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Videy Island

Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 533 5055
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Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 533 5055
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ferry trip over is about $15 for a round trip. The island is a great place to hike. Seeing the old ruins of the fish factory and village was very interesting. The old schoolhouse is a treat. Great place for a walk and a...More

Thank Vince R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Videy island is just off the coast of Reykjavik and there is a circular imagine peace tower in memory of John lennon erected here. You are able to get a ferry from Reykjavik to the island but there is little else here. Having said that...More

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 21 April 2017

An interesting place to visit and get a panorama of Reykjavik. There are several walking trails to ruins and some buildings.

Thank 5140Lisa_L
Reviewed 13 April 2017

An island that is accessible by a small ferry boat, costs £20 each return ticket. The trip is only 5 minutes and there are only a few crossings each day. The island has sparse facilities, toilets and a cafe, that had no food when we...More

1  Thank drfcok
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This small island off the coast of Reykjavik is a mini adventure that can only be reached by ferry. A leisurely hike around the island is the perfect afternoon activity. From there, you can see exquisite views of the city waterfront area. While it may...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We made our way to the old harbour @ 9pm and boarded the sleek the modern yacht. We sat on the top deck as we thought we could brave the cold and get a good view, ha, ha. As the boat made it's way slowly...More

Thank machinmad
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Take the ferry over to Videy and enjoy a picnic in the lighter and slightly-warmer summer months. There's a few things to look at here but you'll be stretched to spend an entire day here.

Thank SoniaNicolson
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The waterfalls are an awe-inspiring natural phenomenon and no visit to Iceland would be complete without seeing them. There is also an excellent shop at the site with a wide selection of clothing and gifts.

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 5 February 2017

The ferry to the island seemed pretty expensive, and Beware the few buildings that are there are completely closed in the winter! But the views were spectacular and the Imagine Peace monument (Yoko Ono's tribute to John Lennon) was beautiful. Watch out for the wind...More

Thank elizabethruth356
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We took the first Saturday ferry (1315) and spent just under two hours on the island. We took a taxi to the ticket office (not sure if there is any other way) and easily bought ticket about 20 minutes before boarding. The day was off...More

1  Thank froulo
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Hi! We're visiting Reykjavik next week - where can we get the ferry to Videy Island on a Wednesday or Thursday? So far I can only see weekend times but that's no good for us. Any suggestions? We really want to go! :)
1 February 2017|
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Response from Maryann M | Reviewed this property |
Go to old harbor. There are a few ferries there and you can ask for their times. To be honest I don't know if there are any that go regularly during the winter. Call or email Elding. They're located on the harbor and they... More
Michelle K
Can anyone give more information about the ferry (ferries...are there more than one?) that will take us to Videy Island? Where, exactly,do we catch the ferry? We would enjoy a longer ferry trip so it sounds like catching it from the Harpa opera house might be an option. When reading the reviews we also read that someone had to walk three miles upon their return as there were no buses? Any information about getting to and from the island would be great.(We can find plenty of info about what to do once you get to the island). Thanks!!
9 September 2016|
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Response from Leaoana | Reviewed this property |
There are two spots to get a ferry to Videy. One is at the old harbour, right in the city centre and another one next to the industrial port that is very near to the island. So probably if you get the ferry at the old... More
Michael S
What is the cost of the ferry to the island and how often do they run during the summer
20 July 2016|
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Response from Terry-Jolly | Reviewed this property |
The web site is borgarsogusafn.is/en/videy-island. During the summer the ferry starts at 10:15 AM with the last sailing from Viðey Island at 6:30 PM. Children six and under are free. Children 7 - 15 are 550 ISK. Adults are... More