Best Value Whale Watching tour from Reykjavik

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02:00 PM

Best Value Whale Watching tour from Reykjavik

  • 02:00 PM
  • English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese

Experience the best Iceland has to offer with spectacular Whale Watching opportunities.

Our tours offer a unique experience and we do our best to make this a lifetime experience for you.

A 2-hour Whale Watching adventure departing from Old harbour in downtown Reykjavik. We sail into Faxaflói bay in search of Minke and Humpback whales, Dolphins, Harbour porpoises and Killer whales. On this tour, you will also experience the spectacular views of the mountains and islands around Reykjavik as well as the wonderful bird life. On board we have warm overalls, heated spacious indoor cabins, a nice bar and free WiFi.

NOTE: You should schedule to be at our departure point at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure.

Please be aware that due to environmental reasons during certain times of the year our trips may be delivered on a shared boat with one of our partners. We are committed to ensuring the environment is kept pristine by making sure fewer boats are on the water.

Please note: Whale Watching is a natural activity governed by the laws of the weather. If the trip is cancelled due to bad weather, the Whale Watching ticket is refunded if the following tour was not joined before or you can change your reservation to the next available day.

All the important daily information of all our tours will be notified on our website.

If you don’t see a whale, you have the option to take the tour again for free.

Disclaimer for pick-ups: Pick-ups must be booked with a minimum of one hour before the tour departure time, all pick-ups booked after that will be discarded.

Pickup service (round trip) fee applies to first boat tour, if due to lack of sightings tour is joined for free again, pickup service must be added and paid again.

Whale Watching Express Tours departure times :

June – September: 14:00
The Whale Watching tour takes approx. 2-2.5 hours.
Provided with the faster boat so the time on the spotting area is the same, just sailing to that point and back to harbour is shorter.

Schedule Details

Meeting Location

It will be received after booking confirmation.

Meeting Time

30 minutes before your start time 

Total Duration

2.5 hours 

Opening Hours

Monday-Sunday: 02:00 PM

Tour Participants

Min Participants:


Tour Itinerary


We start our trip from a beautiful harbour in the city center and sail out to Kollafjöður, where you can see the island in the bay.

Videy Island is known for the Lennon/One Peace tower, Richard Scerra’s ‘Milestones’, and other attractions, along with great bird life.

Then we continue on to Faxaflói Bay, popular for whale and bird watching, sea angling, and also great fishing grounds.

The mountain ring seen from the bay, among which Snaefellsjökull Glacier may be spotted on clear days, is particularly beautiful.

Tour Type

Group Type


Tour Inclusions


  • 2-2.5 hours Whale Watching tour
  • Experienced and professional guides
  • Free ticket to join again in case of no sightings
  • Warm flotation overalls
  • Free WiFi on board
  • Heated indoor cabins with toilet facilities
  • Complimentary seasickness tablets available
  • Audio guide/headphones in English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese
Tour Exclusions


  • Snacks and beverages sold on board
  • Pickup is available for extra charge
Guide Details


In-person tour guide: English
Audio guide: English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese


English, German, French, Spanish, Chinese

Price Table
Stop selling 30 minutes before start time

Price per participant

Adults (16 – 100): €68.00
Childrens (7 – 15): €34.00
Infants (0 – 6): Free

Accesibility Details


Stroller / pram accessible
Wheelchair accessible
Accessible for those with limited mobility

Know before you go

NOTE: You should schedule to be at our departure point at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure.

All the important daily information of all our tours will be notified on our website.
If you have a boat tour booked, please check your email before the tour as all important daily information will be notified via email.

What to bring

We recommend wearing good footwear and warm clothing. Don´t forget to bring your camera to take amazing photos!

Cancellation & Refund policy

To receive a full refund, travelers may cancel up to 48 hours before the experience start time in the local timezone. No refunds will be given after that time period.

We may reserve the right to cancel a customer’s booking for a full refund in case of bad weather or not enough travelers. 

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