Whale Watching From Downtown Akureyri

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Experience the incredible humpbacks in the Eyjafjord on board our comfortable sight seeing ship. Family friendly and great value whale watching tour operated up to 4 times a day from Akureyri in North Iceland.


  • Close encounter with friendly dolphins
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Multiple times offered throughout the day

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Here is your chance to see the incredible Eyjafjord Humpbacks in their natural habitat. The warmth of the summer sun brings vibrant life and a plenitude of food to the fjord and following it, in a feeding frenzy, come the larger-than-life humpbacks.Our specially trained whale watching guides are experts at spotting the wildlife and telling you all about their behaviors, any question you have, we promise you an answer.

Our ship is the only high speed, specially modified, whale watching ship in Iceland. Capable of carrying 200 passengers with unsurpassed views from our cinema style viewing platforms. Its speed allows us to reach viewing areas deep in the Eyjafjord, leaving no area unexplored.With ample indoor and outdoor seating, bar and cafeteria, you can be sure that the ride is comfortable and pleasant even at speed.

Come and experience the whales and wildlife with us!

Inclusions for Whale Watching From Downtown Akureyri

  • Warm overalls, raincoats or blankets on board
  • Professional guide

Exclusions for Whale Watching From Downtown Akureyri

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Please note that weather in Iceland is unpredictable and that the tour can be cancelled due to rough seas.

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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15 reviews by the users

  • Whales everywhere! This was a lot of fun.

  • Loved it! We took the afternoon tour spent the morning walking around the shopping district. User friendly no vehicles.
    The whale watch was so much fun. We saw several youthful whales 3 or four were having fun hanging out with each other. Our Captain, tour guide and crew were fantastic, friendly, professional,and so informative. Do make use of the coveralls they will reall keep you comfortable.
    Iceland does not have the same restrictions as many countries however,our Captain was very aware of the locations of the whales and kept a very respectful distance close but mot threatening. We got lots of great photos.
    I recommend this tour company highly. Go, have a great experience and fun!

  • As we were on a cruise ship we were a bit concerned how we would find the boat for the trip. We shouldn't have worried, the office was few hundred yards away from where the cruise ship docked. A good idea is to arrive about 1/2 hour before the sailing time to ensure you can get a good seat up top. We had warm clothing on but still took advantage of the suits they supply on board. The crew member guide was extremely good and was on the look out for whales constantly. We were very lucky to have many sightings on our trip. Other passengers had gone on a trip with the same company the day before in Reykjavik and had not seen any whales. The company allow you to go again at no cost if this happens. It was a 3 hour trip and excellent value.

  • This was tons of fun.

  • The tour was a lot of fun. There were actually only a handful of people on the boat so that made it especially nice. The crew was friendly and informative, and they seemed to know where in the fjord to go. My only disappointment was the fact that we only saw two whales and no dolphins, and the boat seemed to stay in one place too long to enable further sightings.

  • Large boat with smooth ride. Good guides and lots of whales.

  • It was a wonderful trip with exciting, memorable sightings of whales. The trip leaders gave lots of interesting information which added to the wonder. we were lucky enough to see about 13 whales. My advice is do not be so intent in getting the best photos as you can be so busy taking pictures that you miss the full impact of the sight of the whales and their magnificent movements.

  • Great tour! We could observe many whales and the explanations of the guide were complete and clear.

  • Outstanding! Knowledgable marine biologist, friendly crew, all in all great experience! Well done Elding!

  • It was amazing!! We did see like 6 different whales!!

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