RIB Express whale watching tour from Reykjavik
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RIB Express whale watching tour from Reykjavik

Free cancellation
Language: English
Availability: April to October: daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Get up close and personal with the magnificent whales of Faxaflói Bay
  • Stop by the puffin island Akurey
  • Enjoy a scenic route along the coast of Reykjavík
What to expect

Join this amazing 2-hour RIB Express tour! During the tour, you will get up close and personal with the magnificent whales of Faxaflói Bay. The 12-meter-long boat allows you to get very close to the animals in a way that is extra safe for both the passengers and the whales.

On the way out of the whale watching area, you will stop by the puffin island Akurey to catch a glimpse of these adorable seabirds that live on the coast of Iceland during their nesting season. When you head out into the bay enjoy the fast, thrilling ride with the wind in your hair. The boat will have a comfortable cruising speed of 32 knots so you’ll have plenty of time out in the whales' feeding grounds. On the way back to the harbor enjoy a scenic route along the coast of Reykjavík, a perfect photo opportunity!

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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
    • Warm overalls, lifevests, gloves and goggles provided
    • A visit to the Puffin Island in the summertime
    • Scenic route along the Reykjavík coastline
    • Suspension seats for extra comfort
    • Free ticket to join the Whale Watching Classic or Whale Watching Express tour if there are no sightings
    Reduced price
    • Children 10-15 years: half price
    Where

    AEgisgardur, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

    Meeting point:

    Tour starts from Reykjavik’s Old Harbour 101, Reykjavík.

    What to remember
    • Please note that this tour is not recommended for pregnant women, people with back problems or severe heart conditions, children under 10 years or people under 130cm
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    When
    • Tour operates daily from April to October
    • Starting times depend on the season, see calendar for more details
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    Provider
    Special Tours Wildlife Adventures
    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 experience begins.

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