Whales & northern lights

Whales & northern lights

17.900 ISK
Youth 7-15 years: 8.950 ISK
Kids 0-6: FREE

NOTE: You should schedule to be at our departure point at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure.
Tickets can be bought at the booking panel on the webpage and you also can buy tickets at our departure zones.

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Two of your favourite tours combined 

Now you can combine two of your favourite tours in one. Start the day with whale watching. End it by dancing with the northern lights. This will be a day to remember.

Whale watching tour are during the day and will last for three hours. After that you’ll have time ashore to get yourself ready for the northern lights frenzy. The second part starts in the evening and lasts 2-3 hours. Magnify your experience with a combo tour

If there are no sightings on the tour you can join another tour for free, on the next available day.

All of our tours are subject to weather conditions and sightings cannot be guaranteed. We reserve the right to cancel the tour due to bad weather conditions.

Please note: Whale Watching and Northern Lights are natural activity governed by the laws of the weather. If the trip is cancelled due to bad weather, this part of the COMBO tour ticket is refunded, if you didn’t join the tour before..

Please be aware that due to environmental reasons during certain times of the year our trips may be delivered on a shared boat with one of our partners. At Reykjavik Sailors we are committed to ensuring the environment is kept pristine by making sure fewer boats are on the water during slower periods.


Tour details

snowflakeSeasonSeptember - April
clockDuration5 hours
steering-wheelDepartures9:00 / 13:00 - 14:00*
and 21:00 - 22:00*

Whale Watching:

  • January – May & 16 September – December: 13:00
  • June – 15 September: 14:00
  • March – 15 November: 9:00

Whale Watching tour last for:
Winter – approx. 3-3,5 h
Summer (1.06-15.09) – approx. 2 – 2.5h at 9:00 & 14:00 – will be provided with the faster boat so the time on the spotting area will be the same, just sailing to that point and back to harbour would be shorter. 

Northern Lights by boat

Northern Lights tour last for approx.: 2-2.5 hours

  • September : 22:00
  • October – 14 March: 21:00
  • 15 March – 15 April: 22:00

What’s included

  • Experienced, friendly and professional guides
  • Warm floatation overalls!
  • Heated indoor cabins with toilet facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Seasickness tablets available
  • Pick-up and drop off available for extra charge
  • Sold on board: Light snacks, sandwiches, coffee, tea, beer and soft drinks.

* All of our tours are subject to weather conditions and sightings cannot be guaranteed. We reserve the right to cancel the tour due to bad weather conditions.
If there are no sightings on the tour use tour ticket to join us on the next available day.
Please check the tour status before arrival on our homepage in DAILY DIARY.

Pick up options

Please let us know if you want us to pick you up at your hotel.

  • Adults: 2.200 ISK
  • Youth 7-15 years: 1.100 ISK
  • Kids 0-6 years: FREE

Disclaimer for pick ups

Pick-ups must be booked with a minimum of one hour before the tour departure time, all pick-ups booked after that will be discarded.

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