Whale Watching and Golden Circle Afternoon Tour


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Whale Watching and Golden Circle Afternoon Tour

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Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik:
Your trip starts with a whale watching tour from Reykjavik, where you’ll get a chance to see whales and dolphins in their natural environment on just out from Reykjavik on Faxaflói bay.

Rich Bird life of Faxaflói Bay:
The bird life of Faxaflói bay is rich and diverse all year round. Largest flocks are seen in late winter, when Capelin migrates to the area, drawing in thousands of birds and whales to gorge on this life-giving nourishment.

Whales of Iceland Exhibition:
After whale watching, you can visit the "Whales of Iceland Exhibition" which is the largest of its kind in Europe and features around twenty-five life-size specimen of whales that live in the waters around Iceland.

Second leg of the tour is the Golden Circle trip.

You can either walk the short distance from Reykjavik Old harbor to our Office in Reykjavik City Centre (5 to 10 min) where your bus is waiting to take to the Golden Circle trip, or opt for pickup at the harbor in the afternoon.

Þingvellir National Park:
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Þingvellir National Park, is one of most significant place in Iceland in terms of nature and history. It is the birthplace of the Icelandic Viking age Parliament Alþingi (930 AD), where laws were made and medieval justice carried out.

Þingvellir is home to lake Þingvallavatn, Iceland's largest natural lake, and is the place where the tectonic plates of America and Eurasia meet and drift apart.

Gullfoss Waterfall:
Gullfoss waterfall is one of the most popular natural attractions of the Golden Circle trip. Standing next to the double cascade waterfall as it thunders down into the narrow Hvítárgljufur canyon is an unforgettable experience.

Geysir Hot Spring Area:
At Geysir gothermal area, one of the highlights is the hot spring Strokkur as is erupts with scalding water every 5 minutes.

Hotel pick-up and drop-off (central Reykjavik); Professional tour guide.

Food and beverages; Gratuity.

Hours of operation
Available daily from February to November. Hotel pickup at 8:00am, tour departs at 9:00am.

Approximately 10 hours.

After the Whale Watching tour, passengers have time for lunch and a visit to the Whale Exhibition. Passengers that do not want to walk the 5-10 minutes back to our office and bus terminal are picked up at the harbour at 12:30pm for the Golden Circle Afternoon tour, which leaves Reykjavik at 1:00pm. Those wishing to walk are asked to be at our office at the latest at 12:50pm.
Cancellation: 1 day prior 100% penalty. No show 100% penalty.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.

**All information requested must be supplied or booking is subject to automatic cancellation**

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