WHALE WATCHING SNAEFELLSNES

Láki Tours, offers a unique whale watching tour from Snaefellsnes from December to October.

Between December and February 21, we operate our tours from Grundarfjordur. From February 22 to October, our tours start from Olafsvik.

Best Place to see Orcas & Sperm Whales in Iceland

Nowhere else in Iceland is there a better chance to see two of the ocean’s top predators, sperm whales and orcas, than along the Snæfellsnes Peninsula coastline. The orcas are more often seen in winter and early in the summer, between April and June. Male sperm whales can be seen especially in June in deeper water.

Snaefellsnes is Famous for its Variety of Whale Species

We also regularly see minke whales, humpback whales, white-beaked dolphins, and harbour porpoises. On some occasions we have the privilege of watching pilot whales migrating past the peninsula in large aggregations. The landscape is magnificent around the glacier Snaefellsjökull, and even more so from sea.

Daily departures from Grundarfjörður:

From 15th Dec to 31st Jan at 11:00.

From 1st Feb to 21st February at 10:00 and 14:00.

PLEASE NOTE: All departures are subject to weather conditions!

Duration: Approx. 3 hours

Daily departures from Ólafsvík:

From 22nd February to 30th October at 10:00 and 14:00.

PLEASE NOTE: All departures are subject to weather conditions!

Duration: Approx. 3 hours

VERY WARM CLOTHING IS ESSENTIAL!

We recommend checking our facebook page where we regularly post photos from our whale watching tours in Snaefellsnes.

In the event of no whale or dolphin sighting, passengers will be given a reschedule ticket for another trip on any other day during the season. Please check our terms and conditions for more details.

Whale Watching from Grundarfjordur

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Whale Watching from Olafsvik

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