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Special Tours

#15 of 52 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Reykjavik Features Animals
101 Reykjavik | Old Harbour, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 560 8800
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Hunting the northern lights from the ocean is an amazing experience; sailing away from the coastline of Reykjavik, seeing the aurora borealis on the North-Atlantic Ocean with beautiful mountains and the city lights in the background is something you won't forget. Free pick-up, warm overalls and free hot drinks are provided. This tour is highly dependent on correct weather conditions and therefore we reserve the right to cancel if the circumstances are not favorable.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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101 Reykjavik | Old Harbour, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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+354 560 8800
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a trip well worth doing with great information delivered by a very knowledgeable and funny guide. Although we didnt see whales the views we had of a dolphin pod were breathtaking

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Reviewed 3 days ago

A good tour, the guide talked us through what to look for and we saw animals to match what was expected

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very rough sea and they didn't show us any life jackets. I don't know if there were any at all, except for children.

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Thank asab641
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed our puffin tour! The tour guide and captain were nice and funny. It was a lovely experience. I recommend it, especially because the smaller boat allows you to get closer to the puffin island.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The whole crew was great but we were lucky enough to have Stefano as our transportation and guide and he was professional, funny, and helpful the whole way. Snorkeling was one of the many highlights on me an my wife's honeymoon.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is something I would definitely do again. I was able to spot some whales in the distance, a few dolphins by our boat, and a ton of puffin flying and floating around. Our narrator was very informative and clearly enjoyed everything he was doing....More

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Thank samleale
Reviewed 3 days ago

We took the puffin and whale tour on August 21st and they were both great. We especially loved the puffin tour because the crew was wonderful. Howie and George. George took the time out and paid special attention to our two toddlers. Very imformative. We...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Everything went very smoothly on the trip. The vessel was well-maintained, and the guide was both knowledgeable and very personable. Highly recommended..More

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specialtoursiceland, Front Office Manager at Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, and thank you very much for your review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour and will let our crew know that you appreciated their efforts. We have started our Instagram competition again so if you have some good photos from...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Although it was foggy st shore we were able to clearly see many puffins and other birds. Our guide was very knowledgeable and share great tidbits of infoMore

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specialtoursiceland, Front Office Manager at Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, and thank you for your review-we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your puffin tour with us and will pass along the compliments to our guide. It often happens that there is fog in the harbour in the mornings, but once you get...More

Reviewed 3 days ago

Didn't see too many Whales but the Guide, a marine biologist was great ! Lots of interesting info during the express navigation.More

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specialtoursiceland, Front Office Manager at Special Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello, and thank you for your review! We are glad that you enjoyed your tour and commentary from our guide on the express whale watching. Our guides are highly trained and very knowledgable about the marine life in the bay, and they work hard to...More

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Katie S
3 August 2017|
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Response from specialtoursiceland | Property representative |
Hello Katie, Thank you for the question-it depends on which boat you are going on. For both of our whale watching boats there is plenty of space to bring a stroller on board, but the boat that we use for puffin express is a... More
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Lindsay F
9 March 2017|
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Response from specialtoursiceland | Property representative |
Hello Lindsay, Our boats have overalls ranging from size XS-3XL. Please let us know if you have any additional questions and have a lovely day! Kind regards, Special Tours Crew
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jenandbazburton
6 January 2017|
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Response from specialtoursiceland | Property representative |
Hello Baz Our Sea angling tours unfortunately don't start until in the beginning of May. The reason for that is that we take out a boat that is just a little bit too small to brave the winter waters and thus we have to... More
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