Day tours

Westfjords Day Tours

At Borea you can find a variety of day tours, including hikes, kayaking, mountain biking and skiing.  Our guides are filled with experience and knowledge of the surrounding area, and a one day trip with them is bound to be an adventure, whether you take our boat to Hornstrandir for a hike, paddle or bike around on a kayak or bike or simply hike the mountains surrounding the town!  Take a look at our variety of day tours HERE, and don't be afraid to send us an e-mail at info@borea.is if you have any questions.

Fjallaskíðaferð í Jökulfirði - Ski Touring in Glacier Fjords

Nú gefst fólki í fyrsta skiptið tækifæri til að skella sér í dagsferð á fjallaskíði í Jökulfirði í Hornstrandafriðlandinu. Jökulfirðir eru rómaðir sem fjallaskíðaland með sína fögru firði og ósnortnu fjöll. 

 

Calm Water Kayaking

This is a sea kayaking day tour between the towering mountains around Ísafjörður, Northwest Iceland. The journey perfectly fits for beginners and those looking for an exciting introduction to the great sport of sea kayaking.

Dark Side of Óshlíð Kayaking

A five hour sea kayaking under the steep mountainside of Óshlíð with its sheer pinnacles rising from the sea. The old road along the shore was one of the most notorious roads in Iceland for decades due to avalanches and rockfall.

Fjord Hopping Mountain Biking

Mountain biking between two fjords in the Westfjords of Iceland, where you experience the pristine mountains, small lakes and panoramic views. We end the day with jaw dropping downhill on a smooth trail to sea level, concluding with a beautiful easy bike along the old road under Mt. Óshlíð. 

Fox Watching in Hornstrandir

The Hornstrandir nature reserve is home to the elusive arctic fox. It's one of the few places in the world where the fox can raise it's young without fear if being prey to hunters. 

 

 

 

Green Cliffs of Hornstrandir

Experience the nature and history of Hornstrandir Nature Reserve on this new hiking trip with breathtaking view over the whole Ísafjarðardjúp Bay.

Hornstrandir Panorama

Great hiking in the pristine wilderness of Hornstrandir Nature Reserve. The hike takes travelers up the valley of Bæjardalur, over streams, snow fields and down the lush valley of Kvíadalur. There are no trails or other signs of human presence on the route.

Ísöld Nature Safari

A selection of exciting nature safari tours on a 12 passenger RIB boat.  Sailing around Ísafjarðardjúp Bay is a riveting experience and with a fast boat, we can pretty easily find humpback whales and watch those graceful animals from a safe distance. 

Mountain bike around the Walls

Mountain biking around the avalanche barriers of Ísafjördur. Off-road tour that leads you into Icelandic "forest" over avalanche walls, with short single track for beginners and few short downhill. Easily suitable for active families.

Peaks of Thieves Ski Traverse

This is a backcountry skiing journey in the beautiful mountains surrounding our town, Ísafjörður.  It gives a panoramic view of exciting fjords and the open sea. The mountains around Ísafjörður offer the perfect grounds for skiing, both for beginners and experts. 

Sandá River Riding

The Sandá River Riding touris is suitable for families, short and easy

 

Skinny Skis Adventure

This is a 3-4 hours easy skiing journey in the best cross country ski location in Iceland. Locals venture out here for their daily skiing ritual. It's a perfect chance to test your skills with a professional guide that will show you the tricks of the trade.

Two Fjords Discovery

Sea kayaking journey in the pristine waters of Ísafjarðardjúp Bay in the Westfjords of Iceland where whales and seals can be often be spotted. This is a great trip for kayakers with some experience and people in good physical shape. 

Under the Cliffs Jeep Tour

This legendary Westfjords' super jeep tour is an unforgettable experience through an adventurous landscape of ferocious cliffs and silent beaches, sharp mountains, colourful rocks and tranquil creeks.

Valley to Sea

This 2.5 hour tour is most suitable for guests who have some experience riding or are comfortable with a slightly faster pace trotting or tolting.

Valley to Valley

The view over the picturesque town, Ísafjörður, and the sheer mountains on each side is spectacular and takes on a different shape with every step. The mountains and valleys around Ísafjörður offers great opportunities for daytrips in the unspoiled nature.

Wildlife of Vigur Island

The perfect trip for all nature lovers that want to experience the Icelandic wildlife from a different angle.