Akureyri Classic Whale Watching
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Activities

Akureyri Classic Whale Watching

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: Daily with various departure times
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Marvel at a humpback whale feeding frenzy in the depths of Iceland
  • Explore the magical Eyjafjord aboard a comfortable boat with indoor and outdoor seating
  • Spot dolphins, porpoises and minke whales leaping out of the turquoise waters
What to expect

What could be more exciting than going on a whale-spotting adventure in the Fjords of Iceland? Not much. This tour will give the opportunity to not only spot whales, but also porpoises, dolphins and minke whales, all revelling in their natural habitat. When summer comes in Iceland, the waters warm, bringing with it more food and supplies for all of these animals to thrive on, which is what makes this tour so exciting, you might even to catch humpback whales feeding.

You will be at the hands of expert tour guides who, over time, have studied these creatures and know them by name. Any questions you might have, don't be afraid to ask, they're sure to know the answer. The ship is the only high speed, specially modified, whale watching ship in Iceland, and the skippers stick to the whale-friendly guidelines, so as not to negatively impact the animals. If you love nature, then this magical tour is for you.

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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 sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Use of warm overalls
    • Excellent guidance on board
    • Wireless internet on board
    • Return for free in Reykjavík or Akureyri if no whale or dolphins are seen
    Reduced price
    • Children (0-6 years) free
    Where

    Oddeyrarbót 2, 600 Akureyri, Iceland

    Meeting point:

    Meet at the floating pier Oddeyrarbót 2, next to the cultural center HOF in Akureyri at least 15 min. prior to departure

    What to remember
    • Please wear warm clothes and feel free to wear the overalls provided
    • There can be no guaranteed sighting of whales, but if you see no whales or dolphins a complimentary ticket with a 2-year expiry will be issued
    • This tour needs a minimum of two people to go ahead
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    When
    • This tour lasts 3 hours
    • This tour departs daily, dependant on the season there are multiple departure times to choose from
    • Please arrive 15 minutes before departure
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    Provider
    Whale Watching Akureyri
    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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