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Laki Tours

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Nesvegur 5, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
+354 546 6808
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Start of the season - whale watching

They started on November 10, and on November 11th we went with them to search for killer whales... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rnaat_S
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Whale Watching

We went on Laki Tours in September and saw a number of minke whales. Of course, it's the luck of... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
TaraB0997
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Toronto
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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!"
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“whale watching” (57 reviews)
“hot chocolate” (27 reviews)
“killer whales” (23 reviews)
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Nesvegur 5, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
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+354 546 6808

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They started on November 10, and on November 11th we went with them to search for killer whales. They do their upmost best to find the whales for you also because the tour guide Mary just loves to watch them as well. She is very...More

Thank Rnaat_S
876booking, Front Office Manager at Laki Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, you are right we got to start sometime, and 10th November has been ideal time compairing to prevous years. This is the time we start seeing them. Thank you for you understanding and we sure hope you can join us...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

We went on Laki Tours in September and saw a number of minke whales. Of course, it's the luck of the draw if whales are seen. We really only saw one up reasonably close. The guide was very knowledgeable, telling us about the area, the...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

we were lucky to experience a family of orcas surrounding the ship and as well a basking shark swimming around a kayaker! it was awesome, although the sea was rough and windy but well worth!

3  Thank milu086
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Wonderful afternoon on the boat! We saw two humpback whales and were very lucky to spend some time watching both. Obviously with any tour like this if comes down to luck but the crew were very helpful and informative!

1  Thank julesh5
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Our whale watching experience was interesting: for the first three hours we saw no whales. During the last hour, however, we saw, up close, 2 beautiful minke whales and 5 spirited white-beaked dolphins. The whale watch had a profound affect on some of us in...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

we were not lucky, no dolphin no whale nothing. we saw lots of sea though. boat was ok, a coffee serve would be good

Thank Baran T
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went on a whale watching adventure out of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula with Laki Tours. They offer this tour two times a day during the summer. They are extremely well-equipped and give everyone a waterproof suit to wear during the trip, which also keeps you...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

They were very nice and uncomplicated. We had a great time and were fortunate enough to see two families of pilot whales close up.

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 10 August 2017

If you want to see humpback whales at a close distance without lots of other people and boats disturbing you and the whales, this is the place for you!!! First we went on a whale tour at Reykjavik, where we only saw a couple of...More

1  Thank Anna K
Reviewed 9 August 2017

LAKI TOURS DON'T DISAPPOINT! Apparently in 7 weeks at HOLMAVIK only once were there no whale sightings (foggy day). Please support this small eco company who are the only ones operating from Western Fyords so they can return to Holmavik next year. 2 days ago...More

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Stace1812
22 September 2017|
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Response from stewarts62 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, Yes, suggest you will be best with 4WD in Feb/March - as per the locals! If you check search engines like Skyskanner there are much cheaper prices. Have fun! Stewarts62
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Mhaldron
7 August 2017|
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Response from roza_rozalia | Reviewed this property |
At their web page you can find a whale diary where you can check how many times they saw whales around that time in the past years.
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Lynn M
24 January 2017|
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Response from JonnaCheshire | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lynn. It took my company (with a rental car) around 3-5 hours to drive from Reykjavik, but we stopped several times. The car we used was rented at Keflavik airport and now I'm not entirely sure for what price. You should... More
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