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Laki Tours

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Good tour but bad luck.

We booked for the 3 hours whale spotting tour with the whole family of seven. The tour is very... read more

Reviewed today
Albert P
Barcelona, Spain
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Whale watching in Hólmavík

I went out on 17th August with Láki tours, and had a great time. Lots of close up views of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Isafjordur, Iceland
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Laki Tours takes you on an ocean adventure in four different trips. Puffins galore can be spotted from the protected Melrakkaey island where thousands of other birds also nest. Sea-angling is the perfect family outing and gets even more exciting...more
Nesvegur 8, Grundarfjorour 350, Iceland
+354 546 6808
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Reviewed today via mobile

We booked for the 3 hours whale spotting tour with the whole family of seven. The tour is very well organized and they supply a full whaler waterproof suit, just in case just were not conveniently dressed. The crew is composed by the captain, two...More

Thank Albert P
Reviewed yesterday

I went out on 17th August with Láki tours, and had a great time. Lots of close up views of Humpbacks just hanging out, or diving and a big pod of graceful pilot whales. The tour guide, Judith, is really enthusiastic & knowledgeable about all...More

Thank bimbleabout
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m almost reluctant to review the tour because one of its best features was the fact that Laki Tours is currently the only whale watching operator out of Hólmavík. But since I am, I highly recommend it! We were fortunate to have amazing weather and...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great time on this tour. They were very helpful in the beginning, getting us all oriented. We saw a few minke whales early on, but the amazing part was later, when we got to see a whole pod of pilot whales. It...More

Thank Kelsey K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The communication between us and the company was good. The location is a small bus office at Olafsvik harbour that has no toilets although there are facilities on the boat. The boat staff were friendly and Carl the English guide was very knowledgeable. We were...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 6 days ago

We drove 2.5 hrs from Reykjavik to “get a better whaling experience “.The Laki staff really love their work and whales! The passion is evident. We only saw 1 minke whale and a pod of 9 killer whales. Laki thought this was “amazing”. I was...More

Thank jmpjmp13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our two plus hours excursion with a moderate sized group was fantastic. Judith, our guide, has been doing excursions for nearly 20 years and is knowledgeable as well as personable. She and our captain are excellent spotters. While there are never guarantees in anything connected...More

Thank AdventurePhiles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best afternoon ever! our whale watching tour in Holmavik was spectacular: we saw humpback whales, pilot whales, and dolphins interacting together! The crew was clearly passionate and knowledgeable, we also learnt a lot about whale biology and behaviour. Strongly recommended!

Thank Valentina A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were on an evening puffin tour on one of the few beautiful days in July and it was great. Not because we saw so many puffins close-by - in fact it was quite difficult to get good shots as there were only single individuals...More

Thank stefandreas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour with an informative guide. We saw some humpback whales and dolphins leaping up in the air...it was really neat!

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Response from Max H | Reviewed this property |
Dear Kate, There is a lot of natural wonders on the snæfellsness peninsula where Grundafjordur is located - black pebble beaches, volcanoes you can go to the top, the famous snaefellsjokull glacier which journey to the... More
1 May 2018|
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Response from rich16price | Reviewed this property |
There were about 30 people on my tour. You're given overalls which will keep you dry, these are big enough to go over whatever you are wearing. I would suggest wearing what you'd normally wear walking around and then put... More
30 November 2017|
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Response from Rnaat_S | Reviewed this property |
I rented a car. It is quite a long distance to take a cab or Uber. Trains they don’t have in Iceland and buses I don’t know.
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