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Whale Watching in Reykjavik

Jan, 07 | |

Whale Watching in Reykjavik

Iceland, one of the most beautiful countries in the world to spend a remarkable vacation, is a large mountainous island where you can find some of Europe’s amazing and picturesque places. Almost the entire landscape in Iceland is covered with colorful and wonderful wildflowers. If you truly want to discover how beautiful this country is, then Reykjavik is the place to be. Being the capital city of Iceland, Reykjavik is, without a doubt, the most visited tourist destination of the country. Here, you will find magnificent museums, incredible nightlife, exotic restaurants, lovely bars, spectacular scenery, loads of amazing activities to do and places to see.

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If you are looking for the best way to experience the most unforgettable moments in your lifetime, then Whale Watching in Reykjavik should not be missed. There’s no other place on earth to find such unique opportunity, except in Reykjavik. There are countless number of whales in various species and sizes in the icy waters of the North Atlantic Ocean. This is one of the major reasons why tourists from all over the world flock into Reykjavik. The seas surrounding this beautiful city attracts several special species of whales, making Reykjavik a perfect destination for whale watching. You can sight a lot of whales from the harbour at Reykjavik. Whale watching gained popularity after the first outing at skjalfandi Bay in 1995. This outing allows visitors enjoy a fun filled experience in this beautiful city by setting out to seas.

Tours & Excursions

There are a lot of private agencies and tour companies that take visitors on a wonderful tour in boats for Whale Watching. The best time to enjoy whale watching in Reykjavik is during summer. During winter, the weather is not usually friendly, but there’s no need to worry, as the boat’s interiors are heated and comfortable. Whale watchers are provided with warm overalls to keep them dry and also served with snacks and drinks.

The tour guide will offer information about several species of whales and sea birds, and show you some of the main spots where you can find whales while on the cruise. Visitors are also allowed to examine some of the specimens kept in the boats including baleen plates, whale bones, and whale teeth. Some of the whale species you can find include the Minke Whale, Humpback Whales, Sperm, Beluga, Pilot, Narwhal, Porpoises and Dolphins. There are also great chances of seeing the Sei Whale, Blue Whale, Killer Whale and Fin Whale. Besides the whales, you can also find some of the world’s most beautiful sea birds and other water creatures while cruising.

Going on a whale watching tour in Reykjavik will definitely leave you refreshed. There’s no place on earth where you can experience such remarkable moments than going on a whale watching tour in Reykjavik. It’s an experienced not to be missed whenever you are in Iceland. Plan your trip to this beautiful city and experience fun at its best while enjoying your whale watching tour.

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