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Watch for minke whales, dolphins and humpbacks on a whale watching cruise from Reykjavik, and take in views of the coast from an open viewing platform or an enclosed cabin. Get the ultimate whale watching experience during the peak season from April through October, when over 20 kinds of whale flock to the North Atlantic. Cruise the harbor in comfort and style, enjoy access to an indoor saloon stocked with snacks and drinks (sold on board), and spot Iceland’s diverse aquatic species with help from the experienced crew.
If you’re looking for a Northern Lights experience with a difference in Reykjavík, come and enjoy an evening with North Sailing onboard the traditional sailing boat Opal. Gaze at the scenery, learn about how to sail a traditionally rigged boat or enjoy the wooden hot tub on-deck.
A trip like no other, you can soak up the atmosphere down below deck and warm up next to the wood burning stove.
During the two-and-a-half-hour trip, you will sail from Reykjavík harbour, between the islands of Faxaflói and majestic lighthouses.
Enjoy fantastic views of the Reykjavík city lights, Yoko Ono’s Imagine Peace Tower and the Aurora Borealis – a unique viewpoint unlike anything you can see from land!
Last but not least, try to on-deck hot tub for a reasonable price!
Take a nighttime cruise from Reykjavik for a chance to see the awe-inspiring Northern Lights from the water. Head away from the city and gaze up at the dark sky, where Mother Nature shows off with this natural light display, also known as Aurora Borealis. The boat features outdoor viewing decks and an interior cabin where you can purchase drinks, if you wish.
Realize your dreams of observing whales in their natural environment on a whale-watching trip from Reykjavik. Cruise on the Atlantic Ocean in search of the Minke and humpback whales native to Iceland. With luck, you’ll see dolphins and porpoises while listening to enriching commentary. Then, gain free entry to the Whales of Iceland exhibition—home to 23 full size models of whales—and plunge into an immersive experience guaranteed to amaze.
Join Harpa Yachts for a comfortable whale & dolphin watching cruise from Reykjavík Old Harbour.
On this cruise with a maximum of 35 guests we sail out from the old harbour in downtown Reykjavík. The cruise takes you out to Breyðafjörður bay looking for whales & dolphins.
Depending on the season you might experience a wide variety of wildlife in the picturistic surroundings of Reykjavik with mountains and stunning sceneries everywhere you look.
Harpa yachts is a family owned and operated company, the owners have decades of experience in providing visitors with experiences of a lifetime.
The yacht is a fully equipped luxury vessel with a lounge, bar, salon & fly-bridge. Licensed to accommodate up to 35 people on day tours makes Harpa yachts the perfect company for guests looking to travel with small groups.
For a truly unique experience & an opportunity to sail in ultimate luxury and style, Harpa yachts is at your command.
Many Northern Lights tours turn west to Iceland’s interior—but this one sails out of Reykjavik Harbor for a combination whale and Northern Lights spotting sea journey. It’s a great way to see two of Iceland’s most beautiful offerings, and you’ll travel on a boat with viewing platforms, an indoor bar, and free Wi-Fi. Viewings of whales or the lights cannot be guaranteed, but trips can be rebooked without an extra charge.