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Whale Watching and Golden Circle Tour

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10 hrs

Combine whale watching and the Golden Circle tour for an up close view of the largest animals on earth and some of Iceland's biggest attractions

Highlights

  • Seeing whales and dolphins in their natural habitat
  • Rich bird life of Faxaflói Bay
  • Nature and history of Þingvellir National Park
  • Standing next to the powerful Gullfoss Waterfall
  • Erupting hot spring at Geysir geothermal area
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Your Experience

Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik
Your trip starts with a whale watching tour from Reykjavik, where you’ll get a chance to see whales and dolphins in their natural environment on just out from Reykjavik on Faxaflói bay.

Rich Bird life of Faxaflói Bay
The bird life of Faxaflói bay is rich and diverse all year round. Largest flocks are seen in late winter, when Capelin migrates to the area, drawing in thousands of birds and whales to gorge on this life-giving nourishment.

Whales of Iceland Exhibition
After whale watching, you can visit the "Whales of Iceland Exhibition" which is the largest of its kind in Europe and features around twenty-five life-size specimen of whales that live in the waters around Iceland.

Second leg of the tour is the Golden Circle trip.

You can either walk the short distance from Reykjavik Old harbor to our Office in Reykjavik City Centre (5 to 10 min) where your bus is waiting to take to the Golden Circle trip, or opt for pickup at the harbor in the afternoon.

Þingvellir National Park
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Þingvellir National Park, is one of most significant place in Iceland in terms of nature and history. It is the birthplace of the Icelandic Viking age Parliament Alþingi (930 AD), where laws were made and medieval justice carried out.

Þingvellir is home to lake Þingvallavatn, Iceland's largest natural lake, and is the place where the tectonic plates of America and Eurasia meet and drift apart.

Gullfoss Waterfall
Gullfoss waterfall is one of the most popular natural attractions of the Golden Circle trip. Standing next to the double cascade waterfall as it thunders down into the narrow Hvítárgljufur canyon is an unforgettable experience.

Geysir Hot Spring Area
At Geysir gothermal area, one of the highlights is the hot spring Strokkur as is erupts with scalding water every 5 minutes.

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Inclusions
  • Complimentary pick up and drop off for hotels and guest houses in Reykjavik
  • Round trip transportation
  • Professional tour guide
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Know Before You Go

Timing

  • The tour departs daily at 9:00 AM and returns by 7:00 PM.
  • The duration of the tour is about 10 hours.
  • Pick up from hotels and guesthouses starts 30 minutes before the tour departure time stated on your voucher.
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Super flexible cancellation policy

You may cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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My Tickets

How to Use Your Tickets

You will receive your tickets via email. No need to print!

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Where?

The tour starts and ends at your hotel, Reykjavík

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