the ultimate way of seeing the Faroe Islands. After you have experienced the unspoiled nature on this mesmarising island, the boat awaits you by the small harbour in Mykines. You will be sailed back to Sørvágur in the afternoon and arrive just before 18:00 in Sørvágur harbour. If you choose the 13:00 PM departure, you will sail from Mykines at 19:00 PM. You will be back in Søvagur just befaroe 20:00 PM.  You can visit Mykines four months every year. There is only one boat sailing to Mykines during these four months. Secure yourself an exclusive trip to the majestic Mykines by adding to the cart.
4.8
20 reviews

Duration:
10 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Day Trip to Mykines

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.
5.0
5 reviews

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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6 Days Summer Package | Complete Faroe Islands Experience

Secure yourself a six days summer package in the Faroe Islands. You will visit the most popular sights during your stay including the puffin island Mykines and the tiny settlement Saksun and majestic waterfalls such as Fossá Waterfall and Múlafossur Waterfall in Gásadalur.  Booking this package tour makes your Faroe Island vacation stress-free and seamless. There are six day tours included in this nature packed summer package for those wanting to travel the Faroe Islands with ease. This vacation package is made especially for those first-time travellers to the unspoiled North Atlantic archipelago. Tours are up to 18 people per tour. This allows for an intimate and hospitable setting.  All tours are planned and organised in advance ensuring you to get the full grasp of the best attractions in the untouched Faroe Islands. This extraordinary package tour in the Faroe Islands will let you explore with no hassle and alleviate lot of the headache when planning tours and activities on your holiday.  Experienced tour guides will pick you up at hotels in Tórshavn or other designated pick-up location in the capital. Your adventure will start every morning when you step aboard a comfortable coach. Simply sit back and relax as your tour guide takes you to the fantastic sceneries around the islands. You will be back in Tórshavn every afternoon after your amazing day trips.  So, you will see beautiful seaside villages, remote islands, and captivating mountains. One of the absolute highlights of this package tour is a day trip to Mykines Island where you will experience all the puffins. You will also go on boat trips in narrow straits, watch birdlife and sheer cliffs, and impressive rock formations from the sea.  This package will make your journey an ease. Inform yourself about the full itinerary below.  What are you waiting for? Escape the crowds for a while and embrace the unspoiled beauty in the Faroe Islands by booking this essential package tour. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.8
6 reviews

Duration:
6 days
Available:
Apr. - Aug.
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Half-Day Fishing Trip

Join a half-day fishing trip in tranquil surroundings. This is a unique tour combining deep sea angling, nature, and the salty ocean around the Faroe Islands.  Enjoy captain Blástein's knowledge about the Faroe Islands, the breathtaking landscapes seen onboard this charming boat and the excitement when a fish is on the hook. Deep sea fishing in one of the northernmost archipelago in the world is an unforgettable experience beyond the ordinary. You will love standing in a boat deep sea fishing. Exploring the Faroe Islands from the sea is an otherworldly experience and a fantastic way to get close to nature. The captain will hand you suitable floating suit before leaving the harbour. Now, you are good to go and it is time to feel like a Faroese fisherman! Relax on the boat deck and feel the fresh air in your hair while the captain steers the boat to the fishing ground out side of Vestmanna. When you arrive at the fishing ground, Captain Blástein will help you to start fishing. Wait for a moment and you will catch your first fish from the North Atlantic Ocean. This trip has a fish catch guarantee. The meeting point for this tour is at the harbour in Vestmanna 100 metres from the campsite just upon arrival in this village on Streymoy island. The village Vestmanna is situated half an hour drive from Tórshavn. If you do not have your own car, the easiest way to get to Vestmanna is by public bus Route 100 departing from the bus terminal in Tórshavn several times a day.  The high season is from May 1st to September 30th. During low season from October 1st to April 30th, there is a minimum charge for 6 people (3.000 DKK). Why wait any longer? Make sure to book this fishing tour while you are in the Faroe Islands. Choose between a morning or afternoon tour - then add to cart. 
5.0
4 reviews

Duration:
1 day
Available:
All year
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Boat tour to Drangarnir and Múlafoss

Experience two of the most famous attractions in the Faroe Islands including the amazing sea-stacks Drangarnir and the Múlafossur Waterfall. The boat ride will treat you to an untouched view of these stunningly beautiful sights on Vágar island. The tour starts from the small boat marina in Sørvágur (see map of meeting point. This is not the regular harbour). From there you will sail close to Drangarnir lying majestically between the peaky islet Tindhólmur and the island Vágar. The awesomeness of this impressive natural wonder will give you a true understanding of why this is one of the most admired landmarks in the Faroe Islands. You will even be able to touch the dark basalt and sail through the sea arch itself, weather permitting. Joining the captain on this tour opens a special window into a truly unique place that you will never experience otherwise. Everything about this tour is remarkable. Next, you will head to Múlafossur Waterfall. This natural attraction has become a signature feature of the Faroe Islands. When sailing below to Gásadalur village, the boat will take you literally only few metres from the water that tumbles directly from the cliff's edge into the ocean. From the village Gásadalur, the waterfall Múlafossur simply falls off the island in a breathtaking manner. Take in the amazing view. Expect to also get a breathtaking aerial view of Mykines island. There will also be a good chance to experience puffins during the summer months.  You will stay in the boat during the entire trip. This will give you a unique chance to marvel at the eye-catching scenery that will be right in front of you. Tours are made throughout the year with departure from the small boat marina (see map) in Sørvágur. The duration of the tour is one hour. This is a small group boat tour. The maximum capacity is eight people. Weather permitting, you can be one of very few people in the world to sail through the arch in Stóri Drangur. This is the larger of the two sea-stacks. Grab the opportunity to explore Drangarnir and the waterfall Múlafossur. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
8 reviews

Duration:
1 hour
Available:
All year
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Mykines Evening Puffin and Sunset Tour | Accommodation Included

Explore the unspoiled Mykines island on this extraordinary evening and sunset tour. You will be away from the crowd and watch all the puffins with a local guide. Blend in with the locals and the puffins and enjoy the tranquility of Mykines Island in the evening. This overnight tour to Mykines including accommodation is a once in a lifetime experience. In the evening, the puffins gather together for a bit of social time. You will be in the middle of this extraordinary bird happening. You arrive in the late afternoon with the boat Jósup. Your local guesthouse hostess and guide will meet you by the boat and take you to the guesthouse.  Here you will enjoy dinner in one of the oldest houses on Mykines Island. During dinner, your hostess will tell you the best stories and legends about this magical Island. Among others the great Mykines painter, Sámal Joensen Mikines, fishery and the state of the island and the birdlife as you see it today. After dinner, you will pack coffee and sweets for your evening tour. Now, you are ready to meet and greet the puffins and see the sunset.  The summer in the Faroe Islands is remarkable. During the peak of summer, there are 23 hours of light. This makes an evening tour in Mykines something truly special.  After the evening walk, you will go back to the guesthouse, one of the oldest houses on Mykines Islands. The guesthouse dates back to 1895. You sleep under the ceiling in cosy dbl. rooms with B&B standard. The guesthouse is turfed roof. Next morning you will have a breakfast of course served with homebaked bread and eggs from the local farmer on the island. You can then take a stroll through the village and down to the ocean. Alternatively, the tour guide can take you on one more tour to the hill to say good morning and goodbye to the puffins. You will take the boat back to Sørvágur at 11.05 in the morning.  Do not hesitate to book this absolutely fantastic experience on the most sought-after island in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date. Min. 2 persons and max. 4 persons.
5.0
9 reviews

Duration:
2 days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Boat tour to Mykines and Vestmanna Sea Cliffs

Take advantage of a combined tour to Mykines and Vestmanna Sea Cliffs. On this day tour, you will have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience both towering rock walls, freestanding stacks and puffins.  This tour departs from Vestmanna harbour and will first take you to the cliffs along the shoreline north of the village Vestmanna where you will experience towering sea-stacks and impressive grottoes. After experiencing Vestmannabjørgini as these sea cliffs are called in Faroese, you will proceed to Mykines. This is the puffin island where you will get close to lots of puffins.  The boat sails first to the Vestmanna Bird Cliffs and then directly to Mykines. You will do the sailing in a comfortable boat where you can enjoy the nature from the boat deck and also sit down for a while inside and be amused by the scenic route from Vestmanna to the impressive sea cliffs and then to the top attraction in the Faroe Islands: Mykines!  The boat will sail you to the harbour in Mykines. You will now bring some unforgettable hours on the puffin islan. You can go far a hike in the unspoiled surroundings. If you want, you can take the hike to the lighthouse at the end of the islet Mykinesholmur.  This tidy island is slow paced. There will never be more than somewhat 120 people on this island jam-packef with beauty. After spending some hours in Mykines, the boat will sail you back to Vestmanna. The boat tour from Mykines to Vestmanna takes an hour or so. This combined Vestmanna Sea Cliff and Mykines tour is available from mid June to late July. This is when you have the chance to experience both attractions within one tour.   Don't miss this opportunity to experiencing two of the most unbelievable attractions in the Faroe Islands. Check availability by choosing a date.
4.8
4 reviews

Duration:
7 hours
Available:
Jun. - Aug.
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Kittiwakes and Caves | Hestur Island

Experience the unspoiled cliffs on Hestur from an amazing perspective. This boat tour will take you to one of the most remote locations inhabited only by birds and seals.  You will get close to puffins and other facinating birds living along the massive cliff wall on Hestur island. Weather permitting, you will also sail into huge basalt caves. If the sea is calm and weather good, you will get the unique opportuniy to enter the Klæmintsgjógv cave which is the largest grotto in the world. This is an exciting and thrilling way to experience one of the small islands in the country. You will sail all the way around the island. From the highest point, you will look some 1200 feet up the sheer cliff to the edge where multi-coloured sheep are grassing.     From the ferry port in Gamlarætt outside of Tórshavn, you will go on an adrenaline packed adventure in a high speed rib boat. Your experienced captain will make sure to get you safely to some of the most impressive sights that the Faroe Islands have to offer.  The ferry port in Gamlarætt is only a fifteen minutes drive from the capital. You can either park your car at the harbour in Gamlarætt or take the bus from Tórshavn to the meeting point.   The boat will bring you from Streymoy island over the fjort to Hestur within only minutes. Feel th erush and enery when the captain heads towards the stunning scenery in Hestur island.  The solid constructed boat is made for adventure and for the rugged landscapes on Hestur island. You will also see basalt columns as tall as castles. This area is rich in nesting seabirds. Hence, this is a highly recommended activity by travelers to the Faroe Islands. Donøt miss your chance to explore majestic cliffs and breathtaking nature. Check availability by choosing a date.   
5.0
6 reviews

Duration:
1,5 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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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 sights 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 stroll 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. When you have seen all the spectacular nature on this unspoiled island, you will get a packed lunch and beverages suiting perfectly while watching the local puffins.  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. Now, what are you waiting for? Add this tour to the cart to explore one of the hidden gem in the Faroe Islands.
5.0
2 reviews

Duration:
9,5 hours
Available:
All year
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Kayaking to Drangarnir

Row out from the village of Bø on the inlet. You can row to the famous sea-stacks Drangarnir and further to the Tindhólm or Gásadal where you can feel the spray from the free-falling waterfall Múlafossur. This is a unique opportunity to experience these stunning sea stacks up close and get the best possible point of view of what is rapidly becoming a world famous vista.  Our experienced kayak guide will steer you through the best path and get you as near as possible to the sea stacks. At the closest proximity, you will be only 50 metres from Drangarnir in your kayak. On this tour, you will row in a sea-kayak that is very safe for inexperienced rowers. Your guide will be experienced in all weather conditions and will make sure you take the best possible route depending on the day. The meeting point for this tour is in Bøur on Vagar island. If the weather does not allow it, we will depart from one of our other kayaking locations: Kvívík, Hósvík, Hoyvík, and Tjørnuvík.  This kayak-trip is a fantastic adventure in nature and will take you as close to nature as you can possibly get. Kayaking past cliffs will bring you in close proximity of sea-birds nesting and hunting for fish. This is the perfect tour for those who want to discover the enchanting smell of sea water, the sound of nature and smooth paddling. Witnessing the sea stack Drangarnir with its iconic hole in the middle from a sea-kayak is a truly special experience.  Whether you are an experienced kayaker or beginner, this is an absolutely amazing adventure in the Faroe Islands. Simply relax and immerse yourself in the breathtaking scenery.  Book this tour to get close to one of the top attractions and feel the peace and beauties of Faroese nature. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
4 reviews

Duration:
2,5 hours
Available:
May. - Sep.
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Kayak on the Lake Above the Ocean

Experience some of the most beautiful attractions in Vagar island starting in a kayak. When renting your very own kayak, you have the chance to take an extraordinary route to see the famous sights Trælanípa and Bøsdalafossur. Land the kayak at the end of the lake and go ashore to see the unbelievable views. The lake Leitisvatn is the largest lake in the Faroe Islands stretching 6 km from one end to the other. The lake is just beside Vagar airport. Your kayak adventure will start from some old turf-roofed stone houses near the village Miðvágur. You can see the meeting point when looking through the photos of the tour. The ride from the stone houses to the end of the lake towards the ocean and Bøsdalafossur waterfall takes one hour or so. The ride to the lake's edge towards the North Atlantic Ocean  is an epic paddling experience.  You can go ashore and relax while you experience the waterfall Bøsdalafossur and the slave cliff Trælanípa. Bøsdalafossur plunges into the fresh salty ocean and Trælanípa is where you will get the iconic view of the lake Leitisvatn hanging over the ocean. A stop at Trælanípan and Bøsdalafossur is a must for those travelling to the Faroe Islands. Besides taking in the sights at Trælanípan and Bøsdalfossur, you will have a unique chance to immerse yourself in the untouched nature in your own rented kayak. You will paddle in the safest kayak on the market and in the most easy to use kayak. When on the lake you can enjoy the remoteness and silence in the middle of unspoiled landscapes. Renting a kayak on the lake Leitisvatn is for those seeking something extra on their vacation in the Faroe Islands. Starting from the stone houses near Miðvágur, you can paddle as you like in your kayak. Leitisvatn is a freshwater lake that you most likely have seen on many pictures of the Faroe Islands. Discover some of the wonders in the Faroe Islands by renting a kayak that will bring you to the unique attractions Trælanípa and Bøsdalafossur. Check availability by choosing a date.
5.0
5 reviews

Duration:
2 hours
Available:
All year
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Duration:
8 days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Norðlýsið Seaside Cruise

Enjoy a memorable cruise tour in the legendary one-of-a-kind schooner Norðlýsið.  The ship will take you on a tour to experience the seafront of Tórshavn. You will head north along the coast where you will see the old fortress and the basalt coastline. You will be mesmerised by the cosiness onboard this beautiful wooden ship that was built in Tórshavn many years ago. Experiencing the Faroe Islands from sea is a nature lover's dream come true. The crew members are passionate and dedicated sailers and will be happy to answer your question and tell you about the sights along the trip. The Faroe Islands are deeply connected to the ocean and the crew has the expertice to make this a joyful and comfortable sailing experience.  While you are onboard the ship, you might very well witness how birds dive into the salty North Atlantic ocean and there is also a chance to spot a seal relaxing in the ocean or on the shoreline. This tour will let you experience some of the best things that the nature near the capitacl in the Faroe Islands has to offer. Even though you are just outside the capital, it feels as if you are far away from civilisation and in the middle of undisturbed nature.  A seaside trip departing from Tórsavn marina is exhilarating and the perfect way to take in the surroundings and explore the nature next to the capital first-hand. This is your rare opportunity to sail in a boat built by Faroe Islanders themselves in the centre of this seafaring nation.  If you are looking to explore the seaside in the Faroe Islands in comfort, look no further. Check the booking availability by choosing a date 

Duration:
2 hours
Available:
Apr. - Sep.
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Rent a Faroese boat in Glyvrar

This is an authentic boat rental experience. This experience is suitable for families and friends that aim to build memories through hands-on activity. You may also choose to rent fishing gear. The person making the booking must be a major at least 21 years old. There is a minimum rental period of 2 days and you may rent the boat for up to 7 days. We will handover the boat to the tennant on the evening (6pm-9pm) prior to the 1st rental day. The tennant will handover the boat to the landlord on the evening (6pm-9pm) of the last rental day. When we meet at the marina we give safety and handling instructions. The tennant obliges to follow the instructions given on sailing area, sailing time (Only daylight) and safety. The provided safety equipment, clothes and rented fishing gear must be brought home to the tennants residence after each ended sailing day. Sailing in a traditional Faroese boat is a unique experience. You come close to the sea, the landscapes along the seashore, the wildlife and the mysteries under the water’s surface. You reach magnificent fiords and small villages outside the most traveled areas. We are meeting up at the Glyvrar marina. Before handover of the boat each passenger receives a floatation suit, boots and a life vest. We will give instructions on safety and on handling of the traditional Faroese boat and equipment.  The fiord by Glyvrar is Skálafjørður. Skálafjørður is the longest fiord in the Faroe Islands about seven nautic miles. The Skalafjørður is part of the widest inshore area in the Faroe Islands encompassing Skálafjørður, Tangafjørður, Sundini, Kollafjørður and Kaldbaksfjørður. This is also your sailing area. You will find a map among the images with red lines marking the limit of the sailing area. For sea angling you may be interested in the depthcurves. The area is fairly sheltered from the ocean currents and weather. Typical fish in the area are atlantic cod, haddock, whiting, saithe and dab where you find sandbed. There are local stocks of herring and sprat in the area. Animals to see along the fiord are sheep, seabirds and sometimes porpoise and seals. At the Glyvrar marina there is an active boating club. They have excellent facilities with toilets and cantina. We are welcome to use these facilities. 

Duration:
2 days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Rent a Faroese boat in Kollafjørður

This is an authentic boat rental experience. This experience is suitable for families and friends that aim to build memories through hands-on activity. You may also choose to rent fishing gear. The person making the booking must be a major at least 21 years old. There is a minimum rental period of 2 days and you may rent the boat for up to 7 days. We will handover the boat to the tennant on the evening (6pm-9pm) prior to the 1st rental day. The tennant will handover the boat to the landlord on the evening (6pm-9pm) of the last rental day. When we meet at the marina we give safety and handling instructions. The tennant obliges to follow the instructions given on sailing area, sailing time (Only daylight) and safety. The provided safety equipment, clothes and rented fishing gear must be brought home to the tennants residence after each ended sailing day. Sailing in a traditional Faroese boat is a unique experience. You come close to the sea, the landscapes along the seashore, the wildlife and the mysteries under the water’s surface. You reach magnificent fiords and small villages outside the most traveled areas. We are meeting up at the Kollafjørður marina. Before handover of the boat each passenger receives a floatation suit, boots and a life vest. We will give instructions on safety and on handling of the traditional Faroese boat and equipment.  The fiord is part of a large inshore area encompassing Kollafjørður, Sundini, Tangafjørður, Skálafjørður and Kaldbaksfjørður. This is also your sailing area. You will find a map among the images with red lines marking the limit of the sailing area. For sea angling you may be interested in the depthcurves. The area is fairly sheltered from the ocean currents and weather. Typical fish in the area are atlantic cod, haddock, whiting, saithe and dab where you find sandbed. There are local stocks of herring and sprat in the area. Animals to see along the fiord are sheep, seabirds and sometimes porpoise and seals. At the Kollafjørður marina there is an active boating club. They have excellent facilities with toilets and cantina. We are welcome to use these facilities.

Duration:
2 days
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Guided Boat Tour in Eiði

This is an authentic guided boat experience. You sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost of Faroese handicraft. No place more than in Eiði has people’s existance historically so depended upon the traditional Faroese boat. With this boat they discovered rich fishing grounds. You learn about these people, their lives, their culture and their harvesting of the riches nature brought to them. You set out from the marina of Eiði on the north of Eysturoy. You sail by the western coastline of the Eiðiskollur peninsula. The area is fenced by stunning natural scenery. You sail by gorges and grottoes and weather permitting you sail towards the monumental “Risin og Kellingin” (The Giant and the Hag). You hear the legend of these iconic sea stacks. In this natural amphitheatre you try your fishing luck. Located close to the spawning grounds of the north atlantic cod, the area is known for good fishing. Typical fish you may encounter are Atlantic Cod, Haddock and Saithe. Should you be blessed by mother nature with a catch, you get to take to take fish home with you to prepare for a wonderful meal. Nowhere on the planet can you find fish as tasty and fresh as this! You cross the golf and sail towards the bay of Tjørnuvík. The history of this picturesque village by the blacksand beach dates back to Viking times. You learn about the archaelogical discovery of a Viking graveyard in the bay. From Tjørnuvík you follow the coastline of Streymoy southwards before heading back to the Eiði marina.

Duration:
3,5 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Guided Boat Tour in Hvannasund

This is an authentic guided boat experience. You sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost of Faroese handicraft. On this tour you learn about days when boats of this type were a lifeline of people along these shores. You hear stories about these people, their lives, their culture and their harvesting of the riches nature brought to them. You sail from the northern marina of Hvannasund on Viðoy. While you make your way north you explore the coastline of Viðoy towards beautiful Viðareiði. You learn about the geological history of the Faroe Islands while observing geologic expressions in the coastal cliffs and surrounding high mountains. By Viðareiði you sail by magnificent landscapes. There are spectacular gorges and grottoes – perfect for photography. Weather permitting you will sail into one of the grottoes and we will turn off the outboard engine. To only the sounds of the sea and the seabirds you will enjoy a cup of coffee inside the grottoe! Located close to the spawning grounds of the north atlantic cod, the area is known for good fishing. Typical fish in these waters are Atlantic cod, haddock, whiting and coalfish. We bring fishing rods so that you can cast a line and try your fishing luck. Should you be blessed by mother nature with fish, you get to take the catch with you home to prepare for a wonderful meal! Nowhere on the planet can you find fish as tasty and fresh as this! On your way back towards the Hvannasund marina you sail to the other side of the fiord to the abandoned village Múli. You are likely to see seabirds here such as puffins, black guillimot and fulmar. You follow the Borðoy-coastline back towards the Hvannasund marina.

Duration:
3,5 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Guided Boat Tour in Sørvágur

This is an authentic guided boat experience. You sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost of Faroese handicraft. The boat takes up to 5 guests. You visit some of the main attractions of the Faroe Islands. Weather permitting, you will sail close to the Múlafossur waterfall, the majestic islet Tindhólmur and the sea stacks Drangarnir. On your tour you will be given time to take in the impressions while hearing local stories and legends. Keep your eyes open to birdlife as Puffins, Black Guillemots and Gannets are likely. The boat departs from the small boat marina of Sørvágur. Sailing out through the fiord you sail close by the beautiful village Bøur. The setting with the sandy beach, the turf roofed houses, the church and the view is like no other. Along the northern shore of the fiord you observe interesting basalt rock formations. A dramatic geologic history unfolds as you learn about an ancient vulcano embedded in the coastal rock. Following the varied seashore you continue to the famous Múlafossur waterfall. From the boat the waterfall and the surrounding gorges and grottoes make for unique photo opportunities. Sailing south you approach the uninhabited islet Tindhólmur and from there the Drangarnir sea stacks. Have your camera at hand and capture moments by these wondrous formations. In this natural amphitheatre you get the unique chance to cast a fishing line. Fish habitating these waters are Whiting, Haddock, Atlantic Cod and Saithe. Should you be blessed with a catch, you get to take the fish with you. You may then choose to prepare for a delicious meal to serve to your loved ones adding yet another dimension to your experience.

Duration:
3,5 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Guided Boat Tour in Árnafjørður

This is an authentic guided boat tour. You sail in a traditional Faroese boat – the utmost creation of Faroese handicraft. You learn about days when boats of this type were the lifeline of people along these shores. On your journey you hear stories about these people, their lives, their culture and their harvesting of the riches nature brought to them. You sail out from the Árnafjørður marina and follow the eastern seashore by Mjóvin. Sailing close to the shore you see the varied landscape with ravines and grottoes. Along these shores you must keep your eyes open as seals have this area as their natural habitat. Up on the steep slopes you see grazing sheep and you learn about the keeping of these semi-wild animals. You procede to Bergsmunnin and see the view east towards the island of Svínoy. You sail further along this spectacular coastline towards “Bergið”. There are some grottoes here and weather permitting you will sail into one of the grottoes and turn off our outboard engine. To only the sounds of the sea and the seabirds you will enjoy a cup of coffee inside the grottoe! We bring fishing rods so that you can cast a line and try your fishing luck of the coast. Typical fish in the fiord are the Atlantic Cod, Haddock and Saithe. You may be in luck to catch the beautiful “Reyðfiskur” – a colorful red variation of the Atlantic Cod that assumes the colors og it’s seaweed habitat. Should you be blessed by mother nature with fish, you get to take the catch home with you to prepare for a wonderful meal! Nowhere on the planet can you find fish as tasty and fresh as this! On your way towards the marina you cross the fjord towards "Kóphella" - The Seal Bedrock - and follow the western coastline. You are likely to observe birds such as puffins, black guillemot and fulmar.

Duration:
3,5 hours
Available:
May. - Aug.
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Suðuroy Day Tour

Join a full day of awe-inspiring sceneries. Marvel at all the unspoiled sights on Suðuroy island. You will take the 08:45 ferry and leave the city behind while sailing to the most southernly island in the Faroe Islands. Relax in the ferry for the 2 hours journey while passing first the island of Sandoy then Skúvoy, Stóra Dimun and finally Lítla Dimun. There is a licenced restaurant on the ferry. The staff serves hot and cold meals and beverages.  On arrival in Suðuroy, you will drive from the ferry port towards Froðba, said to be the oldest village in Súðuroy, taking in the unique columnal basalt cliffs. Then from Tvøroyri you will take a guided hike to Hvannhagi and Hvanndal. A place known for it’s spectacular beauty and a real hidden gem, easily accessible, so make sure to explore this secret before the crowd discovers it! On the way back you will walk up through a gorge, where you will witness the phenomenon of the legendary, illusive, grey people of the Faroes who got caught out in the sun and had their expressions frozen in the cliff rocks. Now, you will do a sightseeing tour of Suðuroy. This island is definitely the most beautiful island from the road. You will visit most of the villages from the southern tip at Akraberg, then to the spectacular and breathtaking clifftops of Beinisvørð, the ancient viking settlement of Hov and make time to relax and eat a packed lunch in Famjin. Afterwards you will head up to the northern tip of the island and you will hear the end of the Faroese saga history, as this was the scene for one of the main events. You will stop in Hvalba on our way back to the ferry, where you will visit the ancient coal mines, in operation from the 1770’s. You will also regale the story of how three ships filled with pirates landed and ravaged the village of Hvalba. You will then take the 18:30 ferry back to Tórshavn, leaving you to reflect on a great day and a memorable tour! So don't delay—join this amazing small-group guided excursion and you too can experience the best of Suðuroy's natural delights! Check availability by choosing a date.

Duration:
9,5 hours
Available:
Feb. - Oct.
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Duration:
6 hours
Available:
Oct. - Apr.
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