Day Tours From Ísafjörður in the Westfjords of Iceland
Wilderness Experience at its Best!
Isafjordur is a small but attractive town set in the rugged nature of the Westfjords of Iceland. The landscape surrounding the town offers great opportunities for all sorts of outdoor pursuits and everything is close by. The mountains rise to the skies from the backyards and the sea is stretches out to the Arctic beneath your feet!
Ísafjörður has quickly become the ultimate spot in Iceland to sea kayak, this is because the shelter of the deep fjords, which provide relatively forgiving conditions to paddle and of course the mesmerizing, awe inspiring landscapes found in the Westfjords. Hence we offer three sea kayaking day tours, from beginner lessons to demanding adventures. In addition we offer sea kayaking expeditions, click here for more.
We also operate great hiking tours and one mountain climb to the top of the highest mountain in the Westfjords, the Mt. Kaldbakur.
We at Arctic Adventures want you to experience the wild, untamed beauty of our home mountains, open seas and deep fjords, we want to take you somewhere you will never forget...to send you on your way onwards with memories for life! Visit the Westfjords, check out our selection of day tours and join us for an unforgettable adventure tour in the rarely visited North West Iceland!
„It’s like Mother Nature has pushed the impenetrable wall of starkblack and gray mountains just far enough back to give humans her blessing to build a town here“.
- Atlantica Magazine.
How to get to Ísafjörður and the Westfjords:
There are 2-3 flights per day from Reykjavik (only 40 minutes) and the airport is only5 minutes from the town center. The drive from Reykjavik is an unforgettable journey and would add an extra element to your stay in Iceland. It should take you around 5-6 hours on paved roads all the way.
We only work with local guides with extensive experience in outdoor travel. They have great passion and respect for nature and are fun to be around. Safety is of great importance to all our guides and they are the guarantee for a memorable adventure.They are truly adventurers at heart and love to show you the best Iceland has to offer.
„You guys have a really special thing going here and your love and respect for the mountains and nature is inspiring. Thanks especially for your hard work, great guiding and flexibility“.
- Brian, USA.
„The most wonderful trip, perfect weather, blue skies, whales, seals, porpoise and so many birds“.
- Francesca, Wales.