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Reykjavik: Whale Watching Tour


The best chance to see some of the 20 species of whales that migrate off Iceland’s coast during peak season is on a guided whale watching tour. Your captain and crew take you to the spots known to have the most whales and provide plenty of information about wildlife along the way. Details like provided warm layers and motion sickness tablets make this tour stand out.


  • Iceland whale watching tour from Reykjavik
  • Spot whales and other wildlife out on the ocean
  • Learn about local marine life from your guide
  • Indoor and outdoor viewing areas available



  • 3-3,5 hours Whale Watching tour
  • Experienced and professional guides
  • Free ticket to join again in case of no sightings
  • Warm flotation overalls
  • Free WiFi on board
  • Heated indoor cabins with toilet facilities
  • Complimentary seasickness tablets available
  • Text description is available in English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese in the app.
  • Snacks and beverages sold on board
  • Pickup is available for extra charge

Tour Plan

What to Expect

Arrive at a central meeting location in downtown Reykjavik to meet your guide and begin your Iceland whale watching tour. Optionally put on warm layers and take a seasickness tablet before setting sail in search of whales in the North Atlantic. Peak season visitors (April to October) can expect to see some of the 20 different species of whales that swim off the coast of Iceland, while off-season visitors might see other animals like seals and seabirds. Regardless of which animals are around, your seasoned crew brings you to the best wildlife viewing spots and provides plenty of information about the animals you see while you sail. Admire views of the coast and spot wildlife from one of the boat’s three outdoor viewing platforms or indoor saloon, fully equipped with internet. Tour concludes at start point. Please note: Check tour status before arrival directly with tour operator. If canceled due to weather, contact vendor to reschedule. Tour may be operated on shared boat with partner organization.

Meeting point

Reykjavik Sailors Whale Watching and Northern Lights Adventures, Hlésgata Vesturbugt F101, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

Pick-up starts 60 minutes before departure.

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Additional Information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • NOTE: You should schedule to be at our departure point at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure.
  • We recommend wearing good footwear and warm clothing. Don´t forget to bring your camera to take amazing photos!
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travellers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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