Iceland offers some of Europe's best whale watching with boat tours around the island providing the incredible experience of viewing whales and dolphins in their natural environment. Now you can visit Iceland's exciting, new Whales of Iceland exhibition to meet these giants face to face. Located in Reykjavik's charming Old Harbor, Whales of Iceland is a perfect way to discover more about the gentle giants of the sea. You'll experience the power and majesty of these beautiful marine mammals from the North Atlantic in a setting where you walk amid interactive life-size models of twenty-three different types of whales in all their shapes and sizes, including minke whales, blue whales, orcas, and sei whales. You'll also get to make the aquaintance of maritime residents such as dolphins and harbour porpoises.
Created using the expertise of a famous Icelandic marine biologist, the whale models appear life-like, creating the feeling as though you're on the ocean floor observing whales frozen in motion around you. You will also learn many interesting facts along the way. Visit the Whales of Iceland and come back with a new appreciation for whales, dolphins and their natural environment. Furthermore, you can combine this attraction with a whale watching tour, departing from the nearby Reykjavik Old Harbour.
Included: Entrance to Whales of Iceland Exhibition
Price: From £17 per person per adult, £9 for children 11 and under traveling with an adult
Opening hours: Daily; 10:00 - 18:00 hours during summer (June - August)
10:00 - 17:00 during winter (September - May) CLOSED 24, 25, 31 December
Address: Fiskislod 23-25, 101 Reykjavik (in Reykjavik's Old Harbour area)
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