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About Whale Iceland
Enjoy the Bird watching. On our sailing to the whales we follow the coastline so you can enjoy the rich bird life in the lava cliffs. Frequently seen in whale watching are guillemots, arctic skua, gannets, and other species. ​ The waters off the Reykjanes peninsula coast are an important habitat for these marine mammals, mainly as seasonal feeding ground. In the winter we also go hunting for the Northern lights! Enjoy this extremely magical moment as we go for a drive at the Reykjanes Peninsula to hunt! -when we catch them, we have a professional camera to capture the moment. Once a week we upload them to our Facebook page for you to show off.
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

We originally had our tour scheduled for a Friday morning but due to delayed/cancelled flights we were forced to reschedule our tour for Monday morning. The staff was helpful in this regard and changed our reservation with no problem. Upon arrival to the harbor, I...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank szylpz
Reviewed July 30, 2019 via mobile

We waited for 45 mins at the hotel and the tour operator did not come to pick us up. We subsequently found out that they passed us to another tour operator without telling us in advance. We went out with another tour operator at the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

We went out with Axel on a spontaneous whale watching trip just an hour after arriving in Keflavik (we saw the poster in the car rental office). Just 5-10 minutes drive from the airport itself, it was easy to find. Axel was very flexible with...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2019

A great tour with the fun and humorous Captain Axel. He really knows his way around the Icelandic coasts it seemes. An overall informative and fun experience. We saw a lot of whales.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Theódór M
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

This is definitely a must to do thing when visiting Iceland 🇮🇸 we went to see the lights and whales with Axel and you won’t be disappointed. We’ll be going again on our next trip there. Thank you and keep up the good work 👍🏼

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Claire T
Reviewed March 10, 2019

We originally booked what we thought was a boat tour of the northern lights. We didn't realize it was going to be an SUV excursion until he came to pick us up. The tour guide was a COMPLETE sweetheart and offered us a full refund....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

We had a day layover in Iceland and wanted to try a Northern Lights tour. We must say that we were very impressed by the guided tour. Our guide was deeply knowledgable about sea and weather conditions in Iceland, the Northern Lights themselves, and photographic...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed March 6, 2019

Axel was fun, engaging, great sense of humor, and knew where to go. Although we missed the lights due to a full moon and so many clouds, Axel made the tour for us. He stopped at several spots along the way to the lights as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ana I M
Reviewed March 2, 2019

If you are thinking what do to do on your last day before departure, like we did, this may actually be the best thing to think of. During this few hours cruise arround Faxa bay we were lucky to see Minke Whale and a crazy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 27, 2019

We went whale-watching and had the boat and Axle to ourselves with our group of 6 on a long weekend in Iceland. We sailed around for several hours, and all got to take turns holding the steering wheel if we wished. We did not see...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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July 23, 2019|
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Response from BusyPaty | Reviewed this property |
Hello, yes, definitely. You can usually book on line for the same day or the next day. I booked my tour with Rekjanes Tours, they're great ! Have fun !
July 9, 2019|
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Response from wgreenwell | Reviewed this property |
Hi Izzy, very much depends on the tour you choose to do / weather conditions. We had a fantastic time and were likely out for around 3 hours (ish). But they were very flexible. I can certainly recommend the trip.
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August 27, 2018|
Response from attilathehun20142018 | Reviewed this property |
It depends. The ship is safe and there are safety equipment for all incl. vests or life jackets.The ship is moving when heaving. it's quite cold out there but at the same time the air is very fresh so I find basically... More