Sæfari

The islands are known for their magnificent nature and rich birdlife that no one should miss.


Please note that a new tariff will take effect on 1 April 2021 at Sæfari.

You can only book tickets on the web and on a self-service computer at Sæfari's reception. Tickets can be purchased up to one hour before departure. Passengers must arrive no later than 30 minutes prior to the departure of Sæfari.

Please note that if there is a notification that it is fully booked for the ferry, please contact us by phone + 354 853-2211 or by e-mail saefari@samskip.com during the ferry's sailing time.

Grímsey - valid from 15. January to 14. May

From Dalvík     Place of arrival    Arrival timeFrom Grímsey Arrival time to Dalvík
 Monday09:00Grímsey12:0014:0017:00 
 Wednesday 09:00Grímsey12:0014:0017:00 
Thursday09:00Grímsey12:0014:0017:00 
 Friday09:00Grímsey 12:0014:0017:00 

Grímsey - valid from 1. October to 14. January

 From Dalvík     Place of arrival    Arrival time     From Grímsey Arrival time to Dalvík
 Monday09:00Grímsey12:0014:0017:00 
 Wednesday 09:00Grímsey12:0014:0017:00 
 Friday09:00Grímsey 12:0014:0017:00 

Grímsey - valid from 15. May to 31. May and 1. September to 30. September

 Summer schedule    From Dalvík     Place of arrival    Arrival time     From Grímsey Arrival time to Dalvík
 Monday09:00Grímsey12:0016:0019:00 
 Wednesday 09:00Grímsey12:0016:0019:00 
 Thursday09:00 Grímsey12:00 14:0017:00 
 Friday09:00Grímsey  12:0016:0019:00 

Grímsey - valid from 1. June to 31. august

 Summer schedule   From Dalvík     Place of arrival    Arrival time     From Grímsey Arrival time to Dalvík
Monday09:00 Grímsey12:0017:0020:00 
Wednesday 09:00 Grímsey12:0017:0020:00 
Thursday09:00  Grímsey12:00 14:00 17:00 
Friday09:00 Grímsey 12:0017:0020:00 
Sunday 09:00  Grímsey12:00 16:00 19:00 
  • Reservations must be made for cars in Sæfari before noon on the last working day before departure.
  • Cars that are to take the ferry must be there within 1 hour before departure. If they come later, they can not be guaranteed on board
  • Sæfari does not sail on Christmas day, New Year's Day and last Friday before easter.

Hrísey - valid from 1. October - 14. January 

 Winter schedule    From Dalvík    Place of arrival*  Arrival time    From HríseyArrival time to Dalvík
 Tuesday13:15Hrísey13:4514:1514:45
 Thursday  13:15Hrísey 13:4514:1514:45

Hrísey - valid from 15. January to 30. September

 Winter schedule    From Dalvík     Place of arrival*    Arrival time     From HríseyArrival time to Dalvíkur 
 Tuesday13:15 Hrísey13:4514:1514:45 
 Thursday   18:30 Hrísey19:0019:3020:00 

* It is not possible to book trips to Hrísey online, but if you wish to go there, please contact Sæfari by phone +354 853-2211 or by e-mail saefari@samskip.com

Price list - valid from 01. 04. 2021

Fares - one wayHrísey - Dalvík Dalvík - Grímsey
Adults1.700 kr.4.000 kr.
Children 11 years and youngerfreefree
Children 12-15 of age850 kr.2.000 kr.
65 years + and disability850 kr.2.000 kr.
Fares both waysDalvík - Hrísey - Dalvík * Grímsey
Adults3.400 kr.8.000 kr.
Children 11 years and youngerfreefree
Children 12-15 of age1.700 kr.4.000 kr.
65 years + and disability1.700 kr.4.000 kr.

* It is not possible to book trips to Hrísey online, but if you wish to go there, please contact Sæfari by phone +354 853-2211 or by e-mail saefari@samskip.com

Note: If the passenger's vehicle exceeds 3 tonnes, contact Sæfari by phone +354 853-2211.

Cancellation and Refund Policy.

Cancellation more than 24 hours prior to the scheduled arrival time is refundable.
Cancellation less than 24 hours prior to the scheduled arrival time is not refundable.
Samskip does not refund in foreign bank transfers.
Samskip charges 500 ISK for changing – and /or cancellation fee.

Orders and sales

Samskip domestic

All bookings need to be made online.

Tourist Information Center in Hofi

Strandgata 12, 600 Akureyri
Tel: +354 450 1050 / +354 450 1051
Business hours:
Summer (1.6-20.9) kl. 08.00-16.00 all day.
Fall (20.9 - 30.9) kl. 8.00-17.00 weekdays. Open kl. 09.00-16.00 on weekends.

Samskip domestic

Good delivery, Tryggvabraut 5, 600 Akureyri
Tel: +354 458 8900