Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Iceland

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Experience the best Iceland has to offer with spectacular whale watching opportunities. All the year around you'll be able to see a variety of whales by the coast, from the Minke, Humpback and Killer whales to White-beaked dolphins and Harbor Porpoises. The high peak season for whale watching is from April to October, but of course the ocean is always full of adventures. During this 2.5/3.5 -hour trip you can see all the other aquatic species, all sorts of wildlife and at the same time enjoy the splendid scenery around the coast of Iceland.
Meet your guide in morning or afternoon at the Vesturbugt harbor area located in downtown Reykjavik. After a safety briefing, board your boat and set sail in search for some gentle giants in the cold North Atlantic waters. Iceland is one of the best countries in the world for well-organized whale watching. The peak season for whale watching extends from April to October, but of course the ocean is always full of magical creatures and you never know what you might see. This boat trip gives you the unique opportunity to see some of Iceland's most beautiful marine animals, along with the stunning scenery of the Icelandic coast.The ship has outdoor viewing platforms and a indoor saloon with toilet facilities and free Wi-Fi, always with light snacks, hot drinks, soft drinks and alcohol beverages. This ship is great for cruises for both large and exclusive groups.Please be at the departure point the latest 30 minutes before the scheduled cruise time.Please check the tour status before arrival directly with tour operator.If the trip is canceled due to bad weather conditions, please contact the vendor to reschedule on another day.  Please be aware that due to environmental reasons during certain times of the year our trips may be delivered on a shared boat with one of our partners. At Reykjavik Sailors we are committed to ensuring the environment is kept pristine by making sure fewer boats are on the water during slower periods.

What’s included

  • Sightseeing cruise
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Warm flotation overalls
  • Heated indoor cabins with toilet facilities
  • Wireless internet 
  • Seasickness tablets, if needed

What’s not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off 
  • Snacks and beverages (sold on board)


  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Get up-close to native wildlife
  • All entrance fees included