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Arctic Sea Tours

Whale Watching in Iceland

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Check out our most popular tours in North Iceland. These tours depart from Dalvik village, the whale watching capital of Iceland. Over 98% success rate. 

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Arctic Sea Tours is located in Dalvik in the North of Iceland, not far from Akureyri. Dalvik is a charming fishing village on the Tröllaskagi Peninsula, an area that is known for its excellent whale watching conditions. The tours take place in the Eyjafjörður fjord, where you can find various types of whales including humpback whales, minke whales and the majestic blue whale as well as other fascinating wildlife like dolphins & various bird species. On average we have a 98% sightings success on our tours, making it the best in the country. Our rib boat express tour adds an adrenaline pumping experience, as we go faster and even further allowing us to cover more area in hopes of seeing more wildlife! We also offer tours from other great locations in Iceland, including Reykjavik and Snaefellsnes. Join us for a fun & exciting whale watching adventure!

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Certificate of Excellence, eight years in a row: 2011 - 2018

"An amazing experience"


We booked an private sea angling tour with Arctic Sea Tours, which was an amazing experience. The fjord is amazing, the ship nice and the crew was very friendly. Last but not least; we caught a lot of fish. My girls loved the trip. ChristophRZH Zurich, Switzerland

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"Great excursion"


Friendly and well educated staff. Good facilities on board en and time enough to see the whales very closely. Also enjoy the seafish and bbq afterwards. Staff guarantees you will see whales, if not you can go another time free of charge. Ruben K The Hague, The Netherlands

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"Whale watching"


Awesome experience with professional and knowledgeable crew! Well maintained boat; necessary safety equipment and nice cold and wet weather jump suit. Saw whales and on return home had hot chocolate and we stopped for fishing caught cod and when returned to the office they BBQ the fish for us to eat. Great time! dms111 Scarsdale, New York

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"Best Whale Watching Experience Ever"


The tour was well organized and efficiently run. We saw perhaps 20 Humpbacks and two Minkes very close to the boat. The fishing was fun when we got back to harbor and the grilled fillets were heavenly. It was one of the highlights of our tour of Iceland

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"Fantastic whale watching"


We had an amazing trip with this group seeing dozens of humpback whales close to the boat as well as some dolphins. The guys were really good with finding the whales and giving us information. We also did some fishing which didn’t really interest me though was good to see the size of the fish and enjoyed the fish barbecue. Important to know that you really need a car to get there. We were in akureyrei and had hoped to get a bus but they are variable, we ended up having to hire a car - we would h...

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Arctic Sea Tours is located in Dalvik, a seaside town in the North of Iceland. Our ticket office is located conveniently on Hafnarbraut 22 just above the harbor, next to the N1 gas station. We also offer tours in Reykjavik and on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. For more information, please see the „Locations“ tab at the top of the page.