Puffins in Iceland. Iceland car rental puffin season deals


You can get up close to the puffin on sea cliffs around the country. Vestmanneyjar (Westman islands are vulcanic islands by the south coast of Iceland) and Latrabjarg (magnificent 400m sea cliff in the nortwest) are the most puffin populated areas.

Puffins in Iceland are the Atlantic puffin and are located in several places. Some are quite close to Reykjavik on small islands just outside the capital. The biggest colony of puffin in the world is found in Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) and another big colony is in the Westfjords.

You need to take the ferry to Vestmannaeyjar from harbor Landeyjahöfn. Landeyjahöfn is about 140 km. away from Reykjavik and the sailing time is about 30 minutes. Iceland main puffin season is from may 15th to august 15th but the puffins start to come to Iceland around middle of april.

Thrifty Car Rental Iceland offers great rates during the start of the puffin season. Search now for the perfect passenger car, 4x4 jeep or a 9 seat minibus at the best possible online rate for your puffin sight-seeing trip.

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