Excursion

Akureyri Whale Watching

With an abundance of marine life in the waters around Akureyri providing ideal feeding grounds for whales, Iceland is one of the best locations in the world for whale watching. Take advantage of a chance to spy these magnificent animals with this exciting, half-day adventure.

  • Code
    AKU-J
  • Level
    Moderate
  • Walking Type
    Medium
  • Activity Type
    Adventures
  • Age
    All ages
  • Duration
    Approximately 4 hours

Your whale-watching boat is only a short walk from the pier. Be welcomed aboard by the friendly crew and commence your whale-watching expedition, taking in the fresh air and scenery as the vessel crosses the pristine waters of Eyjafjordur fjord.

Your guide will acquaint you with the species of whales found in these waters, including blue fin, humpback, minke and sei whales. Like all wilderness quests, actual glimpses of the creatures you seek, while likely, cannot be guaranteed. However, Akureyri’s whale-sighting success rate is 95%, and you are certain to have a rousing good time out on the sea, enjoying the beautiful scenery and the warm company of your fellow nature lovers. For your added convenience, light snacks and drinks will be available for purchase on board.

All too soon, it will be time to cruise back to shore, where you will return by foot to your Crystal ship.

Important Notes:
This excursion is not recommended for guests with mobility issues. It is recommended that guests dress in warm, layered clothing and wear sturdy, non-skid shoes. Guests should also bring raingear in case of inclement weather. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. The operation of this excursion is dependent on prevailing weather conditions. A minimum number of booking is required for this excursion to operate. Pre-Reservation of this Crystal Adventures excursion is recommended.