Plan Your Visit

Visitor Centre Hours:

As final preparations are ongoing to relocate Little White and Little Grey to the Sea Sanctuary in Klettsvik, the Visitor Centre is closed from June 29- July 5, 2020.

The Visitor Centre will reopen July 6, and be open daily with the following hours:

Monday- Saturday: 10- 17:00

Sunday: 13-17:00

Limit of 50 guests at a time in the Visitor Centre.
Children under 13 must be with a responsible adult.
Bay Trips
In July 2020 we will be offering boat trips to the view the bay from a discreet distance.

The boat trips last approximately 30 minutes and run at set times throughout the day.

Getting Here:

Our Sanctuary is located on the beautiful island of Heimaey in the Vestmannaeyjar archipelago off the south coast of Iceland

Direct flights from Reykjavik through Eagle Air . Journey time approx. 30 minutes

Herjolfur Ferry for people and/or vehicles from Landeyjahöfn to Vestmannaeyjar. Journey time approx. 35 minutes

For those arriving via Cruise ship, our Visitor Centre is a 5-10 minute walk from the harbour terminal on level ground.

Contact the Sanctuary