West Tours is a well-established local tour operator and travel agency in Ísafjordur. We have been the leading agency in the region since our establishment 1993. We specialize in tours and activities based in the Westfjords, one of Europe ‘s most remote and sparsely populated region. Our tour selections include boat tours, hiking, kayaking, horseback riding, biking, whale watching, sight-seeing and jeep excursions to name few. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve is in a way our specialty our boat transfers and guided day tours to the area are very popular with nature lovers and hikers. No roads nor villages are in Hornstrandir area and the wild arctic foxes can easily be spotted there.
CRUISE SHIP SERVICES
West Tours operates and handles the tours available to passengers on cruise ships stopping in Ísafjordur. Over the years we have developed a wide range of activities and tours tailor made to the cruise companies needs and to optimize the use of the limited infrastructure of the area.
OUR MOST POPULAR TOURS
VIGUR PARADISE ISLAND
Boat tour to the island of Vigur with its magnificent birdlife. The farmers family has lived on the island through generations harvesting the down of the eider ducks. After a guided walk around the island homemade refreshments are served at the farm. Duration: 3 hours
Life & Culture sightseeing
A great sightseeing around Ísafjordur and the nearby village of Bolungavík. Guests get insight of the old days and included is a visit to Ósvör museum where one gets a great example of how life was for Icelandic fishermen until the beginning of the 20th century. Duration: 3 hours
Guided bus tour through the scenic fjords of the Westfjords with a visit to Dynjandi waterfall. Dynjandi is a 30-meter-wide and considered to be Iceland´s most unique cascade. On the way back, we visit Þingeyri village renowned for its rich Viking heritage. Duration: 6 hours.