2-Hour RIB Boat Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik


Check in at the Special Tours ticket office in the Old Harbour before meeting your guide, getting suited up & heading to the boat. YOu will then sail out to the bay in search of whales, wildlife and adventure!

Tour info

2 hours
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Why take this tour?

Enjoy an exclusive 2-hour tour on our custom-built RIB express boat – perfect for whale watching with a maximum of 12 spaces! Before departing from the Old Harbour in downtown Reykjavík, you will meet your guide and be provided with warm overalls, life jackets, goggles and gloves before boarding. Enjoy breathtaking scenery of the surrounding mountains and landscape on the way out to the feeding grounds. During the summer months your boat will also make a stop at the puffin island, Akurey. On the way back from your tour you will see the scenic coastline of Reykjavík before returning to shore. Choose from up to four departure times when you book.

What’s included?

  • Warm overalls, lifevests, gloves and goggles

  • A visit to Akurey, the puffin island, during the summer months

  • Expert guide - guidance in English

  • Suspension seats for extra comfort!

  • Hotel transfers (can be added for an additional fee)

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Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 2h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

We are following all health & safety guidelines in accordance with the Icelandic government. The gathering ban is set to 100 people, well above the boat's maximum capacity. Masks are provided this tour. Please respect the 2 meter social distancing while checking in and queuing.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

Special Tours operates sea adventures from Reykjavik city centre with over 20 years of experience. Whale Watching tours are operated year round, with additional tours consisting of Northern Lights by Boat, Puffin Watching, Sea Angling, RIB Express Whale Watching and a New Years Fireworks Cruise. Special Tours Wildlife Adventures is known among passengers and partners for its ambitious & hard working team, aiming for great adventures for every tour and for every client. Our main focus is comfort and personal service, while making sure we protect and respect the environment. We have a skilled & friendly crew, as well as an experienced guide on every tour.

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