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Splash out on an Iceland whale watching holiday and interact with whales such as Minke, Humpbacks and Blue Whales in their natural surroundings.

Whale sightings are not guaranteed, but occur on 94.4% of the 3 hour tours, with Minke and Humpback whales the two most typically spotted. Although the whales are the number one stars on the trip, Puffins and Guillemots are often spotted. This holiday offer includes flights, accommodation and a half day whale watching tour with local specialists Elding. Add up to three additional nights in Iceland for even more free time to explore Reykjavík or wherever else your curiosity leads you. Let our exciting day tours lead the way!   


  • Round-trip flights on Icelandair
  • All taxes, fees and fuel surcharges
  • Checked bag 23kg (50 lbs) and hand luggage 10kg (22 lbs)
  • Three nights (minimum) accommodation at your chosen hotel.
  • Breakfast included at selected hotels. Breakfast at Icelandair Hotels and Hilton Reykjavik Nordica available to purchase locally.
  • Whale Watching half day excursion


  • Whale Watching City Break departures on sale through April 30, 2019, dependent on availability
    • Online offer only; advertised lead price per person is based on lowest available airfare and two persons sharing a standard guest room at Hotel Cabin for three night’s duration. Lead price travel period October - November 2018 on selected dates. Availability is limited. Price and departure day can vary depending on your Icelandair gateway.
    • Minimum stay in Iceland is three nights, with a maximum stay of seven nights
    • The first night is the overnight flight to Iceland on all vacation packages departing the United States and Canada
    • Not included with this holiday package: meals and services not mentioned in itinerary; Flybus airport transfers between Keflavik International Airport and Reykjavik
    • Tour operators will not pick up or drop off passengers at hotels outside Reykjavík
    • All general inquiries, including change or cancellation requests, can be submitted online.
    • Additional baggage and optional service fees may apply.
    • Terms and conditions, including changes and cancellations to your holiday, vary depending on your country of departure. Please refer to the applicable Icelandair Holidays terms and conditions.


    Personal travel insurance is not included and is highly recommended. It can be arranged through Allianz Global Assistance for passengers originating in the United States and Canada.



    Are you excited to visit Iceland? Time to board your Icelandair flight for the overnight to our hub at Keflavík International Airport! Keep your eyes peeled in the winter as you just may see the northern lights dancing beside you!


    Welcome to Iceland! Check in at your hotel in Reykjavik and get comfortable for your stay in Iceland. Take a stroll and explore the charm and allure of Old Town Reykjavik and enjoy the Nordic vibe of the world’s northernmost capital. There's plenty of lovely restaurants to choose from for a bite to eat. Check out one of the many tours available for booking, including whale watching and horse riding.


    Today you will go on a whale watching tour and set sail from the old harbour to Faxafloi Bay, with stunning views of Mount Esja. Whale sightings are not guaranteed, but occur on 94.4% of the 3 hour tours, with Minke and Humpback whales the two most typically spotted. Although the whales are the number one stars on the trip, Puffins and Guillemots are often spotted.


    Day at your own leisure. We recommend the Golden Circle tour which visits several of Iceland's natural highlights like the geothermal Geysir area and thundering Gullfoss waterfall. For the adventurous, horse riding and glacier walking are popular activities set in stunning scenery.


    Bid farewell to Iceland (for now!) before heading to Keflavik for your return flight home on Icelandair!

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