1. Iceland
  2. Norðurland eystra (North-East Region)
  3. Akureyri

Akureyri: 3-Hour Classic Whale Watching Tour

Product ID: 69424
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Search for incredible humpback whales in the longest and most beautiful glacier fjord in Iceland. Experience the stunning nature and wildlife of Akureyri and Eyjafjord up-close on a 3-hour whale watching cruise. Benefit from almost guaranteed sightings.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Climb aboard a specially-modified, high-speed whale watching ship
  • Encounter the incredible humpback whales of Eyjafjord, departing from Akureyri
  • Travel with the only environmentally-certified whale watching company in Iceland
  • Help protect and preserve the wildlife and scenery of Iceland's magnificent landscape
  • Keep up-to-date with the online whale diary and monitor sightings and conditions in the area
Full description
Experience the majestic beauty of the Eyjafjord's humpback whales and other marine life in their natural habitat on a 3-hour tour from Akureyri. Discover how the warmth of the summer sun brings vibrant life and plenty of food to the fjord for the larger-than-life mammals. 

Benefit from the services of specially-trained whale watching guides who are experts at spotting the animals. Listen as they tell you about the behavior of the whales and answer any questions you may have. Journey aboard the only specially-modified, high-speed whale watching ship in Iceland. Capable of carrying 200 people, it provides spectacular views from its cinema-style viewing platforms.

Relax aboard the boat and enjoy the ample indoor and outdoor seating. Purchase drinks and snacks along the way from the on-board bar and cafeteria. Experience a pleasant and comfortable ride, even at speed, and share your adventure live on social media with the free Wi-Fi.
Includes
  • Live guide
  • Use of overalls on board the boat
  • Free Wi-Fi
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up and drop off

When you get there

Meeting point

Floating pier of Oddeyrarbót 2, next to the Hof cultural center in Akureyri at least 15 minutes prior to departure.

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Know before you go
• Please note that there is a 99% chance of seeing the wildlife. However the cetacean abundance is unpredictable and varies with the food availability on the shores. The most common species in the area are humpback whales. If no whales or dolphins are seen on your tour, you will be offered a complimentary ticket for the classic whale watching tour, valid for 2 years in Reykjavik and Akureyri
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 163 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.6/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.1/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Elding Adventure at Sea

Product ID: 69424