Whale Watching & Snowmobiling Tours | Meet on location

This combination of tours allow you to race across a glacier on a snowmobile and search for whales on a whale watching excursions.
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Starting time
at 12:00
2 days
Ending place
All year
Minimum age
7 years old


Experience the best of Iceland with this fantastic tour combination where you race across a glacier on a snowmobile and sail the high seas looking for whales. This is the perfect opportunity for those with their own transportation who want to add a spot of adventure to their Icelandic holiday.

After booking this combo, you’ll receive two open tickets, one to a whale watching tour and the other for a snowmobile tour. The open tickets allow you to schedule these activities to best fit your holiday plans, all you have to do is select your preferred tour dates during the booking process and make your way to the meeting point for each tour.

On the snowmobile tour, you’ll meet your guides at Gullfoss waterfall, they will then take you through the Highlands to Langjökull glacier where you’ll race across the white ice on a snowmobile. On the whale watching tour, you depart from Reykjavík’s Old Harbour, setting the sails to Faxaflói Bay where you’ll find a wealth of marine life, from Minke whales and Humpbacks to dolphins and porpoises.

Spice up your Golden Circle and Reykjavík visit with these two fantastic tours. Check availability by choosing a date.

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Pick up from Gullfoss Café for snowmobile tour
1 hr. snowmobile tour
Overalls gloves, helmet, hat and overshoes on snowmobile tour
Drop off at Gullfoss Café
3 hr. whale watching tour
Overalls and free WiFi on board
Whale/dolphin guarantee or come again for free


Whale Watching
Boat Trip

Daily itinerary

Day 1
Race across Langjökull glacier on a snowmobile and feel the adrenaline surging in your veins.

Day 1 - Snowmobile

This tour is the perfect choice for those looking to spice up their Golden Circle visit. You will meet your guides at 12:00 at the parking lot of the great Gullfoss waterfall. From there, you will board a large vehicle that will take you through the rough landscapes of the Highlands to Langjökull glacier.

At Langjökull, you will receive all necessary gear, such as warm overalls, helmet and, of course, your snowmobile. After a short introduction on how to operate these vehicles, you’ll mount your ride and head out to the blinding whiteness of the glacier.

The snowmobiles are double-riders and children over the age of seven can ride as passengers. However, if you or your group wish to ride alone, just select the add-on option ‘single rider’ during the booking process for all those wanting to ride alone in your group.

After a thrilling ride on the snowmobile, you’ll hop back on the monster truck and be transported back to Gullfoss waterfall where you can spend the rest of the day sightseeing around the Golden Circle.

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Day 2
Sail out to Faxaflói Bay and try and spot a few whales.

Day 2 - Whale Watching

Meet your captain and whale watching guide at the Old Harbour in Reykjavík at 13:00. They will take you onboard the vessel which will head out to the Faxaflói Bay where a wealth of both bird and marine life resides all year.

On board, you will find several outdoor viewing platforms, perfect for a tour like this. There is also a heated, indoor saloon with an onboard café where you can buy some light refreshments. It is recommended that you dress well, as it can be cold out on the high seas, but you will also find blankets and overalls onboard for the really cold days.

The most common sightings on this tour are Minke whales, Humpbacks, dolphins and porpoises and seeing them in their natural habitat is an experience you will never forget. However, this is wild nature, so sightings cannot be guaranteed, but in the unlikely case you don’t see any animals on your tour, you can come back another day for free.

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What to bring

Hiking shoes or snow boots.
Warm clothes

Good to know

Food is not included, we recommend bringing packed lunch or eating prior to. Light refreshments can be purchased on board whale watching boat.

Please note that this tour combination is 'meet on location', meaning you will have to make your own way to the meeting point for each tour.

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