5 star rating: Highly Recommended 16 Reviews

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  • Location:Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Duration:2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Sea-Fishing Tour from Reykjavik

Enjoy the fishing adventure of a lifetime in Reykjavik! Go fishing on a comfortable boat with experienced guides who will tell you all about angling in Iceland. Fishing rods, protective clothing and other equipment are all provided so you’ll have the best chance of catching fish like cod, halibut, haddock, rockfish and pollock. You can then barbeque your catch on board or have your fish packed up to take with you.


  • 2.5-hour sea-fishing tour from Reykjavik
  • Enjoy the picturesque scenery of Faxaflói, a bay teeming with fish
  • Good chance of catching cod, halibut, haddock, rockfish and pollock
  • Professional equipment provided
  • Barbeque your catch on board or take it with you
  • Warm coveralls are available on the boat

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What You Can Expect

Sea-Fishing Tour from Reykjavik

Sea-Fishing Tour from Reykjavik

Set off from Reykjavik´s Old Harbour and head out into Faxaflói, a large bay that is home to fish like cod, halibut, haddock, rockfish and pollock, which your experienced fishing guide will spot in a flash!

If you haven´t been sea fishing, don´t worry! It’s easy to learn, and your crew will happily show you the ropes, advising you on bait and passing on their angling knowledge. Listen to the captain and crew tell entertaining stories of the sea, and ask them any questions you have. All necessary equipment, including fishing rods and bait, is available on board.

This sea-angling tour is great for both experienced fishermen intent on reeling in as much as they can and those who simply wish to relax and enjoy the beautiful surrounding with a fishing rod in hand. When you’ve finished fishing, you can either barbeque your catch on board to enjoy right away, or take your fish with you in special boxes provided on request.

When you take this tour between May 1 and August 15, you’ll also go to the 'puffin islands' of Akurey and Lundey, where thousands of seabirds, including puffins, nest every year.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

This was a wonderful trip and a great introduction to the generosity of Icelanders. Besides catching and eating oodles of cod while freezing and getting soaked to the skin, we met two remarkable men: the captain, who gives any surplus filets to a shelter, and likes to engage the passengers in discussions about social justice and taking care of one's fellow men and the mate, a business consultant by day who crews every evening for the joy of it. He may be the happiest man I've ever met.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Great boat. Great crew. Wrestled a good many cod to the boat I lost count, if you can believe! A fine half day of fishing, and just minutes away from the Reykjavik shore. Save a couple of fish for the delicious fish meal aboard the boat but please release the rest!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

We caught lots of fish. I caught 12. Cooked them up on the way back. Tasted great. Captain and his mate were very nice, helpful and did a great job.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The fishing was really good, the crew fun and helpful, and cooking and eating the fish right on board was awesome!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great tour. Lots of fish.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

We went on this fishing tour. It was great, caught fish constantly 2 at a time even. Had a blast

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

fantastic! my husband loved it

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The tour guides were great, they were efficient and organized and very inviting. The fish was prepared well and it was delicious! Everyone caught something that ended up on our plates in the end so it was a fantastic experience all around!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

Phil P
United Kingdom

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2015

Wow! If you enjoy fishing, do this tour. We pulled out so much cod, it was incredible. We kept some of the best fish and the crew BBQ'd it on board!

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