Reykjavik: Whale Watching Tour by RIB Boat

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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.

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

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. After your tour, you can visit the Whales of Iceland Museum, located in the Grandi harbor district of Reykjavik. Here, you can discover more about the various whale species of the Atlantic, with exhibits on whale biology, migration, and conservation.

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 Ticket to the Whales of Iceland Museum App available in English, German, French, Spanish, and Chinese

Important Information

  • 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

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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