Up to 200 cruise ship passengers disembarked at Hornstrandir Nature Reserve in the Westfjords in a single day this week.
Cruise ship Ocean Diamond was damaged by heavy winds on its way into Reykjavík’s old harbour this morning.
So-called expedition ships, often marketed as nature or birding tours, carry 150 – 400 passengers and are becoming increasingly popular in Iceland.
The Environment Agency of Iceland will begin measuring air pollution from cruise ships docking in Seyðisfjörður, East Iceland.
Over 60 percent of residents in Ísafjörður and the surrounding area of the West Fjords believe too many cruise ships dock in the town.
Haukur Sigurðsson is creating an app to help visitors get to know Ísafjörður by ‘peeking into’ locals’ homes.