Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik

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Whale-Watching Tour from Reykjavik information and booking

from
$71
Duration
2.5 hours or 3.5 hours
Departs from
Hotels in Central Rejkjavik
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
Hotel pickups commence approximately 60 minutes prior to departure time
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Tour description provided by Viator

Set off in search of minke whales, humpbacks and more on this whale-watching cruise from Reykjavik. Pull on a pair of provided coveralls and then stay on the lookout for harbor porpoises, white-beaked dolphins and whales as you cut through the still waters of Faxaflói Bay. Throughout your cruise, listen to the knowledgeable guide’s insightful commentary, and have your camera ready to capture Reykjavik’s native marine life in the wild. Choose from a 3.5-hour cruise or an express 2.5-hour high-speed boat version — perfect if you’re short on time.

Choose from a leisurely 3.5-hour cruise or an express 2.5-hour high-speed boat version, and then make your own way to Reykjavik’s Old Harbor, where you’ll board your luxurious, whale-watching boat.Find a comfortable spot on deck and pull on a pair of provided coveralls to keep you warm. Remember to also bring a hat, scarf and gloves with you to keep you extra toasty. Then, listen as your guide explains what species of marine life you can expect to see, and hear interesting facts and old sea stories about these magnificent mammals.As your boat slips away from the harbor, scan the water for porpoises, white-beaked dolphins, minke whales and humpbacks whales. Make sure you have your camera ready — with up to 90% whale-spotting success, this Faxaflói Bay cruise provides a fantastic chance to see whales. In the unlikely event that you don’t spot a whale, you will receive a complimentary ticket for another boat ride.If you feel cold during your cruise, warm yourself up inside the cozy viewing area, where coffee, tea, hot chocolate and light refreshments (own expense) are available. After 2.5 or 3.5 hours, your experience ends with a drop-off back at your hotel.

What's included

  • Use of thermal coveralls
  • Onboard wi-fi access
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified