Frequently Asked Questions

Choosing Snæfellsnes Excursions means opting for an authentic, locally-rooted experience.

As the sole local company based in Grundarfjörður offering bus tours, we bring an unmatched expertise and deep passion for showcasing the beauty of our region. Our company isn’t just a business; it’s a team of local residents who live and breathe the stunning landscapes of Snæfellsnes.

Each tour is crafted from years of experience and is delivered by guides who not only know the area but are part of its vibrant community. By traveling with us, you’re not just seeing the sights; you’re immersing yourself in the culture, history, and natural splendor of Snæfellsnes through the eyes of those who call it home.

This local perspective enhances your journey, providing insights and stories that you won’t find anywhere else.

When you choose Snæfellsnes Excursions, you’re choosing to experience Snæfellsnes through a genuine local lens, ensuring a memorable and meaningful exploration of one of Iceland’s most breathtaking regions.

We specialize in Grundarfjordur shore excursions tailored for cruise ship passengers.

Our tours are crafted to showcase the stunning beauty and unique culture of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, making every trip a memorable journey.

Absolutely! Our Grundarfjordur shore excursions are perfectly designed for cruise ship passengers. We offer two distinct tours to enhance your visit to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.

Our Scenic Snæfellsnes Tour is a 5-hour journey capturing the eastern highlights of the peninsula, designed to immerse you in its breathtaking landscapes and rich culture.

Alternatively, our 3-hour Shark Museum and Stykkishólmur Tour provides a relaxed experience exploring local delicacies and the serene beauty of Stykkishólmur.

Our cruise excursions start from the harbout in Grundarfjörður.

The meeting point for your tour is located on the harbour, directly to the right of where you disembark from the ship or tender.

You should look for a small black bus, which will serve as our temporary office on the harbour.

Our tours end at Grundarfjörður harbour, to make it easier for you to return promptly to your ship.

Absolutely! We prioritize ensuring that all participants of our Grundarfjordur shore excursions return to the harbor in time for their cruise ship departure.

Whether you’re on our Scenic Snæfellsnes Tour or the Shark Museum and Stykkishólmur Tour, we manage the schedule meticulously, so you can relax and enjoy your adventure without any worries.

Our tours are designed to be accessible and comfortable, with light walking required at most attractions.

They are suitable for guests who prefer a more relaxed pace, allowing you to choose how active you want to be during your visit to the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.

Yes, the minimum age requirement for our scheduled bus tours is 6 years old.

Please note that there are no age restrictions for our private tours.

Meals are not included in our tours unless specified otherwise.

We make stops where you can purchase meals and refreshments, though you are welcome to bring your own packed lunch.

Please note that eating on board our coaches is not allowed.

Our scheduled bus tours for cruise ship passengers are currently offered in English only, ensuring clear and comprehensive guidance throughout your journey on the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.

Puffins are generally rare on the mainland of the Snæfellsnes Peninsula.

For a better chance of seeing these charming birds, we recommend a boat tour around Breiðafjörður Bay.

For our bus tours across the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, we recommend dressing in layers with waterproof and windproof clothing, and comfortable shoes.

The weather in Iceland can be unpredictable, so a hat is also advisable even in summer.

Tipping is not mandatory but is quite common and greatly appreciated if you are satisfied with the service.

It’s a kind way to show appreciation to your guide and driver for their efforts in enhancing your tour experience.

Yes, we offer private tours for those looking for a more personalized experience.

Contact us directly to discuss your needs and how we can create a memorable tour for you.