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Katla Whale Watching

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Hlesgata | Hlésgata - Vesturbugt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 780 7575
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See Iceland's gentle giants from our spectacular and fast Rib boats which are brand new and equipped with 12 suspension seats to enhance your comfort, security and level of enjoyment. Rib 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 tour starts at Reykjavik Harbour and you sail up close to the famous Harpa - Concert Hall and the Sun Voyager. Next, you proceed to Faxafloi 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 Faxafloi 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. 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 1 1/2+ 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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Hlesgata | Hlésgata - Vesturbugt, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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This tour was wonderful!! It is a family run business and they truly care about giving people the best experience. And the RIB boat is a must, you can get so much closer to the animals AND the boat ride is so much fun. When...More

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I went this afternoon to a trip with the RIB boat and was great, you will have the experience of having fun when it is bumpy and see the whales quite close ;) (Of course, we all have to know that this is wildlife, impossible...More

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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 and complimenting review. It's always great to hear when people enjoy appreciate the wildlife experience out on Faxafloi Bay and how we operate our tours.

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Me and my two sons (15 and 17 years old ) have had a wonderful time We saw minke whales,humpback whales,dolphins and lots of puffins Thank you!!!!

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Katla_Whale_Watching, Guide at Katla Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's great to hear you had a wonderful time on our tour! We appreciate your time spent to write this kind review.

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We went out with Katla Whale Watching in Reykjavik. Peter and his father took good care of us, and we had a 3 hour tour (good value). We saw Minke whales, dolphins and finally the North Atlantic Right Whale......jumping and diving....wow. Finally, their rib boat...More

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Katla_Whale_Watching, Guide at Katla Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It's great to hear that you enjoyed our tour so much! It was a fantastic tour and a really special experience to see the extremely rare North Atlantic Right Whale here in Faxafloi Bay. Thank you for the compliments and for taking the time to...More

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