Whale Watching & Northern lights | 2-Tour Deal

White beaked dolphins are the most frequently seen species around Iceland.
The whales of Faxaflói bay are unafraid of whale watching boats.
An enormous amount of energy is required for a giant humpback to throw itself clear of the ocean surface.
From a distance, whale watchers can spot an animal by its blow.
Minke whales are the smallest great whale, but still often exceed ten metres in length.
A humpback whale diving in the bountiful waters of Faxaflói.

Jump aboard, for two essential Icelandic experiences. With this offer you can combine whale watching and Northern Lights.

During the day you will take a boat tour to explore beautiful Reykjavik coastline while the on-board crew will be searching for whales and other ocean mammals that live in Faxaflói bay year round. The most common species which are spotted are the Minke and Humpback whales, as well as white-beaked dolphins and harbour porpoises. 

While sailing out to the ocean you can relax and enjoy your time in the cosy indoor saloon with some refreshments and snacks available on board. The experienced guides will provide you with a unique tour and tell you all about each species you might see, so be sure to ask them all the questions you may have. 

At night, it is time for another fabulous boat tour, just away from the city lights where you can see Northern Lights dancing in the sky. It is a unique experience to see the Aurora Borealis from the sea, partnered with the incredible view of the lights of Reykjavík city behind you.

Guides will provide you all the auroras stories and legends from around the world,  so you will also learn about the science behind this amazing phenomenon. Remember to take a good camera with - use the long exposure settings and you will take amazing shots.

Both tours will depart from the Old Harbour, located in downtown of Reykjavík. The vessel has three viewing platforms, full toilet facilities, and a heated indoor saloon where you can purchase both snacks and refreshments.

You'll be provided with complimentary warm flotation overalls and sea sickness tablets, and there is free Wi-fi on board so you can share your experiences on the tour. If there will not be any sightings on either of the tours, you will have a chance to join us another time, free of charge. Take a chance on our combination deal to experience the best Iceland has to offer.

Do not hesitate to book. Check availability by choosing a date. 


Quick facts

Tour information:
  • Available: Feb. - Dec.
  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Activities: Whale Watching, Boat Trip, Northern lights hunting, Bird watching
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Languages: English
  • Highlights: Reykjavík, Faxaflói, Northern Lights, Reykjavík Harbour
Pickup information:
  • Pickup time : 08:00 12:00,

Please be at your pickup location in time for your departure. Should your pickup location be at a bus stop and you need assistance finding it, seek guidance in your Hotel's reception or contact your tour provider directly.

Included:
  • 3 hours whale watching tour

  • 2 hours Northern lights tour

  • Experienced and professional guides

  • Warm flotation overalls

  • Wi-Fi on board

  • Heated indoor cabins and toilets on board

  • Seasickness tablets available

  • Pickup is available for extra charge


What to bring:
  • We recommend wearing good footwear and warm clothing.


Good to know:

If there are no sightings on your tour, you will get a ticket to join another tour on the next available day. All tours are subject to weather conditions and sightings cannot be guaranteed. Your tour provider reserves the right to cancel the tour due to bad weather conditions and you will be notified as soon as possible if this occurs.

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 during slower periods.



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