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Whale Watching from Reykjavik

On a Whale Watching tour from Reykjavik with Elding Whale Watching you will be able to experience some of Iceland’s rich and thriving bird life, as well as visit our large variety of sea-life. 3 to 4 hour tour from Reykjavik Old Harbour Summer 9am, 1pm and 5pm Winter 9am , 1pm

These include minke whales, humpback whales, harbour porpoises and white-beaked dolphins among other whale species. Our focus is on comfort, unique experiences and personal service while making sure the environment is protected and respected in every way possible.

Enjoy a sail out in one of the largest whale watching boats in Iceland. Our big and sturdy whale watching boat Andrea, provides you with extra comfort, fantastic interior and seating areas, large outside viewing decks, a safe family friendly environment and a café & souvenir shop on-board.

Our expert guides and friendly crew will welcome you aboard, share with you interesting information about different kinds of whales and seabirds you may expect to see on your tour and will teach you how to spot whales out in the bay. With an on-board display of whale teeth, bones, baleen, plankton nets and a microscope,this tour truly is a hands-on floating Whale Watching classroom with educational & interactive focus!

We proudly follow the IceWhale code of conduct to respect & protect the nature of Iceland.

Tour Highlights

  • Guided boat tour
  • Whale Watching
  • A view of the city

What’s included & Need to know

 What's included

  • Guided boat tour
  • Free ticket to try again in case of no sightings!
  • Educational & Interactive focus
  • Warm float-able overalls provided for your comfort & safety – overalls also available in children’s sizes!
  • Wi-Fi, Café and Souvenirs on board
  • WC on board
  • Discounted price to the Whales of Iceland Exhibition – available to add as an extra, during check in or in our reception after the tour.
  •  Please note that the starting point for this tour is the Special Tours Ticket Office, located at Geirsgata 11, 101 Reykjavík.
  • You will be asked to show a valid form of ID upon arrival for check-in.

Important information

The tour is dependent on weather and sightings cannot be guaranteed.

Weather and sea conditions can be unpredictable during the winter months. Our captains will make their decision to sail based on many years of experience, always keeping in mind passenger safety and comfort.

We can never guarantee sightings on our tours, but in case of no sightings we do offer a FREE ticket to try again!

From the 15th of September to 31 November we have classic whale watching tours at 9am and 1pm. 
From December to January, our tours go at 1pm every day. 
From February to the 15th of May, we have whale watching tours at 9am and 1pm every day. 

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