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From Reykjavik: Express Whale Watching Tour by RIB

Product ID: 151214
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Look for whales in their natural environment on an exciting whale watching tour aboard a rigid inflatable boat. Get up close and personal to the magnificent animals in Faxaflói Bay and enjoy amazing views of the coastline of Reykjavik.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the whale feeding grounds off the coast of Iceland
  • Enjoy a scenic route along the coastline of Reykjavík
  • See the puffin nesting grounds during the summer months
Full description
Climb aboard a rigid inflatable boat (RIB) equipped with special shock suspension seating for a smoother ride. Look for whales and other marine life in the wild.

Travel aboard the 12-meter long boat to get extra close to whales in a way that is safe for passengers and the animals. Benefit from warm flotation suits, life vests, gloves and goggles to keep you cozy and safe, and avail of the services of an experienced guide who will provide information about the animals and bay in English. 

Stop by the island of Akurey to look for adorable puffins during the summer. See their nests along the coast during their breeding season. Head out to the bay on a fast and thrilling ride with the wind in your hair. Reach a comfortable cruising speed of 32 knots and get plenty of time in the feeding grounds.

Then, take a scenic route back along the coast of Reykjavik and take great photos before you arrive on land.
Includes
  • Guided boat tour
  • Suspension seats for extra comfort
  • Warm overalls, life vests, gloves and goggles
  • A visit to the puffin island nesting grounds in the summer
  • Scenic route along the coastline of Reykjavík
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the local tour operator's ticket office at Aegisgardur 13, 101 Reykjavik.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for pregnant women, people under 130 centimeters tall or children under 10 years old
• The tour is dependent on the weather conditions. The captains will make their decision to sail based on many years of experience, always keeping in mind passenger safety and comfort
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.4 / 5
based on 36 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.8/5
Value for money
4.0/5
Safety
4.7/5

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Special Tours Iceland

Product ID: 151214