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.

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 15. May to 31. May and 1. September to 30. September 

 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 16:00 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 the office in Dalvík by phone +354 458-8970 or by e-mail saefari@samskip.com

Price list - valid from 15. 1. 2018

Fares - one wayHrísey - Dalvík Dalvík - Grímsey
Adults1.500 kr.3.500 kr.
Children 11 years and youngerfríttfrítt
Children 12-15 of age750 kr.1.750 kr.
65 years + and disability750 kr.1.750 kr.
Fares both waysDalvík - Hrísey - Dalvík * Grímsey
Adults3.000 kr.7.000 kr.
Children 11 years and youngerfríttfrítt
Children 12-15 of age1.500 kr.3.500 kr.
65 years + and disability1.500 kr.3.500 kr.

* It is not possible to book trips to Hrísey online, but if you wish to go there, please contact the office in Dalvík by phone +354 458-8970 or by e-mail saefari@samskip.com

Note: If the passenger's vehicle exceeds 3 tonnes, contact the office in Dalvík, tel. +354 458-8970.

Please note that a trip must be canceled a day in advance.

Orders and sales

Samskip domestic

Ránarbraut 2b, 620 Dalvík.
Tel: +354 458 8970

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