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Sea Angling Experience off the Reykjavik Coast

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2 hrs 30 mins

If you’ve ever wanted to go fishing in the open sea, then this is your chance! These tickets from Headout will allow you to go fishing in the seas of Reykjavik. The best part? You get to keep the fish, or have it cooked onboard!


  • Try your hand at angling for different fish in the Reykjavik seas.
  • You can catch different kinds of fish like the Atlantic wolfish, the Haddock, and the Atlantic Cod.
  • You can keep whatever you catch, or have it barbecued onboard the vessel.
  • Travel in the same seas of Reykjavik as the ancient Vikings
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Why You Shouldn’t Miss This

There are many activities to try in Reykjavik, but fishing is definitely one that you should try especially if you are a fan of seafood. These seas usually offer a good chance of catching a couple of kinds of fish – the Atlantic wolfish, the Haddock, the rockfish, the pollock, and the Atlantic Cod. While the Haddock is a smaller fish, the other two can get quite big, giving most people an interesting challenge if they are looking for one. Imagine taking a photograph holding a huge 2m long Atlantic cod? The best part is the rules in Reykjavik allow you to keep whatever you catch, meaning you can cook it later.

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Your Experience

Once you board the vessel, you will first be given safety instructions and be asked to wear protective floatation outerwear. Once everyone has followed the safety precautions, you will be taken to the appropriate fishing spots. The veteran fishermen accompanying you will quickly judge the viability of each spot. Once a good spot is found, the crew and the fishermen will instruct you on how to use a fishing rod along with anything else you might need to know. Once you learn how to use the fishing rod and to bait fish, you can move on to trying to catch one. IF you get lucky and succeed, the crew will be more than willing to take your catch and barbecue it for you.

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  • Guided boat tour with a skilled crew
  • Fishing equipment
  • Protective clothing
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Know Before You Go

You can keep whatever you catch. Alternatively, you can have it barbecued on board the vessel.

May-September – 5pm
The tour is operated until 15th September.
Duration – 2.5-3 hours

Dress Code
Wear warm clothes and good footwear. Ideally, wear waterproof outerwear. During winter, consider layering clothes to meet any unforeseen circumstances.

Getting There
You can find the tourist bus stops at several places in the city centre. Refer to this link to find the closest bus stop to your place of accommodation. Please be at the pick-up point at least 30 minutes ahead of time.

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Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

Tickets can be cancelled for a full refund up to 24 hours in advance.

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How To Use Your Tickets
Soon after booking your ticket you will get a confirmation email with your mobile vouchers. Show these vouchers at the venue before boarding.

Meeting Point
You can meet the tour operators at any of the Reykjavik city tourist bus stops. Please be there at least 30 minutes before time.

The tickets are valid for the day that is specified while booking.

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