Whale Watching and Puffin Island - ELDT01
Come enjoy this Iceland whale watching tour, which leaves from the Old Harbor of Reykjavík, and prepare yourself to see whales, dolphins, puffins, and other species.
Iceland whale watching tours operate from the old harbour in Reykjavik. The whales most frequently seen on tours with Elding are the Minke whales, Humpback whales, Dolphins and Porpoises other speces are sometimes spotted.
We leave from the Old Harbour of Reykjavik (pier Ægisgarður), which is located in Ægisgata.
We offer a coach pick-up service from hotels in the Reykjavik area 20 to 40 minutes before departure. The boats leave at 09:00, 13:00 and 17:00 and the tours are about 3 hours at sea(see the schedule). Ask your hotel for details – they will be happy to book you on our boat.
For your comfort and warmth, we have special suits on board we can lend you, but we do advise you to wear your warmest clothes - hats, scarves, gloves etc – as it can get very cold, even on the warmest of days. We also offer hot drinks and light refreshments on our on-board café. Alternatively, you can sit inside the boat in the warmth, where you can watch the whales outside from large windows.
We have excellent guides to tell you about your Iceland whale watching tour and describe what you can see and where to look, together with an introduction and safety guide. We tell you about the seabirds and nature in the Faxofloi bay. How much we see depends on the sea conditions and season, but our qualified guides are
happy to try to answer all your questions.
Depending on the tide and sea we start or end the trip by going to either Akurey or Lundey to watch the puffins (May 15.-Aug 15.) No two Iceland whale watching trips are the same, we need to be flexible and organize your trip taking sea conditions, weather and seasons into account. We rarely have to go further than 15 nautical miles from the harbour.
Each trip takes about 2,5 - 3,5 hours - do join us. We look forward to seeing you!
Price For Children : 3.500 ISK
Duration : 2h30-3h30
Meeting Point : Old Harbor of Reykjavik or hotel pickup. Pickup costs 1000 ISK extra for adults and 500 ISK for children from 7-15
Iceland Whale Watching
On our whale watching tours we most frequently see Minke and Humpback Whales, and occasionally dolphins and porpoises! Tours leave from your hotel or guest house and we usually need to travel no further than 15 nautical miles from the old Reykjavik harbour.
Tours and about 3 hours and it can be cold on board. For your comfort, we provide special suits to keep warm when outside, or you can view from inside the heated cabin and enjoy hot food and drink from our on-board cafe. Our knowledgeable guides make every whale watching trip entertaining and educational!