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  • From Reykjavik: Express Whale Watching Tour by RIB

    1. From Reykjavik: Express Whale Watching Tour by RIB

    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 a...

    An excellent trip! Well organised with a very friendly and knowledgable guide!! Saw two whales which was magical! Would very highly read this trip!! Thankyou!!

  • Reykjavik: Premium Whale Watching with Flexible Ticket

    2. Reykjavik: Premium Whale Watching with Flexible Ticket

    Experience the whales and wildlife of Faxaflói bay on a small-group whale watching tour. Board a specially designed RIB speedboat so that you can enjoy up close and personal views of whales, dolphins, and more. The boats are small yet powerful and capable of covering a large area in search of wildlife during a 2-hour tour. The RIB boats are equipped with brand new high-quality suspension seats designed to increase safety and comfort during the adventure. During the summer months (May - August) this tour includes puffin watching as the colorful birds nest just outside the city's harbor. After the whale safari, head back to Reykjavík while enjoying a ride along the city's shoreline. Experience unique views of some of the cities most famous landmarks from the sea.

    Amazing experience. Seen lots of whales. Better than expected! Highly recommended

  • Reykjavik: Premium Whale and Puffin Watching Evening Tour

    3. Reykjavik: Premium Whale and Puffin Watching Evening Tour

    During bright Icelandic summer nights the Nordic midnight sun just seems endless. Therefore, an evening cruise is the ideal way to make the most of your day in Reykjavík while enjoying close-up views of whales, dolphins, puffins and more. As the whales never fully sleep, you can expect encountering the same wildlife on this express whale watching tour as on regular day tours. Just off the coast of Reykjavík, you can encounter some of the best whale watching in the world and during the summer time whales are seen in over 95% of the tours.  This unique whale watching tour is conducted in small RIB speedboats which are extremely stable boats with high performance abilities. The small yet powerful vessel is capable of reaching high speeds, allowing you to cover a larger area and get closer to the Faxaflói bay wildlife than you would in a classic boat. Hold on tight while your captain zips y...

    Boat tour was so much fun! Our guide and captain were great. Being out on the boat at night was exhilarating and we got to see puffins, whales, porpoises and dolphins. Bonus we got to see a volcano erupting! Thanks!

  • Reykjavik: Puffin Watching Tour

    4. Reykjavik: Puffin Watching Tour

    Traveling on a RIB lets you cover a larger area and get closer to the puffins than on a conventional boat. Watch the birds as they nest, dive and fly, and learn about their characteristics as you cruise around the rocks and cliffs. Numbers are limited to 12 for a more personalized experience. Make your own way to Reykjavik Old Harbour in the early morning and meet the captain of your RIB. Listen to a short safety briefing, put on your provided coveralls, climb aboard, and take hold of the grab rail as your boat sets off. Drink in the views of Faxaflói Bay as your RIB zips out over the ice-cold waters. As you cruise, watch for Iceland’s wildlife, including the many species of sea birds that frequent the bay and its islands in summer. As well as puffins, gannets, auks, fulmars and Arctic terns all visit the local waters. Bump over the waves toward the rocky islands and sea cliffs, and sai...

    Maggie our tour guide was wonderful , very friendly and informative . The boat was fun and the whole trip was organized . I went on the last four day of the season , so the puffin colony was a bit thinned out , but we did see them . I got to use their binoculars , but there were only two of them on board .

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What people are saying about Reykjavik

The best whale sightseeing tour of them all. The speedboats themselves are great fun jumping all over the waves. The equipment we were given kept us warm and dry. As the boats are smaller than the big ship, we could get closer to the whales. Iga, the tour guide was the best of the best. Top recommended

Amazing experience, highly recommend the fast boat even though the tour is shorter than with a regular boat. The small boat I s many times faster, so you get to cover a bigger area and have a bigger chance of seeing the whales from up close. It’s worth the extra money!

Very informative tour with really comfortable seats in the RIB boat, so that you don't get any back pain. With the boat you get closer to the whales than with the big boats - a great experience.

An excellent trip! Well organised with a very friendly and knowledgable guide!! Saw two whales which was magical! Would very highly read this trip!! Thankyou!!

Amazing experience. Seen lots of whales. Better than expected! Highly recommended