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Keli Sea Tours

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Akureyri, Iceland
+354 546 7000
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One word to describe this tour is: awesome! We saw 5 whales swimming in groups of 3 and 2. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marcin O
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Cool old fishing boat

There are three primary whale watching tours out of Akureyri- all go to the same places and see the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dave Y
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Come aboard an traditional Icelandic oak boat and travel Eyjafjorður. Experience the wildlife and weather traveling from Akureyri around one of the most beautiful fjords in Iceland. Whale watching adventure with birds and other wildlife surely enriching the experience. We set off close to Hof, downtown Akureyri .
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Akureyri, Iceland
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+354 546 7000
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"beautiful boat"
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"three brothers"
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"great trip"
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"humpback whales"
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"fishing"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One word to describe this tour is: awesome! We saw 5 whales swimming in groups of 3 and 2. The price is lower than in other companies (8000 ISK per person) but the experience is truly unique. It's a family-run business and it's clearly visible...More

Thank Marcin O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are three primary whale watching tours out of Akureyri- all go to the same places and see the same whales. Keli is the cheapest of the three companies and they use a restored old fishing boat that has tons of charm and run by...More

Thank Dave Y
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My group of 4 booked a 2pm tour on a Wednesday and we were lucky enough to get a private tour (I guess no one else had booked that day)! The boat was beautiful and they were kind enough to provide coffee, hot chocolate, and...More

1  Thank Jenna J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on the Keli Whale Watching tour today and had a phenomenal time. The boat was beautiful, unique among the others we saw in the harbor, and the brothers were very enthusiastic and appeared to genuinely love the work they do — nothing but...More

1  Thank Forest1293
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We booked with Keli Sea Tours because we had heard so many great things about this tour. Unfortunately it got cancelled but Egil was so helpful and booked us on a tour with one of his friend’s in Hauganes at no extra price. He explained...More

1  Thank Beth C
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

My sister looked through a lot of reviews before we booked a whale watching tour. Many reviewers complained about the bigger companies chasing the whales or trying to rile them up--and we felt uncomfortable going with a company who used those practices. Keli was very...More

Thank tnt119
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

Four of us went and had a fabulous time. We saw lots of whales up close and the ride itself was relaxing and fun. The boat was beautiful and our hosts spoke great English and answered all our questions about Iceland and its culture. Highly...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Very nice wooden traditional Icelandic boat, the kindest staff on board, hot coffee and biscuits and plenty of whales in sight :). It was a great trip, highly recommended!

Thank Carollywood
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Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We had a fantastic tour with Keli Sea Tours. When we boarded the boat they gave us proper suits to keep us warm and dry. We had to go further out in the fjord to find the whales but the captain and the owner were...More

Thank 2Travel4Explore
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

I researched a few whale watching tours before I booked this, I quite liked the idea of it being a small family owned business and unbeatable price so I booked it and I'm so glad I did. So not only was the whole experience amazing,...More

Thank AudreyNiFhaolain
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Judy H
9 May 2018|
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Sorry for my late answer, yes there are toilete on board and those are oweralls floting sutes.
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Judy H
9 May 2018|
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Hi Judy, that time is as god time to see the whales
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lukiecat
20 July 2017|
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Response from HalldorAskell | Property representative |
Yes, the tour is 2-3 hours and we will still be running tours in September :) Hope to see you then!
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