Experience the nature and history of Hornstrandir on this new hiking trip with breathtaking view over the whole Ísafjarðardjúp Bay. We´ll discover remains from a British radar station from WWII, see many species of icelandic birds and end the trip on a beautiful volcanic sand beach.

A day's hike in the Nature Reserve

A Boat & Hiking Tour from Ísafjörður


- A day´s hike from Aðalvík to Hesteyri -

You´ll leave by boat from Ísafjörður in the morning for the abandoned village of Sæból in Aðalvík. Continuing on foot to another abandoned settlement at Hesteyri, we pass the old church and parsonage at Staður. Crossing the mountain, enjoy a spectacular and panoramic view across Ísafjarðardjúp bay and Jökulfirðir (Glacier fjords) to Drangajökull glacier. Returning by boat from Hesteyri in the evening.

Midnight Sun and Arctic Foxes

A Boat & Hiking Tour from Ísafjörður


The bright Icelandic summer nights are the right time to see arctic foxes. During the day they stay in and around their dens. But at night, the foxes are more active and visible. The young pups play outside the dens while their parents hunt in the mountains or along the beach.

Fox Watching Day in Hornvík

Fox Watching Tour From Ísafjörður

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- Searching for the Arctic Fox -
The arctic fox was the only land mammal living in Iceland when the settlers arrived in the ninth century, living here in the nature's harmony. Hornstrandir Nature Reserve is home to Iceland´s most dense arctic fox population, making it a great place for watching them in their environment.

Hornvík Height & Sights

Hiking Tour from Ísafjörður


When limited to only a couple days in Hornstrandir, the toughest part can be deciding where to go. Hornvík Bay is a clear favorite for many travelers and is our recommendation for the “I only have a couple days where should I go?” traveler.