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Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik

  • Iceland whale watching tour from Reykjavik 
  • Spot whales and other wildlife out on the ocean
  • Learn about local marine life from your guide
Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik
From US$ 89.00
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The best chance to see some of the 20 species of whales that migrate off Iceland’s coast during peak season is on a guided whale watching tour. Your captain and crew take you to the spots known to have the most whales and provide plenty of information about wildlife along the way. Details like provided warm layers and motion sickness tablets make this tour stand out.
What to Expect
Arrive at a central meeting location in downtown Reykjavik 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time to meet your guide and begin your Iceland whale watching tour. Optionally put on warm layers and take a seasickness tablet before setting sail in search of whales in the North Atlantic.

Peak season visitors (April to October) can expect to see some of the 20 different species of whales that swim off the coast of Iceland, while off-season visitors might see other animals like seals and seabirds. Regardless of which animals are around, your seasoned crew brings you to the best wildlife viewing spots and provides plenty of information about the animals you see while you sail.

Admire views of the coast and spot wildlife from one of the boat’s three outdoor viewing platforms or indoor saloon, fully equipped with internet, snacks, and drinks.

Tour concludes at start point.

Please note: Check tour status before arrival directly with tour operator. If canceled due to weather, contact vendor to reschedule. Tour may be operated on shared boat with partner organization.
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Not bad

It was not bad, but unfortunately, we could not see the whales. We only saw, in the distance, dolphins. However, I found the trip interesting ... worth the unpublished experience

1  Thank Jackiegiulia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Choppy seas, few sightings but would recommend anyway

We had ample warning about the wind and choppy seas today, with the offer of sea sickness pills, rescheduling or a refund. We opted to go. Did okay despite the roughness. Only spotted two whale tails. But both those situations were just bad luck. The...More

1  Thank Nicole A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great trip and educational

We seen many dolphins and minke whales and puffins our tour guide was a marine biologist so she had allot of really cool information We seen quite a few not as much as I would have loved Our boat was faster and smaller making it...More

1  Thank RenLaf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Exciting and interesting experience

It was first time for me, and the bar was set high by the Reykjavik Sailors. It is sometimes hard to keep people interested in the topic, but our guide (fellow biologst, as it turned out) did it with skill and grace, explaining the whale's...More

3  Thank Łukasz B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a 3 hour whale watch from Reykjavik with Reykjavik Sailors via Viator. The entire trip was only 2 hrs. As per Reykjavik Sailors web page we were to be offered free sea sickness meds, which were not offered. About 10 fellow passengers spent...More

Thank jennmiko1
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Alex L
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Response from Nicole A | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for all the autocorrect errors...hopefully you got the gist!
3 July 2018|
Response from lynne B | Reviewed this property |
Im not too sure about the sizing on the suits but there were very few people wearing a suit, it was'nt really necessary.