Our 12-meter-long boat ensures a safe yet up-close encounter with the whales, prioritizing both passenger safety and the well-being of these magnificent creatures. En route to the whale watching area, we’ll make a delightful pitstop at puffin island Akurey, offering you a chance to observe these charming seabirds during their nesting season along Iceland’s coast. As we venture into the bay, brace yourself for a thrilling, wind-in-your-hair ride at a comfortable cruising speed of 32 knots—providing ample time to explore the whales’ feeding grounds. On the return trip, savor scenic views of Reykjavík’s coastline, creating the perfect photo opportunity. Don’t forget to visit the Whales of Iceland Exhibition before or after your tour, as admission is included with the Rib Express experience.
Special Tours Iceland offers a user-friendly app available for both Android and Apple devices, featuring content in five languages—English, German, French, Spanish, and simplified Chinese. This app enhances your tour experience by providing comprehensive information in both text and audio formats. It’s the perfect companion for your wildlife adventure, offering an immersive and informative experience that brings you closer to the fascinating world of Icelandic wildlife. Download the app during your tour and enjoy an audio-guided journey that enriches your understanding of the incredible natural wonders you encounter along the way.