Whale watching and northern lights combo tour from Reykjavik
Cruises and boat tours

Whale watching and northern lights combo tour from Reykjavik

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Everyday
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 6 hours
Do this because
  • See the impressive coastline of Reykjavik from the sea
  • Experience the diverse marine life of Iceland
  • Admire the beautiful northern lights
  • Learn from your English speaking expert on board
What to expect

Start your day sailing into Faxafloi on the search for minke and humpback whales, dolphins and harbor porpoises. While looking out for the mammals experience the impressive bird life Iceland offers. Enjoy the beautiful coastline with impressive mountains and islands that surround Reykjavik. The whale watching tour lasts about 3 hours and will bring you back to the old harbor where you can get yourself ready for the second part of the day.

In the evening you will board a boat again for another 2-hour tour. This time in search for the incredible northern lights. These dancing lights are famous for their shape and mystery. Observing them from the water will give you an experience to remember forever.

Both tours offer you warm overalls on board to prevent you from getting cold or you can warm yourself in the spacious heated indoor cabins.

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What's included
  • 3-hour whale watching boat tour
  • 2-hour northern lights boat tour
  • Professional English-speaking guides on board
  • Warm flotation overalls
  • Heated indoor cabins and toilets
  • Comlimentary seasicknes tablets available
What's not included
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Pick-up available for extra charge, contact local supplier directly to confirm
Reduced price
  • Kids (0-6 years): free
  • Youth (7-15 years): reduced
  • Families (2 adults and 2 kids up to 15 years): reduced

  • Hlésgata Vesturbugt F101, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Meeting point:

The tour departs from our local supplier's office (Reykjavik Sailors) in the old harbor in the center of Reykjavik.

What to remember
  • Please make sure you arrive at the meeting point 30-minutes before scheduled departure
  • Pick-up is possible for an extra cost, to confirm pick-up (and place and time) contact local operator directly, you can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Dress warm and wear good footwear because it might be colder on the water
  • The duration of the whale watching tour can be shorter (2-2.5h) from 1 June-15 September
  • Please be aware that due to environmental reasons during certain times of the year the trips may be delivered on a shared boat with partners of our local supplier ensuring the environment is kept pristine by making sure fewer boats are on the water
  • Please note: both whale watching and northern lights are a natural activity governed by the laws of the weather. If the trip is canceled due to bad weather, the ticket is refunded if the following tour was not joined before or you can change your reservation to the next available day
  • On the day of the tour check the DAIL DIARY on our local supplier's website to see if there is any important information regarding your tour
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Whale Watching

  • March-15 November 9.00am
  • January-May 1.00pm
  • 16 September-December 1.00pm
  • June-15 September 2.00pm

Northern Lights

  • 1-30 September 10.00pm
  • 1 October-14 March 9.00pm
  • 15 March-15 April 10.00pm
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Reykjavik Sailors
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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