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Arctic Sea Tours Whale Watching

#1 of 9 things to do in Dalvik Features Animals
Hafnarbraut 22, Dalvik 620, Iceland
+354 771 7600
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Best experience of our life

We had an amazing trip on a speed boat with nice guys. It was such a great show!!! We saw humpback... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile
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Very nice tour with Arctic Sea Tour. Nice agrements (hot chocolate, fishing, warm clothes) in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Arctic Sea Tours offers whale watching tours from Dalvik close to Akureyri north Iceland.We emphasize personal service and small groups of passengers. We do our best to make your experience a special one, filled with unforgettable moments. Our Arctic Whale Watching tours are an adventure in Eyjafjordur that also include sea angling for 15 minutes, a fish cutting demonstration, hot drinks and local refreshments and finally, a taste of fresh fish from the grill at the end of the tour. We operate two licensed oak passenger boats which have been equipped according to strict standards set by the Icelandic Maritime Administration. The crew has been specially trained by The Maritime Safety and Survival Training Centre. Our schedule 09:00 1st May - 30th September 11:00 20th June - 15th August 13:00 1st March - 30th November 15:00 20th June - 15th August 17:00 1st July - 31st July
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Hafnarbraut 22, Dalvik 620, Iceland
+354 771 7600

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had an amazing trip on a speed boat with nice guys. It was such a great show!!! We saw humpback whales very close. They really know where to find whales. It was really unbelievable and exciting to see them. We would recommend this speed...More

Thank hopfthom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice tour with Arctic Sea Tour. Nice agrements (hot chocolate, fishing, warm clothes) in addition to whale Watshing. All with kindly guide. And this place is less touristic than other places. I recommand !

Thank adrien p
Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw four humpback whales! It was a great outing. The views throughout the fjord are beautiful, the big suits keep you nice and warm, and the seas were calm. After the whale watching we did some fishing and several people caught cod and pollock....More

Thank Cedrik Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We joined the tour in mid May, it was a 9am tour. It was a gloomy day, light wind, but no rain. We were disappointed. 1. When 12 of us from Dalvik office board to the boat, there was already about 20+ people on the...More

Thank Forevermui
Reviewed 1 week ago

We left on the 9am tour - a grey day with no rain. Headed down to the boat in our foul weather suits (provided). Guide was great and very informative about fish and whales in the area. Saw a few whale tails, then headed back...More

Thank Vikki B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Professional guide and crew that gave us an amazing experience. On our trip we saw three humpback whales. Part of the time they came really close to the boat

Thank Andreas A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a fantastic morning we had. Got to the ticket office early in the morning and was greeted by a very nice chap. Had a coffee and waited for everyone else who was going on the trip. we were kitted out with warm overalls and...More

Thank Jules H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time and were able to get close to a couple whales. This was my first time but so glad we were able to see whales up close! Bonus: we also saw a couple puffin and dolphins.

Thank Annie Y
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

First of all, the company supplied us with these big warm suits to wear on the boat which were very warm and hilarious to wear! We got on the boat and within 10 minutes the captain found a humpback whale! The guide and the captain...More

Thank Sophie M
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Booked with these guys by accident today as our original tour with different company cancelled on us (saying weather was too bad). So happy Arctic Sea Tours could accommodate us on such short notice! Weather was bad for May I suppose but we got suited...More

Thank Tb33
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How rough is the water out to see the whales? How big is the boat? (I'm worried about others on the trip getting seasick)
23 March 2017|
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Response from Freyr A | Property representative |
We do not go out in bad weather but the sea conditions do vary depending in wind and the direction of the wind. We are always inside the fjord watching whales. We have two boats one 15 meters long and other 20 meters. We can... More
Best time of year for Whale watching
1 October 2016|
Response from marktS5189DV | Reviewed this property |
To actually see whales its my understanding , it great year round. we went in early September .We saw numerous pods of whales and got great pictures . the weather was cooperative that day as it was sunny and neither cold... More
Do they provide Dramamine if needed??
5 September 2016|
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Response from Linda O | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. We had very heavy waves on one trip out and none was offered but no one got sick either! We were on the fjord, not the open seas so it shouldn't be a problem for most people but advise you bring your... More