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  • the original RIB tour from Akureyri

  • overalls and safety gear available onboard

  • highly qualified and experienced crew

  • small group tour with only 12  passengers

  • available from 1 April - 31 October

  • close encounters with the wildlife

  • dress warm and wear sturdy shoes

Tour description

Experience and get close to the incredible humpback whales of the Eyjafjord, starting from the capital of North Iceland, Akureyri on this thrilling 2 hr. tour. With only 12 passengers on each boat we can guarantee an adventure of a lifetime on an intimate whale watching tour. 

Our specially made RIB boats allow you to get closer to the whales and wildlife than any other boat can offer. The RIBs are fast and small boats that will also get you quicker to the whales and cover a bigger area as we search for the wild life. This means a bigger chance of spotting whales, dolphins and bird life with out disturbing them in their natural habitat.

If you have a passion for nature and love for adventure, this is the tour for you! 

Keep in mind

Sighting success in summer 2016, 2017 and 2018 was 100%, however the cetacean abundance is unpredictable and varies with the food availability of our shores.

Most common species are Humpback whales. If no whales or dolphins are seen on your tour we will offer you a complimentary ticket valid for two years on our Classic Whale Watching tour, in either Reykjavík or Akureyri.

Please make sure to arrive 30 min. prior to departure for this tour as we need to give you a quick safety briefing and find you the proper safety gear to wear during the tour.

Note that you might need to sign a waiver before undertaking the trip.

  • amazing views on either side of the fjord

Please note

  • This tour has a minimum of 2 passengers. If the minimum is not met, we will offer you to reschedule or get a full refund.

  • Tour may not be suitable for seniors (65+ yrs), pregnant women or those with a history of heart, knee or back problems. Please consult with your doctor before signing up.

  • You need to be able to stand in your seat (minimum height of 145 cm.) and fit into one of our overalls to participate (maximum size 3XL).

  • Participants may need to sign a waiver in order to join the tour.

  • Make sure to arrive no later than 30 min. before tour departure.

This tour departs from the floating pier behind HOF in Akureyri.

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