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Whale Safari Iceland

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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About Whale Safari Iceland
Whale Safari is Reykjavik's premier small groups whale watching & wildlife tour operator. Our specially made RIB boats are made to get close to the whales, dolphins and puffins of the Faxafloi Bay. We only seat 12 passengers per boat, and each boat has a expert whale watching guide and captain on board. This is the ideal way to come in contact with nature with this intimate experience. Another thing is that all our small group tours are real ocean safaris, as we search for the whales we also visit the puffins when they are in season and do a sightseeing tour of Reykjavik from the sea front. Oh! And all of this in less then two hours. Our ticket office and service center is located in the Old Harbor in downtown Reykjavik and is open year round from 8:00-21:00. Tours are operated up to 8 times a day, everyday from the 15th of April to the 30th of September.
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Julia B wrote a review Aug 10
Tetbury, United Kingdom5 contributions1 helpful vote
An amazing tour. I had been a bit apprehensive about taking my elderly mother on this excursion. I needn't have worried. Whale Safari were brilliant from start to finish. It was the highlight of our trip to Iceland and we loved every minute. A fantastic and really knowledgeable guide, an incredible number of puffins and a very enjoyable boat ride. Thank you!!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Lonni V wrote a review Jul 2022
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We had the best experion the sea where we saw both puffins and a very playful humpback whale and some minke whales. We had two very experienced marine biologist who was very good at answering questions. If you like speed on the sea you will also get your moneys worth it was fun.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Chandana wrote a review Jul 2022
Zurich, Switzerland39 contributions37 helpful votes
As Mike said at the start - a 2 hr speed boat ride in the North Atlantic is a really cool way to spend an afternoon. We got much much more than that. We saw whales (breaching), a pod of dolphins (swimming alongside), puffins nesting, gulls…and Mike’s really good commentary alongside, which put in perspective all the wonderful nature that we were privileged to see. Thank you to the Whale Safari team for such a memorable trip.
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Patrick N wrote a review Jun 2022
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We did a 9:00 premium puffin tour. The process was very smooth and before we knew it we were suited up and on the boat with our small group (only 6 people), heading out to the islands. We were fortunate enough to see a lot of puffins! A few on land, and hundreds more fishing on the water. What really made this a memorable tour was our guide, Mike. He demonstrated a lot of knowledge while talking to us and clearly has a biology/zoology background. Also, he told us about the threats that climate change pose to the birds. We came away with the feeling that this company really cares about conservation of the environment and species and not just bird watching for the sake of tourism and making a quick buck. This was also reflected in the staff being friendly and not just viewing the customers as a money source.
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Date of experience: May 2022
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Boxergirl_2008 wrote a review Jun 2022
Swansboro, North Carolina36 contributions7 helpful votes
Amazing birding experience! Even if you’re not a birder, this is an incredible hour. The guide was very knowledge. Wonderful people!
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