Activities

The Westman islands have so much to offer you for an adventurous visit and some unique nature and birdlife. Take a look at some of our suggestions to have the full experience during your stay

Hiking
Hiking

Many extraordinary hiking trails with outstanding views are around the island. Most are easily accessible. Here you can see the largest puffin habitat in the world.

Museums
Museums

Interesting museums are around the island including "Eldheimar" museum of memberance, focusing on the 1973 volcanic eruption with exhibitions and gallery as well as Surtsey eruption. Museum of natural history and aquarium

Rib safari
Rib safari

Join Ribsafari for terrific trips sailing around the islands, they will introduce the islands to you and the life we live here. You can choose from various trips all dependent on your interest and time.

Viking tours
Viking tours

Viking tours offer you boat trips around the islands, bus rides around Heimaey and organised hiking tours.

Horse riding tours
Horse riding tours

Explore breathtaking views on a guided riding tour around some of the unforgettable sights of south Heimaey.

Local restaurants
Local restaurants

Variety of great restaurants offering local cuisine in a nice atmosphere