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Arctic Sea Tours Whale Watching

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Whale watching from Dalvik close to Akureyri north Iceland with Arctic Sea Tours is adventure on sea. Great sighting success and five stars on TripAdvisor. Whale watching takes place in the picturesque landscape of Eyjafjordur and fishing inside the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Hafnarbraut 22, Dalvik 620, Iceland
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+354 771 7600
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Loved this whale watching trip. We wanted to see whales but were hesitant because of the fact that it’s already mid October. We still decided to give it a try. We got super warm overalls and saw plenty of whales! The captain was trying very...More

Thank Jackiemohro
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far the best whale watching we have EVER done and we have done whale watching all over the world (Australia, New Zealand, Alaska, Chile etc.). We got up so so close to the whales it was incredible. The tour provided a one...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I guess this review is tempered by the fact that the weather was stunning (-4 Celsius with clear skies and bright sunshine). The tour doesnt leave the fjord so you have views of the surrounding snow covered mountains the whole time. Staff were excellent -...More

1  Thank steve t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

if I could give 0 stars I would. booked the whale watching tour the night before, 2 of the tours showed sold out but the time we wanted was available, delighted! missed a few sightseeing stops in order to get to Dalvik at the appointed...More

Thank Shona K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very disappointed. Arrived to be told our sailing was cancelled. That's fine, weather happens. However, we were informed that we should not have been able to book on their website the night before, that the sailing was cancelled by the time we booked it. Unfortunately...More

Thank Chris J
Reviewed 9 September 2018

You needed the zip up whole body fleece jumper to keep warm. Wonderful scenery and great fishing as well. we all caught cod and haddock.

Thank Bob7749
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We took the whale watching tour from Dalvik, the one with the fast boat (1.5h tour). It was absolutely breathtaking! We saw plenty of whales within reach. I would say - about twenty of them. The staff was great, and the entire experience is a...More

Thank Tammy B
Reviewed 26 August 2018

There were a lot of people in the building getting ready for the excursion. The staff was very organized, and everyone got their coveralls and walked to the dock. We had an ontime departure of 9 AM. It takes about 40 minutes to get to...More

Thank swoodruf
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We took a whale-watching trip from Dalvik and it was wonderful! We are a family of 4 (2 adults and 2 boys, ages 10 and 11). We saw many humpback whales, puffins, and other birds. A highlight of our Iceland trip. The day was quite...More

Thank chainwax
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We had an amazing experience. The operation ran smoothly, professionallly and well equipped. Our Captain and Guide were terrific and very experienced. We saw many humpbacks and the crew paid attention to details with good orientation to the ship, the fjord and what to expect...More

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robalveston
14 July 2018|
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Response from bspin23 | Reviewed this property |
This tour does not promote killing whales
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LND69
27 January 2018|
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Response from Anthony A | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Would have to agree with Cristina. The north is worth seeing for its wilderness in any event. As for the whales, we did some research beforehand and went up to Dalvik because it’s supposed to be the best spot for whale... More
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miltonman196
24 March 2017|
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Response from Freyr A | Property representative |
We do not go out in bad weather but the sea conditions do vary depending in wind and the direction of the wind. We are always inside the fjord watching whales. We have two boats one 15 meters long and other 20 meters. We can... More
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