Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri


Explore the rich waters of Eyjafjörður fjord for a chance to encounter the local humpback whales. Other species frequently seen on our tours are minke whales and dolphins and lets not forget the amazing mountains and surrounding landscape.

Tour info

3 hours
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Why take this tour?

Explore the wildlife of Akureyri on this 3-hour tour of the fjord as the boat cruises calmly about the water. This tour takes you through prime whale watching areas while a professional guide enriches your knowledge of the ecosystem around you, as well as the history and the folklore of the area. Choose from one of many departure times when you book.

What’s included?

  • Multiple watching platforms

  • 360° panorama from top deck

  • Commentary through on board sound system

  • Heated indoor cabin with toilet facilities

  • Comfortable cushioned seats & ample space

  • Use of warm overalls & blankets

  • Light snacks, sandwiches, coffee & soft drinks (available on board to purchase)

  • Alcoholic drinks (available on board to purchase)

  • Pickup (not available)

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 3h

  • 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

Efforts are made to invite passengers to stay 2 meters apart from others whenever possible, but guests are asked to wear a face mask during the tour for their own safety. You can purchase a mask in our ticket office before departure. Hand sanitiser dispensers are available on board.

Cancellation Policy

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

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About operator:

Founded in 2013, Ambassador was the first whale watching company to operate tours from the town of Akureyri in northern Iceland. With convenient location, excellent sighting rate and high quality service, the companies reputation grew fast and it quickly became one of the biggest whale watching companies in Eyjafjord. Our goal has always been to deliver first-class tours, where safety and quality are the key factors. All our tours are constructed with passion by wildlife experts to deliver the ultimate whale watching experience for you and your companions.

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