Viking Sushi Tour West Iceland

Viking Sushi Tour
Viking Sushi Tour
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Tour description

Sailing around Breiðafjörður’s countless islands, the ever-popular Viking Sushi tour offers a glimpse of the fjord’s fairytale-like scenery: colorful rock faces, areas of historical interest, and the strongest ocean currents on Iceland’s coasts.

During the summer, this area is teeming with birdlife: shags, puffins, black-legged kittiwakes, arctic terns, fulmars, and eider ducks. You might even spot the king of Icelandic birds, the white-tailed eagle.

Breiðafjörður Bay is a paradise for bird enthusiasts, with countless seabirds nesting on the cliffs and skerries. From graceful Arctic terns to majestic sea eagles, the sky is alive with the sights and sounds of avian life, offering endless opportunities for observation and photography.

One of the tour’s highlights is the towing of a dredge along the ocean floor, scooping up various shellfish like scallops, sea urchins, crabs, and starfish. Some of these can be enjoyed fresh, including the scallops and sea urchins.

Get ready for a unique adventure that combines stunning landscapes, rich wildlife, and a taste of Iceland’s underwater bounty!

What's Included

  • Guided tour
  • Scallop & and sea urchin roe tasting

Good to Know

  • Warm clothes to be outside on deck because it is more fun to be outside
  • Bookings are fully refundable up to the time of the event
  • We are offer only a taste of these fresh scallops it is not a lunch, dinner or buffet

Why Your Friend in Reykjavik Recommends This Tour

The Viking Sushi tour around Breiðafjörður’s islands offers stunning scenery, rich birdlife, and strong ocean currents, with highlights including the chance to see seabirds like puffins and white-tailed eagles, and to enjoy fresh shellfish dredged from the ocean floor.

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