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Express Whale Watching by RIB boat from Akureyri
Iceland’s north coast is one of the best places in Europe to see whales in their natural environment. This 2-hour whale watching cruise from Akureyri is limited to 12 passengers for a personalized experience, and offers the chance to spot humpback whales, mink whales, white-beaked dolphins, and more.
Whale Watching from Downtown Akureyri
Maximize your chances of seeing humpback whales on this Eyjafjord whale watching cruise from Akureyri. Iceland’s longest fjord is known for attracting these massive mammals for summer feeding. Board a high-speed, specially adapted ship capable of covering all the likely viewing areas, and watch for whales from the viewing platforms and decks. Choose from several departures, including a late-night cruise (June to August), with use of thermal coveralls, raincoats, or blankets included.
Private dogsledding in Akureyri
Make the most of the winter conditions in Iceland and hop on board a dog sled for a memorable tour of the countryside. The team of huskies will pull you through the snowy landscape, surrounded by mountains rising from the biggest fjord in Iceland. Get time to cuddle the huskies and to learn more about them from your guide.
Fun run - dogsledding - do it yourself (private) in Akureyri
This is all about having fun with the dogs in a safe environment. We are located just outside Akureyri, surrounded by beautiful mountains in the longest fjord in Iceland. We take the dogsleds out on the fields just outside our house and everyone gets to take turns. This tour is great for a group of people looking for excitement and lots of fun. You get to steer the dogsled or we can take you (younger kids or those who rather would like to enjoy the ride). Come play in the snow with our dogs.
Iceland: See & Experience it ALL in 9 Days, 1st Class Custom Tours
Take your time and spread your Iceland sightseeing over nine days, with this comprehensive highlights tour. Enjoy the luxury of having someone else to do the driving and navigating, so you can focus on taking in the views. Along the way, explore the Golden Circle, the Blue Lagoon, and seasonal highlights depending on the time of year—such as visiting an ice cave, dog sledding, whale watching, or searching for the Northern Lights.
Northern Lights 4x4 Jeep Tour from Akureyri
Go in search of the Northern Lights on a nighttime tour from Akureyri. Travel by 4x4 Jeep outside of town to escape any light pollution, and watch the dark sky for one of Mother Nature’s most spectacular shows. This area of northern Iceland is one of the best places to see the lights, also known as Aurora Borealis, so don’t miss the chance while you’re here. Hot chocolate and an Icelandic doughnut will keep you warm and awake while you wait for the lights to appear.
Whale and Puffin Watching around Skjálfandi Bay from Husavik
Coastal Iceland is home to a spectacular range of native wildlife, but to see the best of it you have to take to the waves. With this tour, cruise out into Skjálfandi Bay by traditional wooden oak boat, and watch the waters for dolphins and whales in their natural habitat. Spot colorful puffins and other seabirds with live on-board commentary, and keep warm with a refreshing hot chocolate.
Big Whales & Puffins RIB boat tour
Sometimes whale watching cruises on huge boats make it hard to be able to actually see the ocean life unless you board first and claim the best spots. This whale watching tour from Husavik is on board an RIB boat limited to just 12 passengers, so you’re never in competition for the best vantage points. Plus, its easy to stay warm and safe with an included warm suit and life jacket.
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