Elding Whale Watching Akureyri has two fundamentally different vessels and thus offering you exceptional variety and tours to choose from - a family friendly 200 passenger catamaran or high powered 12 seater RIB's.
The Eyjafjord has 60 km of sheltered water and is just 6-10 km wide, it is absolutely perfect for out boats. It is also a place of serene beauty, framed in by massive, glacier carved and snow capped mountains. To ride out the fjord is an adventure and photo opportunity not soon forgotten. The local population, the Eyjafjord humpback whales, are already becoming world famous. They cruise the fjord in the summer in a feeding frenzy and are most active in June, July and August, If you have a passion for nature and adventure, we have the tours for you.
SÓLFAR I & SÓLFAR II
Type: Two high powered RIB boats
Views: 360 degrees at sea level
Length: 9 meters
Width: 3.30 meters
Power: 2 x 300 HP Suzuki Outboard
Max speed: 45 knots
Cruising speed: 35 knots
Passengers: 12 + captain, and guide
Our specially made RIB boats allow you to get closer to the whales and wildlife than any other boat can offer. The RIBs and small and fast boats that get you to the viewing area quickly and cover a big area as we search for the wildlife. This means a bigger chance of spotting whales, dolphins and bird life with out disturbing them in their natural habitat.
Type: Sightseeing Ship
View: Wildlife Viewing Decks
Length: 28 meters
Width: 6 meters
Power: 2 x 1000 engines
Max speed: 26 knots
Cruising speed: 20 knots
Passengers: 200 + captain, crew and guides
A specially modified wildlife viewing ship that provides great comfort and stability on the seas. There is plenty of indoor seating with table, a small cafeteria selling drinks, snacks and sandwiches. It has incredible "Wildlife Viewing Decks" in the front and back of the ship, offering unparalleled and wide sweeping panoramic views of the surroundings and whales. This unique ship also offers sheltered outside seating areas. Our ship takes up to 200 passengers each trip. This ship is imply the most family friendly and accessible whale watching ship in North Iceland. Choose the 'Classic Whale Watching Tour' for the comfort and great value.