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Ambassador Whale Watching

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Torfunefsbryggja Harbour, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Extremely helpful, went over and above !

We had a great experience with the blonde young lady at the Desk , she went over and above to help... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TravelSoloLCM
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Mesa, Arizona
via mobile
Saw whales, but would prefer different company. My review on FB disappeared.

I am writing this review as somehow my original review on their FB page disappeared (They only want... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Kaneth25341
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Bangkok, Thailand
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Ambassador is a whale watching tour company that offers whale watching, marine wildlife, northern lights and more adventure tours from Reykjavik and the town of Akureyri in Iceland. We operate all year round and our tours depart up to three times daily depending on the season. All tours are constructed with passion and led by wildlife experts to deliver the ultimate nature and whale watching experience.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“humpback whales” (44 reviews)
“extreme tour” (7 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Torfunefsbryggja Harbour, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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"humpback whales"
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"extreme tour"
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"feeding grounds"
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"sea sickness"
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"harbour porpoise"
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"rib boat"
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"smaller boat"
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"great trip"
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"friendly crew"
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"boat tour"
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"speed boat"
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"wrap up warm"
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"hour trip"
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"arctic circle"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great experience with the blonde young lady at the Desk , she went over and above to help us try to find a tour that fit our schedule. The pride in the front staff shows the quality of an operation!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I am writing this review as somehow my original review on their FB page disappeared (They only want good reviews?). I was advertised with the boat, Ambassador, before they updated their boat lists on their website. The actual day we only see the Konsull, described...More

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Reviewed April 29, 2018

One of the best excursion we did in Northern Iceland. We were on the 1st boat tour of the season in early May 2017! The staffs are nice and the boat was nice and clean. After about 45min-1hr, we spotted 3 humpbacks around the area!...More

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Reviewed February 28, 2018 via mobile

We booked and paid on line in good faith only to discover business closed for winter. Travelled all the way from New Zealand and wasted a whole day because Ambassador whale watching was closed!!! We are bitterly disappointed, we booked end of November 2017, payment...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2018

A very early morning start was the order of the day. We were taken out along the Fjord to find the whales.Yes, we found them.

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Reviewed February 2, 2018 via mobile

Do not plan on going whale watching with this company. There are whale watching brochures at the tourist spots all over town. This is the only company that advertises "winter" whale watching tours. Their brochures are everywhere throughout the town. They advertise that the tours...More

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Reviewed December 19, 2017

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Reviewed November 18, 2017

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Magnus G, Whale watching guide at Ambassador Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2017

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Reviewed November 16, 2017

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Reviewed November 13, 2017

Super nice crew with great sense of humour. We successfully saw a lovely whale couple. Incredible nice time in spite of the cold weather :)

Thank Marika M
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Magnus G, Whale watching guide at Ambassador Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded November 26, 2017

Hi hi, Glad that you came out with us. It is getting colder but the whales are still warming our hearts (cheesy line but true, ha ha)! Greetings Marjolein

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crimsonbird
March 29, 2018|
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Response from ThirzaNL | Reviewed this property |
Yes the boats of Ambassador Whale Watching Company do have heated indoors, where it is very nice and cosy to stay warm. We went in the middle of September, on a sunny and clear day. With the right clothing (fleece... More
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JSRaleigh4
August 6, 2017|
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Response from AmbassadorWhales | Property representative |
The seas around Akureyri are very calm, and seasickness is something we almost never deal with there. The situation in Reykjavík is a bit different as the area isn't as sheltered. The boat however is very stable so the risk... More
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