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Hugely increase your chances of seeing puffins in the wild on this guided tour from the Old Harbor in Reykjavík. Traveling aboard a custom-made rigid-inflatable boat (RIB) means you get as close as possible to the islands of Faxaflói Bay where puffins come to breed in the summer. While watching the clownish birds, your guide offers insight into their behavior, as well as those of the other resident seabirds, such as auks and gannets.
Get up close and personal with puffins on this eco-adventure from Reykjavik. With your local nature guide, step aboard a custom boat that lets you glide right up to Akurey Island's jagged shore and see the adorable animals in their natural habitat. Enjoy engaging commentary about the puffins's biology and behavior from your guide. Use of binoculars for viewing bird life is included.
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.
Search the skies for the Northern Lights on a guided boat cruise from Reykjavik. The still waters of Faxaflói Bay make an ideal spot for stargazing and catching the sometimes elusive Northern Lights. Learn all about Mother Nature’s fireworks display from a guide, sip a warm drink on board (own expense), and enjoy hassle-free hotel pickup and drop-off (if option selected).
Discover the natural majesty of Iceland with the Reykjavik Super Saver, a combination of two popular tours at a discounted price. Realize your dreams of seeing wild whales during a 2.5- or 3.5-hour whale-watching tour and marvel at adorable puffins as you sail the rugged shores of Akurey island on a 1-hour puffin cruise. Enrich your knowledge of the majestic creatures while listening to commentary from a knowledgeable guide on each captivating cruise.
Because they tend to nest on rocky cliffs close to water, seeing puffins in their natural habitat is sometimes tricky. Increase your chances on this tour from Reykjavik that takes you out on a boat to to either Akurey or Lundey, two islands that are well known for their plentiful birdlife. In addition to puffins you have the opportunity to view eider ducks, arctic terns, guillemots, and cormorants.
See Iceland’s puffins, birds, and wildlife on a tight schedule with a 1-hour boat tour from Reykjavík’s Old Harbour. Ride across Faxaflói Bay in a custom-made RIB boat that’s designed for the best possible access without disturbing the birds that nest along the coast.
Combine two popular sea-faring activities on this small-group fishing excursion from Reykjavik. Spot puffins as you cruise past their island colonies and find a good fishing spot to cast your line in. Fishing with guides means the chances of catching fish are increased and eliminates the hassle of organizing boat rental independently. Back at Reykjavik’s old harbor, you'll enjoy a home-cooked meal made with the fish you catch.
Watch the skies above Faxaflói Bay light up on a 2.5-hour northern lights cruise from Reykjavík aboard a comfortable sightseeing vessel. Learn the science behind the aurora borealis during a short multimedia presentation at the Whale Watching Centre, then wrap up in a warm overall and head out on the water. Enjoy unobstructed panoramas of the water and sky from a viewing deck, or slip into the heated, indoor lounge for warm drinks. Leave the city lights of Reykjavík far behind, and take in Iceland’s finest show from the sea.
Take the full circle road around Iceland to see its top attractions on this 6-day tour from Reykjavik. Check out the Golden Circle, view the south coast’s black sands and basalt cliffs; explore the eastern fjords, Akureyri, and Lake Myvatn; and enjoy adventures including a glacier walk at Skaftafell, hiking, and a whale watching cruise. Limited to a maximum of 15 people, the tour includes five nights’ accommodation, daily breakfast, air-conditioned transport, and more.
Enjoy a meal at one of Reykjavik’s top restaurants and seek out Aurora Borealis on this 4-hour dinner and Northern Lights cruise from Reykjavik. Take a seat at your table in the Kopar restaurant in Reykjavik’s harbor, famous for its focus on fresh ingredients. Enjoy a delicious 9-course meal of Icelandic specialities such as marinated scallops, lamb fillet and caramel cake. Afterward, hop aboard your sightseeing boat on the pier and cruise onto the waves in search of the shimmering blues, greens and purples of the spectacular Northern Lights.
Enjoy an unforgettable angling trip on Iceland’s icy waters on this sea fishing trip from Reykjavik. Whether you’re an aspiring or experienced sea angler, pull on some warm coveralls, and sail into Faxaflói Bay on a comfortable fishing boat. Then, with instructions from the crew, set up the supplied fishing rods and bait, and wait for a bite. If you’re lucky, catch species such as cod, halibut and haddock, and choose to either barbecue them on board or have them packed in a crate to take with you!
Swim between two continents during this snorkeling tour of the Silfra Fissure in Thingvellir National Park. Choose from multiple daily departure times and head to the UNESCO-listed national park to snorkel in the turquoise lake where the North American and Eurasian plates meet. Alongside a PADI-certified guide, explore the underwater wonderland of Thingvellir National Park, part of Iceland’s Golden Circle, and receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 10 people.
Docked in Reykjavik and want to see the wildlife? Take this shore excursion to Akurey Island, home to puffins and other native seabirds. It’s a great 1-hour cruise to see some of Iceland’s famous scenery and wildlife, while learning about the area from an onboard guide.
Greatly increase your chances of seeing whales in the wild—and, in summer, puffins—on this guided boat tour from Reykjavik's Old Harbor. Riding in a Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB), with no more than 12 people aboard, means that you can travel more quickly between the best whale-spotting sites. In summer months there will also be a stop at Akurey island, a popular breeding ground for puffins.
Join Harpa Yachts for a cozy evening cruise from Reykjavík Old Harbour in search of the natural phenomenon called Northern Lights, or Aurora Borealis.
Harpa yachts is a family owned and operated company, the owners have decades of experience in providing visitors with experiences of a life time.
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.
Take a 3-hour sea angling tour from Reykjavik and learn the best techniques for the sport. Board a traditional wooden fishing boat. Visit some of the best fishing grounds in the area and enjoy whatever you catch as part of a gourmet lunch on board. Then, enjoy a puffin-watching excursion before returning to shore.
Ride an Icelandic horse across open moors and fields, then look for minkes, humpbacks, porpoises, and white-beaked dolphins on a whale-watching cruise from Reykjavik. This full-day experience takes in the best of the country’s wildlife and scenery, both on land and at sea. Practice Iceland’s unique tölt gait and learn how horses arrived in Iceland almost a millennium ago, then search the waters of Faxaflói Bay while enjoying sweeping views of the rugged coastline.
This is a private tour - only for you and your group.
Duration 11-12 hours.
Your guide/driver will be either Gulla or Villi or both.
This tour reveals magnificent landscape and diversity in nature - and if you like to hear more about our history and settlement you are on the right track.
We drive from Reykjavik or where you want to be picked up towards the harbor in Landeyjar. The ferry Herjólfur will take us to Heimaey or the home island. Westman islands are a group of islands off the south coast of Iceland. Heimaey is the only island that is inhabited all year long.
The sailing time is around 40 minutes by the ferry , but you have panorama view the whole trip, on a good day. You can enjoy the islands and if you look towards the main island - Iceland you have a great overview of our south coast and Eyjafjallajökull. It is magnificent when we enter the harbor and it feels like the seabirds and puffins are welcoming us.
This tour brings so many different sights - worth visiting.
Discover the top natural attractions for which Iceland is famous on this 10-hour Golden Circle tour and evening Northern Lights cruise from Reykjavik. Visit the Friðheimar Greenhouse Cultivation Centre with your guide, where geothermal heat is harnessed. Watch bubbling hot pools and steaming geysers at Geysir, then visit Geysirstofa Museum. Admire the Gulfoss Waterfall and explore the UNESCO–listed Thingvellir National Park. Cruise from Reykjavik Old Harbour by night in search of the famous Northern Lights. With informative on-board commentary, watch the skies for the tell-tale shimmering green hues.
Explore the stunning southern coast of Iceland on this full-day private excursion to the island of Vestmannaeyjabær, with door-to-door pickup and drop-off from your Reykjavik hotel or cruise port. Highlights include a stroll through the island’s picturesque fishing village, a close-up peek at the active volcano of Eldfell, and a visit to a puffin nesting colony.
Voga Sea tours is a small family owned company that offers sea tours. Because it is family owned, we offer a cozy and personal experience in our tours. Our tours are about 3 hours. On the way you can enjoy the view of the open ocean or relax in our inside area and have a unique experience.
Maximize your chances of seeing the Northern Lights on a boat tour from Reykjavik's Old Harbour. Sail away from the city lights into Faxaflói Bay. If weather conditions mean the boat can’t go out, you’ll be automatically enrolled on an alternative activity—a guided tour of the Whales of Iceland exhibition—with the opportunity to go out on the next available boat tour.
Two of the most magical summer attractions in Iceland are its whales and the midnight sun. You can experience both with this late-evening tour that maximizes your chances of seeing humpback and minke whales; white-beaked dolphins, and harbor porpoises under the warm glow of the nighttime sun.