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Hjalteyri: Whale-Watching Boat Trip

1. Hjalteyri: Whale-Watching Boat Trip

It's not surprising that many northerners believe that Hjalteyri is one of the best-kept secrets of North Iceland. Eyjafjörður is a favorable habitat for marine life, so favorable in fact that whales were spotted on all of these tours in 2016. On this whale-watching tour, you'll graciously glide through the calm seas of Eyjafjörður under the guidance and expertise of a qualified crew. This tour is approximately two-and-a-half hours long. This tour gives you the unique and exceptional opportunity to get in touch with the magnificent wildlife found in the north of Iceland, most notably the majestic whales and seabirds.

Reykjavik: Tailor-Made 10-Person Exploration Tour

2. Reykjavik: Tailor-Made 10-Person Exploration Tour

Travel the country at your own pace on this luxurious private Jeep tour. Tailor the itinerary to your needs and desires and go wherever you want, when you want. This tour is perfect for any free-spirited adventurers that wish to travel in style and comfort. This tour will not only provide you with a large 4x4 Super Jeep, specially built to handle the rough Icelandic terrain, but also a personal guide that will spend a full day taking you across this marvelous country.  You can go snorkeling in the morning, see the glaciers at midday, and reach the Blue Lagoon by the late afternoon. You will also have the chance to explore a lava tube cave, walk behind a waterfall, and see the magnificent Highlands, all the while keeping your base in Reykjavík. With this tour, whatever is possible to do within 12 hours will become a reality. The spacious Super Jeep will pick you up in the morning, at which point the day is yours. Your luxurious vehicle’s capabilities when it comes to alternative terrains means you have the option to see more sights than on the standard bus. There are also no other guests to delay or rush you, outside of those that you choose to bring along.  If you are not sure where you want to go, your expert guide can help you make up an itinerary to the most popular places or take you away from the crowds to unique locations that most visitors will never get to see. Just tell them your wishes, and they will plan accordingly. You'll be surprised just how much of this island you can see in a day.

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What people are saying about North Iceland

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 836 reviews

Incredible! We were lucky enough to see whales (humpbacks) every 3-5 minutes; they were amazing! The captain and crew were experts at spotting and then quickly getting as close as possible, at one point we were no more than 10 metres away from a whale diving. A member of staff spoke continuously through a speaker, alerting people to where the whales were and also giving a host of facts about the whales we were seeing. We were giving warm suits, a waterproof jacket and a hot chocolate & cinnabun. Overall, it was my wife and I's highlight of our Iceland honeymoon. Can't recommend enough!

We had a fantastic time with Valþór, he went over and beyond what we hoped of the trip taking us to places well off the beaten track. The jeep we were in was incredible, so much so we couldn’t help but feel a little smug after seeing the mini buses with hoards of people in. Booking a private tour was the best decision we made and his knowledge of Iceland was excellent. We had an amazing time and would strongly recommend spending the extra and having a private tour with Valpor. Thank you again!

We got to see 4 humpback whales and it was an amazing experience! The captain and the guide were very good and competent, we were provided with antifreeze suits and at the end of the tour we were given hot chocolate and a good cinnamon candy. Value for money in my opinion excellent! Highly recommended !!

Fantastic trip, nothing was to much trouble for the guide, an amazing experience :) Only issue was the Black Death, blew me tits off!

Perfect trip for sightseeing. We, family of 7, had an Amazing day.