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Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik - with unbiased reviews

Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik

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Discover Iceland’s majestic marine life—look for minke whales, humpbacks, and dolphins—on a whale-watching cruise through Faxaflói Bay. The convenient tour departs from Reykjavik and offers an express version for those short on time, making it easy to fit the tour into a busy vacation or one-day layover. Along the way, enjoy marine-life photo opportunities and learn about the surroundings from your guide.
  • Depart Reykjavik for a whale-watching cruise
  • Numerous start times and an optional express tour make the trip accessible to busy travelers
  • A guide helps you spot and identify elusive marine life
  • Thermal overalls and onboard Wi-Fi keep you comfortable and connected
What to Expect
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Stop At: Whale Watching Reykjavik - Special Tours, Old Harbor, Reykjavik 101 Iceland

Stop At: Special Tours, 101 Reykjavik Old Harbour Area, Reykjavik 101 Iceland
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Important Information
Departure Point
Ægisgarður 13, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Experienced biologist on board
  • Free ticket to try again if nothing is seen on your tour - sightings guarantee!
  • Use of thermal overalls - also available in children's sizes!
  • Free WiFi
  • Heated indoor seating areas
  • Complimentary sea sickness tablets, if needed
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink (can be purchased on board)
  • Hotel transfers (can be added for an additional fee)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • German guidance available on Classic tours from May 1st - September 30th.
  • Operates in a variety of weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • If cancelled due to unsuitable sailing conditions, you will be give the option of an alternative date or a full refund.
  • Hotel pick up: Available to book directly with supplier (extra fees apply).
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Claire B wrote a review Nov. 2019
34 contributions5 helpful votes
We were hoping to see some whales, but on the day, they were very elusive. We did see one or two dolphins, but that was all. Very disappointing, but that’s nature. One feedback I would like to give is, perhaps looking into using sonar to give passengers more of a chance to see
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Date of experience: November 2019
Jacqui E wrote a review Oct. 2019
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Amazing experience ! Well worth the pounds ! Staff fab everyone ever so nice an helpful ! Well worth a visit
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Date of experience: October 2019
NikkiCooklin wrote a review Oct. 2019
5 contributions
This trip should really be called whale seeking. The weather was a little rough and we were on a small boat. Unfortunately my warm suit which was issued by the company got wet and leaked so I was left very wet and cold by the end of the trip. All would have been forgiven if we
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Heidi J wrote a review Oct. 2019
12 contributions2 helpful votes
Good and well organised trip with whale experience the 28th of September. 2019. We had the best weather and a good guide. The security on board was good and made us feel safe. One of our highlights on our Iceland trip.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Hillbilly Bluehat wrote a review Sep. 2019
22 contributions6 helpful votes
3-hour tour round Reykjavik bay, we saw a large pod of white-beaked dolphins and plenty of northern gannets (famous for their spear-headed diving technique, which we saw). 9am tour on a mid-week day late September was not too busy, so plenty of room to move around. Tour guide
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Date of experience: September 2019
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