Beautiful 3-Hour Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik

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Ægisgarður 5b, 101 Reykjavík, Ísland
3 hours
All year
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Embark on a captivating whale-watching journey in the majestic waters of Iceland. This remarkable tour is perfect for animal lovers visiting Reykjavik who want to increase their chances of spotting whales and other marine life and enjoy a gorgeous boat ride around Faxafloi Bay.

The adventure begins at the meeting point at the Old Harbor in Reykjavik. Make your way to the office 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time to check in and meet your expert local guide. You'll then board the boat and start your journey out to sea.

Once aboard the vessel, you'll set sail into the serene Faxafloi Bay, a haven for some of the most spectacular sea creatures on the planet. With a 90 percent success rate of sightings, the tour promises an exciting adventure with memories to last a lifetime.

You may see minke whales, majestic humpback whales, and formidable orcas, also known as killer whales.

It's not just whales you'll see on the trip. Keep your eyes peeled for playful porpoises, friendly dolphins, and other marine species that call these icy waters home.

The tour lasts about three hours, meaning you'll have plenty of time to soak in the beauty of the ocean views.

With professional guides passionate about marine life, tour guests can gain insight into the behaviors and habitats of the beautiful creatures living in the waters surrounding Reykjavik. You can ask questions and chat with the guides as you sail.

The vessel has spacious observation decks, granting every guest a chance for that perfect sighting. Panoramic views ensure you won't miss a moment of the stunning landscapes around you.

You can stand out on the deck to soak in every second or sit in the cozy cabin to keep warm. Blankets are available if you feel cold, but you should come prepared and wear warm, waterproof clothing.

Comfort is a priority, with free Wi-Fi available on board, allowing guests to share their experience in real time with friends and family. You can snap a photo of the whales swimming and upload it to your social channels immediately.

Snacks and drinks are also available for purchase, and there's a restroom on the boat for guest use.

After an incredible few hours at sea, you'll return to Reykjavik's Old Harbor with a camera full of photos and unforgettable memories.

On this fantastic three-hour whale-watching tour, head to sea and see whales and other marine life. Check availability now by choosing a date.

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Expert, English-speaking guides
Free Wi-Fi onboard the boat
Restroom onboard the boat




Whale Watching
Boat Trip

What to bring

Warm, waterproof clothing
Sturdy footwear
Fully charged camera
Refillable water bottle

Good to know

The tour has a 90 percent success rate for sightings. If you don't see anything on your excursion, you'll receive a free voucher for another trip, valid for three years.

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