Your RIB Whale Watching Tour departs from the Old Harbor in Reykjavik.
Please come to the ticket office at Ægisgarður 5 at least 30 minutes before the tour’s departure for a security briefing and suit fitting.
If you need pick-up from your hotel, please note it starts 60 minutes before the tour’s departure, and it’s extra paid while booking.
During the tour, we will take you out to get up close and personal with the magnificent whales of Faxaflói Bay. Our 12-meter-long boat allows us to get very close to the animals in a way that’s extra safe for our passengers and the whales.
On the way out to the whale watching area, we will stop by the puffin island Akurey to catch a glimpse of these adorable seabirds that live around the coast of Iceland during their nesting season. You will be able to experience some of Iceland’s rich and thriving bird life, as well as visit our large variety of sea life, including minke whales, humpback whales, harbor porpoises, and white-beaked dolphins, among other whale species.
When we head out into the bay, it’s a fast, thrilling ride with the wind in your hair – we have a comfortable cruising speed of 32 knots, so we have plenty of time out in the whales’ feeding grounds.
On the way back to the harbor, we take the scenic route along the coast of Reykjavík, a perfect photo opportunity! Before or after your tour, we recommend stopping by the Whales of Iceland Exhibition in the harbor area, as admission is included with the Rib Express tour.
Refund if canceled at least 24 hours before the event.
This RIB boat tour allows you to admire the amazing animals of Icelandic fauna close up. It’s a small group tour, so the experience is more personal than the standard whale-watching tour. Beautiful views of Reykjavik Harbor and City, and a lot of fun guaranteed!
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