Plan Your Visit

Visitor Centre Hours:

The Visitor Centre is open seasonally from April until October.

Groups interested in visiting during the winter season can call to book private opening times at +354 620 2724.

Bay Trips


Bay Trips by boat to see the Sea Sanctuary are offered seasonally. Booking dates for 2021 will be opened by November 30, 2020.

These tours begin at 1 pm daily and are subject to weather and minimum participation requirements.

The boat trips last approximately 30 minutes and are guided by a member of the Beluga Sanctuary Care Team.

You can book your visit here.

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