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Arctic Sea Tours Whale Watching

#1 of 9 things to do in Dalvik Features Animals
Hafnarbraut 22, Dalvik 620, Iceland
+354 771 7600
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Magical rib boat tour!

We went out on the rib boat with Freyr on a beautiful sunny day, saw whales, dolphins, seals, birds... read more

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Wonderful experience

We enjoyed a lot the whale watching tour. Despite the cost of 9900 ISK per adult (kids about half... read more

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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 majestic mountains of Trollaskagi just short off the Arctic Circle. Whale watching is an activity you should not miss out on! In Dalvik you have an exceptionally good chance to encounter the great humpback whale and often we spot white-beaked dolphins, minke whales, the small harbor porpoises and sometimes even the majestic blue whale. Overall we have seen whales or dolphins in 98% of our whale watching tours. The whale watching tour is built up as an adventure. So with an excellent chance of seeing whales you can also expect more fun with fishing and tasting of the freshly caught cod, haddock, pollock or atlantic catfish. In the year 2016 from 1st May - 30th November we saw humpback whales in 99.5% of the tours, unbelievable and long may it continue. Whale watching schedule 2017 09:00 1st May - 15th October 11:00 1st June - 31st August 13:00 1st March - 30th November 15:00 11th June - 22nd August Whale Watching Express is fast and safe one and a half hour tour within the majestic mountains and in the picturesque landscape of Eyjafjordur north Iceland. The speed gives us excellent opportunity to go further and sail through wider area. In one hour we could go from Dalvik to Akureyri or almost to Grimsey lying on the Arctic Circle. With Eyjafjordur whale watching area one of the best in the world for humpback whales one has 99% viewing success on these tours. The thrill of going fast on water is not to be ignored and you can expect great excitement and wonderful whale watching adventure. Arctic Sea Tours are the only operator offering suspension seats which make this tours more safe and in more comfort. They are scientifically proven to provide better Shock Mitigation than any other seats. Suspension seats reduce risk of injuries and physical fatigue. Are you ready for a rush hour? Lets get things started, book now Arctic Whale Watching Express Schedule 2017 09:00 15th April – 31st October 11:00 1st June – 31st October 13:30 1st June – 15th September 15:30 15th June – 31st August
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Hafnarbraut 22, Dalvik 620, Iceland
+354 771 7600

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went out on the rib boat with Freyr on a beautiful sunny day, saw whales, dolphins, seals, birds ... all up close .... and beautiful nature. This tour really was the stuff of dreams <3 The pictures do this tour no justice, cant wait...More

Thank IngaMaja
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lot the whale watching tour. Despite the cost of 9900 ISK per adult (kids about half of that) it was worth the money. The guide was speaking good english and there was good audio system onboard. The passengers were provided a warm...More

Thank 718mikat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff were very helpful with my friend who was extremely nervous about boats. We had a great time and enjoyed seeing so many whales. It was fun to fish and enjoyed eating them! Sea to plate in under 20 minutes - talk about fresh...More

Thank MTLeaf
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time I have seen whales and it was a very emotional experience, so I might be biased but I thought this trip was fantastic. We saw many humpbacked whales and if the boat had been lower in the water we could...More

Thank Gordon L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Dalvik and decided to choose Arctic Sea Tours based on proximity as there are tours located in every town. Husavik seems to get good reviews in the guidebooks but it was a long drive so we opted for local and so glad...More

Thank tennerfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great group of tourists, all intersted in whales, or birds or land/ sea scapes. Each trip we saw several humpbacks; many sea birds including puffins. On the return trip to port we stopped and fished for cod which our boats successfully landed on deck. Enjoyed...More

Thank 788kyler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a wonderful experience here. It was a clear day and we were treated really well. Two humpbacks right by the boat, hot chocolate and biscuits on board,caught lots of cod which they bbq'd back on shore. A lovely young family running a great...More

3  Thank akomalley87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't regret any cents of my money! This was magical and spectacular, We saw some purpoises, dolphin and, what we all wanted to see, a humped whale! We had the chance to fish and what we cought was cooked back at the meeting point....More

Thank Anne-Sophie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed the tour. The weather was not great, but we still thought the scenery around Dalvik was even more spectacular than what we saw on a previous whale watching tour out of Husavik. We only encountered 1 whale, but we had plenty of...More

Thank cassreyk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had an amazing trip on a speed boat with nice guys. It was such a great show!!! We saw humpback whales very close. They really know where to find whales. It was really unbelievable and exciting to see them. We would recommend this speed...More

Thank hopfthom
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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
2 October 2016|
Response from marktS5189DV | Reviewed this property |
To actually see whales its my understanding , it great year round. we went in early September .We saw numerous pods of whales and got great pictures . the weather was cooperative that day as it was sunny and neither cold... More
6 September 2016|
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Response from Linda O | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe so. We had very heavy waves on one trip out and none was offered but no one got sick either! We were on the fjord, not the open seas so it shouldn't be a problem for most people but advise you bring your... More