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Elding Adventure at Sea

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Aegisgardur 5, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 519 5000
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Elding is a tour supplier in Reykjavik offering whale watching and other adventures at sea all year round. We are conveniently located just off Reykjavik's old harbor. The various types of whales commonly sighted include minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, harbor porpoises and the popular humpback whales. We will be accompanied by sea birds such as gannets, puffins, guillemots, cormorants, gulls, kittiwakes, arctic terns, and many more. Check our online Whale Diary for daily updates on whale sightings. To make our tours even more comfortable, we provide our passengers with warm (and floatable) overalls and raincoats. For safety reasons, all children under 12 years of age are required to wear life jackets during the tour.
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“minke whales” (251 reviews)
“whale watching” (356 reviews)
“sea sickness” (121 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Aegisgardur 5, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the short (90 minute max) puffin tour out of Reykjavik harbor. Short boat ride to one of several little islands just offshore, puffins and other sea birds galore. Bring good binoculars if you can; they'll provide some on the boat if you don't...More

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Dear Liza W, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our 'Classic Puffin tour' and for sharing your experience with other travellers. We're glad you enjoyed your outing with us! All the best, The Elding team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found everything associated with our tour top notch from the friendly check-in to the warm welcome on the boat, to the Puffin experience itself to the return back to the harbor. Check-in was a breeze as we had pre-booked and paid through Victor tours....More

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EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Elding Adventure at Sea, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear MarkMM55, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our tour and for sharing your experience with future travellers. We're glad you enjoyed the birds despite the weather not being optimal. Hope you enjoyed the photos sent by our lovely crew! All...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not 1 whale sight on 8th of July. We were with 6 people and paid about 500 euro for just a 3 hour harbour bay boat trip. We received complementary tickets but these are named (impossible to change) and thus cannot be given to any...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a whale watching tour with Elding. 3 hours in biting cold (but beautiful) Faxa bay. Saw a couple of Minke whale fins off half a kilometer in the distance for maybe a total of 1 minute. Then had to listen to our boat...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Keep your eyes open - the whales are out there, and the Elding crew found them. Rodrigo, our guide, kept us informed along the way and pointed out where to look. We were provided full body suits to keep us warm, which were much better...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is actually about the whales and puffins combo watching tour. The whole tour wasn’t exciting at all for me. In the whale part of the combo tour, even though our girl guide was very keen on finding whales for us, the success depends a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took the Elding Whale Watching tour and we enjoyed it very much. It was a nice day, the sea was flat, and we were lucky enough to see several white dolfins, some minke whales and lots of birds. It was a great show. Not...More

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EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Elding Adventure at Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear josepteresa, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our tour and for sharing your experience of our tour and services. We're glad you enjoyed your time with our lovely crew on board one of our whale watching tours. All the best,...More

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ajmolloy100
12 March 2018|
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Dear ajmolloy100, Thank you for your question! We recommend wearing good sturdy shoes (hiking shoes or similar - no heels if possible), hat, gloves and a warm jacket. We do have overalls and blankets you can borrow... More
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Bundiloi
1 February 2018|
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Dear Bundiloi, Thank you for your question! Turbulent seas are more often than not caused by high wind speed, so it is not really possible to say that it is more rough in March than other months of the year as the weather... More
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becky24wales
17 January 2018|
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Hi becky24wales, Pickup is always 45-15 min. prior to tour departure - so in this case it would be from 12:15-12:45. Please note that this service is not included in the tour price. All the best, The Elding Reykjavík team
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