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Puffin Express Cruise to Akurey from Reykjavik

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.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik

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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Whale watching in luxury

Scout out minke and humpback whales, dolphins, and orcas as you cruise from Reykjavik by luxury yacht. The Amelia Rose vessel offers a smooth sail over the sometimes-turbulent Icelandic seas, and boasts three partially sheltered viewing decks plus a sumptuous lounge that’s complete with cozy blankets and onboard Wi-Fi. You’ll learn about the sea life from the team as you go, cruising around Iceland’s wildlife-rich Faxaflói bay.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri

Maximize your chances of seeing humpback whales on this 3-hour Eyjafjord whale watching cruise from Akureyri. Iceland’s longest fjord is known for attracting these massive mammals for summer feeding. Board a high-speed, specially adapted ship capable of covering all the likely viewing areas, and watch for whales from the viewing platforms and decks. Choose from several departures, including a late-night cruise (June to August), with use of thermal coveralls, raincoats, or blankets included.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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US$92.00
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Iceland Super Saver: Puffin Cruise plus Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik

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.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 days
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Northern Lights Cruise from Reykjavik

Search the skies for the Northern Lights on a guided, 2.5-hour 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).
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik

Cruise Faxaflói Bay in search of humpback and minke whales during this whale-watching tour from Reykjavik. A naturalist guide talks about the biology and behavior of these magnificent marine mammals while you look for signs of their presence. Stay warm and dry in provided thermal coveralls as you keep your eye out for whales, white-beaked dolphins and harbor porpoises. Choose from a 2.5-hour, high-speed express boat option or a full, 3.5-hour tour.
  • Duration: Flexible
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  • Duration: Flexible
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Small-Group Reykjavik RIB Whale Watching Cruise

Cruise Faxaflói Bay in a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) on a 2-hour, small-group whale-watching expedition from Reykjavik. Board a speedy RIB at the Old Harbor, and skim alongside graceful seabirds as you pass seasonal puffin colonies. Watch for minke and humpback whales, porpoises, and white-beaked dolphins, and then return to the harbor along the Reykjavik shoreline. Pause alongside the Harpa Concert Hall and the Sun Voyager sculpture as you take in the city’s most distinctive sights from the water.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Whale Watching and Golden Circle Tour from Reykjavik

Embark on a full-day tour of Iceland’s iconic attractions from Reykjavik, beginning with a morning whale-watching cruise to spot minke whales, dolphins and other marine life in Faxaflói Bay. Then, admire inland highlights including Gullfoss waterfall, Thingvellir National Park, Hveragerði village and Geysir hot springs with a sightseeing coach tour around the country’s famed Golden Circle route.
  • Duration: 11 hours
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  • Duration: 11 hours
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Amazing Westfjords - Nature tour in Isafjardardjup bay

Spotting wildlife in its natural habitat can be tricky. Increase your chances on this tour from Isafjordur led by guides who know exactly where to look. Aboard a fishing boat, sail into Ísafjarðardjúp bay to find whales, seals, and seabirds while your guides provide illuminating insight into the lives of the birds and animals. Take in the views from the open-air upper deck or indoor heated saloon, and enjoy complimentary light refreshments as you sail.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Original Whale Watching Tour on board a Traditional Oak Ship from Husavik

Realize your dreams of watching humpback whales and orcas in their natural environment on a 3-hour Original Whale Watching tour from Húsavik, capital of whale watching in Iceland. After selecting a departure time to suit your schedule, climb aboard a traditional Icelandic oak ship and set sail for a prime whale-watching destination on the icy ocean. With luck, marvel at the majestic mammals as they dive and plunge before your eyes, listening to informative commentary from your guide as you observe.
  • Duration: 3 hours
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  • Duration: 3 hours
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Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik

Enjoy unforgettable adventure in Iceland’s great outdoors on this 5.5-hour horse-riding and whale-watching tour from Reykjavik. Follow your guide through Iceland’s lava fields on horseback and gain insight into the country’s native horse breeds. Explore trails through the wild moorland and enjoy panoramic views over the rugged terrain. Afterward, hop aboard your high-speed boat and cruise out onto the waves. Watch the water for sightings of whales, porpoises and dolphins, and keep your eyes on the skies for birdlife. With your camera to hand, capture Iceland’s wildlife through your lens.
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
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Whale Watching RIB Boat Tour from Husavik

Sometimes whale watching cruises on huge boats make it hard to be able to actually see the ocean life unless you board first and claim the best spots. This whale watching tour from Husavik is on board an RIB boat limited to just 12 passengers, so you’re never in competition for the best vantage points. Plus, its easy to stay warm and safe with an included warm suit and life jacket.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Small-Group Fishing Tour with Gourmet Lunch in Reykjavik

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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Sea-Fishing Tour from Reykjavik

Enjoy an unforgettable angling trip on Iceland’s icy waters on this 2.5-hour 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!
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Small-Group Snorkeling Experience at Silfra Fissure in Thingvellir National Park

Swim between two continents on this 2-hour 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, you’ll 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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Big Whale Safari and Puffins RIB Boat Tour from Húsavík

Discover Iceland’s most iconic wildlife with a 2.5-hour whale and puffin tour from Húsavík on an RIB speedboat. Enjoy views of the Skjálfandi Bay as you skim along the coast, covering an expansive territory in the high-powered craft. Watch for massive blue whales and acrobatic humpbacks, and learn about life beneath the surface from your experienced guide. During the breeding season of mid-April through mid-August, visit ‘Puffin Island’ to find a thriving colony of brightly-colored birds before returning to Húsavík.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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Private Westman islands day tour

Our Vestmannaeyjar (Westman Islands) private tour allows you to experience the beautiful island Vestmannaeyjar just south of the south coast of Iceland in a private vehicle with your own driver-guide. The tour starts with a pickup at your accommodation in the greater metropolitan area of Reykjavik. From there we head east towards the southern coastline where the harbor Landeyjarhöfn awaits our arrival to take us to the beautiful Westman Islands. We will visit the charming village Vestmannaeyjarbær, see the volcano Eldfell, learn about the eruption on the Westman Islands that happened in 1973 at Eldheimar volcano museum, visit a puffin nesting area and a lot more.
  • Duration: 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 12 hours
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Whale Watching Cruise and Quad Bike Adventure from Reykjavik

Get off-road on an Icelandic fell and take in the country’s unspoiled coast on a full-day whale watching cruise and quad bike adventure from Reykjavik. Learn to maneuver your bike, then spend an hour roaring over rugged hills. Trade the bike for a boat across Faxaflói Bay, and watch for minke and humpback whales, porpoises and white-nose dolphins as you cruise alongside puffin colonies and swooping seabirds. 
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 8 hours
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2-Hour RIB Boat Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik

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.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Small-Group Whale Watching from Akureyri

Iceland’s north coast is one of the best places in Europe to see whales in their natural environment. This 2-hour whale watching cruise from Akureyri is limited to 12 passengers for a personalized experience, and offers the chance to spot humpback whales, mink whales, white-beaked dolphins, and more.
  • Duration: 2 hours
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  • Duration: 2 hours
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Reykjavík Classic Puffin Watching

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.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
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Traditional Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík

Watch for nimble humpbacks and massive blue whales on this whale watching adventure from Húsavík on a traditional Icelandic oak boat. Enjoy stunning views of the Skjálfandi Bay and Vík mountains as you explore the coastline, a thriving pilgrimage place for marine mammals in the summer season. Learn about Iceland’s wildlife and culture with live commentary from your experienced guide, then finish the tour over a traditional snack of hot chocolate and Icelandic donuts.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Whale Watching in the Midnight Sun | from Reykjavík's Old Harbour

Embark on a unique whale-watching cruise at night, aided by the glow of Iceland’s ‘midnight sun.’ Because the sun doesn’t fully set during the summer months, you can observe the nocturnal habits of dolphins and whales under the colorful light of this northern phenomenon. Learn about Iceland’s native marine life through a multimedia show on board, and spot sea creature splashing around during a 2.5-hour night cruise from Reykjavik’s Old Harbour.
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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