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Laki Tours

#2 of 5 things to do in Grundarfjorour Features Animals
Nesvegur 5, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
+354 546 6808
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Precious Puffins!

Our tour was cancelled one hour before departure because we were the only ones booked. They... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Whale safari with Laki Tours

We went out from the harbor of Olafsvik. Lucky for us you could borrow thick overalls which kept us... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Laki Tours takes you on an ocean adventure in four different trips. Puffins galore can be spotted from the protected Melrakkaey island where thousands of other birds also nest. Sea-angling is the perfect family outing and gets even more exciting when you get to keep your catch. From Olafsvik, the Whale tour gives excellent whale watching in deep waters at the foot of the majestic Snaefellsjokull Glacier. Winter brings the orcas, dolphins and white-tailed eagles. We take you to them on what is by now, our most popular tour. "We're living it!"
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  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Nesvegur 5, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
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+354 546 6808

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour was cancelled one hour before departure because we were the only ones booked. They rescheduled us the following day, when we comfortably boarded with four other couples/families. Our guide was friendly and knowledgeable; the salty captain never said a word. Wearing four layers,...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went out from the harbor of Olafsvik. Lucky for us you could borrow thick overalls which kept us warm. We saw both Sperm whale, group of Orcas and some puffing birds! It was really great! We where out for more than three hours and...More

Thank Petra J
Reviewed June 20, 2017

We had the chance to take a whale watching tour in perfect weather (a bit windy though), and were lucky to see a couple of orcas, dolphins and sperm whales. We had a great tour with a very good guide and crew. Price is good...More

Thank lordmephisto86
Reviewed June 12, 2017

This was a real highlight of our trip to Iceland. We met the tour group and got into thick, windproof, waterproof overalls, which was just as well because despite the numerous layers we were already wearing, nothing prepared us for how cold it was once...More

1  Thank nadiastar1
Reviewed June 10, 2017

After travelling through the south, the east and the north of Iceland without spotting any of the cute puffin birds, we were rewarded today with a lovely tour by boat and were able to watch the birds as close by as possible - the boat...More

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Gisli Ó, Front Office Manager at Laki Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Thank you or your review, we hope the Puffins will survive and will increase again.

Reviewed June 9, 2017

Very nice whale watching. Doesn´t feel that commercial like the ones in Reykjavik. More genuinely with alot of research going on with the Orcas as well. Olafsvik is the best place in Iceland to see Orcas and Sperm Whales and the only place in the...More

Thank Antee78
Gisli Ó, Front Office Manager at Laki Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 14, 2017

Thank you for this really good review, we appreciate it at lot. Hope to see you someday again.

Reviewed June 3, 2017

We had an awesome whale watching trip with this company in late may. We saw several orcas, including young calf. We also saw some white beaked dolphins. I think we watched the Orcas for about 40 minutes. It was very cool. Our guide was very...More

Thank jacksonsmom
Reviewed June 1, 2017

Awesome whale watching! We saw several orcas, including a juvenile and a "baby" (one year old) orca, as well as some white beaked dolphins. The orcas were definitely the highlight of the trip. Our guide, Marie, was awesome and answered tons of our questions about...More

Thank Katie O
Gisli Ó, Front Office Manager at Laki Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

Thank you so much for this review and these tips, really valuable consideration for other passengers that will join in the future. Best regards!

Reviewed May 19, 2017

To see orcas in the wild was magical. We were lucky and had a very relaxed and quiet hour watching around 40 orcas in different family groups. There was plenty of time to take photos or just stand and observe them. There was a new...More

Thank sunshine23cambridge
Gisli Ó, Front Office Manager at Laki Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 21, 2017

Thank you SO MUCH for your awesome review, it´s great to hear that we are doing good and our method is showing to passengers! We look forward to have you with us again.

Reviewed May 12, 2017

We did the whale watching tour and saw two groups of orcas (15-20 individuals) feeding and even a calf jumping and playing so close to the boat! Most amazing thing I've ever seen in my life. Book this early in your trip so that you...More

1  Thank roza_rozalia
Gisli Ó, Front Office Manager at Laki Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2017

Hi, thank you so much for your review and thank you for a really good tip, it´s best to book early as you say since the weather can be in the way! Thank you for give us the time for your your review and we...More

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Lynn M
January 24, 2017|
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Response from JonnaCheshire | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lynn. It took my company (with a rental car) around 3-5 hours to drive from Reykjavik, but we stopped several times. The car we used was rented at Keflavik airport and now I'm not entirely sure for what price. You should... More
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Lynn M
January 3, 2017|
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Response from Anne K | Reviewed this property |
For when to go, I would ask a couple of the tour companies for advice, including Laki Tours. We had good luck with a company called Guide to Iceland, which set up all the transfers (from airport to hotel, etc.) and... More
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WorldTraveller377
December 17, 2016|
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Response from Gisli Ó | Property representative |
Hi, In July we run our whale watching tours from Olafsvík. From Grundarfjordur we run a Puffin Tour. For more information, please send us mail or check out our webpage
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