Whales, Eyjafjörður and Akureyri by RIB


Join us for a 2 hr. whale watching cruise by RIB where you will get the chance to encounter the local Eyjafjord humpback whales! Zoom into the fjord on our comfortable boat with our experienced captain and excellent crew. Explore and experience nature close up!

Tour info

2 hours
Group Size
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Why take this tour?

Join us for a thrilling 2-hour adventure racing through the fjord between the mountains in search of the magnificent creatures of the sea along with our best and most experienced guides. The Whale Watching Extreme Tour is a fast paced power tour in our powerful RIB boats. Experience the panoramic view of Akureyri, especially beautiful at night. We will only be slowing down momentarily for the spectacular sights on the way. We look out for puffins and other seabirds, and search for whales in the fjord.

What’s included?

  • 2 hr. RIB boat tour

  • Whale guarantee (or try again on our big boat)

  • Overalls, life-vest, goggles and neoprene gloves

  • Closeness to the water and wildlife

  • Amazing 360° fjord views

  • Excellent live commentary

  • Experienced captain

  • Pickup (not available)

  • Food (not available)

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

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 in certain areas.

Cancellation Policy

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

Operated by:

Ambassador Whale Watching

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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