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Whale Watching Hjalteyri

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Hjalteyri is a well kept secret in the heart of North Iceland, only a 15 minute drive from Akureyri. Step aboard our traditional oak boat, Knorrinn, and enjoy a quiet sailing in the calm seas of Eyjafjorður, This tour gives you the unique...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Hjalteyrarvegur, Hjalteyri 601, Iceland
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+354 840 7250
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

Very good organisation, contact and payment!! We did. the Watching with a 3 years and a 1 year old kids!

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Date of experience: May 2018
Thank stephaniegrassau
Katrín Birna V, Ticket Office at Whale Watching Hjalteyri, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Dear Stephanie, Thank you so much for your review, I'm very glad that you and your kids enjoyed the tour! Best regards, Kata

Reviewed 1 August 2018

Do to travel circumstances, we had to change our prepaid whale excursion twice. Both last minute. Happy to say they accomodated us with a smile. We went on Fathers day so that was a bonus for me having my 3 boys with me. Although I...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Katrín Birna V, Ticket Office at Whale Watching Hjalteyri, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

dear Tazyboo, Thank you so much for your review, I'm glad you got to have such a nice time with your boys! Most of the whales that we see here are fathers too so I'm glad you all got to celebrate together ;) Lene that...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

I strongly recommend to plan a Whale Watcing Tour with Hjalteyri. The boat is very nice, it is an authentic formal fish boat, transformed for Whale Watching. The guide is professional with a very good understanding of customers needs and a strong knowledge of Whales....More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Katrín Birna V, Ticket Office at Whale Watching Hjalteyri, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Frederic Linder, Thank you so much for your review, I'm very glad that you enjoyed the tour and that you got to see the whales so close! Hope you had a good time in Iceland! Best regards, Kata

Reviewed 31 July 2018

During our holiday in Iceland, one day, we ended up in het Viking country club in Hjalteyri. We had our share of bad weather in the south, but going up to the North it improved, a lot. So afther a good night sleep we overlooked...More

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Date of experience: May 2018
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Katrín Birna V, Ticket Office at Whale Watching Hjalteyri, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Nort, Thank you so much for your review! I'm very glad that you were able to enjoy our tour despite the long sailing. If you post the pictures on facebook or instagram it would be very nice of you to tag us :) If...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

People were friendly and boat was nice but only a handful of guests crowded in the bow of the ship and the crew in the upper level had a view of the whales. It was a pleasant boat ride on a nice day but the...More

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Katrín Birna V, Ticket Office at Whale Watching Hjalteyri, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Ccala, Thank you so much for your review. I'm very sorry to hear that you couldn't get the best view possible from the boat, we really try our best to give everyone a chance to see the whales as close as possible but of...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Whales are extremely beautiful and amazing animals. And we had a great time sailing with beautiful Astrid and old brave captain through Icelandic sea. Hail Iceland!

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Katrín Birna V, Ticket Office at Whale Watching Hjalteyri, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Adam Taborowski, Thank you so much for your review, Astrid sure is a great guide! Hope you enjoyed Iceland! Best regards, Kata

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Great trip. Personal and great crew. We saw a lot of humpback whales. Enjoyed going out of a smaller port town.

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Katrín Birna V, Ticket Office at Whale Watching Hjalteyri, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Sarah V, Thank you so much for your kind review, I'm very glad that you enjoyed the tour! Best regards, Kata

Reviewed 31 July 2018

We had an amazing time on this trip! The staff was wonderful and we got to see 2 humpbacks! The boat was small and intimate, got to get very close to the whales. The crew was welcoming and not at all boring. You get a...More

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Date of experience: June 2018
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Katrín Birna V, Ticket Office at Whale Watching Hjalteyri, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Mrs Nancy Gilbert, Thank you so much for your kind review, I'm very glad that you enjoyed the tour as well as our homemade hot chocolate! Best regards, Kata

Reviewed 31 July 2018

Great whale watching tour. Everyone was so accommodating and extremely thoughtful. They did a wonderful job. I would recommend to anyone going to Iceland

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Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Toomen
Katrín Birna V, Ticket Office at Whale Watching Hjalteyri, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Toomen, Thank you so much for your kind review and your recommendation, I'm very glad that you enjoyed the tour! Best regards, Kata

Reviewed 31 July 2018

The staff and crew were very friendly and helpful. We saw tons of humpback whales and the captain did a great job ensuring we all got a great view

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Date of experience: July 2018
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Katrín Birna V, Ticket Office at Whale Watching Hjalteyri, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Dear Tom Kreider, Thank you so much for your kind review, I'm very glad that you enjoyed the tour! Best regards, Kata

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