This whale watching tour at Faxaflói bay is the best chance to see whales and diverse birdlife in their natural habitat, with breathtaking scenery
This whale watching tour takes you sailing from Reykjavík out to Faxaflói bay which is home of variety of whales, dolphins, and other marine life including sea birds like the Puffin, Arctic tern, Gannet and gulls.
The most common sightings include dolphins and humpback whales and, on rarer occasions, minke whales and killer whales..
Specially built for whale watching, the spacious vessel offers variety of platforms for watching the whales as well an indoor viewing area with large windows.
To keep you warm and comfortable there are warm overalls on board, but there are also hot drinks and light refreshments in the on-board café.
After the tour you can explore the Whale Exhibition Centre to find out more about the mysteries of the ocean. It is situated in an old Capelin-fishing vessel “Fífill,” which has been transformed into an exhibition and information centre on whales and sea birds.
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Tour departure point
Departure and return point for this tour is at Reykjavik Harbour, by Ægisgarður pier
How pick up and drop off works
This whale watching tour is operated by our partner "Elding Reykjavik Whale Watching" that picks you up from your hotel or guest house and takes you directly on the tour.
Pick up from hotels, guesthouses and designated bus stops starts 45 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.
Standing by for pick up
To help ensuring the quickest possible collection we kindly ask you to stand by for pick up in front of your hotel or guest house when pick up starts. Boarding the Elding pick-up coach please present a printed copy of your electronic voucher / ticket to the driver.
Returning from your tour
Returning from your tour, Elding Whale Watching will drop you off at the pickup point you were collected from or at the closest possible point
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