Whale Watching in Reykjavik by Speedboat

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Go out on the open water for a whale watching tour. See the shoreline from the water and discover the "Sun Voyager" and Harpa Concert Hall.


  • Head out on the open water in a rigid inflatable boat
  • See wildlife at the islands near Reykjavik Old Harbour
  • Cover a large search area and enjoy close up views of whales, dolphins and seabirds
  • See Puffins in their breeding grounds between May and August


Zoom around the Icelandic waters aboard a rigid inflatable boat and enjoy close-up views of whales, dolphins, and more. The small yet powerful vessel is capable of reaching high speeds, allowing you to cover a larger area and get closer to the Reykjavik wildlife than you would in a classic boat. The boats have brand new & high quality suspension seats. These 'shock seats' are designed to increase not only the safety but also the comfort of passengers while zooming along the North Atlantic waters on this ultimate wildlife adventure. After seeing the sights on the open water, enjoy quick stops to admire the 'Sun Voyager' sculpture and Harpa Concert Hall on the shoreline. Numbers are limited to 12 on this small-group tour. Choose from one of several start times; then make your own way to Reykjavik Old Harbor to meet your captain. After a quick safety briefing, pull on your provided coveralls and hop aboard your boat. Hold on tight while your captain zips you out of the harbor and look out for some of the wildlife for which Iceland is famous. Head out on the open water to scout out whales and dolphins and, hopefully, get some close-up views. From early May close to the end of August you will be lucky enough to see Puffins on this tour. In the beginning of the tour you will make short stop by the breeding grounds of the puffins. While returning to the harbor, cruise along Reykjavik’s shoreline and spot the sights from the sea. Colourful fishing huts and bustling restaurants make up the cityscape in this part of town, alongside some thought-provoking attractions. After roughly 2 hours on the water, travel back to the start point where your tour ends. If you were unlucky enough to not spot any whales, worry not, your captain will give you a complimentary ticket for another ride before you leave.


Professional captain and wildlife guide Use of warm overalls All necessary safety equipment

Important Information

  • Please arrive 30 minutes before you scheduled departure
  • Suitable for children over the age of 10 and over 145 centimeters tall
  • Not recommended for those with a history of back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant women

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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