Whale Watching from Reykjavik

An unforgettable experience for all

All aboard for adventure!

Your whale watching adventure begins at Reykjavik´s Old Harbour, just minutes away from the city centre! Our boats offer great comfort, a fantastic interior, large outside viewing decks and a safe family environment. The friendly guides, along with the captain and crew, point out where to spot the whales and give interesting information about the different kinds of whales and seabirds you can expect to see. Special Tours offers two types of whale watching adventure to suit everyone´s needs: 

Whale Watching Express: Join our fast and luxurious boat, Rosin, which will get you to the whale watching grounds in only 20-30 minutes! Built especially for whale watching with a high cruising speed, great fun for the adventurous!

Whale Watching Andrea: All aboard the biggest whale watching boat in Iceland! Fantastic inside and outside areas with plenty of space for everyone, café & souvenir shop on board! This tour has an educational & interactive focus!

Star rating 5

“We took this trip while visiting Iceland and had a very good time. We would recommend this to all visitors. The area was beautiful and you can get some very nice pictures of the town also.”

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
  • Wi-Fi, Café and Souvenirs on board
  • WC´s on board

Tour details

Availability: Daily departures all year
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Guidance: English & German available as a second language (on Andrea)

Additional information

We recommend warm clothes, such as hats, mittens and scarfs, as it does get cold out on sea. We also recommend some cool sunglasses and even some sunscreen in the summer months! The tour is dependant on weather and sightings can not be guaranteed.

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Educational & Interactive!
Andrea 8.500 ISK* 3-3.5 hours
Express 8.500 ISK 2-2.5 hours

Children 7-15 years 4.250 ISK
Children 0-6 years FREE

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