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Reykjavik Whale Watching

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BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 580 5400
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Well organised and worthwhile experience, but they can't guarantee whales!!

We traveled in late Dec so was bitterly cold but nice and warm in the boat and the survival suits... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
shaungreennew
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Beautiful scenery and lovely guides and staff!!

I have been with them two times and it was so nice both times, you can borrow a nice warm overall... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
Margrét G
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Whale watching tours are operated from the old harbour in Reykjavik. The whales most frequently seen on tours with Elding are the Minke whales, Humpback whales, Dolphins and Porpoises other speces are sometimes spotted.Each trip takes about 2,5 - 3,5 hours - do join us. We look forward to seeing you!
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BSI Bus Terminal, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

We traveled in late Dec so was bitterly cold but nice and warm in the boat and the survival suits provided. Very well organised and knowledgeable staff. Good boat with lots of outside viewing. Can buy coffee, drinks etc on board. Less whales around than...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017

I have been with them two times and it was so nice both times, you can borrow a nice warm overall if it is cold and you can get seasickness pills if you want (both free of charge) The boats are nice and clean and...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We were in Reykjavik mid- July. The tourist agency at the main information centre said that this was the best time of year to see whales and on this advice we booked. In three hours we saw the tail of a humpback and the top...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Narrator was from Spain. Narration was in English. I don't speak Spanish but would have better understood narrator if he had spoken Spanish. His English was as bad as I have ever heard from someone with a microphone. I do not recommend elding whale watching.

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Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

What an incredible day we spotted the rare fin whale!! Less than one sighting a year. It was huge and magnificent,Julia was a fantastic guide!! I wish all future whale watchers the same good luck! Great job Julia

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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I think reviews on this probably depend a lot on what you get to see and we saw so much - Minke whales, Humpbacks, a pod of 4 dolphin jumping in unison plus others and, of course, Arctic terns and puffins. It was a magical...More

1  Thank Kay B
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed getting out of the city and touring the harbor area, but although we saw a few whales, mostly were Mincke whales which don't do the acrobatics that other whales do. The guide was sweet but was pushing it a bit - she may...More

2  Thank Daniel B
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

I was on a 5pm tour. I was picked up at the exact correct time. The tour left at the exact correct time. The people were nice. The water was calm. But I felt it was a bit of false advertising. The advertising show humpback...More

1  Thank LostALot22
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

A great experience but do wrap up well. Unfortunately we didnt see any whales on our trip out but did see many dolphins, some really quite close to the boat. Hot & cold drinks are available on board & extra protective clothing to put over...More

1  Thank April V
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

What an excellent experience even though we didn't get to sea any whales etc but the captain did try we were out for nearly 4 hours friendly staff great views a must on your to do list even offered another trip free as we didn't...More

Thank Alan B
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Kathryn G
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Response from Alan B | Reviewed this property |
Hi our whale watching was booked through the first choice we didn't get to see any but if u don't they let you book another trip free of charge
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