Whale Watching in Olafsvik

See the Iconic Snæfellsnes Peninsula on this Whale Watching Adventures

On this magnificent tour, we will skirt around the iconic Snæfellsnes peninsula, in search of some of the most incredible marine species that call the Atlantic Ocean home. Among the spectacular sights that we could see are orcas, the most intelligent and social of all the marine mammals and the sperm whale, which is the largest predator on the entire planet. The chance to see the magical creatures in all of the regal splendour is an unforgettable experience that will remain with you for the rest of your life, so don't delay book this incredible tour, which combines majestic glacial scenery, an array of fascinating seabirds swooping high above our boat and the chance to see some truly breath-taking giants of the deep.

Tour Description

Our journey begins at the idyllic village of Olafsvik, where we will climb aboard a traditional Icelandic ship and embark on our adventure. We will sail around the Snæfellsnes Peninsula, which teems with incredible birdlife and plays host to many of the incredible whales that visit Iceland's waters. Our expert captain will determine the precise destination on the day of our voyage, taking the seasonal conditions, accredited scientific research and prevailing local knowledge into account, which will give us the best possible chance of spotting whales. Obviously, it is impossible to guarantee what we will see on any particular day; however, we see something on the vast majority of our trip, virtually guaranteeing that you will not go home disappointed.

Our friendly guides are passionate and knowledgeable experts on Icelandic wildlife and will be delighted to tell you all about the incredible species that we see. Icelandic culture is interwoven with the sea and marine life and they will enlighten you on these magnificent creature's relationship with our island. This awe-inspiring experience will provide a profound demonstration of the majesty of marine-life in our world.

*This tour is operated by a trusted partner.

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2-3.5 hrs


Apr - Oct

Age limit

No limit


9 900

Tour highlights

  • Snaefellsnes Peninsula

  • Olafsvik

  • Whale Watching boat tour

  • Excellent success rate!

  • Chance to see sperm whales & orcas