Whale Watching & Northern lights Combo Cruise from Reykjavik

Whale Watching tour starts at 9am / 1pm and will last for 3-3,5 hours.

We sail into Faxaflói bay in search of Minke and Humpback whales, Dolphins, Harbour porpoises and Killer whales. On this tour you will also experience the spectacular views of the mountains and islands around Reykjavik as well as the wonderful bird life. On board we have warm overalls, heated spacious indoor cabins, a nice bar and free WiFi. After that you’ll have time ashore to get yourself ready for the Northern Lights frenzy. 

The second part starts at 9pm / 10pm and lasts 2-3 hours. Experience the Northern Lights Like Never Before. You would like to head out on an adventure that will leave you feeling breathless, and we want to give you the opportunity to do just that. We would like to take you on an experience that you will remember forever, guiding you on a Northern Lights tour by sea in Iceland.

It’s a unique experience to see the Northern lights from sea. You can relax in a nice atmosphere in our warm overalls and enjoy snacks and refreshments available on board. Magnify your experience with a combo tour!

NOTE: You should schedule to be at our departure point at least 30 minutes before scheduled departure. 

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.

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, the Combo ticket is refunded, if following tour was not joined before or you can change your reservation to next available day.  

If any tour (part of combo) is cancelled on our behalf but purchased ticket was used for one of the tours, full price for the following admission will be charged and difference in prices will be refunded.

Please, check our DAILY DIARY before you come for the tour. All the important daily information of all our tours will be notified on our website.

If you don't see a whale or northern lights, you have the option to take the tour again for 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.

Pickup service (round trip) fee applies to first boat tour (Combo tour round trip, must be chosen for which tour passengers would like to be picked up and after which tour to be dropped off). If due to lack of sightings tour is joined for free again, pickup service must be added and paid again.

Whale Watching Tours departure times :

January - December: 13:00

March - 15 November: 9:00 / 13:00

15 May - September: 9:00 / 13:00 / 17:00

The Whale Watching tour takes approx. 3-3.5 hours.

Whale Watching Express Tours departure times :

June - September: 10:00 / 14:00

The Whale Watching tour takes approx. 2-2.5 hours.

Provided with the faster boat so the time on the spotting area is the same, just sailing to that point and back to harbour is shorter.

Northern Lights Cruise departure times :

15th March - 15th April: 22:00

September: 22:00

October - 14th March: 21:00

The Northern Lights Cruise takes approx. 2-3 hours.