Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri

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Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri
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Experience the incredible humpbacks in the Eyjafjord on board our comfortable sight seeing ship. Family friendly and great value whale watching tour operated up to 4 times a day from Akureyri in North Iceland.
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In Brief

Location:
Iceland, Iceland
Country:
Iceland
Duration:
3 hours
Operates:
All year around
Highlights:
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Family friendly
Multiple times offered throughout the day
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A 3 hr. whale watching tour in Eyjafjörður, Akureyri, North Iceland.

Duration: 3 hours

Location: Elding Whale Watching Akureyri, Akureyri, Northeast Region

Inclusions

  • Warm overalls, raincoats or blankets on board
  • Professional guide
  • Entry/Admission - Elding Whale Watching Akureyri

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Elding Whale Watching Akureyri

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that weather in Iceland is unpredictable and that the tour can be cancelled due to rough seas.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 190 travelers

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.75 out of 5 based on the last 16 recent reviews

My tour was last year but I didn't want to fail to add my positive review. The tour is longer than the competitor's tours and we saw lots of whales as well as a seal or sea lion. We sat on front with our warm clothes and the Norwegian survival suits and enjoyed it immensely. We've been whale watching in multiple places and this trip matches well with all of them.
• Submitted 23 Sep 2018
Whales everywhere! This was a lot of fun.
• Submitted 13 Oct 2017
Loved it! We took the afternoon tour spent the morning walking around the shopping district. User friendly no vehicles. The whale watch was so much fun. We saw several youthful whales 3 or four were having fun hanging out with each other. Our Captain, tour guide and crew were fantastic, friendly, professional,and so informative. Do make use of the coveralls they will reall keep you comfortable. Iceland does not have the same restrictions as many countries however,our Captain was very aware of the locations of the whales and kept a very respectful distance close but mot threatening. We got lots of great photos. I recommend this tour company highly. Go, have a great experience and fun!
• Submitted 11 Oct 2017
As we were on a cruise ship we were a bit concerned how we would find the boat for the trip. We shouldn't have worried, the office was few hundred yards away from where the cruise ship docked. A good idea is to arrive about 1/2 hour before the sailing time to ensure you can get a good seat up top. We had warm clothing on but still took advantage of the suits they supply on board. The crew member guide was extremely good and was on the look out for whales constantly. We were very lucky to have many sightings on our trip. Other passengers had gone on a trip with the same company the day before in Reykjavik and had not seen any whales. The company allow you to go again at no cost if this happens. It was a 3 hour trip and excellent value.
• Submitted 15 Sep 2017
This was tons of fun.
• Submitted 05 Sep 2017
Large boat with smooth ride. Good guides and lots of whales.
• Submitted 02 Aug 2017
It was a wonderful trip with exciting, memorable sightings of whales. The trip leaders gave lots of interesting information which added to the wonder. we were lucky enough to see about 13 whales. My advice is do not be so intent in getting the best photos as you can be so busy taking pictures that you miss the full impact of the sight of the whales and their magnificent movements.
• Submitted 31 Jul 2017
Great tour! We could observe many whales and the explanations of the guide were complete and clear.
• Submitted 25 May 2017
Outstanding! Knowledgable marine biologist, friendly crew, all in all great experience! Well done Elding!
• Submitted 27 Sep 2016
It was amazing!! We did see like 6 different whales!!
• Submitted 28 Aug 2016
Magnificent! We saw sooooo many whales! The guide, the captain and all the crew were amazing!
• Submitted 21 Aug 2016
We were thrilled to see whales up so close! We were treated to a wonderful commentary, and saw a whale about every 6-7 minutes! The boat is comfortable with a snack bar inside. Many of the passengers put on full body suits provided by the tour company. I would highly recommend you go on this tour
• Submitted 12 Jul 2016
Saw some amazing whales! The staff were very helpful and friendly.
• Submitted 05 Jul 2016
Just brilliant thanks from Tom and Mary
• Submitted 03 Jul 2016
The tour was a lot of fun. There were actually only a handful of people on the boat so that made it especially nice. The crew was friendly and informative, and they seemed to know where in the fjord to go. My only disappointment was the fact that we only saw two whales and no dolphins, and the boat seemed to stay in one place too long to enable further sightings.
• Submitted 30 Aug 2017
Travelling on RIB boat was painful for my back.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2016

In Brief

Location:
Iceland, Iceland
Country:
Iceland
Duration:
3 hours
Operates:
All year around
Highlights:
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Family friendly
Multiple times offered throughout the day