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Note that the recent volcanic activity in Iceland is not causing any issues with arriving and departing from Iceland.
All regular tours and activities are operating as scheduled with the exception of Blue Lagoon visits and Reykjanes tours. The volcanic activity is limited to an area on the Reykjanes peninsula, with no effects on the capital area or other areas in Iceland.
In the case of any cancellations due to Blue Lagoon closures or other interruptions, a full refund will be provided.
Tour Operator: Special Tours 2h 30m Travel method:   Boat Region / Starts from: North
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Whale Watching Akureyri

Join us aboard the Lilja for a close encounter with some of the world's most magnificent creatures. You'll have the chance to witness humpback whales and minke whales in their natural habitat, where they breach and play, showcasing their inspiring grace.

Our experienced and knowledgeable crew members are passionate about marine life and dedicated to ensuring you have an unforgettable experience. They will provide you with fascinating insights into the biology and behavior of these incredible marine mammals, enhancing your appreciation of this unique ecosystem.

Set against the backdrop of Akureyri's picturesque fjords, our whale-watching adventure offers the perfect setting for your excursion. As we cruise through the waters, you'll have ample opportunities to capture stunning photographs of Iceland's breathtaking landscapes.

The Lilja, our vessel of choice, is a fast cruising ship that ensures a comfortable and stable ride for all passengers. With both indoor and outdoor seating options, you can enjoy unobstructed views of the action and stay cozy in any weather.

At Special Tours, we are deeply committed to protecting Akureyri's delicate marine ecosystem. Our tours follow sustainable practices to minimize our ecological footprint and respect the environment.

Your safety is our top priority. We provide all necessary safety equipment and adhere to strict safety protocols to ensure a worry-free excursion.

Don't miss the chance to be part of this extraordinary adventure that connects you with the wonders of the sea. Special Tours' Whale Watching tour on the Lilja promises a memorable journey where you'll witness nature's beauty in its purest form.

Book your spot on the Lilja today and embark on a once-in-a-lifetime whale watching adventure in Akureyri, Iceland. Join us as we explore the secrets of the deep blue and create memories that will last a lifetime!

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No hidden costs
Free cancellation until 23 hours before the departure
Cancellation fees:
+23 hours - No charge
<23 hours - 100% of total reservation value
What is included
  • Seat inside for every passenger
  • Guide on every tour, skilled and friendly crew
  • Snack bar on board
  • Warm overalls for every passenger (also available in children's sizes)
  • Free Wifi on board
Meeting point
  • Special Tours Akureyri Ticket Office, Strandgata, Akureyri, 600
Important information

We recommend wearing warm clothing & sturdy shoes - and don't forget your camera!