Reykjavik whale watching tour
Activities

Reykjavik whale watching tour

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: See Calendar
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Specially modified whale watching ships
  • Access to the whale watching center
  • Expert guide
What to expect

The summer is a great time to go whale watching from Reykjavík harbor. The bay resides a large variety of Whales, dolphins, and birds that happily enjoy the long days and bright nights of the Icelandic summer. The minke whales are cheerful and in large numbers, along with the quick and quirky white-beaked dolphins, the cute harbor porpoises and the massive humpback whales.


The tour operator has more than 15 years experience of in guiding and operating whale watching tours in the Faxafói bay, so you can be certain that they love and respect the whales and the wildlife in the native bay. The trips always bear in mind the wellbeing of the whales and they are also active participants in the protection and research of whales.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitised between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Expert guided whale watching tour
    • Warm overalls in case of cold weather
    • Access to the whale watching center
    • Wireless internet on board
    • "Whale Guarantee" - if you do not find any whales on your tour you get another try on the classic tour
    What's not included
    • Food and drink
    • Pick-up and drop-off
    Reduced price

    Teenagers (12 -15): Reduced

    Children (0-11): Free

    Where

    Ægisgarður, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

    Meeting point:

    Please meet at least 15 minutes prior to the tour staring time at the Reykjavik Whale Watching/WW Centre.

    What to remember
    • It is recommended you dress weather appropriate: waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves, with warm socks and waterproof shoes if possible
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    When
    • The tour departs daily at 9.00am and 1.00pm
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    Provider
    Reykjavík Sightseeing
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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