Hjalteyri Whale Watching Tour


Spot whales in the calm seas of Eyjafjörður!

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  • Show Mobile or Printed Voucher
  • 2 Hrs Duration
  • English
  • Join In Group
  • Meet Up At Location
  • Go on a unique whale watching tour from the charming little village of Hjalteyri
  • Step aboard a traditional oak boat, Knörrinn, North Sailing‘s first whale watching boat
  • Sip hot chocolate and enjoy fragrant cinnamon buns served onboard
  • Enjoy the scenic surroundings of Hjalteyri and experience the aura of old times
  • Learn about Iceland's whales and seabirds from your expert English speaking guide
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  • Hjalteyri Whale Watching (NS-4)

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    Inclusive Of:

    • Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns
    • English expert whale watching guide
    • Warm overalls and raincoats if needed

    Not Inclusive Of:

    • Hotel transfer

    US$ 83.15

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    • Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns
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    • Warm overalls and raincoats if needed

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    • Hotel transfer
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What To Expect

The tiny fishing village of Hjalteyri is one of Iceland’s best kept secrets. Just a 15-minute drive from Akureyri, this charming little town has a population of just over 40 people and is shrouded in the former glory of the country’s prime herring fishing centre. After you get a feel of the place, embark on a unique whale watching tour on a traditional oak boat taking you through the calm marine life friendly seas of Eyjafjörður. As you stand aboard the whale watching boat, sipping hot chocolate and munching on cinnamon buns, keep your eyes open for whales and seabirds and learn about Iceland’s rich marine life from your expert English speaking guide - a fantastic experience with majestic creatures!

Hjalteyri Whale Watching
Embark on a one-of-a-kind whale watching experience from Hjalteyri
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Hop aboard Knörrinn, a traditional oak sailing boat and enjoy hot chocolate and cinnamon buns on the way
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Keep your camera ready for a chance to snap a photo of whales jumping in the water
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Stay warm onboard with warm overalls and raincoats provided
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Learn about the majestic mammals from your expert English speaking guide
Activity Information


  • You will receive a confirmation email and voucher instantly after booking
  • In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email


  • Meet up at location (departure time is subject to change)
  • Whale watching
  • Back to the meet up location
Additional Information

Additional Information:

  • Child ticket: age 7-15
  • Children under 7 are free of charge
  • The tour operates daily from May-Sep
  • Departure time is subject to change, please choose your preferred departure time during check out
How To Use
  • You can present either a printed or a mobile voucher for this activity
  • The voucher is valid only on the travel date and time specified

Meet Up Location:

  • The harbour in Hjalteyri
  • Please arrive 30 mins prior to your departure time
  • Hjalteyri is a comfortable 15 mins drive from Akureyri
Cancelation Policy
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancelations made at least 48 hours prior to the activity
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