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Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri provided by Elding Whale Watching Akureyri

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Departure Point
Elding Whale Watching Akureyri, Oddeyrarbót 2, 600 Akureyri, Iceland
Duration
3h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Warm overalls, raincoats or blankets on board
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that weather in Iceland is unpredictable and that the tour can be cancelled due to rough seas.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 190 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Janice242 wrote a review Mar 2020
Fremantle West Australia98 contributions33 helpful votes
This was a really good value trip. We travelled the length of the fiord searching for whales, none were showing but saw some dolphin...the skipper extended time and eventually found us a whale. The scenery was jawdroppingly beautiful. So relaxing to be on the water.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri
Responded 19 Mar 2020
Dear Janice242, Thank you very much for taking the time to rate and review our tour and services. We're glad you enjoyed the relaxing journey, wildlife encounters and scenery of the fjord! All the best, The Akureyri Whale Watching team
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mipa24 wrote a review Oct 2019
India11 contributions3 helpful votes
The whale watching on 30th October 2019 was disappointing as there is only one whale which you see again and again diving in and out of water. Not fun at all. They dint tell people about it and we went with more expectation.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri
Responded 14 Nov 2019
Dear mipa24, Thank you for sharing your experience with future travellers. Sorry to hear your expectations were not met and that you were disappointed with the sightings. Since this is a wildlife tour, we never know what to expect; where we will find whales (if any) and for how long we will see them. That is the unpredictable factor of the tour. Hope you still enjoyed seeing the amazing wildlife of the fjord. All the best, The Akureyri Whale Watching team
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Laurie_B_VA wrote a review Oct 2019
Springfield, Virginia368 contributions175 helpful votes
We did this trip as an excursion booked through our cruise. We saw humpback and minke whales and learned a lot about them from the great guide. We mostly stayed inside the cabin to keep warm, but when the flukes came out we stayed outside. Many folks did use the overalls and
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri
Responded 17 Oct 2019
Dear Laurie_B_VA, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our tour and services. We're glad you enjoyed the humpback whales of Eyjafjörður fjord. All the best, The Akureyri Whale Watching team
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Pinkgirlie73 wrote a review Oct 2019
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I was made to feel extremely welcome when i first arrived. I filled in my form and was shown how to put on the survival suit ( which keeps you so warm and snug) lifejacket, gloves and googles. We went out to the rib boat and within 25 minutes we had spotted a humpback 🐳😱.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri
Responded 07 Oct 2019
Dear Pinkgirlie73, Thank you very much for taking the time to rate and review tour tour and services. We're glad you enjoyed our EXPRESS tour and plethora of wildlife spotted during your time with us! All the best, The Akureyri Whale Watching team
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53.paul wrote a review Sep 2019
70 contributions3 helpful votes
I was very fortunate to go on the early afternoon excursion Thursday 12th September 2019 when our ship Marella Explorer docked in Akureyri. What an experience. Overalls provided for those who wanted to venture on the open decks. Full running commentary was available from the
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri
Responded 29 Sep 2019
Dear Adviser53, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our tour and services. We're glad you enjoyed your time with us in Eyjafjörður fjord! Feel free to send us an email directly to get free pictures from your tour, taken by one of our on board naturalists! All the best, The Akureyri Whale Watching team
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By: Elding Whale Watching Akureyri
Margo7850p
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Amazing trip
My friends and I decided to take the boat whale watching tour . The team were outstanding, knowledgeable and friend
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986carmen
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Whale watching
In a very cold day in March 2020, we went on a boat with 20+ people in the Eyjafjord north of Akureyri and we were
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V1935LDchristined
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Great experience
Did this trip in March 2020 and was delighted to experience seeing a whale. Her name was Ice Woman and she appeared
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elizabethvcliff
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Fantastic adventure
Absolutely loved this experience. We saw a whale which was incredible! Definitely a first for me! It was a male at
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473RichardG473
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Finally we saw whales!
Seeing Whales was one of our aims in cruising to Iceland. Overall on our cruise the weather varied between poor and
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Companion312386
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We got to see a couple whales!
The weather wasn't perfect so we expected not to meet many whales. However, we got to see a couple who were still t
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TonyKnudsen
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Great fun! Great people! Beautiful Scenery!
Had a blast! Followed a beautiful humpback whale for a few miles! Guides were very friendly and knowledgeable and
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alexchicano
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Rib boat was a great choice
My family and I decided to take the rib boat whale watching tour because we wanted to see the whales while enjoying
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GGoodman94
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Incredible experience!
I had the most incredible experience witnessing so many breathtaking whales. Sara our Captain drove our rig boat be
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Billybrian8265
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Great
Was one f the highlights of the trip. Great fun whizzing out at speed and saw a large pod of whales.
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Serena684
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A bit disappointed
It looks like my group and I have been very unlucky in not seeing even a whale tail, though I have a strong suspect
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Waalder
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Great adventure and fantastic experience!
It was really touching experience to see those beautiful creatures from that close. Our guides were super professio
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Mervyn M
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Trip not to be missed
2-hour whale watching cruise from Akureyri What a great trip and the added bonus of seeing some of these fantastic
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rustlingsmarathon
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Whale watching trip
Thoroughly enjoyed our trip and were rewarded by seeing a humpback whale. Felt very safe and was supplied with warm
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ByuBngl
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Best Guides, Great Trip
This was a great trip before we even got on the water. Elding provides all guests with insulated coveralls, life ve
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  • Duration: 3h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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