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Big Whale Safari and Puffins RIB Boat Tour from Húsavík

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    Experience the original Big Whale Safari & Puffins from Húsavík – the Whale Watching Capital of Europe. Welcome aboard a RIB speedboat for a 2,5-hour fully guided adventure in search of the gentle giants of the ocean. Your chances of seeing whales are up to 99%.

    Stop At:

    • Gentle Giants Whale Watching, Harbour Side, Husavik 640 Iceland
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Gentle Giants – Húsavík Whale Watching, Garðarsbraut, Húsavík, Iceland
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Live commentary on board
    • Warm safety overalls
    • Little surprise from a local winemaker
    Exclusions
    • Transportation to/from attractions (Tour departure is within walking distance from most accommodations in Húsavík)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Subject to favourable weather conditions. If cancelled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
    • Please bring warm and waterproof clothing
    • Not allowed for passengers with heart- or back problems or pregnant women
    • The minimum age limit for children on the RIB speedboats is 7 years or minimum 140 cm in height
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • The puffin season is from April 15th – August 20th. More focus on whales outside the puffin season
    • A minimum number of passengers is required for all our tours. If the minimum number is not reached, we reserve the right to change or cancel departures, even with short notice. In such cases, customers are offered alternative options or full refund
    • Most travelers can participate
    • If no whales (dolphins included) are seen on the tour, passengers can get a voucher to join another traditional whale watching tour free of charge, depending on availability
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Wow, what a great experience! So great they give you the jump suit, life vest, gloves, goggles and boots to be dressed proper. Amazing RIB boats. Fast, comfortable, small and great guide. This is key in being able to get close to the whales and moving fast to where the whales
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    Don't be fooled by the title if you go in September though. There are no puffins at this time. If you want to see whales, you must go in the RIB boat. It has the power/speed to catch up to the whales right after they surface. The larger boat was always behind.
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    We chose the speed boat trip and it was worth every penny!. When hiring such excursion one have to be aware that they are wild animals and it is unpredictable where they would be, or IF they will be. Said that, we were lucky and saw 2-3 whales, which was amazing, sometimes from
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    I have been whale watching during the day, but went at 4pm this day because it was the trip to see puffins on the island before whale watching. The boat cruises by the island very far from shore, and the birds are mere specks on the land. NO puffin photos could be taken,
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    We went on a RIB tour late afternoon and we have a chance to see three humpbacks during our trip. Tour guide was telling some interesting facts about them during the trip. RIB boat gives the opportunity to react faster and see more than on the ship. We have choose this company
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