Whale watching classic from Reykjavik
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Whale watching classic from Reykjavik

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Get close to some of the planet's largest and most impressive animals
  • Observe the famous Minke whales and white-beaked dolphins
  • Enjoy a fresh seascape and its educational and interactive focus
What to expect

Have you always wanted to see whales in their natural environment? What about some playful white-beaked dolphins and some typical birds? Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to discover Iceland's sealife from up close! Hop onboard the biggest whale watching boat in Iceland, and leave Reykjavik's harbor and go on a trip to see the majestic whales in the North Atlantic Ocean. Due to the size of the boat, it is very stable on the sea, with fantastic inside and outside areas and plenty of space for everyone. There is even a café and a souvenir shop on board.

Your friendly guides, along with the captain and crew, will point out where you can spot the whales and will also give you interesting information about the different species you can expect to see in this area. The local birdlife is very diverse, including birds such as the Puffin, Arctic tern, Gannet, and many species of gulls.

This tour has an educational and interactive focus, which means that you get to see and feel objects including whale teeth, bones, and baleen plates. You will also see specimens taken out straight from the ocean.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • What's included
    • Guided boat tour
    • Free ticket to try again in case of no sightings
    • Educational and interactive focus on the classic tour
    • Warm floatable overalls provided for your comfort & safety
    • Wi-Fi, café, and souvenirs on board
    • Toilets on board
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Pick-up
    Reduced price
    • Children 7-15 years
    • Children under 7 years old: free
    Where

    Geirsgata 11, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

    Meeting point:

    Meet at the local operator Special Tours office on Geirsgata street number 11.

    What to remember
    • Warm clothes are recommended, such as wool hats, mittens, and scarves, as it does get cold out on the sea. It is advised to wear some sunglasses and even some sunscreen in the summer months
    • The tour depends on the weather and sightings can not be guaranteed
    • The weather and sea conditions can be unpredictable during the winter months. Boat captains will make their decision to sail based on many years of experience, always keeping in mind passenger's safety and comfort
    • You are recommended to arrive 30 minutes prior to departure
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    When
    • Please see the calendar for updated date and time availability
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    Provider
    Special Tours Wildlife Adventures
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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