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Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri

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Akureyri, Iceland
Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Overview

Come face to face with the world’s largest mammals on this half-day whale watching excursion from Akureyri, Iceland’s scenic northern port city. Listen to stories about the history and culture of the region from your guide. Then, enjoy comfortable, first-class amenities as you cruise through Torfunefsbryggja Harbor, including an on-site bar with hot and cold drinks for purchase.
  • A half-day whale watching tour in Akureyri
  • Listen to in-depth background on the thriving local ecosystem from your guide
  • Choose from six different departure times for added flexibility in your travel schedule
  • Get a peek at local bird life and spectacular landscapes, plus larger-than-life whales
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Multiple watching platforms
360° panorama from top deck
Commentary through on board sound system
Heated indoor cabin with toilet facilities
Comfortable cushioned seats & ample space
Use of warm overalls & blankets
Light snacks, sandwiches, coffee & soft drinks (available on board to purchase)
Alcoholic drinks (available on board to purchase)
Pickup (not available)
Kaupvangsstræti 1 , Kaupvangsstræti 1, Akureyri, Iceland

Meet us at our ticket office by Torfunefsbryggja harbour, no later than 15 minutes before departure. We're located only a few minutes walk from the down town area and right next to the big round building HOF - you can't miss it!

This activity will end right where it started.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult and 12 yrs. and younger must wear a safety vest at all times.
  • Operates in most weather conditions, please dress appropriately.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Whale guarantee or try again for free.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Ambassador
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Whale Watching from the Heart of Akureyri.

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Unbelivable fantastic amazing so lucky...
Angela G
, Jul 2017
Unbelivable fantastic amazing so lucky and blessed to see so many humpback whales

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