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Whale Safari Iceland

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“rib boat”(29 reviews)
“minke whales”(23 reviews)
“whale watching”(28 reviews)
Whale Safari is Reykjavik's premier small groups whale watching & wildlife tour operator. Our specially made RIB boats are made to get close to the whales, dolphins and puffins of the Faxafloi Bay. We only seat 12 passengers per boat, and each boat...more
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Aegisgardur 7 | Reykjavík Old Harbour, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 497 0000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This tour was the probably the best thing we did in Iceland! When deciding to book it or not the higher price compared to the other tours around Reykjavik made us hesitant but we are beyond glad we did it. Whale Safari was the real...More

Thank CKBrod
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whale watching was amazing we had great guide and he told us lot of information about whales. The Rib boat moves really fast so chasing whales is pretty easy. I highly recommend this company also staff is very friendly. :)

Thank Barbara221
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great experience, I would definitely do it again! We went with a small group of Friends, very professional crew and such beautiful views made this trip unforgettable, totally recommended!!!

Thank Anna P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great trip, great guide, great service. We had an amazing time and will definitely recommend Whale Safari! Thanks again:)

Thank KataMagnusdottir
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They provided excellent communications about what to expect before the excursion, gave us warm waterproof jumpsuits with hoods and gloves and goggles to shield us from the elements, gave clear communications throughout the adventure with the Captain calling out locations of many whale sightings and...More

Thank Travelerxowkety
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our trip the morning of the tour since it was such a beautiful day! We went on the 4 pm tour. We got all geared up in the warm suits and mini life jackets. They nicely stored all of our bags at the...More

Thank Sherri L
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We suited up and were taken on a fast Rib boat .. we found a minke whale and then we darted across the sea.. to find 3 pilot whales. Our guide was great

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Well worth the money. We saw the back of a minke whale a couple of times, but the knowledge of our guide was fantastic. While we were waiting for the whale she told us all about the different birds that we could see as well...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Did the whale and Puffin watching Tour on the speed rib boat, the ride on the boat was exhilarating and fun it was almost like I was on a roller coaster ride. We first went to the island where we found the puffins and seen...More

Thank Mi Chelle S
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Everyone at Whale Safari was amazing! I went with my sister on a birthday trip to Iceland. We were scheduled for a 3pm excursion, but got lost on our way there. They were kind enough to put us on the 4pm expedition which turned out...More

Thank karfogs
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pooja g
29 June 2018|
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Response from Halla S | Property representative |
Hey Pooja! Thanks for the interest in joining a tour with us at Whale Safari! Our age limit for both Whale Watching and Puffin Tours are 10 years and there is a height limit of 145 cm as well. You can e-mail us at... More
Hetal S
11 August 2017|
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Response from Halla S | Property representative |
Hey Hetal! This September as well as October we still had excellent sightings spotting all of the four main species the Humpback Whale, Minke Whales, White Beaked Dolphins and Harbour Porpoises in Faxaflói Bay. The Puffin... More