Hafnarhólmi rock (in the Eastfjords) is one o the safest places to observe (atlantic) puffins and many other species of migratory birds (Fulmar, Kittiwake and Common Eider). There is a wooden broadwalk and viewing house (for 100 ISK entrance fee), so you can enjoy puffins from close vicinity even with children with no fear to fall from the cliff as f.e. in another famous place where you can observe puffins – Látrabjarg.
How to find Hafnarhólmi:
You can find Hafnarhólmi approx. 7 kilometers of Borgarfjörður Eystri still on road nr. 94. There is a scheduled bus service between Egilsstaðir and Borgarfjörður Eystri on week days as well.
GPS coordinates of Hafnarhólmi rock: 65.542004, -13.754520 Take me there!
Photos of and from Hafnarhólmi:
The Nearest Rocks