The classic and original whale watching tour from Reykjavík. The specially modified whale watching ships and crew will take you out in search of a wide variety of whale species. Operated up to six times day, all year round.

  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Easy
  • Electronic Voucher

  • Pick up available
  • Friendly cancellation & refund policy
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Description

The original whale watching tour in Reykjavík is available all year round and especially the summer season is a great time to go whale watching with the entire family from Reykjavík. The population of whales, dolphins and birdlife flourish in the long days and bright nights of the Icelandic summer. The minke whales are lively and in large numbers, along with the quick and quirky white-beaked dolphins, the cute harbour porpoises and the massive humpback whales.

With more than 15 years of guiding and operating whale watching tours in the Faxaflói bay you can be sure that we love and respect everything about whales and the wildlife in our native bay. Our whale watching tours are operated with the wellbeing of the whales in mind and we are active participants in the protection and research of whales.

The boats have outdoor viewing platforms as well as an indoor saloon with a small onboard café with light refreshments and bathrooms. We can also provide you with blankets and overalls on board to keep you warm out on the North Atlantic waters. The guides and staff on board are happy to answer any questions and a guide will comment and explain everything happening during the tour over our speaker system on board.

All our whale watching tours start from our ticket office on the Ægisgarður pier in the Old Harbour of Reykjavik. Your whale watching guide will meet you in our Whale Watching Centre, which is located on board an old fishing vessel permanently placed at the pier 

Before or after the tour you can enjoy the onboard multimedia show that includes images, videos and facts about the whales and marine life in Icelandic waters.

Are you interested in a more thrilling and personal experience? Check out our "Premium" RIB boat tour that will take you closer and faster to the wildlife in Faxaflói!

Itinerary

Whale Watching in Faxaflói bay

A wildlife tour that starts and ends at the Old Harbour in Reykjavík. Enjoy 3 hr. in Faxaflói bay in search for whales, dolphins and seabirds.

Meeting points

Pick up locations

What's included

  • 3 hr. whale watching tour
  • Use of warm overalls and blankets
  • Excellent live guidance in English
  • Complimentary WiFi on board
  • Access to our Wildlife Exhibition
  • Heated indoor saloon
  • Large viewing windows
  • Whale guarantee (or try again for free)
  • Pictures taken by crew (if any)

What do I need to bring

  • Sturdy footwear 
  • Warm clothing (thermals, hat, scarf and gloves)

Important information

It is always colder on the water than on land so wear good sturdy shoes, dress warmly and put on the provided warm overalls when needed. 

For optimal viewing and a more enjoyable cruise this tour is weather dependent. 

We abide by a Code of Conduct for responsible whale watching. Thus each encounter is on the animals terms and distance may be kept to minimise disturbance.

Click here for more information on the cetacean you might expect to see on the tour.

Cancellation policy

  • 1 day notice: 100% charge

Categories

  • BIRDWATCHING
  • DAY TRIPS AND EXCURSIONS
  • SAFARI AND WILDLIFE
  • SAILING OR BOAT TOUR
  • WATER

Guided Language

  • English
  • Español
  • Íslenska
  • Polska
  • Deutsch
Price from: kr 10,990

3 Hours

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