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Embark on a journey to the land of fire and ice with our 60 exceptional whale-watching tours in Iceland for 2024-2025. Iceland's pristine waters offer a sanctuary for these gentle giants, and our tours provide an unparalleled opportunity to witness them in their natural habitat. Over the course of 5 to 27 days, you will experience the thrill of whale watching amidst the dramatic landscapes of Iceland, from the rugged Snæfellsnes Peninsula to the serene fjords of Isafjordur. Each tour is a symphony of natural wonders, combining the excitement of spotting humpback whales with the awe of exploring Iceland's volcanic terrain and glittering glaciers. With a starting point of $2,552, these tours invite you to immerse yourself in the majesty of Iceland's marine life and landscapes. To set sail on an unforgettable adventure, contact one of Adventure Life's Iceland specialists for help planning your next seamless trip.
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Hengifoss Waterfall
$2,552
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Best of Iceland

Small Group Tour in Iceland - 8 Day Itinerary
  • Drive the Ring Road
  • Enjoy Whale Watching Tour
  • Visit National Parks
  • Wander Snæfellsnes Peninsula
  • Tour the Golden Circle
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Hiking, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Circumnavigate Iceland while traveling the island's famous Ring Road. Hike along a pristine glacier, stand in awe at the base of tumbling waterfalls, board a boat in search of whales fromDalvik and achance to ride across Langjokull Glacier on a snowmobile. Your trip concludes inSnaefellsnes, …
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The blue lagoon in Iceland
$11,172
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A Circumnavigation of Iceland

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 10 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Meet Iceland’s people & culture
  • Actively explore Iceland's coasts
  • Experience Iceland’s unique geology
  • Travel with an expert team
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Adventure Options, Kayaking, Land & Sea Exploration, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Iceland’s geology in all its manifestations is world-class: glaciers, thundering waterfalls, immense cliffs, geothermal springs, boiling mud pots, and rock and lava-scapes of unearthly beauty. It alone makes a circumnavigation a very compelling idea. But when you add in components like …
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Puffins on the Latrabjarg Cliffs
$6,192
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Wild Iceland Escape

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 6 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Explorer
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Soak in geothermal hot springs,
  • Discover Westfjords' biodiversity
  • Watch out for humpback whales
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” on a voyage to the remote fjords and volcanic isles along the country's western coast. Venture across the stark landscape of an island formed by volcanic eruptions, where the ground is still warmed by geothermal …
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The blue lagoon in Iceland
$6,850
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Icelandic Mosaic

Reykjavík Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard Le Bellot
  • Discover Reykjavík's Blue Lagoon
  • Explore the beautiful Grimsey
  • Experience Isafjordur fjord
  • Visit Eldheimar
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience an unforgettable 8-day journey around Iceland aboard Le Bellot.Discover the most beautiful landscapes on theIcelandic west coast, between vast glaciers, vertiginous fjords, volcanoes and boiling geysers,Icelandoffers a kaleidoscope of wild and romantic landscapes. You will board the ship …
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The awesome landscapes of Iceland
$10,895
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Iceland Circumnavigation

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Explore Látrabjarg bird cliffs
  • Explore glaciers, lakes, & beaches
  • Enjoy whale-watching in Húsavik
  • Tour Hornstrandir peninsula
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Explore the "Land of Ice and Fire," where snow-capped mountains tower over glaciers and active volcanoes roar. In one of the most geologically active regions, you can stroll along a black sand beach littered with sparkling bergy bits, uncover geysers, fumaroles, and bubbling mud pools, or …
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Godafoss, One of the most famous waterfalls in Iceland.
$12,330
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Iceland in Depth

Roundtrip Reykjavik - 10 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Discover Dynjandi Waterfall
  • Experience Isafjordur
  • Visit Vigur Island
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 10-day cruise through Icelandic landscapes aboard the SH Diana. Discover Reykjavik's iconic sights, Thingvellir National Park, and Dynjandi Waterfall. Visit Isafjordur, Vigur Island, Grimsey Island, and Akureyri. Experience Seydisfjordur's vibrant culture and Djupivogur's …
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Street view of old town Reykjavik
$7,206
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Wild Iceland Escape

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 5 Day Itinerary aboard National Geographic Resolution
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Soak in geothermal hot springs,
  • Discover Westfjords' biodiversity
  • Watch out for humpback whales
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover why Iceland is known as the “land of fire and ice” on a voyage to the remote fjords and volcanic isles along the country's western coast. Venture across the stark landscape of an island formed by volcanic eruptions, where the ground is still warmed by geothermal …
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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$6,395
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Iceland Circumnavigation

Reykjavík Roundtrip - 10 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Endeavour
  • Experience Reykjavík's culture
  • Explore Iceland's pristine fjords
  • Search for whales and dolphins
  • Visit traditional fishing villages
Activities:
Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 10-day adventure cruise to the ancient Viking stronghold of Iceland, a mystical land shaped by fire and ice.Voyaging aboard the Ocean Endeavour, experience Iceland at its best and most diverse. Marvel at the geological wonders of this island at the edge of the Arctic Circle, exploring its …
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Puffins in Iceland
$5,750
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Iceland Circumnavigation

Roundtrip Reykjavik - 9 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Explore Reykjavik
  • Discover Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  • Experience Isafjordur
  • Visit Siglufjordur
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a 9-day cruise around Iceland aboard the MS Seaventure and explore this enchanted land rich in Viking customs and unique volcanic scenery not found elsewhere on the planet. This expedition showcases a variety of awe-inspiring natural phenomena and the Icelandic way of life. You can engage …
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Hallgrimskirkja Church in Reykjavik
$12,999
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Villages of Iceland

10 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Harpa Concert Hall
  • Visit Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Experience culture of Isafjörður
  • See abundant birdlife on Grímssey
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a captivating 10-day journey through Iceland. Begin in Reykjavík, where you admire colorful houses and modern architecture at the Harpa Concert Hall. Explore Heimaey Island's volcanic landscapes and savor local cuisine in Eskifjörður. Enjoy …
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The breathtaking scenery of Iceland
$9,199
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Ring Around Iceland

Reykjavik Roundtrip - 8 Day Itinerary aboard World Traveller
  • Explore Harpa Concert Hall
  • Visit Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Experience culture of Isafjordur
  • Explore streets in Seydisfjordur
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on a captivating 8-day cruise through Iceland. Start in Reykjavík, admiring its colorful houses and modern architecture at the Harpa Concert Hall. Explore Grundarfjordur, with its majestic Kirkjufell mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall. Discover the culture and beauty of …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$9,799
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Iceland Explorer

Reykjavik Roundtrip - 9 Day Itinerary aboard World Navigator
  • Explore Harpa Concert Hall
  • Visit Kirkjufell & Kirkjufellsfoss
  • Experience culture of Isafjörður
  • See abundant birdlife on Grímssey
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Reykjavik
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a captivating 9-day journey through Iceland. Start in Reykjavík, admiring its colorful houses and modern architecture at the Harpa Concert Hall. Explore Grundarfjörður, with its majestic Kirkjufell mountain and Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall. Discover the culture and beauty of …
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The northern lights dance over the Arctic landscape
$3,500
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Northeast Iceland Explorer, Aurora Borealis, Hike & Sail - Incl. Bus back up

7 Day Itinerary aboard Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Explore East Iceland
  • Experience Northeast Iceland
  • Discover Húsavík and Whales
  • Explore the Arctic Circle
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Egilsstaðir
Activities:
Hiking, Northern Lights, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Join this 7-day expedition aboard the Rembrandt van Rijn in October. Although this expedition may pose some challenges due to the weather and sea conditions, it presents a unique opportunity to explore the most remote regions of Iceland, with reduced tourism activity. Be prepared for cold winds, …
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View of Reykjavik from the Church Tower
$11,395
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Four Arctic Islands: Spitsbergen, Jan Mayen, Greenland and Iceland

Helsinki to Reykjavik - 18 Day Itinerary aboard Ocean Adventurer
  • Explore the four Arctic Islands
  • Immerse in icy realm of the Arctic
  • Search for iconic arctic wildlife
  • Visit a remote Inuit community
Starts / Ends:
Helsinki / Reykjavik
Activities:
Hiking, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
This 18-day itinerary gives a generous sampling of the four unique Arctic regions. This voyage is ideal for first-time visitors who want a taste of everything the Arctic has to offer. Beginning in Iceland, your adventure takes you to the Denmark Strait, renowned for its stunning scenery and …
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Houses of Greenland
$12,655
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Hot Springs and Eternal Ice - Tour 1

Reykjavik - Kangerlussuaq - 19 Day Itinerary aboard MS Seaventure
  • Discover Reykjavik
  • Explore the Snaefellsnes Peninsula
  • Experience Isafjordur
  • Enjoy Seydisfjordur
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Kangerlussuaq
Activities:
Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Experience this 19-day adventure cruise to Iceland and Greenland aboard the MS Seaventure. Explore Reykjavik, the world's northernmost capital, and the Snaefellsnes Peninsula with its diverse landscapes and stunning views. Visit Isafjordur in the Westfjords, known for its dramatic fjords and …
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The amazing Godafoss Waterfall
$7,737
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Circumnavigating Iceland: The Land of Elves, Sagas, and Volcanoes

Reykjavik - Reykjavik - 11 Day Itinerary aboard MS Fram
  • See Snæfellsnes National Park
  • Enjoy hikes to waterfalls
  • Go whale-watching near Husavik
  • Step across the Arctic Circle
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Heimaey Island
Activities:
Small Ship Cruises, Village Visits, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Discover remote fishing villages, spectacular bird colonies and the picturesque fjords, lakes and mountain peaks of Iceland, the land of ice and fire on this 11-day circumnavigation cruise aboard MS Fram. Depart from the vibrant city of Reykjavik, a modern city with fascinating natural and cultural …
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$6,280
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North Atlantic Odyssey

Reykjavik to Tromso - 13 Day Itinerary aboard SH Diana
  • Explore Isafjordur's fishing town
  • Marvel at Svartisen Glacier
  • Sail through Trollfjorden's fjord
  • Explore Grimsey's Arctic Circle
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Tromso
Activities:
Hiking, Whale Watching, Wildlife Viewing
Activity Level:
Variable
Embark on a 13-day cruise from Reykjavik to Tromso, exploring Iceland and Norway. Begin in Reykjavik, dominated by the Hallgrimskirkja church. Visit bars and cafes warmed by geothermal waters, and the regenerated harbor with a modern concert hall. Discover Latrabjarg Cliffs, a seabird haven, and …
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Hiking in Spitsbergen
$11,695
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Iceland, Jan Mayen, Svalbard

Iceland - Norway - 13 Day Itinerary aboard Sylvia Earle
  • Explore Jan Mayen
  • Discover Svalbard
  • Experience zodiac excursions
  • Hikes across the Arctic tundra
Starts / Ends:
Reykjavik / Longyearbyen
Activities:
Kayaking, Photography Seminars, Small Ship Cruises, Whale Watching
Activity Level:
Relaxed
Embark on this13-day Iceland, Jan Mayen, Svalbard Cruise from Iceland to Norway aboard Sylvia Earle. Start the adventure from the vibrant, moss-covered landscapes and bustling bird cliffs of Iceland to the stark and breathtaking volcanic beauty of Jan Mayen. Continue alongside the ice edge to the …
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