From £269

Whale watching in Iceland is an extremely popular activity. This Iceland holiday package includes flights, hotel in Reykjavik & whale watching tour where you will explore the sea and interact with whales such as Minke, Humpbacks and Blue Whales in their natural surroundings.

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Looking for the best whale watching trip? Splash out on an Iceland whale watching holiday and search for the world’s largest inhabitants in the pristine waters off of Reykjavik.

This popular package includes flights, accommodation and a half day whale watching tour with local specialists Elding for the day after your arrival (day 2).  You will be picked up from your Reykjavik hotel and then set sail from the old harbour to Faxafloi Bay, with stunning views of Mount Esja.

Whale sightings are not guaranteed, but occur on 94.4% of the 3 hour tours, with Minke and Humpback whales the two most typically spotted.  Although the whales are the number one stars on the trip, Puffins and Guillemots are often spotted.

The Whale Watching City Break makes for a romantic holiday or great family adventure and allows for plenty of free time for other activities. We recommend the Golden Circle tour which visits several of Iceland's natural highlights like the geothermal Geysir area and thundering Gullfoss waterfall. For the adventurous, horse riding and glacier walking are popular activities set in stunning scenery.


Iceland Whale Watching City Break to Reykjavik from GBP269 per person based on selected departures from Gatwick, Manchester and Glasgow and staying in a twin or double room at Hotel Leifur for 3 nights duration in late April-May (excluding bank holiday weekends). London Heathrow departures are from £289 per person.

 

  • Flights from London Heathrow to Reykjavik are twice daily.
  • Flights from London Gatwick to Reykjavik are on Mondays (from 06.Oct), Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
  • Flights from Manchester to Reykjavik are on Wednesdays, Fridays and Mondays
  • Flights from Glasgow to Reykjavík are on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.
  • Flights from Birmingham to Reykjavik are on Mondays and Thursdays from 05.Feb 2015

 

Please note: Very limited availability during school holidays and festive season.  

4* Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Natura: Recently refurbished warm and friendly legacy hotel. Its focus is on the Icelandic atmosphere with local art, events and food. Swimming pool, sauna and spa located at the hotel (entry fee may apply). (Hotel Reykjavik Natura website)(map)
4* Icelandair Hotel Reykjavik Marina: Newest establishment of the Icehotels chain, Marina is a fun and quirky hotel in a great location next to the harbour (Hotel Reykjavik Marina website)(map)
4* Hilton Reykjavik Nordica: Classy and elegant hotel mixing local tradition and global trends. Among facilities is a spa, gym and award winning restaurant VOX (Hilton Reykjavik Nordica website)(map)
3* Fosshotel Baron: Friendly hotel a few minute walk from the main shopping street in the city centre but away from the noise of the nightlife. (Hotel Baron website)(map)
3* Hotel Klettur: Modern Scandinavian style hotel opened in 2011 and received a Tripadvisor certificate of excellence for 2012 (Hotel Klettur website)(map)  
2* Hotel Leifur: A small and friendly family run hotel in a great location just across the Hallgrimskirkja church (Hotel Leifur website)(map)
2* Hotel Cabin; Basic and modern hotel located between the city centre and Laugardalur valley with great views over the Faxafloi bay (Hotel Cabin website)(map)
  • Return flights to Iceland from London Heathrow, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Manchester or Glasgow
  • 3 nights accommodation in standard room at chosen hotel in Reykjavik (extra nights available in the booking engine).
  • Breakfast is included at the Hotel Cabin, Hotel Leifur, Fosshotel Baron and Hotel Klettur
  • Iceland Whale watching tour with local specialists Elding (booked with pick up from hotel at 12:15 on the day after arrival – day 2)

Airport transfers between Keflavik airport and hotel in Reykjavik (available to add via booking engine)

Check out the add-ons like nature tours and adventure activities that are bookable with the package. Iceland tours and activities

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Advertised leading price based on travel period in Oct 2014 - Mar 2015 with limited availability on selected dates and gateways, excluding 24 - 25Dec. Flight supplement for flights from London Heathrow may apply. Very limited availability during school holidays and festive season.  

This is an online offer only. Advertised prices are per person and are based on 2 people sharing a standard room subject to availability, terms and conditions. Please notice that package prices “from” are based on lowest available airfare. When the lowest airfare is sold out, package price changes according to next available airfare. The booking engine can only process one room type per booking. Please note that travel insurance is not included, we recommend cover. 

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