Djupavik, Iceland

Herring Factory visit & Leisurely Hike

Join in an exciting hike up a mountain ridge for an amazing view of the entire coast, then learn a bit of local history with an exciting guided tour through a former herring factory.

Included in your cruise
  • Spectacular landscape
  • Historic site
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Active - good mobility needed

  • Duration

    2-3h

  • Max. passengers

    500

  • Booking code

    INCL-DPV1

  • Notices

    Dress according to local weather conditions with good footwear

In 1917 Elías Stefánsson settled down in Djupavik and built a herring salting factory. Today you can still see the remains of the factory as well as only seven houses and a hotel here. We will explore the landing site, the beautiful natural scenery surrounding it and enjoy a guided walk of the former herring factory.

Practical information: 

  • Remarks/requirements: Dress according to local weather conditions with good footwear.

  • Included: Coffee and pastries.

  • Walking information: Nature walk, uneven surfaces. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Language: English.