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Whale Watching Hólmavík

Admire humpback whale acrobatics in Hólmavík

1 day
Starts: From Hafnarbraut 14, 510 Hólmavík at the selected hour
Ends: 2 hours later at the same point
Free cancellation!


Get ready to see a unique show with this tour where we will see the famous humpback whales jumping and other species. We tell you what these two hours at sea will be like below 👇

Tour details


  • Boat tour

Not included

  • Overall

Important information

This tour departs between June and September. If you want to see whales outside this season contact us. All tour schedules are subject to change based on weather conditions. This tour is a sustainable whale watching tour where the whales are disturbed as little as possible. Rules for responsible whale watching are strictly followed and we only work with very experienced captains and guides. The schedules are as follows: - From June 1st to July 15th departures at 11:00 am and 2:00 pm. - From July 16th to August 15th departures at 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. - From August 16th to September 30th departures at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 pm.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 24 hours before the tour starts, you will receive 100% of the amount paid. After this time, or in case of no-show, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Whale watching Holmavik

Duration: 2 hours Season: June - September

📍 Meeting point

We will meet the group and the guide at Hafnarbraut 14, 510 Hólmavík. Once gathered, we will head to the boat and the guide will give us a short explanation and safety instructions. Ready, let's set sail 🚢!

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Whale watching Hólmavík 🐋

The boat will take us through this narrow fjord, as this area is protected from the open ocean, it is usually a smooth boat ride with no seasickness. For two hours, we will be able to admire the incredible humpback whales, which come to this fjord to feed. Humpback whales are the most acrobatic species, their jumps will leave you speechless. In addition, during our tour, we can also see minke whales, pilot whales, dolphins and between June and August, in one of the islands there are puffins.

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After spending 2 hours touring this area and admiring these incredible mammals, it is time to return to land. We will always remember this boat trip as a unique experience.

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Where does the tour Whale Watching Hólmavík start

Holmavik is a small town on the main route around the Westfjords. t is located about 3 hours from Reykjavík.

Questions & Answers

  • How many people are on the boat during the whale watching tour in Hólmavík?

    Compared to other tours with boats with a capacity of up to 200 people, the Whale Watching Hólmavík tour has a maximum group size of 60 travelers. Many times, you will see more whales than there are people on the boat during the tour.

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