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Whale Watching Cruise from Reykjavík

Whale Watching Cruise from Reykjavík

Duration

2.5 – 3 hours

Season

All year round

Departure

09:15 summer only
13:15 all year round

Meeting point

Ægisgarður 5b,
101 Reykjavík

Tour description

Come aboard a luxurious yacht and see the incredible wealth of marine wildlife that lives in the waters just off the shores of Reykjavík City. Nature lovers looking to see some of Iceland’s majestic whales, dolphins, and porpoises, but who wish to do so in a small group, should grab this chance now.

The ship sets sails from Reykjavík’s Old Harbour and during your journey, you’ll sail among the small islands in the Faxaflói Bay, as well as along the coast of Reykjavík, providing you with a fantastic view of the city as you search for the wildlife in the water.

The most common sights are minke and humpback whales, dolphins and porpoises. However, there is always a chance to spot a few orcas (also known as killer whales) as well as a wealth of other species. The professional team onboard is very experienced in spotting whales and are dedicated to making sure their passengers leave with a smile! 

This tour is conducted on a beautiful yacht called the Amelia Rose. With three panoramic deck areas, the vessel provides every passenger with a good view of the surrounding area as well as an excellent opportunity to capture some amazing pictures. The decks are partially covered, providing some shelter from wind and rain, and you can easily circle them to enjoy the best views.

Amelia Rose is designed as an offshore vessel, making it better adapted to take on the turbulent waves of Iceland’s waters, ensuring a smoother sail with less probability of passengers experiencing nausea or seasickness.

If that’s not enough, on this tour, you don’t have to worry about overcrowding or not getting the right spot to see the whales. You’ll be sailing on Faxaflói in a small group which will make your experience personal, meaningful and memorable! 

So don’t hesitate! Book now to enjoy whale watching in both style and comfort on this small-group whale watching tour. Check availability by choosing a date.

What´s included

✓ Guided language in english
✓ Professional guides
✓ Panoramic views
✓ Spacious observation decks
✓ Free Wi-Fi
✓ Warm blankets & overalls
✓ Café & Bar on board
✓ WC on board
✓ Free parking
✓ All taxes and fees
✓ Pickup is available for an extra charge

Additional Information

We recommend all guests dress warmly in multiple layers and good footwear as it is always colder on the water. Don’t forget your camera!

*Normally we go out on Amelia Rose, however if we have fewer than 12 passengers we may take our smaller yacht, Axel Rose, as it reduces our impact on the environment.

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