Reykjavik Whales and Puffins

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55
6 hours
Availability : 1. June - 15. August
Pick up available
Tour Details
The combo consists of two tours, first you will go on the puffin tour on a smaller boat where we take you to one of the three islands just off Reykjavík where each year thousands of birds come to breed. After the puffin tour you have some free time in the harbour or city centre before the whale watching tour starts. On the whale watching we sail off into Faxaflói bay where we are likely to see Minke whales, dolphins and porpoises (maybe even Humpbacks or Orcas if we are lucky!).
 
Timings and tours are as follows:
     08:00 Puffins & 10:00 Whales 
     12:00 Puffins & 14:00 Whales 
 
Make sure to check our current schedule for available spots on your preferred date!
Puffin watching is a fun and easy adventure on a boat. Depending on the tides and conditions on the islands our captains will take you to either Akurey, Engey or Lundey. The islands are well known for their plentiful birdlife and in addition to puffins you have the opportunity to view other birds such as eider ducks, arctic terns, guillemots and cormorants.The island’s shores are rocky but our captains know the best spots to get close to the puffins in their natural habitat. If the weather is right we might even turn off the engines so that you can enjoy the nature better and listen to the bird’s calls. During the tour the crew will tell you interesting facts and tales about the puffins and the surroundings. The puffin tour is roughly 1 hour.
 
Summer season is great for whale watching, as the wildlife in the bay is at its highest peak. This is the time when the Minke whales are at their most abundant, along with the white-beaked dolphins and harbour porpoises, giving us the chance to enjoy and understand them in their natural environment. The whale watching tour lasts around 3 hours overall.

What’s included?

  • English guidance 
  • 3 hour (approx.) whale watching tour on a big boat
  • 1 hour puffin tour on a smaller boat
  • Free WiFi on board whale watching boat

What do I need to bring?

  • Sturdy shoes
  • Appropriate clothing

Cancellation policy

  • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled a day or less before event
 

Pickup Locations - Click to expand

Note: Pick-up starts 45 minute(s) before departure.
We offer pick-up to the following places for this experience:
100 Iceland Hotel – BUS STOP 10 HLEMMUR
101 Guesthouse – BUS STOP 10 – HLEMMUR
101 Hotel – BUS STOP 6 SAFNAHÚSIÐ / CULTURE HOUSE
105 – A Townhouse Hotel
1919 Hotel Radisson SAS – BUS STOP NR 4 – TRYGGVAGATA
22 Hill Hotel (Kea hotels)
41 – A Townhouse Hotel – BUS STOP 7 TRAÐARKOT
4th floor Hotel – BUS STOP 10 – HLEMMUR
Adam Guesthouse – BUS STOP NR. 8 HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Alba Guesthouse
Alda Hotel – BUS STOP 10 / HLEMMUR
Álfhóll Guesthouse – BUS STOP NR 4 – TRYGGVAGATA
Alfred’s Apartment – BUS STOP 9 SNORRABRAUT
Apartment K – Bergstaðastræti 3 – BUS STOP 8 HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Apartment K – Hverfisgata 14 – BUS STOP 6 CULTURE HOUSE / SAFNAHUSIÐ
Apartment K – Hverfisgata 37 – BUST STOP NR 7 – TRAÐARKOT
Apartment K – Laugavegur 46 – BUS STOP 7 TRAÐARKOT
Apartment K – Laugavegur 85 – BUS STOP 7 TRAÐARKOT
Apartment K – Lindargata 60 – BUS STOP NR 7 – TRAÐARKOT
Apartment K – Skólastræti 1 – BUS STOP 6 SAFNAHÚSIÐ
Apartment K – Þingholtsstræti 2 – BUS STOP NR 6 CULTURE HOUSE / SAFNAHUSIÐ
Arahús Guesthouse
Arctic Comfort Hotel (Vík)
Arnarhvoll Hotel (Centerhotel) – BUS STOP 5 – HARPA
Aurora Guesthouse – BUS STOP 8 / HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
B47 – BUS STOP 8 / HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Baldursbrá Guesthouse BUS STOP 2 THE POND / TJÖRNIN
Black Pearl – BUS STOP NR 4 – TRYGGVAGATA
Bolholt Guesthouse
Borg Hotel (Kea hotels) – BUS STOP 3 – LÆKJARGATA
Borgartún Guesthouse (GJ travel)
Brim Hotel
BSI Bus Terminal
Bus Hostel Reykjavík
BUS STOP 1 CITY HALL / RÁÐHÚSIÐ
BUS STOP 10 HLEMMUR
BUS STOP 11 AUSTURBÆR
BUS STOP 12 HÖFÐATORG
BUS STOP 2 THE POND / TJÖRNIN
BUS STOP 3 LÆKJARGATA
BUS STOP 4 TRYGGVAGATA
BUS STOP 5 HARPA
BUS STOP 6 CULTURE HOUSE / SAFNAHÚSIÐ
BUS STOP 7 TRAÐARKOT
BUS STOP 8 HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
BUS STOP 9 SNORRABRAUT
Butterfly Guesthouse – BUS STOP NR 4 – TRYGGVAGATA
Cabin Hotel
Canopy by Hilton – BUS STOP NR 7 – TRAÐARKOT
Capital Inn
Castle House Luxury Apartments – BUS STOP 2 THE POND / TJÖRNIN
Central Guesthouse – Bólstaðarhlíð 8
Central Guesthouse – Mjölnisholti 14
Centrum Guesthouse – BUS STOP 11 – AUSTURBÆR
Chez Monique – BUS STOP 1 CITY HALL / RÁÐHÚSIÐ
City Center Hotel – BUS STOP NR 4 – TRYGGVAGATA
City Park Hotel
Cruise ship at Kornagardur
Cruise ship at Skarfabakki
Cruise ship at Sundabakki
Downtown Reykjavik Apartments
Eiríkur Rauði Guesthouse – BUS STOP 8 / HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Eyja Guldsmeden Hotel
First Hotel Kópavogur
Fosshotel Baron
Fosshotel Lind
Fosshótel Rauðará
Fosshotel Reykjavik – BUS STOP 12 HÖFÐATORG
Frón Hotel – BUS STOP NR 7 – TRAÐARKOT
Galaxy Pod Hostel
Galtafell Guesthouse BUS STOP 2 THE POND / TJÖRNIN
Garður Hotel
Grand Hotel Reykjavík
Gray Line Bus Terminal (Holtagarðar)
Grettisborg Apartments – BUS STOP 11 AUSTURBÆR
Grímur Hotel
Guesthouse Óðinn
Guesthouse Pavi
Harbourfront Guesthouse
Hilton Nordica Reykjavík Hotel
Hlemmur Square – BUS STOP 10 HLEMMUR
Holt Hotel – BSÍ Bus Station
Hotel 66
Hotel Island
Hotel Kriunes
Hótel Lotus
Hotel Phoenix – BUS STOP 10 HLEMMUR
Iceland Comfort apt
Igdlo Guesthouse – Gunnarsbraut 46
Igdlo Guesthouse – Laugavegur 96
ION City Hotel – BUS STOP #7
Isafold Guesthouse – NO PICKUP FOR WHALE WATCHING PLEASE WALK TO THE PIER
Kerno Apartments, Reykjavik, Iceland
Kex Hostel
Klettur Hotel
Klöpp Hotel (Centerhotel) – BUS STOP NR 7 – TRAÐARKOT
Kvosin Hotel – BUS STOP 1 CITY HALL / RÁÐHÚSIÐ
Laugarbjarg Guesthouse
Leifur Eiríksson Hotel – BUS STOP 8 HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Loft Hostel – BUS STOP NR 6 CULTURE HOUSE / SAFNAHÚSIÐ
Loki Guesthouse – BUS STOP 8 HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Luna Apartments – BUS STOP 2 THE POUND / TJÖRNIN
Metropolitan Hotel – BUS STOP NR 4 – TRYGGVAGATA
Miðgarður Hotel (Centerhotel) – BUS STOP 13
North Star Apartments
Northern Comfort Apartments
Norðurey Guesthouse (Snorrabraut 71)
Norðurey Hotel (Hrísateigur 14)
Norðurey Hotel (Reykjavíkurvegur 72)
Ocean Comfort apartments – BUS STOP NR 4 – TRYGGVAGATA
Oddsson Hostel
OK Hotel – BUS STOP 10 HLEMMUR
Örkin Sjómannaheimili
Our House Guesthouse – BUS STOP 8 HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Óðinsvé Hotel – BUS STOP 8 / HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Pálshús Skerjargarði
Pisa Guesthouise – BUS STOP 3 LÆKJARGATA
Planet Apartments – NO PICKUP FOR WHALE WATCHING PLEASE WALK TO THE PIER
Plaza Hotel (Centerhotel) – BUS STOP NR 4 – TRYGGVAGATA
Rey Apartments – BUS STOP NR 7 – TRAÐARKOT
Reykjavík Airport
Reykjavik Centrum Hotel – BUS STOP 1 – CITY HALL/RÁÐHÚSIÐ
Reykjavik City Hostel
Reykjavík Cosy Guesthouse – BUS STOP 8 HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Reykjavík Downtown Hostel – BUS STOP NR 4 – TRYGGVAGATA
Reykjavík Hostel Village
Reykjavík Lights Hotel
Reykjavik Marina – NO PICKUP FOR WHALE WATCHING PLEASE WALK TO THE PIER (ONLY 100 M)
Reykjavik Natura
Reykjavík Residence Hotel – BUS STOP NR 7 – TRAÐARKOT
Reykjavík Residence Suites – BUS STOP 7 Traðarkot
Reykjavik4you Apartments – BUS STOP 10 – HLEMMUR
Reykjavik4you Apartments – BUS STOP 7 – Traðarkot
Room with a view – BUS STOP 7 – TRAÐARKOT
Saga Hotel (Radisson SAS )
Skjaldbreið (Centerhotel) – BUS STOP NR 7 – TRAÐARKOT
Skuggi Hotel, BUS STOP 9 SNORRABRAUT
Smári Hotel
Snorri Guesthouse – BUS STOP 11 AUSTURBÆR
Stay Apartments Bolholt
Stay Apartments Einholt
Storm Hotel – BUS STOP 12 HÖFÐATORG
Sunna Guesthouse – BUS STOP 8 / HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Tower Suites Reykjavík, Bus Stop. Nr 12
Travel Inn Guesthouse
Vellir Hotel
Viking Village Hotel
Viðeyjar Söluskúr
Welcome Apartments – Hverfisgata 100 – BUS STOP 9 SNORRABRAUT
Welcome Apartments – Týsgata 4 – BUS STOP 8 HALLGRÍMSKIRKJA
Welcome Apartments – Vatnsstígur 11 – BUS STOP 7 TRAÐARKOT
Þingholt (Centerhotel) – BUS STOP 6 SAFNAHÚSIÐ / CULTURE HOUSE

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