Experience the best Iceland has to offer with spectacular whale watching opportunities.
Our tours are a unique experience and we do our best to make this a lifetime experience for you.
A two – three hour whale watching adventure departing twice a day from Old harbour in downtown Reykjavik. We sail into Faxafloi bay in search of Minke and Humpback whales, Dolphins and Harbor 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 wi-fi.
NOTE: You should schedule to be at our departure point at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure. Tickets can be bought at the booking panel on the web-page and you also can buy tickets at our departure zones.
Please, check our DAILY DIARY before you come for the tour; all the important daily information of all our tours will be notified on our website.
Please note: Whale Watching is a natural activity governed by the laws of the weather. If the trip is canceled due to bad weather, the Whale Watching ticket is refunded if following tour was not joined before.
If you don’t see a whales, you have the option to take the tour again for free.
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. At Reykjavik Sailors we are committed to ensuring the environment is kept pristine by making sure fewer boats are on the water during slower periods.
Disclaimer for pick ups
Pick-ups must be booked with a minimum of one hour before the tours departure time, all pick-ups booked after that will be discarded.
January – May & 16 September – December: 13:00
June – 15 September: 14:00
March – 15. November: 9:00
Whale Watching tour last for:
Winter – approx. 3-3,5 h
Summer (1.06-15.09) – approx. 2,5 – 3 h at 9:00 & 14:00 – will be provided with the smaller and faster boat so the time on the spotting area will be the same just sailing to that point and back to harbour would be shorter
Experienced, professional guides
Warm flotation overalls
Free Wi-Fi on board
Heated indoor cabins with toilet facilities
2-3,5 hours whale watching tour
Complimentary seasickness tablets available
Snacks and beverages sold on board
Pickup is available for extra charge
Pick-up service – available with extra charge
Accessible for those with limited mobility
What do I need to bring?
We recommend wearing good footwear and warm clothing. Bring your camera too.
We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled a day or less before event
|Experience type||Day tour / activity|
|Booking in advance||Cut off: 15 minutes|
|Physical difficulty level||Very easy|
|Live tour guide||English|
Hlésgata, Reykjavík 101, IS