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Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching from Akureyri provided by Elding Whale Watching Akureyri

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Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching from Akureyri

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 07/31/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching from Akureyri
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.
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Updated 07/31/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Important Information
Departure Point
Skjaldarvik Guest House, Skjaldarvík Guest House Road 816, 601, Akureyri, Iceland
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Excellent guidance
  • Helmets
  • Riding gear
  • Relax in a hot tub at stables
  • Free WiFi on board boat
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Minimum age to participate is 12 years.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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ByuBngl wrote a review Sep 2019
Ann Arbor, Michigan11 contributions5 helpful votes
This was a great trip before we even got on the water. Elding provides all guests with insulated coveralls, life vests, eye protection, gloves, etc., so you will not freeze on their account. Our guide and captain were awesome! They were both worth the cost of the trip on their
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching from Akureyri
Responded Sep 19, 2019
Dear ByuBngl, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our tour and for recommending our services to future travellers. We're glad you enjoyed the company of our lovely crew and had great encounters with the wildlife in our waters. All the best, The Akureyri Whale Watching team
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By: Elding Whale Watching Akureyri
must-do in Iceland!
This was one of the best experiences of my life, seeing and hearing a whale so close was just a breathtaking moment
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Amazing trip
My friends and I decided to take the boat whale watching tour . The team were outstanding, knowledgeable and friend
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Whale watching
In a very cold day in March 2020, we went on a boat with 20+ people in the Eyjafjord north of Akureyri and we were
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Great experience
Did this trip in March 2020 and was delighted to experience seeing a whale. Her name was Ice Woman and she appeared
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A whale, some dolphins and scenery to die for.
This was a really good value trip. We travelled the length of the fiord searching for whales, none were showing but
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Fantastic adventure
Absolutely loved this experience. We saw a whale which was incredible! Definitely a first for me! It was a male at
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Finally we saw whales!
Seeing Whales was one of our aims in cruising to Iceland. Overall on our cruise the weather varied between poor and
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We got to see a couple whales!
The weather wasn't perfect so we expected not to meet many whales. However, we got to see a couple who were still t
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Great fun! Great people! Beautiful Scenery!
Had a blast! Followed a beautiful humpback whale for a few miles! Guides were very friendly and knowledgeable and
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Rib boat was a great choice
My family and I decided to take the rib boat whale watching tour because we wanted to see the whales while enjoying
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Incredible experience!
I had the most incredible experience witnessing so many breathtaking whales. Sara our Captain drove our rig boat be
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The whale watching on 30th October 2019 was disappointing as there is only one whale which you see again and again
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Was one f the highlights of the trip. Great fun whizzing out at speed and saw a large pod of whales.
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A bit disappointed
It looks like my group and I have been very unlucky in not seeing even a whale tail, though I have a strong suspect
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Great adventure and fantastic experience!
It was really touching experience to see those beautiful creatures from that close. Our guides were super professio
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Key Details
  • Elding Whale Watching Akureyri
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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