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TOURS FROM REYKJAVÍK: 13. APRIL

Classic Whale Watching Tour: 

Departure at 09:00 - CONFIRMED

Departure at 13:00 - CONFIRMED

 

Premium Whale Watching:

Departure at 09:00 - CONFIRMED

Departure at 12:00 - CONFIRMED

Departure at 15:00 - CONFIRMED

 

Northern Lights Cruise:

Departure at 22:00 - CONFIRMED

 

You can book your ticket here or come to our ticket office to purchase your ticket.

Whale Watching

Elding is a
family company

and the original operator
from Reykjavík

Popular Tours

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This is the original whale watching tour from Reykjavík! Join our highly enthusiastic and experienced team in the search for whales, dolphins and birds of Faxaflói bay! Most common wildlife encountered are humpbacks, minkes, dolphins and porpoises.

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3:00 Hours
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Search for northern lights on this thrilling winter cruise where we maximise your chances of sightings! Watching the auroras dance in the vast starry space with the gentle lull of the ocean beneath us is an experience of a lifetime.

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An exhilarating premium tour starting from the Old Harbour in Reykjavík, with daily departures from 1 Apr - 31 Oct. A personal, small group tour with only 12 person per boat, a specially trained wildlife guide and a certified RIB boat captain.

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Only a few minutes away from the busy city life is Viðey island, a special place that combines history, art and nature in a unique way. Daily ferry departures from 15 May - 31 Aug and on weekends from 1 Sept - 14 May.

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This is the most convenient way to see the Atlantic Puffin from Reykjavík! We will take you to one of three islands just outside the city, where these charming birds are known to nest.

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Here is your chance to see the incredible whales and dolphins of Iceland in their natural habitat. The vast fjord's vibrant life and plenitude of food bring the larger-than-life Humpback whales that call Akureyri their home.

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A Reykjavik fishing tour that's fun for everyone! Breathing in the fresh air, being out in the open ocean and catching your first fish of the day is an experience not soon forgotten. On this small group tour we travel to the best fishing grounds the bay has to offer and our crew will teach you the best techniques!

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Leaving from the Old Harbour in Reykjavík, this is the ultimate puffin adventure. Travelling by our speedy RIB boat gives you the opportunity to spend less time sailing and more time watching! Enjoy up close encounters with the charming Puffins as your naturalist guide tells you interesting facts, on this small-group tour in Faxaflói Bay.

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A 2 hour whale & bird watching tour from downtown of Akureyri. Experience and get close to the incredible humpback whales of the Eyjafjord, starting from the capital of North Iceland.

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Enjoy a relaxing evening dedicated to Yoko Ono and John Lennon’s continuing campaign for world peace. The tour unites history, art and nature and is set on the beautiful island of Viðey, mere minutes from Reykjavík by boat.

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TripAdvisor comments

  • About 10 Minke whales over 30+ sightings with Elding Whale Watching

    Our first booking was postponed due to bad whether, but Elding were really helpful rescheduling for when the forecast improved. Result was a cold but beautifully calm sunny day where we saw our first whales. Amazing! All Minkes. Guide was very helpful and taught us about their behaviour and what to expect from the morning. [...] Elding even take a few pictures too which were free to download.

    Ian H
    tripadvisor

Popular Combo Tours

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This combo unites some of the most popular winter attractions in Iceland - classic whale watching and northern lights from down town Reykjavík!

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Witness two awe-inspiring spectacles in one epic tour - the Classic Whale Watching and Lava Show Combo offers an extraordinary opportunity to encounter majestic marine life and witness the raw power of nature's volcanic forces!

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Enjoy the landmarks of Reykjavík from land and sea - hear captivating stories, enjoy amazing local food and see whales in the wild!
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This combo brings together some of the most popular activities in Reykjavík. After riding between lava fields and black sands, up and down the mountains admiring the view of the city and whale watching area its fantastic to spend the afternoon at sea expl

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Explore the sights of Iceland with state of the art technology that gives you a true feeling of flight, before or after joining a Classic Whale Watching tour in Faxaflói bay!

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This tour combines two fun activities that are perfect for nature and animal lovers - whale watching and horse back riding!

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Other Popular Tours

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The Reykjavík Food Walk
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We are a small group of proud local food lovers who are passionate about sharing Iceland’s incredible cuisines with fun, hungry and curious travellers! Experience the best of the delicious foodie scene in Reykjavik with a friendly local guide in the highest rated foodie tour in Iceland!

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On this small group Northern Lights tour, our experienced and knowledgeable local guides enjoy showing our guests all the wonders our beautiful island has to offer! The tour includes FREE photos and hot homemade chocolate and cinnamon buns!

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FlyOver Iceland is located in the exciting Grandi Harbor District, this all season attraction takes you on a breathtaking journey across Iceland. Soar over land, sea and ice. Move with the arctic winds. The ride utilizes state-of-the-art technology to give the guest the feeling of flight.

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Lava Show Reykjavik
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Are you fascinated with lava, volcanoes, and geology? Would you like to see red-hot lava up close in a safe environment? If the answer is yes, you need to experience Lava Show Reykjavik. It is the only live lava show in the world and has become one of the must-see experiences in Iceland! 

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Whale Diary

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    • CLASSIC WHALE TOUR | 9:00
    • CLASSIC WHALE TOUR | 13:00
    • PREMIUM WHALE TOUR | 9:00, 12:00, 15:00
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    • CLASSIC WHALE TOUR | 9:00
    • CLASSIC WHALE TOUR | 13:00
    • PREMIUM WHALE TOUR | 09:00, 12:00, 15:00

    The Classic Whale Watching tour at 09:00 is on schedule today, but due to unfavourable conditions, all our other tours from Reykjavík have been cancelled for the rest of the day!

Northern Lights Diary

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    • NORTHERN LIGHTS CRUISE | 22:00

    Tonight we are expecting an aurora activity of 2/9, S-E 3 m/s and 0°C. Moon is currently at waxing crescent and 27% illuminated. Partly clouded skies are forecasted in the area.

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    • NORTHERN LIGHTS CRUISE | 22:00

    Tonight we are expecting an aurora activity of 2/9, N 5 m/s and 0°C. Moon is currently at waxing crescent and 18% illuminated. Clear skies are forecasted in the area.