This tour combines two fascinating activities in the Reykjavík area. After exploring the wonders of the whales and seabirds in Faxaflói it is ideal to explore the city and it’s main landmarks, some of which you’ve seen in distance from the boat.
Whales & Reykjavík Grand Excursion Start the day by watching whales and continue on exploring Reykjavík in the afternoon.
You will be picked up from your hotel by our shuttle bus between 8:15 and 8:45 for the whale watching tour starting at 9:00 from Reykjavík’s old harbour. After exploring the wonders of the whales and seabirds Faxaflói offers you return to the harbour around 12:00. Around 12:30 you’ll be picked up in front of our ticket office for a three hour excursions of Reykjavík. This guided tour gives you the highlights of Iceland’s capital city in just three hours. We visit Hallgrímskirkja church; The Pearl with its fabulous viewing deck; Reykjavík City Hall, with its striking raised-relief map of Iceland (when available); and pass by Höfði House where Reagan and Gorbachev met in 1986 to begin the process of ending the Cold War. We also drive through the city centre, the harbour area, the University campus, past the Elliðaár river, and through Laugardalur valley.
Available: from 1 March – 31 October Duration: 7-8 hours