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Akureyri Whale Watching

With 98% success rate in sightings!

Departing from Torfunefsbryggja harbour right in the heart of Akureyri town this roughly 3 hour tour takes you out cruising through prime whale viewing areas in first class comfort on board The Ambassador; a fast, stable and safe boat custom built for whale watching. This tour offers the full whale watching and wildlife experience with professional guides that help to enrich your knowledge and understanding of the fjord‘s ecosystem, geology, history and folklore. Convenient location, comfortable tour length and an excellent rate of sightings makes this the perfect day trip for travellers in North Iceland. Departures From Torfunefsbryggja harbour – at the towns center down from the main church. Depending on season there are either two or three departures per day. Choose a desired date from the booking panel on the right and it will display the number of departures and times for that date.

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Price from

11.490 ISK

Tour type

Day Tour Akureyri


Whales in their natural habitat  ●  Eyjafjörður Fjord ● View of Hrísey Island


April 1st - October 31st



Departure time

09:00, 13:00, 14:00, 17:00 & 20:30


3 Hours


icon v Expertly guided whale watching tour on the Eyjafjörður Fjord in a specially designed whale watching ship

icon v Warm coveralls to keep you warm

icon x Refreshments, can be purchased on board


  • Reservation is necessary

Meeting point: Akureyri Harbor (Torfunefsbryggja). Pickup is not available.

Minimum on tour: No minimum

We recommend you bring

  • Good shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Camera

    Akureyri Whale Watching

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