Boat Tours & water sports in Reykjavik

THE 10 BEST Boat Tours & Water Sports in Reykjavik, Iceland

Boat Tours & Water Sports in Reykjavik

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Sailing
2 hours
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$141.00
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Adventure Tours
2–3 hours
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$87.00
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Adventure Tours
2 days
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$519.00
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4–5 hours
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$115.74
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Day Cruises
60–90 minutes
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$55.00
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Adventure Tours
2 hours
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$145.98
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Private and Luxury
1 hour
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$69.86
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Ports of Call Tours
3–4 hours
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  • Angie
    2 contributions
    Seeing the humpback whale, a magical moment. Also got to see minke whales and dolphins. The puffins are fun.
    The guides were very friendly and so knowledgeable.
    Written August 7, 2022
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  • Maximilian G
    1 contribution
    Fantastic day, very well organised, friendly guides and a great foto service with additional report of the sightings. Definite recommendation!
    Written August 9, 2022
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  • TrainTraveller06
    1 contribution
    Very well organised trip. Lots of fun on the boat. We were very lucky with great weather and saw lots of whales. A humpback whale appeared beside the boat. Fabulous, fun trip.
    Written July 31, 2022
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  • Aneta
    8 contributions
    Don't expect too much like a bunch of whales jumping next to the ship. The whales are wild animals and not tamed dogs that rush to you as soon as they see people. You'll be lucky if you see a couple of dolphins, a few water sprouts and a bit of a whale tail. Expecially if the ship is crowder also because there is a full class of british kids on school trip since the place for standing on the front or on the end is not unlimited. However cool experience if you have never been on the sea yet.

    Tip#1: If you want to visit the "Whales of Iceland" museum, go there first - they will give you discount for the whale watching.
    Tip#2: You'll almost definitelly see also puffins on the sea so I'm glad I didn't buy also the "Puffin watching Tour" as I planned because it would be senseless
    Tip#3: If you are at least a little motion sick, don't be ashamed to really take the sickness pill, it is really not pleasant the first half if you're not used to it
    Written July 30, 2022
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  • osalinda
    London, UK267 contributions
    Booked this 1.5 hours before the tour was due to leave - so you can definitely book last minute. The tour was 1 hour, and we got at least 20-25 minutes around the island with the puffins. Max, our guide, was very funny and informative, and I really enjoyed it! We got to circumnavigate the island, and saw other birds too. Max is a biologist, so knew quite a lot about the puffins' habits which was interesting to learn about.
    Written August 2, 2022
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  • Rae L
    Thetford, UK8 contributions
    Hunting the Northern Lights is always a chance. The night we went it was 50/50 and we did not see them but it was a bit cloudy. I would say if there are any clouds at all, do not try it. It was very cold and while the crew is really nice and offered blankets and hot chocolate, I would have rather not. You can rebook if you do not see lights but we were meant to be out in the water until midnight but we were well into the dock and off the boat by then which was a bit of a bummer. All in all, it would have been excellent if the lights showed.
    Written May 31, 2022
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  • Yi Y
    2 contributions
    Whole journey has been so beautiful and surprising us ! Well designed the route . We were so glad to choose this two days excursion. I willl definitely recommend this trip to my friends,……
    Written July 24, 2022
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  • InvernessGal
    Bellevue, WA130 contributions
    We did this spur of the moment and without any research. We saw whales! We were glad they offered warm coveralls as we did this spur of the moment and our warmer clothes were back at the hotel.

    The boat was clean; the staff was friendly. We enjoyed ourselves.
    Written August 8, 2022
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  • Chrisy T
    3 contributions
    Great tour. We did see a couple whales but I had hoped to be closer to them and they weren’t cooperating. No fault of the tour operators. They were very helpful and knowledgeable. The yacht was beautiful!
    Written June 15, 2022
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  • Gabriel P
    Island of Malta, Malta6 contributions
    One of the best horseback riding experiences. Guides were super friendly and views from the trails were amazing
    Written May 27, 2022
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  • Jennifer H
    1 contribution
    Whale watching was a fantastic experience and would highly recommend it. I got the package with the puffins but didn’t see as many puffins as I thought. If I was to do again I would just do whale watching 👍. Bonus we had great weather and sun shining.
    Written June 16, 2019
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  • Steve W
    1 contribution
    The sheer quantity of Puffins and the knowledgeable crew made the trip very enjoyable. Would definitely recommend
    Written August 3, 2022
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  • Lonni V
    2 contributions
    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.
    Written July 22, 2022
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  • heatherquick
    Chicago, IL100 contributions
    The booking process was easy, interesting Minke whale exhibit as you enter the boat. Boat was clean and offered wet weather clothing if needed. The boat is not equipped with technology to locate whales so a bit hit or miss. Good viewing from downstairs with big windows. We saw a humpback breaching and tail slapping. Would have liked more information on the birds that we saw. Lots of puffins and fulmars. Enjoyed the trip, being out on the water.
    Written August 8, 2021
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  • Marrigje
    Asse, Belgium1 contribution
    We had a great snorkeling tour, with clear views and a very good guide. We, the parents and the children/teenegers, thought it was en great experience. The water was not as cold as expected, thanks to the good suits. And the colors and structures we saw in the water were beautiful. We can recommend the snorkling tour to everyone!
    Written August 4, 2022
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