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Ambassador Whale Watching

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Akureyri, Iceland
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About Ambassador Whale Watching
Founded in 2013, Ambassador was the first whale watching company to operate tours from the town of Akureyri in northern Iceland. With convenient location, excellent sighting rate and high quality service, the companies reputation grew fast and it quickly became one of the biggest whale watching companies in Eyjafjord. Our goal has always been to deliver first-class tours, where safety and quality are the key factors. All our tours are constructed with passion by wildlife experts to deliver the ultimate whale watching experience for you and your companions.
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Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri

Come face to face with the world’s largest mammals on this half-day whale watching excursion from Akureyri, Iceland’s scenic northern port city. Listen to stories about the history and culture of the region from your guide. Then, enjoy comfortable, first-class amenities as you cruise through Torfunefsbryggja Harbor, including an on-site bar with hot and cold drinks for purchase.
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3 hours
from $99.36

Whales, Eyjafjörður and Akureyri by RIB

Race through the Eyjafjörður fjord between the mountains in search of whales on this guided small-group tour. From inside a powerful rigid inflatable boat (RIB) get panoramic views of Akureyri in northern Iceland. Be on the lookout for puffins and other seabirds and search for whales in the fjord during this adventure.
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2 hours
from $191.53
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Mari S wrote a review Aug 2019
Vantaa, Finland27 contributions7 helpful votes
The whale watching trip was some 3hours and we saw some whales. The guide told us alot about the sealife here. Boat was good. They told us there were some blankets, raincoats and overalls, but we found them a bit too late. It was really cold. Over all the experiense was good.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from AmbassadorWhaleWatch, Manager at Ambassador Whale Watching
Responded Aug 21, 2019
Dear Mari S, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with future whale watchers. Glad you enjoyed our tour and services! All the best, The Akureyri Whale Watching team
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Laura P wrote a review Jul 2019
Cluj-Napoca, Romania2 contributions
It was really disaponting that we saw no whales. We started from Darvik for a better chance to see them with no luck. There were people on second try to see them with no success. I wound't try it again.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from AmbassadorWhaleWatch, Manager at Ambassador Whale Watching
Responded Jul 31, 2019
Dear Laura T, Sorry to hear that the tour and services did not meet your expectations. In order to give our passengers a better chance of wildlife spotting, we sometimes offer a FREE transfer to Dalvík. Unfortunately it seems that this time it did not pay off sightings wise. We cannot control the wildlife in our waters and sightings are out of our control. We do try our very best and cooperate with other boats in the area for optimal chance, but sometimes we're just out of luck.. Hopefully you'll find the time to try again. This is a wildlife tour and therefore sightings are unpredictable and vary from tour to tour. All the best, The Akureyri Whale Watching team
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santhanaiyer08 wrote a review Jul 2019
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates21 contributions20 helpful votes
Nice experience. Excellent guides with good transportation. Staff was really friendly and helpful. Great prices.
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from AmbassadorWhaleWatch, Manager at Ambassador Whale Watching
Responded Jul 17, 2019
Dear santhanaiyer08, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with future travellers. We're glad you enjoyed your time on board! All the best, The Akrueyri Whale Watching team
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S9808JPmargaretd wrote a review Jul 2019
Liverpool, United Kingdom33 contributions4 helpful votes
Poor sound system couldn’t hear commentary. Large boat to crowded 3 deep on side on boat, no chance to see any whales. Crew didn’t position boat properly so everyone had a chance to see any activity
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from AmbassadorWhaleWatch, Manager at Ambassador Whale Watching
Responded Jul 17, 2019
Dear S9808JPmargaretd, Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. Sorry that you were unable to hear the tour guide's commentary due to speaker issues. We'll be sure to look into that. We do try and make everyone as comfortable as possible, especially when we have large groups from the cruise ships on board. Our team is very experienced when it comes to how approaching the wildlife and how to properly position the boat so that everyone can see. Sorry if this was not the case here - we do try our very best and will have a word with the crew regarding future tours. Hopefully you managed to spot some whales and enjoy the ride despite everything. All the best, The Akrueyri Whale Watching team
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CPaul107 wrote a review Jul 2019
Southport, United Kingdom4 contributions1 helpful vote
We were fortunate to have perfect weather conditions for our 3 hour whale watching cruise, and we came across at least 5, if not 6, different humpback whales in the course of the trip. There were explanations of what to expect from the whales' activities and the boat kept it's
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Response from AmbassadorWhaleWatch, Manager at Ambassador Whale Watching
Responded Jul 5, 2019
Dear CPaul107, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our tour and services. We're glad you understand our code of conduct and enjoyed the tour with humpback whales in Eyjafjörður. All the best, The Akureyri Whale Watching team
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