Observe whales in their native environment before touring Iceland’s Golden Circle to see lava fields, bubbling geysers and hot natural springs. See humpback and minke whales, harbor porpoise and white-beaked dolphins.
What to Expect
Enjoy a 2-part tour of Iceland to experience some of its top attractions, including a morning cruise to observe humpback whales, harbor porpoise, and white-beaked dolphin. Add on a Golden Circle express tour in the afternoon for a full-day of fun.
On the unforgettable whale watching tour you will observe whales in their native environment, and see local birdlife, such as puffins, Arctic terns, gannet and many varieties of gull. Killer whales and humpback whale are common sights in Iceland from October through March, while minke whales are a rare but an unforgettable sight.
After the whale watching tour, you will be picked up from the harbour at 12:30 for the Golden Circle afternoon tour.
Start your coach tour at the Þingvellir National Park to see where the Icelandic parliament Alþingi was established in the year 930 AD. Geologically it is remarkable, with tectonic plate boundaries that form a breathtaking scenery.
Next, visit the impressive Gullfoss Waterfall, and the spouting hot springs of Geysir and Strokkur. Although the afternoon coach tour is an express tour, you will see some of the best historical sites and natural phenomena in Iceland. Before your return to Reykjavík, pass the astonishing village of Hveragerði, known for its greenhouses heated by hot volcanic springs.
- Transportation by bus
- Whale watching tour
- Entry to Whale Center
- Guided Golden Circle tour
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks (can be purchased at stops en route)
Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
Please make your own way to the Elding ticket office at Ægisgarður 5, Reykjavik, at least 15 minutes prior to tour departure.
After the whale watching tour, customer are picked up again at 12:30 to join the afternoon tour of the Golden Circle.
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Know Before You Go
• Please note that pick-up starts 45 minutes prior to tour departure. Please wait outside your hotel or guesthouse for the pick-up bus
• Please note that the discount for children and youths is a family discount, and applies to maximum 2 children/youths per each full paying adult