Come aboard the largest whale watching boat in Iceland for an unforgettable afternoon at sea! This combo tour is for anyone who loves animals, is looking forward to experiencing more of Iceland’s natural world, or those who want to feel the wind in their face as you take off on a grand adventure.
The tour is a combination tour that includes both a whale watching tour and a sea-angling tour. For both tours you can choose between our two whale watching boats:
The Andrea, the larger vessel, has a large viewing deck with educational and interactive activities to share fascinating facts with you and your family about the creatures who visit our harbor area. The most common whales and marine animals sighted in Faxaflói bay are minke and humpback whales, white-beaked dolphins and harbour porpoises. A full-service cafeteria is also ready to serve, allowing you to relax in comfort as you look out over the waves or scan the nearby cliffs for the distinctive orange beaks of the puffins.
If you’re looking for something to give you more zip in your trip, the second boat, the Rósin, is smaller and faster. You'll reach the whale watching area faster, and its low hull allows you to get closer to the cliffs where the birds nest than the bigger boat. The choice is yours!
The sea angling is suitable for all ages and is an important experience for Icelanders, as a majority of our food and wealth in the past derived from our ability to fish. The boats are well-equipped with fishing rods and waterproof jackets for those who want to try, and provide a fun afternoon for experienced fishermen or beginners who want to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings with a fishing rod in their hand.
Note that the whale watching and sea angling are two separate tours, and you don’t have to do both in one day. The boat will depart for a 3-hour whale watching tour, return to harbor for a break and then later head back to sea for a 3-hour sea angling tour.
Don't miss fun for the whole family out in the bay! Check availability by choosing a date.
Starting time : 12:00, 13:00
Whale watching guided boat tour (3 hours)
Warm overalls & waterproof jackets to protect clothing
Cafeteria & Snack bar
Sea angling guided tour - Fishing equipment provided (2.5-3 hours)
BBQ at the end of the tour with potatoes & sauce
The weather changes quickly in Iceland, so don't be caught unawares (it is especially chilly out on the open water). It is always better to bring a sweater or dress in layers which you can remove if you are too warm.