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Laki Tours

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Nesvegur 8, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
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ORCA!!

I travelled with my family in a group of 4 to join the ORCA watching tour. To do this we skipped... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nicholas L
via mobile
Wonderful

We were a group of 7 and had been looking forward to this for sometime. We were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amanda M
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Poole, United Kingdom
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Laki Tours takes you on an ocean adventure in four different trips. Puffins galore can be spotted from the protected Melrakkaey island where thousands of other birds also nest. Sea-angling is the perfect family outing and gets even more exciting when you get to keep your catch. From Olafsvik, the Whale tour gives excellent whale watching in deep waters at the foot of the majestic Snaefellsjokull Glacier. Winter brings the orcas, dolphins and white-tailed eagles. We take you to them on what is by now, our most popular tour. "We're living it!"
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“whale watching” (57 reviews)
“hot chocolate” (30 reviews)
“killer whales” (23 reviews)
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Nesvegur 8, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
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"whale watching"
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"hot chocolate"
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"killer whales"
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"white beaked dolphins"
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"bad weather"
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"puffin tour"
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"pilot whales"
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"herring"
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"great trip"
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"see whales"
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"three hours"
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"discover the world"
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"an amazing experience"
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"saw orcas"
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"wild animals"
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"waterproof suits"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I travelled with my family in a group of 4 to join the ORCA watching tour. To do this we skipped the whale watching in other harbours on Iceland. Laki tour is very sweet to provide a water/wind-proof suit for us which keeps us very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 7 and had been looking forward to this for sometime. We were not disappointed. We were worried that the poor weather was going to cancel the trip but it did not. Getting the wet suits on was hilarious. The staff...More

1  Thank Amanda M
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is the fourth time I’ve been to Laki Tours, and I just can’t get enough. We were lucky enough to see 5-6 humpbacks and two pods of orcas on our tours, but even in the rare case of not seeing anything, the guides are...More

Thank Max H
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

We spent a wonderful 3 hours searching for orcas and whales. We saw about 25 orcas and 3 humpback whales. The trip gives you a beautiful view on the coastline, the setting is stunning. As it gets very windy, wet and cold out there, you...More

1  Thank Tn950
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The tour itself was wonderful. Of course you have to expect when dealing with wild animals that there is always a chance that you might strike out on a tour like this, but the guide, spotter, and captain all seemed to know the best spots...More

1  Thank RP0st
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Great tour with Laki Tour ! They spot the cetaceans in a non - harmful way and approach them with respect. We got to see two groups of orcas when we went, and it was amazing, a special thanks to the crew ! THE highlight...More

Thank Elo X
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The company gets actually two reviews: one for the experience, one for the customer service. The experience on the boat was great. The boat is in a good shape, the crew is multilingual, friendly and very knowledgeable and we did get to see a pod...More

3  Thank andreas_woelk
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Gisli Ó, Public Relations Manager at Laki Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Thank you very much for your review it means a lot to us :)

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We had a wonderful time on our whale watching tour last week. Our guide was even more excited than we were when two groups of pilot whalescame together to feed right. Near our boat. We spent about an hour circling to watch. There were about...More

Thank Kim V
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This was an amazing experience which I would definitely recommend.. Wildlife watching is always partly down to luck but the guides were very knowledgeable and know exactly what to look for, so if there are any Whales to be seen they'll find them. One of...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The tours of the day before had been cancelled due to bad weather and just as we arrived at the harbour to join our tour the heavens opened and it poured with icy cold rain for 10 minutes - not an auspicious start, particularly as...More

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Gisli Ó, Public Relations Manager at Laki Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Thank you so much for your review and great writing!

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lounur
30 April 2018|
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Response from rich16price | Reviewed this property |
There were about 30 people on my tour. You're given overalls which will keep you dry, these are big enough to go over whatever you are wearing. I would suggest wearing what you'd normally wear walking around and then put... More
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travelnutLeicester
29 November 2017|
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Response from Rnaat_S | Reviewed this property |
I rented a car. It is quite a long distance to take a cab or Uber. Trains they don’t have in Iceland and buses I don’t know.
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Response from travelbug669 | Reviewed this property |
I strongly recommend using a professional tour guide/ driver. The conditions in Iceland are unique and treacherous particularly in the winter. The roads are not plowed like you are used to, and much of what you want to see... More
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