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Whale Watching by Speedboat

Enjoy the unique experience of whale watching in the Faxaflói Bay off the coast of Reykjavik. Your speedboat will allow you to get up close to the incredible humpbacks!

Whale Watching by Speedboat

At the selected time, we'll meet up on AEgisgardur Street in Reykjavik, ready to board a speedboat that will take us to Faxaflói Bay. This area of the North Atlantic is home to one of the most impressive species of marine life, the humpback whale.

During our two hour speedboat cruise, we'll enjoy spotting the humpback whales that inhabit the waters around Iceland. What's more, we should be able to see other creatures that are frequently found in this area of the world, like killer whales and dolphins. Depending on the time of year that you choose to do your trip, you may see more or less animals - each journey is different!

This whale watching tour is carried out aboard a 40 foot (12 metre) speedboat, which allows us to get amazingly close to the animals in complete safety. Our English-speaking guide will detail the most outstanding characteristics of the humpback whales, as well as telling us all about how they live and the importance of protecting these mammals.

If you do this excursion during the summer season, we'll approach Akurey Island, famous for being home to a large population of puffins, who come here to nest at this time of the year. As we bounce back over the waves, we'll enjoy unforgettable views of the coast of Reykjavik. Don't forget your camera!

The tour will come to an end after two hours back at the original departure point.

Who can participate in this activity?

This activity is not suitable for people with heart or back problems, or for pregnant women.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.

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Adults Children between 10 and 15 years old
US$ 169.50 US$ 154.10
US$ 77
  • Adults

    US$ 169.50 US$ 154.10
  • Children between 10 and 15 years old

    US$ 77

More Information


2 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.


English speaking guide.

Speedboat tour around Faxaflói Bay.

9% discount on the official ticket price.

When to book?

Bookings are permitted up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability.

Digital voucher

Show the voucher on your phone to take part in the activity.


No, not suitable for people with reduced mobility.



Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 169.50
US$ 154.10
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

AEgisgardur, 13.