Experience the paradise of Skjálfandi Bay in all its glory with unique nature and rich birdlife. Gentle Giants offers all kinds of private tours from Húsavík to Flatey Island. Ideal for individuals and groups on all occasions, basic or luxury high-end. The company has strong roots to Flatey Island and offers a brand new and environmental friendly building with a large dining hall as well as outdoor BBQ facilities on the island.
Flatey Island is a natural haven for birdlife with more than 30 different species of birds during the breeding season. The island is about 2,5 km long and 1,7 km wide. The name means "Flat Island" and for a reason; its highest peak rises only about 22 m above sea level. In 1967 the last inhabitants left and it has not been permanently inhabited since but many people visit the island each summer. Most of the old homes are kept and maintained as summerhouses. Read more about Flatey Island
Gentle Giants cooperates with professional cooks who can serve delicious high-quality meals on all occasions. Ingredients are locally produced. Other available services upon request include live music, bonfire, yoga instructor, qualified bird watching guide and wedding planning.
Inspired to visit Flatey Island on a private tour? Contact us for price requests.
Special arrangements are available upon request.
Please note, that this is a request only. Booking is not valid until confirmed by Gentle Giants staff through e-mail or phone.
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Private boat transfer to Flatey Island, short whale watching if possible, guided walking tour on the island. Upon request: Two or three course meal, cook on spot and dining equipment. Other services available.
May 1st – September 30th.
Tours are made upon request.
Approximately 2-4 hours stop in Flatey Island depending on travel plans and dining options.
For your safety and comfort, we reserve the right to change schedules, even with short notice, should weather or other conditions change.
See also our multi-day bird watching packages.
Flatey Island is about 2,5 km long and 1,7 km wide. The name means "Flat Island" and for a reason; its highest peak rises only about 22 m above sea level. In 1967 the last inhabitants left. It has not been permanently inhabited since but many people visit the island each summer. Most of the old homes are kept and maintained as summerhouses.