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Seal Watching Boat Tours - Private Tour

Hvammstangabraut, Hvammstangi 530, Iceland
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Warm September sun

We did the Seal Watching tour with a group from Western Canada. It was a beautiful sunny September... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Saskwatches
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Moose Jaw, Canada
Sunny day with seals

It was a beautiful experience on a sunny day. The guide and the capitan were prepared and very... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
marzyaethos11
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We offer boat trips from Hvammstangi around the beautiful Miðfjorður during the summer, giving you the opportunity to watch seals in their natural environment. In summer our tours start at 10 am, 1pm and 4pm. We look forward to seeing you there!
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  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Hvammstangabraut, Hvammstangi 530, Iceland
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We did the Seal Watching tour with a group from Western Canada. It was a beautiful sunny September day. While we only saw a half dozen or so seals the boat trip was very enjoyable as was the person leading the tour. He was a...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

It was a beautiful experience on a sunny day. The guide and the capitan were prepared and very kind. We saw just a few seals in the sea and on the shore since the period of the year (middle of September) does not help... It...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2017

We were a group of 4 young adults going out on the boat on a private seal watching tour. The weather was great, the captain and guide were very competent and we even got delicious pastries and hot chocolate on the way back (homemade by...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2017

My husband and I really had a great experience out on the boat. The weather was less than stellar, but the captain and first mate seem quite excited when we told them we still wanted to go out. They seem to both be relaxed when...More

Thank Ashley O
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

We had barely left the harbour when the guide told us his girlfriend had seen some whales from the shore. From the bow, we could soon spot them, and it took less than 2 minutes to determine they were orcas. I kid you not: orcas....More

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Reviewed 2 February 2017

This was money well spent. We had a blast even in the rain. (Thank goodness for the warm neon orange raincoats!) Despite the rain, we were still able to sea seals, and the captain went out of his way to help us find some. I...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Really great tour. The two guys leading the tour were knowledgeable and friendly. It was raining so they gave us a big rain coat which was lovely and they also supplied binoculars. We saw some lovely seals swimming and relaxing despite the bad weather and...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2016

Despite the weather, we had a great time. It was cold, windy, raining, and the ocean was really choppy. The crew warned us that we might not see much, but we opted to go out and on the tour anyway since we had only one...More

Thank 7HeatherS
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

This was a fun one and a half hour boat trip. Our guide had a great personality and I learned a lot about being a child back in the day during an Icelandic winter. He also compared the differences in snowfall and temperature since his...More

Thank Terry-Jolly
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Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

Went out with this independent, family run company. Really friendly, Captain and Guide were both superb. Saw Seals as hoped and learnt alot of the area, culture and wildlife. Highly recommended!

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