Mountain Safari ATV & Whale Watching
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 exploring the wonders of the whales and sea and the view of Reykjavík from a unique angle.
Available: All year
Mountain Safari ATV
You will be picked up from your hotel or designated bus stop by Quad Safari shuttle bus between 9:00-9:30 taking you to their base camp in Úlfarsárdalur. The Mountain Safari tour starts at 10:00 and total riding time is 1 hr. including short stops. Your quad bike tour takes you on a route along the lovely Lake Hafravatn, and a variety of terrains to have fun on. Then it’s onwards and upwards as you bike to the top of Hafrafell mountain – the high point of your journey. Breathtaking views of Reykjavik and the surrounding mountains await! Note that passengers need to have a valid driving licence to operate the bikes but children can ride on the back of the bike.
After the tour tour you will be driven to Reykjavík´s Old Harbour where you can visit our Whale Watching Centre and walk around the harbour area before the whale watching tour which starts at 13:00. You can expect to see Reykjavík from a different angle, the surrounding areas and towns of Faxaflói bay, Snæfellsnes glacier and volcano and whales and dolphins such as Minke whales, Humpback whales, white-beaked dolphins and porpoises. After exploring the wonders of the whales and seabirds Faxaflói offers you return to the harbour around 16:00 and hop onto our bus as we take you back to your hotel or designated bus stop.
Please note that as both tours are subject to decent weather conditions they could get cancelled on short notice.
- 8:00 hours
- Hot tip
- Dress warmly and don't be shy to also put on our warm overalls!
- Guided tours in English
- Transfers to and from your hotel
- All necessary equipment for ATV bikes
- Overalls to wear on both tours