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“Used Ambassador for Northern Lights Viewing”

Ambassador Whale Watching
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Ambassador is a whale watching tour company that offers whale watching, marine wildlife, northern lights and more adventure tours from Reykjavik and the town of Akureyri in Iceland. We operate all year round and our tours depart up to three times daily depending on the season. All tours are constructed with passion and led by wildlife experts to deliver the ultimate nature and whale watching experience.
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Ambassador took us on a northern lights viewing tour in Akureyri and needless to say, we are so glad that we went along.
At our hotel, the Icelandair Akureyri, they recommended that we go out on a boat to see the northern lights because their forecast said there would be a good chance of catching them.
Well, we listened and spent the $100 to go and have nothing but a lifetime of memories.
We saw the aurora borealis in all the colors you can possibly imagine, dancing, bouncing and just at their best. It was a frigidly cold night, but the boat staff did their best to offer us blankets and let us go down to the bottom, covered deck to keep warm.
It was a lovely experience and Ambassador made it possible.

Thank LeHungryPlanet
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Margret G, Public Relations Manager at Ambassador Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2017

We are very happy to hear about your good experience. Thank you so much for your kind words! :)

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Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Went on a cloudy chilly day but it was surprisingly comfortable on the top deck. Saw so many humpback whales and harbor porpoises. Ana our boat captain and eagle eye whale spotter was so lovely. Go!

Thank sandra a
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Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We went whale watching on the extreme ribbed boat on October 22. Our captain Örn and our guide Anna were amazing! We were able to get up close to all the whales! It was an amazing experience! We saw about 6-7 different humpbacks and a few minke whales. It was so worth the money. I would really recommend the extreme boat tour because you can see the whales so well from the small boat and with just a few people around you. It is also fast enough to cruise over to a whale when you start to see it from far. I think this was my favorite thing I've experienced in Iceland!

Thank Allissa M
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Reviewed October 19, 2016

My husband and I did the speed boat tour on our honeymoon, and we had a fantastic time! We saw harbor porpoises, minke whales, and humpbacks so close that they sprayed water on us. Our guide Mary was knowledgeable and fun to have with us. I would highly recommend this your for anyone who loves beautiful views and marine life!

Thank Alex K
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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

I am so pleased we did this tour. Our experience was very good from the time we walked through the door seeking advice to the moment we stepped of the rib.
The views were amazing. To be so close to these wonderful mammals was such a privilege.
The guide Steph was brilliant too.

A truly wonderful experience.

The cost for 2 adults on the rib was approx £280.

Thank Stuart P
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