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Private Luxury Jeep Tour - Vestmannaeyjar Day Trip From Reykjavik

Experience the captivating allure of Iceland's Westman Islands through our exclusive private 4x4 jeep tour departing from Reykjavik. Nestled off the South Coast, these volcanic gems often remain undiscovered by many, yet they harbor an abundance of natural wonders awaiting your exploration.

Commence this extraordinary journey by being whisked away from your Reykjavik accommodation in our luxurious 4x4 jeep, embarking on a scenic drive along the breathtaking Icelandic South Coast. En route, revel in the stunning landscapes that adorn your path, culminating at Landeyjahöfn, a quaint harbor near the renowned Seljalandsfoss waterfall.

The next chapter of this adventure unfolds as we board a ferry headed to the Westman Islands, also known as Vestmannaeyjar in Icelandic. A brief 30-40-minute cruise treats you to mesmerizing vistas of the islands, offering glimpses of their unique cliffs and undulating slopes. Rest assured, our luxury jeep accompanies us on the ferry, ensuring seamless comfort as we transition to exploring these extraordinary islands.

We set sail toward Heimaey, the largest and only inhabited island of the archipelago, which is a spectacular product of underwater volcanic eruptions.

While on the Westman Islands, immerse yourself in the islands' volcanic legacy at Eldheimar Museum, an interactive museum constructed around the remnants of a house consumed by lava during the Eldfell volcano eruption of 1973.

Eldheimar Museum not only narrates the history of the Westman Islands but also commemorates the colossal Eldfell eruption. This catastrophic event compelled residents to evacuate, reshaped the island's terrain, and stands testament to the unwavering resilience of the Icelandic people, an integral tale to comprehend when traversing these picturesque lands.

you can opt for a hike up Eldfell volcano, allowing you to touch the still-warm rocks from the eruption and witness the raw grandeur of newly formed lava fields, a testament to the islands' tumultuous geological past.

Continuing our private luxury expedition across the Westman Islands, we venture towards Stórhöfi, Europe's windiest point. Here, you can savor panoramic views of the islands in all their splendor, you might meet curious sheep and, during their seasonal visit, delight in observing puffins gracing these shores.

Our journey progresses to Herjólfsdalur, an idyllic valley ensconced by cliffs and verdant hills. Immerse yourself in the serene ambiance, behold the majestic Elephant Rock, and explore the vestiges of the original settlers' farmhouse, relics echoing the island's rich historical tapestry.

Concluding our island exploration, we bid adieu to the Westman Islands, boarding the ferry for the return journey to Reykjavik. As the day draws to a close, our tour ends by dropping you off at your accommodation, marking the culmination of an unforgettable Private Luxury Vestmannaeyjar Jeep Tour, leaving you with cherished memories of this extraordinary Westman Islands odyssey.

What's included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (in Reykjavik Metropolitan area)
  • Transport by private luxury jeep
  • Round trip ferry transport
  • Entrance fee to Eldheimar museum
  • English speaking guide
  • Free WiFi on board our luxury jeep

What's not included

  • Meals
  • Any other activity not included

What do I need to bring

  • Warm and waterproof clothing
  • Comfortable waterproof walking shoes
  • Hats, mittens and scarves


  • This is a luxury tour onboard our modified 4x4 jeep/SUV, which guarantees a unique experience of Iceland at a slower pace and with your own private guide.
  • Pick-up/drop-off from your accommodation in Reykjavik, please confirm at time of booking.
  • Pick-up and drop-off are possible from Keflavik Airport or outside Reykjavik metropolitan area, with an additional charge. Please let us know when booking.
  • There is a café on the ferry for food, drinks and snacks.
  • The weather in Iceland can be quite unpredictable. Occasionally, especially during winter, the tour itinerary might be altered if weather and road conditions are unfavorable.
  • Due to limited daylight hours during winter, much driving will be done in the dark. Some sites might be visited in dusk or darkness during the winter months (November to February) or even skipped.
  • Puffins are only visible in Iceland during the summer months (May-August) and sightings, although very likely on the Westman Islands, are not guaranteed.

Private Luxury Jeep Tour - Vestmannaeyjar Day Trip From Reykjavik

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