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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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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 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 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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: Flexible
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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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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
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  • Duration: 2 days
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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 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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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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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
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  • Duration: 2 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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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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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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Boat tour on Iceberg Lagoon

Sailing on an iceberg lagoon may sound like a fantasy but it's within easy reach on this boat tour in Vatnajökull National Park. Get a brand new perspective on Iceland as you float past icebergs and a giant glacier while your guide provides context to the glacier's formation and the surrounding landscape. Feel in safe hands in the company of a guide and wearing provided safety equipment. This small-group tour ensures personal attention.
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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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
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
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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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Whale Watching including Gullfoss and Geysir Express Tour from Reykjavik

Experience the majesty of nature by sea and land on this full-day whale-spotting boat trip and express Golden Circle tour from Reykjavik. Look for whales and other marine life on a morning whale-watching cruise, and in the afternoon, visit Gulfoss, Geysir and Thingvellir National Park, the three iconic sites of Iceland’s Golden Circle. Admire the double waterfall at Gulfoss; see the geothermal pools and Strokkur waterspout at Geysir; and view the tectonic rift at Thingvellir as your guide explains the science and facts behind these natural wonders.
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Northern lights onboard a luxury yacht

Experience the Northern Lights aboard a luxury yacht during this 2-hour small-group excursion. Set sail from Reykjavik's Old Harbor to escape the light pollution of the city and get some of the best photo opportunities of the Aurora Borealis. Guests who don’t see the Northern Lights on their first trip can try again, at no extra cost, on the next available departure.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Whales of Iceland from Land and Sea

Gain insight into some of Iceland’s most magnificent native wildlife on an adventurous whale-watching cruise from Reykjavik along with admission to the Whales of Iceland Exhibition. Hop aboard your boat in Reykjavik’s Old Harbor and head out into Faxaflói Bay. Watch the waves for graceful minke and humpback whales, and curious porpoises and dolphins. Learn of the creatures’ life-cycles and habits from the informative on-board commentary. Before or after the cruise, visit the Whales of Iceland exhibition at your leisure and admire life-size models of Iceland’s native whale species.
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Classic Whale Watching | the original from Reykjavík

Experience the magic of whale watching on a cruise from Reykjavik. With a knowledgeable guide, cruise the coastal curve of Iceland to marvel at humpback and orca whales in their natural habitat. Scour the sea for sightings of porpoises and dolphins as you listen to fascinating facts surrounding the majestic creatures that inhabit the Icelandic ocean. Heighten your chances of seeing whales on this tour, the success rates of which are 95% in summer and 80% in winter.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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Reykjavík Premium Puffin tour | close and personal

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.
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 1 hour
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Speedboat Whale Watching in Reykjavík Iceland - Small group

Iceland’s Faxaflói Bay is home to diverse marine life including dolphins, puffins, and whales, but knowing where the native sea life is likely to appear requires skill and experience. On this whale-watching tour, zoom across the waves by powerful speedboat with your guide and reach the action swiftly. Wrapped up warm against the cold, keep watch for native whales in their natural habitat and enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour—limited to 12 people.
  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 2 hours
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Reykjavík Sea Angling Gourmet

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.
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 3 hours
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