About Whale Watching in Iceland
Iceland is the one of the best whale watching location in the world. The cold waters off the coast play host to a diverse marine life.
The best time for whale watching in Iceland is during the summer months, from April through September, when over 20 species of Cetacea—including the Orca, Minke, Humpback, and Blue Whale—can be seen. Whales and dolphins however tend to stay in the vicinity of Iceland year round. Whale watching tours are therefore popular year round. In summer, you can choose for RIB speedboats which enable a closer, more personal encounter, compared to traditional oak boats.
The most popular places for seeing whales in Iceland are the North and the Reykjavik area. Departures from the North in the towns Husavik (Húsavík) and Akureyri, offer the highest likelyhood to see cetaceans. The Reykjavik area is a popular whale watching place which combinies the convernience of the facilities in the capital town with the reliable chance to see Cetacea.
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