Lundey Island

Just 4,5 nautical miles north of Húsavík is a small island called Lundey, what translates as Puffin Island. Even though Puffin Island reaches 34m above sea and is only about 200 m long and 100 m wide it becomes home for 200,000 puffins during the breeding season. The island is privately owned and to protect the birds from disturbance it is not possible to go on land. However, thousands of Puffins can be found swimming and diving all around the island.