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“whale watching”(77 reviews)
“sperm whales”(29 reviews)
“killer whales”(27 reviews)
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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...more
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Nesvegur 8, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
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+354 546 6808
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

After the tours in the last days being cancelled due to storms and extreme weather, we managed to be in Olafsvik on the right day to get on a tour. Since we didn't book in advance, we went to the harbour the day before and...More

Thank PixieOfAces
Reviewed 23 September 2018

A Laki Tours whale watching trip is the one to take! On our ride, we saw too many whales to count! They were playing and gave us a big show. We also saw dolphins as well a puffling. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and clearly...More

Thank fredw656
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Our first impression was very positive, as we were handed out high-quality warm and waterproof overalls for our trip. Our second impression was that the boat was rather overcrowded, but that was the last negative. A few minutes out of Olafsvik we had already seen...More

Thank TonySwiss
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We chose Laki tours because they seemed to be the most responsible company regarding the respect and protection of whales. We took the tour out of Holmavik. We were literally escorted out of the harbor by countless dolphins and pilot whales. It was unreal! The...More

Thank Dana O
Reviewed 24 August 2018

okay we did the puffin tour and it was almost the end of thes eason, but we did see af ew on the water - the boat ride was fun (a bit wet - so dress warm) - their naturalist on board was quite interesting...More

Thank joisey-joe
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

I can't say much more than the person who posted yesterday, but they're 100% right. We heard that whale-watching in Reykjavik is sketchy so we decided to give a full day to travel up and back to go with Laki in Holmavik. It was INCREDIBLE....More

Thank SunFlight
Reviewed 24 August 2018

I have just returned from the trip of my dreams! I went to Iceland, specifically to Holmavik, to watch Humpback whales. It was my birthday promise to myself on reaching 60. . We stayed for five days and I took seven trips on the Laki...More

1  Thank birdcot
Reviewed 21 August 2018

As an Icelander that spends much time by the sea I've often seen whales, but this was my first time on a whale watching tour. I wasn't expecting much (thinking I've seen this all before), but being so close to the humpbacks was incredible. Our...More

2  Thank María G
Reviewed 21 August 2018

I feel like Amy C, in wanting the keep Laki Tours in Holmavik as a secret but I also want to sing their praises. We went out several days in a row and saw amazing sights - Humpbacks feeding and deep diving, pilot whales and...More

1  Thank country-girl-heart
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We booked for the 3 hours whale spotting tour with the whole family of seven. The tour is very well organized and they supply a full whaler waterproof suit, just in case just were not conveniently dressed. The crew is composed by the captain, two...More

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birdcot
26 June 2018|
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Response from maxhoyt | Reviewed this property |
Dear Kate, There is a lot of natural wonders on the snæfellsness peninsula where Grundafjordur is located - black pebble beaches, volcanoes you can go to the top, the famous snaefellsjokull glacier which journey to the... More
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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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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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