Embark on an exciting search for some of the sea’s most magical creatures.

Take the unique chance to explore Akureyri’s waters, which offer some of the best whale-watching opportunities in Iceland. A wide variety of marine mammals regularly come into the bay to feed, including minke, fin and even blue whales.

Relax as your expert captain uses in-depth local knowledge to assess the conditions and take you to the best areas for spotting these beautiful animals. The air will be filled with anticipation as you keep your eyes peeled for the humpback whales that are often seen in these waters. You might even be treated to an acrobatic show by these mighty, and surprisingly athletic, characters.

During this experience, you may also encounter seabirds such as puffins, as well as the fun-loving porpoises and white-beaked dolphins that are known to playfully ‘surf’ alongside boats in the harbour.

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