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Arctic Sea Tours Whale Watching

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Whale watching from Dalvik close to Akureyri north Iceland with Arctic Sea Tours is adventure on sea. Great sighting success and five stars on TripAdvisor. Whale watching takes place in the picturesque landscape of Eyjafjordur and fishing inside the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Hafnarbraut 22, Dalvik 620, Iceland
+354 771 7600
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the warm welcome by Klara to the incredible skills of the captain this trip is an absolute must! We really felt like we were on an expedition dressed for Arctic conditions crunching through the layer of ice on the sea as we left port....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank gizago
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Every direction we could see whales spouting in the middle distance. The boat would take us right up to them to watch them. The low sun caught the spray from these majestic beasts forming rainbows that danced briefly before us when we faced south. Yes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Burning_wanderlust
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Loved this whale watching trip. We wanted to see whales but were hesitant because of the fact that it’s already mid October. We still decided to give it a try. We got super warm overalls and saw plenty of whales! The captain was trying very...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jackiemohro
Reviewed 12 October 2018

This was by far the best whale watching we have EVER done and we have done whale watching all over the world (Australia, New Zealand, Alaska, Chile etc.). We got up so so close to the whales it was incredible. The tour provided a one...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I guess this review is tempered by the fact that the weather was stunning (-4 Celsius with clear skies and bright sunshine). The tour doesnt leave the fjord so you have views of the surrounding snow covered mountains the whole time. Staff were excellent -...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank steve t
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

if I could give 0 stars I would. booked the whale watching tour the night before, 2 of the tours showed sold out but the time we wanted was available, delighted! missed a few sightseeing stops in order to get to Dalvik at the appointed...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shona K
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed. Arrived to be told our sailing was cancelled. That's fine, weather happens. However, we were informed that we should not have been able to book on their website the night before, that the sailing was cancelled by the time we booked it. Unfortunately...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chris J
Reviewed 8 September 2018

You needed the zip up whole body fleece jumper to keep warm. Wonderful scenery and great fishing as well. we all caught cod and haddock.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Bob7749
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We took the whale watching tour from Dalvik, the one with the fast boat (1.5h tour). It was absolutely breathtaking! We saw plenty of whales within reach. I would say - about twenty of them. The staff was great, and the entire experience is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 25 August 2018

There were a lot of people in the building getting ready for the excursion. The staff was very organized, and everyone got their coveralls and walked to the dock. We had an ontime departure of 9 AM. It takes about 40 minutes to get to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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14 July 2018|
Response from bspin23 | Reviewed this property |
This tour does not promote killing whales
26 January 2018|
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Response from anthonyaI4728GS | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Would have to agree with Cristina. The north is worth seeing for its wilderness in any event. As for the whales, we did some research beforehand and went up to Dalvik because it’s supposed to be the best spot for whale... More
23 March 2017|
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Response from FreyrAntonsson | Property representative |
We do not go out in bad weather but the sea conditions do vary depending in wind and the direction of the wind. We are always inside the fjord watching whales. We have two boats one 15 meters long and other 20 meters. We can... More