Grimsey Island from Dalvik - Ferry Tickets

Cross the Arctic Circle to Grimsey Puffin Island with an Optional Guided Tour

Boat tickets to Grimsey Island

Have you ever wanted to cross the Arctic circle? Well, this is your chance! Book your ferry tickets to sail over to Grimsey Island where you will be able to cross over the arctic circle and experience the local culture. The Island is a puffin paradise, as it receives an abundance of puffins every summer.  Only about one hundred people live on Grimsey Island but around one million seabirds. 

Ferry Schedule

  • Dalvik - Grimsey: The ferry Sæfari departs at 09:00 in Dalvik and you will arrive at the island at around 12:00.
  • Grimsey - Dalvik: The ferry then leaves from Grímsey at 16:00 on Sundays and 17:00 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The ferry takes approximately 3 hours.

Optional Guided Tour of Grimsey Island

Add an optional guided tour around the island for a small fee. The guided tour gives you extra insight into the life of people living on Grimsey Island. You will be guided through the best bird watching areas, get stories about the locals, the nature and the lively hood of the inhabitants of this remote island. Starting with a light lunch as you breathe the fresh air of the arctic circle. Then off you go with your guide to experience this beautiful and remote Island. After finishing the tour you will again get a light refreshment as you take in that silence and unspoiled nature you experienced before. At the end of the tour, you will get a certificate saying you have gone across the arctic circle.

This tour is full of wildlife and fascinating stories!

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10 hours


Jun - Aug

Age limit

No limit



Tour highlights

  • Round trip to Grímsey Island with the ferry

  • A visit to one of the best bird watching areas in Iceland

  • Experience the local island life

  • Optional guided tour includes a guided tour around the island, a light lunch & certificate that you crossed the Arctic Circle