Hestur - Kittiwakes and cavesBook now
This round trip from Gamlarætt in Streymoy to the island of Hestur includes sightseeing around the island. Slowly we move as near as possible to the birds under the cliff, Loftið, which vertical wall measures some 1,200 feet.
Hestur harbours guillemots, puffins, black guillemots, shags, fulmars and eiders. A couple of seal caves are there as well.
If the weather is good, we also sail into the caves, Álvagjógv and Klæmintsgjógv. Current and wind directions decide which way we sail around the island.
Public bus 101 from the bus terminal in Tórshavn to Gamlarætt Price DKK 40, –
Taxi Tórshavn to Gamlarætt DKK 185, – / 215, (day and night prices) – Auto Taxi tel. +298 311234
If you drive in your own car and have difficulty finding your way, we recommend that you use google maps or similar. Enter “Gamlarætt ferryport” and google will show you the way.
**Remember departure from Gamlarætt..!