Watch millions of puffins return to nest

Puffin season in Iceland

Puffin season in Iceland

From Reykjavík; the islands of Heimaey, Lundey and Akurey are the perfect locations to watch as millions of puffins return to nest and lay eggs. There are many possibilities to see them. You can go by boat from Reykjavík or Westman Islands.

The world's largest puffin colony is found in the Westman Islands in the south. About one million puffins live there.

Latrabjarg in the West Fjords in Iceland is Europe's largest bird cliff, 14km long and up to 440 m high. You can take a day tour to Látrabjarg in West fjords.

The nesting season of Icelandic puffins is from late April until mid August.

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