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Elding Adventure at Sea

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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...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Aegisgardur 5, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday

We had decent weather and the sea was not too rough had two young kids with us and they loved it. it was cold out on the water so i recommend that you take he immersion suit they offer you. the staff were very attentive...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour starts at 9:00 and last about 2-2&1/2 hours. Our first night we saw only faint sightings of the Northern Lights. But Elding offered all passengers an opportunity to come back on another evening so a couple of nights later we tried again and...More

Thank drwitmer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great trip! We took this tour at the last minute and were very happy that we did. We saw plenty of dolphins and minke whales. Besides giving great info on whales, our guide talked about local birds, ecology, and sites that could be seen on...More

1  Thank Liz D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked as a package with secret escapes didn’t see any whales but did see plenty of dolphins .It was great to see them in their natural playground.Make sure you take the sea sickness tablet that they offer you as it can be very choppy and...More

1  Thank scrubber69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 4 took this trip and we were so glad that we did. We were extremely lucky to have blue skies, sun and a smooth sea. The trip is well organised...no hanging around and plenty of well-informed friendly staff to help out. Our...More

Thank Michdring
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked our tour in advance of our trip, so we didn't know what the weather would be like. That particular day it was raining, so there were only about 12 people on the tour. However, they offered us gear to stay dry (including a...More

Thank RavenShade
EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Elding Adventure at Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear RavenShade, Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience with future travellers and for rating and reviewing our tour and services. We're delighted to read your kind comments and pleased to see you enjoyed watching the whales of Faxaflói! All...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the experience!! The guides were really informative and enthusiastic, the app they recommended meant we could actually take pictures of the lights on our phones, and the overall experience has just been a dream come true. A bit on the cold side,...More

Thank Karl W
EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Elding Adventure at Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Karl W, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our tour and for sharing your experience with future travellers. We're pleased to read your kind comments and honoured to be a part of your dream coming true! All the best, The...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked the Classic whale watching tour directly thru Sara at Elding in Akureyri Iceland. Our ship came in late so we missed our 9:00 A.M. departure. The staff arranged for us another tour that left at 10:00 A.M. on a smaller boat holding 50...More

Thank Sanford F
EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Elding Adventure at Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sanford F, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our tour and for sharing your experience of our Akureyri branch with future travellers. We're delighted to read about your positive experience and trust that you enjoyed the sightings and views of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is a whale exhibition room at the dock, don't miss it. The cruise is stable, comes with cafeteria. Passangers can opt to stay outdoor. For those without adequate winter jacket, the cruise has jumpsuit in various sizes to use for free. We manage to...More

Thank yapyy
EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Elding Adventure at Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear yapyy, Thank you for taking the time to rate and review our tour and for sharing your experience with future travellers. We're glad you had an enjoyable time with our crew and the wildlife of Faxaflói bay. All the best, The Elding team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were lucky to have great weather on our whale watching adventure. We dressed warm and had our two children ages 2 and 6 with us. Our 6 year old had a blast and our 2 year old fell asleep for part of it. We...More

Thank Wendy D
EldingAdventureAtSea, Manager at Elding Adventure at Sea, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Wendy D, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with future travellers. We are delighted to read about your positive experience on board with your young children. Glad to hear they enjoyed it! All the best, The Elding team

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robalveston
18 September 2018|
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Response from EldingAdventureAtSea | Property representative |
Dear robalveston, Thank you for your question and for taking the time to share your concerns regarding the ongoing whaling at our shores. It is evident that whaling and whale watching can't co-exist. Elding is among the... 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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