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Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik

From US$89,00
  • Iceland whale watching tour from Reykjavik 
  • Spot whales and other wildlife out on the ocean
  • Learn about local marine life from your guide
Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik
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The best chance to see some of the 20 species of whales that migrate off Iceland’s coast during peak season is on a guided whale watching tour. Your captain and crew take you to the spots known to have the most whales and provide plenty of information about wildlife along the way. Details like provided warm layers and motion sickness tablets make this tour stand out.
What to Expect
Arrive at a central meeting location in downtown Reykjavik 30 minutes before your scheduled departure time to meet your guide and begin your Iceland whale watching tour. Optionally put on warm layers and take a seasickness tablet before setting sail in search of whales in the North Atlantic.

Peak season visitors (April to October) can expect to see some of the 20 different species of whales that swim off the coast of Iceland, while off-season visitors might see other animals like seals and seabirds. Regardless of which animals are around, your seasoned crew brings you to the best wildlife viewing spots and provides plenty of information about the animals you see while you sail.

Admire views of the coast and spot wildlife from one of the boat’s three outdoor viewing platforms or indoor saloon, fully equipped with internet, snacks, and drinks.

Tour concludes at start point.

Please note: Check tour status before arrival directly with tour operator. If canceled due to weather, contact vendor to reschedule. Tour may be operated on shared boat with partner organization.
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Reviewed yesterday
It's pure luck

Quite hard to find the departure point and even though a sunny day it was very cold did not get a glimpse of a whale, saw some dolphins but it doesn't make up for the enormous disappointment based on the companies advertising a high 90...More

Thank bigladYorkshire
Reviewed 2 days ago
An adventure

Even as an Icelander it's so magnificent seeing those huge creatures, to us at least they're very big, swimming out there. They're just so magical which is why we should enjoy that not their meat, they're so pretty and so is this experience.

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 4 days ago
The highlight of our trip to Reykjavik

This was my first whale watching tour ever and I am so glad that I booked it in Reykjavik. When we got to the Reykjavik sailors dock they told us that they were combining the tour for the day with Special Tours and directed us...More

Thank Hannah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A Dream

We booked a tour with Reykjavik Sailors, it was the cheapest whale tour we could find, as we were staying in Reykjavik and doing Iceland on a budget. Whale watching is obviously going to be hit and miss and we were setting our hopes on...More

10  Thank rubyrichardson91
ReykjavikSailors, Front desk at Reykjavik Sailors, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear rubyrichardson91, Thank you very much for so great review!! Anyone of us could explain it better, we are glad to know that you had an amazing encounter with the four species that we use to see in the bay. Of course luck has its...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A must for anyone who loves wildlife!

We were very fortunate and saw a minke whale as well as humpback whales as well as porpoises and lots of birds - the gannets are lovely! Great boat, helpful staff and knowledgable commentary from Etienne. Couldn't ask for more. Worth knowing that few Icelanders...More

3  Thank Hugo500
ReykjavikSailors, Front Desk at Reykjavik Sailors, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Hugo500, Thank you for your great review. We are glad to know that you liked the tour, we always try all our best for our passengers and we do as much as we can :) Also, we will let Etienne and our partners at...More

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