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Saefari Ferry

Saefari Ferry offers scheduled trips from Dalvík to Grímsey and Hrísey .

The islands are known for their palatial scenery and diverse bird life and have over the past few years gained a reputation as charming and popular tourist destinations.

Summer schedule I

From 1. June till 31. August 2017

 Summer schedule I From Dalvík Arrival  Arrival time Departure Arrival time in Dalvík 
Monday  09:00  Grímsey  12:00  17:00  20:00
Tuesday  09:00  Grímsey  12:00  14:00  17:00
Wednesday  09:00  Grímsey  12:00  17:00  20:00
Friday  09:00  Grímsey   12:00  17:00  20:00
Sunday  09:00  Grímsey  12:00  16:00  19:00
Tuesday 18:30  Hrísey 19:00   19:30  20:00
Thursday ** 13:15  Hrísey 13:45   14:15  14:45

**OBS!  For this tour you must call ahead, the day before, and let them know if there is any freight to transport between Dalvík and Hrísey

Summer Schedule II

From 1. September till 30. September 2017

Summer schedule II From Dalvík  Arrival Arrival time  Departure  Arrival time in Dalvík    
 Monday  09:00  Grímsey  12:00  16:00 19:00
Tuesday  09:00  Grímsey  12:00  14:00 17:00
Wednesday  09:00  Grímsey  12:00  16:00 19:00
Friday  09:00  Grímsey   12:00  16:00 19:00
Tuesday 18:30  Hrísey 19:00  19:30 20:00
Thursday 13:15  Hrísey  13:45  14:15 14:54
  • Departures from Grímsey are after the discharge and loading of the ferry.
  • Cars must be booked no later than at noon the next working day before departure.
  • Cars to be transported, must arrive 1 hour before departure.
  • Passengers must arrive at least 30 minutes before departure, booking and sale

Winter schedule

From 27. February till 31. May 2017 and from 1. October till 31. December 2017

Winter schedule From Dalvík  Arrival Arrival time  Departure   Arrival time in Dalvík
 Monday    09:00  Grímsey   12:00 14:00  16:00 
 Wednesday    09:00  Grímsey   12:00 14:00   16:00
 Friday    09:00  Grímsey    12:00 14:00   16:00

OBS! on the dates 15. May - 31. May, Saefari Ferry will depart from Grímsey at 16:00


Hrísey

Winter schedule From Dalvík  Arrival Arrival time 
 Tuesday 13:15 Hrísey* 13:45
 Thursday 13:15 Hrísey* 13:45

* It is not possible to book trips to Hrísey on the web.  Please contact the Dalvik office +354  458 8970 or by email saefari@samskip.com 

Fares

Fares, one way from Dalvík  Hrísey Grímsey
Adults 1.230 ISK  4.830 ISK 
Children 11 years and younger  free free
Young persons 12-15 years 610 ISK 2.415 ISK
Senior citizens and disabled people. 610 ISK  2.415 ISK
 Vehicle under 3 tons 2.560 ISK   6.124 ISK
  • It is not possible to book trips to Hrísey on the web.  Please contact the Dalvik office +354  458 8970 or by email 

    saefari@samskip.com  

  • If passengers are travelling with vehicle over 3 tons, please contact saefari@samskip.com 

  • Please note that all cancellations must be made in one day advance.

Further information about the area

Saefari Ferry offers scheduled trips from Dalvík to Grímsey and Hrísey .  The islands are known for their palatial scenery and diverse bird life and have over the past few years gained a reputation as charming and popular tourist destinations. The Arctic Circle runs right through the middle of Grímsey and all those who step over the Circle can receive a special, illuminated certificate to confirm it.

Grímsey is Iceland´s northernmost inhabited island and home to around 100 persons, most of whom are employed in the fishing industry. The 100 metre high cliffs on the island´s east coast are the nesting place of many species of birds and one of the best sites in the country for birdwatching. Plus, a view of the midnight sun in Grímsey is simply unforgettable.

Hrísey , often called the pearl of Eyjafjordur, is a peaceful island in the middle of the fjord, it is the second largest island in Iceland, after Heimaey in the south. The island is a well known paradise for bird watchers and the most abundant of all birds on the island is the ptarmigan. About 40 species of bird nest on the island.

You can also send booking by e-mail: samskip@samskip.is

Agents

Samskip innanlandsdeild

Ránarbraut 2b
620 Dalvík
Tel: 458 8970

Upplýsingamiðstöð ferðamanna í Hofi

Strandgata 12
600 Akureyri
Tel: 4501050/ 4501051

Opening hours:
Summer (1.6-20.9) from 08.00 to 18.30 every day.
Fall (20.9 - 30.9) from 8.00 to 17.00 on week days. Weekends from 09.00 to 16.00.


Samskip innanlandsdeild
- transport delivery

Tryggvabraut 5
600 Akureyri
Tel: 458 8900


Sterta ehf

611 Grímsey
Tel: 865 5110

 

Ferðaskrifstofan Nonni

Brekkugötu 3
600 Akureyri
Tel: 461 1841