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Whale Watching Reykjavik

Go on this Whale Watching Tour in Reykjavik and meet the giants of the ocean in their natural habitat. Iceland is a great place to go whale watching and in total there are 23 different types of whales in the waters around Iceland. Join this whale watching tour for a wonderful day out at sea.

Whale watching in Reykjavik is a wonderful experience for the whole family. Experience an exciting 3-hour whale watching tour where you have the chance to see whales, dolphins, porpoises and seabirds in their natural habitat. This whale watching Reykjavík tour starts from the old harbor in the city center of Reykjavík.

During the tour, you can sit in the indoor saloon or enjoy the view outside on the viewing platforms. The most common whales spotted include minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, harbor porpoises and humpback whales. Depending on the season you can also see various seabirds such as puffins, gannets, guillemots, gulls, kittiwakes and arctic terns. Warm overalls, raincoats and/or blankets are available during the tour.

This whale watching tour from Reykjavík is operated by one of our reliable partners.

Please keep in mind that this is a wildlife excursion and as such there are no guarantees. In case no whales or dolphins are seen on the tour, complimentary return tickets will be issued to participants.

Meeting point: From the old harbor in Reykjavík, pick-up available for a small extra fee (from your accommodation or one of the official bus stops)

Tour Code

Tour Code




All Year



3-5 Hours







Age Limit

Age Limit

No Age Limit


  • Safety Vests
  • Raincoats or warm overalls
  • Free WiFi on board

Not included:

  • Transfer to and from accommodation – bookable for an extra fee
  • Refreshments – You are able to purchase in the café

What to bring?

  • Gloves
  • Hat
  • Camera

Meeting Point:

From the old harbor in Reykjavík, pick-up available for a small extra fee (from your accommodation or one of the official bus stops)


No requirements needed

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