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Elding Adventure at Sea

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“minke whales”(258 reviews)
“whale watching”(363 reviews)
“sea sickness”(123 reviews)
Elding is a tour supplier in Reykjavik offering whale watching and other adventures at sea all year round. We are conveniently located just off Reykjavik's old harbor. The various types of whales commonly sighted include minke whales, white-beaked...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Aegisgardur 5, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 519 5000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A definite must do. Everything is very well organised (including supplying everyone with a not very flattering but necessary survival suit in case of sinking!) and the whole tour ran like clockwork. They even give you seasick tablets before boarding just in case!!! We saw...More

Thank JoyI341
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had the Northern Lights your for our first evening in Reykjavik and we were really lucky! Had a lovely show of the lights once we were out of Reykjavik and away from the light pollution. Obviously it comes down to luck but we were taken...More

Thank N8607BZshannonp
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I booked the Elding boat tour for my first night in Reykjavik and I’m so glad I did. The lights hadn’t been seen for a number of days and I didn’t see them for the rest of my time there. It was a super cold...More

Thank Abby-leaT
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this tour 1st night in Reykjavík As arriving mind afternoon Good choice nice 👍 boat 🚣‍♀️ warm friendly staff Plus see the lights 😀

Thank tonyspitz66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve rated the tour as a 1 simply because we didn’t see the northern lights , and yes the lights are a natural occurring phenomenon but the fact is we didn’t get what we wanted ,not the company fault it’s just the way it is,...More

Thank 230gareths
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first time I had been whale watching and it didn't disappoint! They provide warm comfy outfits if you want to use them, I was lucky and had quite calm sea, and also managed to see Orca! Megan who was running the day...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing trip from start to finish, Megan our guide was full of knowledge and interesting facts. The boat was big and well equipped. We were lucky to have calm seas and dry weather. We saw white beaked dolphins and two different humpback whales. I hope...More

Thank KerryGordon87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My dream was to see a whale so while visiting Iceland I took a trip with Elding on their whale watching tour. The boat itself was large and comfortable with a cafe and toilets onboard. The crew were introduced one by one and we had...More

Thank Daisy345
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ended up spending 2 nights and 1 afternoon with this company. Our original day tour was canceled because of weather, so we went back the next day. We saw no whales. Maybe November isn’t a good time for whale activity, and I feel like...More

Thank Akeita S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the boat ride. The crew were quite nice and kept a look out for the whales. Unfortunately we didn't see any whale or dolphin. Got a voucher promising a free ride anytime within 2 years. In the boat, overalls are kept for use...More

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17 September 2018|
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Dear robalveston, Thank you for your question and for taking the time to share your concerns regarding the ongoing whaling at our shores. It is evident that whaling and whale watching can't co-exist. Elding is among the... More
12 March 2018|
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Dear ajmolloy100, Thank you for your question! We recommend wearing good sturdy shoes (hiking shoes or similar - no heels if possible), hat, gloves and a warm jacket. We do have overalls and blankets you can borrow... More
31 January 2018|
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Dear Bundiloi, Thank you for your question! Turbulent seas are more often than not caused by high wind speed, so it is not really possible to say that it is more rough in March than other months of the year as the weather... More