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Speedboat Whale Watching in Reykjavík Iceland - Small group

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    The tour starts at Reykjavík Harbour and you sail up close to the famous Harpa - Concert Hall and the Sun Voyager. Next, you proceed to Faxaflói Bay for the search of the whales, where you will experience the amazing wildlife with many species of whales, dolphins and even seals to be found in these waters. Many of the 23 species of whales that are found around Iceland can be found in the bay.
    In addition, the area is home to millions of sea birds of various species, including the beautiful puffin. The puffin comes to lay their egg in many of the islands in the Faxaflói Bay and on this trip you will get close to some of the islands, one of these islands is named Lundey which means Puffin Island.
    Our boats are fast and offer a quick reaction so you're able to get close to the whales quickly which leads to a very special experience.
    The guide to client ratio (12 per guide) creates the special feeling of a small group experience. As well as answering your questions our guides will provide you with various information on the whales and other wildlife during the trip.
    To make the 2 hour trip as comfortable as possible, you will get a warm waterproof overall (dry suit), life jacket, googles and your own Katla Whale Watching buff/scarf.
    Hop on board on this amazing nature experience, the fastest way to see whales, puffins and the city. Check availability by choosing a date.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I bought this trip for my boyfriend's 30th and picked it because all the reviews said the guides were friendly and knowledgeable and I am so glad I did. We saw loads of minkie whales, puffins and white beaked dolphins and the rib boat was...More

    Thank isobellem359
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Really worth it! The wildlife is fantastatic, The skippers (father and son) are very friendly and have a great knowledge. Because of the fast boat it is more likely to see more dolphins, whales etc at different places in a short time. Last not least...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Daniel D
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    The trip was gorgeous, even if - as expected - we could not see the big whales, we saw a lot of minkewhales!!!! And the trip itself with the speed boat is already the money worth!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Sabrina K
    Katla_Whale_Watching, Guide at Katla Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write this kind review. It's great you enjoyed the tour, the minke whale and the experience!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We had a great time during this trip, the guides were very friendly and helpful finding whales and dolphins but also respectful with them. We had the great luck to spot a huge pod of pilote whales (grind whales) which was a unique experience, we...More

    Thank isischaefchen
    Katla_Whale_Watching, Guide at Katla Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for the kind words and taking the time to write this great review. It's good to hear how much you enjoyed the boat ride itself, our company and the tour in general. Thankfully Faxaflói Bay has great wildlife and we are lucky enough...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Great experience,it was amazing to watch these beautiful pilote whales, dolphins and of cause puffins

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Stefan L
    Katla_Whale_Watching, Guide at Katla Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write this review! We appreciate it!

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    I am so sorry I just saw your question. You are going to love it. The tours leave at a variety of times. Reach out to the company and they can tell you their regular times or may even work around you if have a large... More
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    • Duration: 2h
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