There is no doubt as to why Iceland is known as a place of Fire and Ice. Iceland is home to steaming geysers, massive lava fields, human-sized icebergs, glacier lagoons, waterfalls, volcanoes and whatnot. You get to witness everything at once. Isn’t it amazing? Indeed yes! But for those who love to explore the sea and the Icelandic marine life, Dalvík Whale Watching Tour is ideal for them. You will witness the natural marine environment while experiencing the beautiful whales flipping and flopping in the sea. If this seems to be exciting, then how exciting it would be to see the whales live on the tour. Let’s get to know more about this whale watching tour in Dalvík, one of the most charming villages in north Iceland.
Explore the Marine Life: North of Iceland
Take the path that you have not taken before. If you have never been to see the whales closely, then this is the opportunity to hop on to the Dalvík whale watching tour and have the experience of your lifetime. The complete tour will take approximately 4 hours to cover and watch the whales. If you are fortunate enough, you might see the great humpback whale, this would be the perfect photo moment to capture. Not just this, you will have a chance to see the giant whales, minke whales, majestic blue whales, dolphins and also get closer to the wildlife of the sea. Dalvík Whale Watching and sea angling tour is ideal for families, friends, and for those who want to see the giant whale closely and love exploring Icelandic marine life. And to top everything, add to your experience of having a freshly caught fish in an Icelandic BBQ-style. Fish like an Icelander and eat like an Icelander. This will be a small group whale watching and sea angling tour experience, so you will get sufficient time and your own space to enjoy it. Don’t forget to carry your cameras to capture the best shot of giant whales and wildlife to cherish it forever.
English Speaking Professional Whale Watching Guides
Sea Angling for 15 minutes
Hot Drink & Icelandic Refreshments
Fresh Fish BBQ style
Warm overalls during the tour
Heated indoor cabins with toilet facilities & bar / cafeteria
Boat Tour from Akureyri
If no sightings on tour, you can reschedule for free in Akureyri or Reykjavik
Free WiFi on board
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Good to know
- We will provide you with warm overalls during the tour.
- Safety is a top priority for us, and we take every possible precaution to guarantee a safe and enjoyable tour.
- All whale watching tours are subject to weather conditions and sightings cannot be guaranteed. We reserve the right to cancel the tour due to bad weather conditions.
We have had a success rate of seeing whales on this tour up to 99,8% in the past years.
Full refund is offered if there are no sightings on the tour.
- This tour has different starting times depending on day and season with four departures a day in June, July and August.
- The meeting point for this tour is just above the harbor in Dalvík, called Hafnarbraut. You will find a big Whale Watching sign that will lead you to us.
- You should be at the departure point at least 20 minutes before scheduled departure.
- Whale watching from Dalvik is operated in smaller groups than normally in Iceland
- No experience is required for this tour, we will teach you how to sea angle.
- There is no minimum age for this tour.
Most frequent questions and answers
The meeting point for this tour is just above the harbor. The street is called Hafnarbarut and leads through Dalvik. It is located next to the petrol station N1.
You will see a big Whale Watching sign on the building that will lead you to the meeting point. If you can not find it you can call us at 00 354 771 7600
Address: Hafnarbraut 22, 620 Dalvík.
You should schedule to be at our departure point at least 20 minutes before scheduled departure.
If the tour gets cancelled due to weather you can choose between rescheduling the tour for another departure or receiving a full refund.
Free cancellation up to 1 day before the tour. If you cancel within 1 day notice, a 100% fee will be charged.
However, we always ask you to cancel the tour as soon as possible so we can adjust the schedule for the day depending on how many people will be joining the tour.
No, unfortunately it is not.
If you are looking for whale watching tours where you can stay inside, we recommend the Akureyri Whale Watching tour – located just 35 minutes drive from Dalvík.
We have 99,8% sightings on this tour over the last few years so the chances are very good that you will see some whales on the tour. However, if you don’t see whales on the tour you can reschedule the tour free of charge for the next available day or get a full refund.
We have seen whales or dolphins in 98% of our tours during the last few years. Humpback whales are seen in around 93-96% of our tours, minke whales in 30-35%, white-beaked dolphins in 30-50%, harbor porpoises in 30-50% and blue whales in 2-5% of the tours.
On the very rare occasion we do not see any whales, we will offer you the chance to revisit the tour.
Yes, and you definitely should! The setting on the tour is full of amazing, scenic views.
This is, of course, a personal choice, we have often had pregnant women on our trips. This tour is listed as easy so if you do not feel uncomfortable on a boat, this tour should be ideal for you.
If you are unfortunate enough to miss out on them on our tour, we offer you to rebook the tour free of charge on another day of your trip.
There are plenty of free parking lots next to the meeting point of the tour.
No experience is required for this tour. Our professional guides will teach you all the tricks to fish like a local.
Whale Watching Dalvík is operated in smaller groups than normally in Iceland, so it is a small group tour.
This tour has different starting times depending on day and season with four departures a day in June, July and August.
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