Whale Watching & FlyOver: Aerial Excursions and Oceanic Encounters

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Reykjavík, Iceland
4,5 hours
May - Dec.
Minimum age



FlyOver Iceland utilizes state-of-the-art technology to give you the feeling of flight. You will hang suspended, feet dangling, before a 20-metre spherical screen while our film whisks you away on an exhilarating journey across Iceland. Special effects, including wind, mist and scents, combine with the ride’s motion to create an unforgettable experience.

FlyOver Iceland is located in the exciting Grandi Harbor District. This all season attraction takes you on a breathtaking journey across Iceland. Soar over land, sea and ice. Move with the arctic winds.

FlyOver Iceland is an immersive flight experience.The ride utilizes state-of-the-art technology to give the guest the feeling of flight. Guests sit with feet dangling, before a 20-metre spherical screen while our film whisks you away on an exhilarating journey across Iceland. Special effects, including wind, mist and scents, combine with the ride’s motion to create an unforgettable experience. Before your flight begins, you’ll be immersed in the magic of Iceland in pre-ride events.

Our flight guides, a storyteller and resident troll Sú Vitra will lead you through two unique adventures that’ll ignite your imagination with stories of Iceland, its people and the natural forces at work.

The total duration of the experience is 30-35 minutes. We do recommend that you reserve one hour for your visit to FlyOver Iceland.

The FlyOver Iceland building is a landmark at the Grandi district. This beautifully designed house not only holds the FlyOver Iceland flight ride and pre-shows but also a souvenir shop with handpicked local items, photos from the ride and unique souvenirs. The ground floor houses as well a café where you can relax before or after your virtual flight.

Please note

Wheelchair accessible

Stroller / pram accessible

Public transportation nearby

Accessible for those with limited mobility

FlyOver Iceland has no age limit, however we cannot accommodate anyone in our flight ride under the height of 100 cm (40 inches).

FlyOver Iceland

Fiskislóð 43, Reykjavík 101, IS

Whale Watching

Experience the best Iceland has to offer with spectacular Whale Watching opportunities.

Our tours offer a unique experience and we do our best to make this a lifetime experience for you.

A 2-3,5-hour Whale Watching adventure departing from Old harbour in downtown Reykjavik. We sail into Faxaflói bay in search of Minke and Humpback whales, Dolphins, Harbour porpoises and Killer whales. On this tour, you will also experience the spectacular views of the mountains and islands around Reykjavik as well as the wonderful bird life. On board we have warm overalls, heated spacious indoor cabins, a nice bar and free WiFi.

NOTE: You should schedule to be at our departure point at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure.

Please be aware that due to environmental reasons during certain times of the year our trips may be delivered on a shared boat with one of our partners. At Reykjavik Sailors, we are committed to ensuring the environment is kept pristine by making sure fewer boats are on the water.

Please note: Whale Watching is a natural activity governed by the laws of the weather. If the trip is cancelled due to bad weather, the Whale Watching ticket is refunded if the following tour was not joined before or you can change your reservation to the next available day.

Please, check our DAILY DIARY before you come for the tour. All the important daily information of all our tours will be notified on our website.

Kindly notify us if you require wheelchair access, as not all of our boats are equipped for accessibility

If you don't see a whale, you have the option to take the tour again for free.

Disclaimer for pick-ups

Pick-ups must be booked with a minimum of one hour before the tour departure time, all pick-ups booked after that will be discarded.

Pickup service (round trip) fee applies to first boat tour, if due to lack of sightings tour is joined for free again, pickup service must be added and paid again.


We start at Geirsgata 11 (https://maps.app.goo.gl/DatKA6eiZ5sXyxTW7)

Get there 30 minutes early to join the excitement.

See you soon!

Whale Watching departure at 09:00 and FlyOver Iceland at 14:00

Whale Watching departure at 10:00 and FlyOver Iceland at 14:00

Whale Watching departure at 13:00 and FlyOver Iceland at 18:00

FlyOver Iceland start at 11:30 and Whale Watching departure at 14:00

FlyOver Iceland start at 14:30 and Whale Watching departure at 17:00

FlyOver Iceland start at 18:30 and Whale Watching departure at 21:00

Please note that in case of cancellation of the whale watching tour, the price of the entire ticket will not be refunded, only the whale watching part. The ticket to the FlyOver is open, meaning you can freely choose when you want to go. This does not have to happen on the same day that your whale watching tour is scheduled.

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Entry fee FlyOver Iceland
2-3,5 hours Whale Watching tour
Experienced and professional guides
Free ticket to join again in case of no sightings
Warm flotation overalls
Free WiFi on board
Heated indoor cabins with toilet facilities
Complimentary seasickness tablets available

What to bring

Here's a friendly recommendation for your comfort and enjoyment:
We suggest wearing sturdy footwear and warm clothing to stay cozy during the tour.
Don't forget to bring your camera to capture amazing photos of your Whale Watching adventure!
Prepare for an unforgettable experience and make lasting memories with these handy tips.

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