Boat Rental in Reykjavík

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Boat Rental in Reykjavík

Reykjavík harbor

Photo: Páll Stefánsson.

Q: Where can I rent a little boat in Reykjavik? I would like to have a little trip (some hours) around the city’s coast.

Thank you!

Malavasi, Italy


A: There is no boat rental in Reykjavík and your supposed little trip on open sea is not for everyone.

You have two choices: take a whale watching and puffin tour from the old harbor, or stop a small fishing boat coming into the harbor and rent it with the captain. I have not tried it but it could be a different experience.

On the other hand, there is a walking path along most of Reykjavík’s coastline. That is one alternative to see the coast, on foot.