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Reykjavík Premium Whales in the Midnight Sun

What better to fully experience the uniqueness of those bright Icelandic summer nights than out on the waters in the midnight sun. Experience the wildlife and nature adventure of a lifetime on our most personal whale watching tour.

Available: 1 June - 20 August
Departure: 20:00 / 8PM
Duration: 2 hrs.

Our custom made RIB boats allow you to get closer the whales and puffins than any boats can offer. These fast, stable and safe boats also allow us to cover more area as we search for the wild life, thus increasing your chances of spotting whales, dolphins and birdlife.

This great whale watching tour starts from the old harbour of Reykjavík and we first visit the puffins in their natural habitat on the islands in the bay. Next we head out in search of the whales. Few things will beat the experience of seeing the whales and dolphins as up close as you can from our RIB boats. After our whale safari we travel back to Reykjavík, where we will take ride along the cities shore line, viewing it from the sea. Including a stop at the harbour side of Iceland's most famous building, the glittering Harpa Concert Hall.

*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 or back problems.
*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 will need to sign a waiver upon arrival in order to join the tour.
*Please make your own way to the Old Harbour at least 30 min. before scheduled tour departure as pickup is not available for this tour.*
*If no whales or dolphins are seen on the tour, we do not refund the tour price, but in stead offer a complimentary ticket valid on our Classic Whale Watching tour. The ticket is valid for 2 years, for returning passengers only and are non-transferrable between tours.

*This tour is operated by our sister company Whale Safari*

What's included

  • Two hour expertly guided whale whale watching tour in a 12 seater RIB boat.
  • Small Group - Only 12 passengers with expert guide & captain
  • High quality suspension seats for extra safety and comfort
  • Puffins are also seen on this tour!
  • Reykjavík sightseeing with panoramic views off the Sun Voyager & Harpa Concert Hall.
  • Whale Guarantee! If we are unlucky and can't seem to find whales or dolphins on the RIB tour you can try again for free on the Classic Whale Watching on the larger boats either in Reykjavík or in Akureyri.
  • We supply warm overalls, gloves, goggles and all necessary safety equipment.

What do I need to bring

Dress warmly for our northern ocean, so if you have it, bring warm outdoor clothing like a wool or fleece sweater, some warm headgear and gloves. Sturdy shoes are recommended.**


Participants must be older than 10 years or at least 145 cm. to participate.

This tour may not be suitable for pregnant women. Consult your doctor before signing up.

This tour is not recommended for those with history of back or knee problems or severe heart conditions.

We will require you to sign a safety waiver at our ticket office prior to departure.

Ideal evening tour after your day tour and dinner in Reykjavík.

Less time then the “Classic Whale Watching tour”, only 2 hours from harbour to harbour.

“Whale Guarantee” If we find no whales on your tour you get a free return ticket on our “Classic Whale Watching Tour”.

Reykjavík Premium Whales in the Midnight Sun

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