Whale Watching Classic

Whale Watching Classic
Whale Watching Classic
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  • Duration3-3.5 Hours
  • Group SizeNo Max
  • Meeting LocationReykjavik Old Harbour

Tour Description

Your whale-watching Reykjavik adventure begins at the old harbor, just minutes away from the city center! A classic whale watching tour is on a big and sturdy boat called Andrea, offered all year round from Reykjavik. The duration of this tour is roughly 3 – 3,5 hours.

On this  Classic Whale Watching tour from Reykjavik, 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 and humpback whales, harbor porpoises, and white-beaked dolphins among other whale species. Our focus is on comfort, unique experiences, and personal service while ensuring the environment is protected and respected in every way possible.

Enjoy a sail out in one of the largest whale-watching boats in Iceland. This big and sturdy whale-watching boat called Andrea provides extra comfort, fantastic interior and seating areas, large outside viewing decks, a safe, family-friendly environment, and a café & souvenir shop on board.

Your expert guides and friendly crew will welcome you aboard, share exciting information about the different kinds of whales and seabirds you may expect on your tour, and teach you how to spot whales out in the bay. With an on-board display of whale teeth, bones, baleen, plankton nets, and a microscope, this tour truly is a hands-on floating Whale Watching classroom with an educational & interactive focus.

Additional information

Please note that the starting point for this tour is the Special Tours Ticket Office, located at Geirsgata 11, 101 Reykjavik.

Please be there 30 minutes before the departure. 

You will be asked to show a valid form of ID upon arrival for check-in.

There is no parking in the harbor, but plenty of pay-to-park spots and a parking garage nearby. There is also a free parking area in the next port (5 min walking distance).

Children 7-15 get 50% off.

Free of charge for children 0-6 years old.

What's Included

  • Guided boat tour
  • Free ticket to try again in case of no sightings
  • Educational & Interactive focus
  • Warm floatable overalls provided for your comfort & safety - overalls also available in children's sizes!
  • WiFi, Café and Souvenirs on board
  • WCs on board

Why Your Friend in Reykjavik Recommends This Tour

Whale watching is one of the most enriching experiences you can have! To see those gentle giants swimming effortlessly in the ocean is an experience one will never forget!