Reykjavik might be a tiny town, but it has colourful structures, creative art, wild nightlife, culinary beauty, and fascinating Icelandic history. Reykjavik attractions to check-out are Aurora Reykjavik, Perlan, Hallgrimskirkja, National Museum of Iceland, and more. You can leave the land from the Old Harbour and explore the islands, marine wildlife, and more with Reykjavik boat tours. There are several exploration styles like whale watching, midnight boat tours, shore excursions, canyon exploration, and more. However, boat rides would be non-adventurous and straightforward. You can try your hands on water rafting, glacier hiking, lagoon exploration, diving, snorkelling, jet boating, and more. Some Reykjavik water tours combine sailing with these adventure activities.
If you want lagoons, volcanic craters, snow, and glaciers all in one tour, you cannot expect it to be in one destination. You have to explore multiple sites across boundaries with Reykjavik day trips and excursions. The Tripindicator team reads through several reviews and ratings to collect the best Reykjavik water tours from different operators. You can pick the most economical holiday plan without spending time on verification from your end.
Reykjavik Water Sports Activities Price
Premium Small-Group Puffin & Bird Watching tour from Reykjavík (1 hour)
Half-Day Small-Group Snorkeling Experience in Silfra (4 hours)
Silfra Freedive and Fontana Geothermal Baths Tour (7 hours)
Golden Circle and Secret Lagoon Day Trip from Reykjavik (10 hours)
Top-Rated Snorkeling Silfra Tour with Pick up (5 hours)
Icelandic Horse Riding and Whale Watching Tour from Reykjavik (5 hours 30 minutes)
Silfra Wetsuit Snorkeling with pick up | Free Photos (5 hours)
Silfra Drysuit Snorkeling with pick up | Free Photos (5 hours)
Golden Circle & Snorkeling in Silfra From Reykjavík with Free Photos (10 hours)
An up close and personal Premium Puffin and Birdwatching tour operated in custom made RIB boats with just 12 passenger and expert birdlife guide. Operated up to 9 times a day, everyday, from the Old Harbour in Reykjavík from May 1st to August...Read more
On your Golden Circle & Secret Lagoon Tour, you will experience a series of remarkable and diverse sites in the Southwest of Iceland.
Enjoy a warm and relaxing bath in the natural thermal waters of the Secret Lagoon. This landmark is a natural hot spring and the oldest swimming pool in Iceland. Followed by a visit to remarkable sites in...Read more
Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience with a snorkeling tour of Silfra! Float between two continental plates, surrounded by astonishingly clear water and mesmerizing colors while admiring this underwater world. You don’t need to be a certified diver in order to experience water at its clearest! Snorkeling at Silfra is suitable for anyone who...Read more
Combine an Icelandic horseback riding tour and high-speed whale watching cruise on a day trip from Reykjavik. Suitable for all abilities, the experience starts with a 1.5-2 hour ride through moors and lava fields on the sturdy Icelandic horse. Enjoy free time for lunch at Reykjavik Old Harbor, and then board an express boat to speed across...Read more
Being able to snorkel in the Silfra fissure is a privilege that mother nature literally opened up for us. Silfra is a big 'crack' in the ground located in Thingvellir on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge formed as two tectonic plates move apart from each other.
The benefits of choosing the wetsuit option is you can dive down and have the most unique...Read more
Snorkeling in a fissure caused by two tectonic plates drifting apart is something you can't do everyday! Silfra is the name of a big 'crack' stretching parallel to the North American and a micro-plate called Hreppar that broken off from the Eurasian plate.
Silfra has world-renowned clear and drinkable water with over 100 metre visibility...Read more
Snorkeling in Silfra is truly once in a lifetime experience! National Geographic describes Silfra as one of the top dive sites in the world. Combine that with the amazing Golden Circle tour from Reykjavík which includes Geysir, Gullfoss and Silfra in Thingvellir National...Read more
Zoom around the Icelandic waters aboard a custom designed RIB speed-boat, and enjoy close-up views of whales, dolphins, puffins and more.
The small yet powerful vessel is not just manoeuvrable out on the waters but also capable of reaching high speeds, allowing you to cover a larger area and get closer to the Reykjavik wildlife than you...Read more
Join Harpa Yachts for a comfortable whale & dolphin watching cruise from Reykjavik Old Harbor. On this cruise with a maximum of 35 guests we sail out from the old harbor in downtown Reykjavik out to Faxafloi bay looking for whales & dolphins.
Depending on the season you might experience a wide variety of wildlife in the picturesque...Read more
For a full-day experience with a difference, go on a whale watching boat trip in the morning then spend the afternoon touring Gullfoss, Geysir and other Icelandic natural phenomena. It's a nature-lover's dream, and the best way to make the most of your visit to...Read more
Enjoy an exclusive 2-hour tour on our custom-built RIB express boat – perfect for whale watching with a maximum of 12 spaces! Before departing from the Old Harbour in downtown Reykjavík, you will meet your guide and be provided with warm overalls, life jackets, goggles and gloves before boarding. Enjoy breathtaking scenery of the surrounding...Read more
Silfra is one of the world‘s best diving spots and offers great visibility in crystal clear glacial water. This 6-hour guided tour includes a scuba dive between the continental plates of Eurasia and North America. Silfra Fissure is located in Thingvellir National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.Prepare to be mesmerized by the heavenly blue...Read more
Experience the best Iceland has to offer with spectacular whale watching opportunities. All the year around you'll be able to see a variety of whales by the coast, from the Minke, Humpback and Killer whales to White-beaked dolphins and Harbor Porpoises. The high peak season for whale watching is from April to October, but of course the ocean is...Read more
Get up close to Iceland’s majestic wildlife on this Reykjavik Super Saver that combines a 1-hour puffin cruise and a 2.5- or 3.5-hour whale-watching tour for a discounted price. Choose which days and in what order you wish to take the tours, then wrap up warmly and head for the harbor. Glide around the rocky shores of Akurey island and watch...Read more
Take advantage of the Icelandic midnight sun in June, July & August, and use the bright night sky to look for whales, dolphins and more. The 3 hour whale watching tour includes an onboard multimedia show for information about Iceland’s natural marine life, as well a cruise on the sea from Reykjavik Old Harbour. Look out for humpback whales and...Read more
Encounter whales, dolphins, porpoises and birds on a 3-hour cruise from Reykjavik and see the wildlife in their natural habitat off the capital’s coast. Whales and dolphins are seen on more than 90% of summer tours and 80% of winter tours. In the unlikely event you do not see a whale or a dolphin you receive a complimentary ticket to join us...Read more
Spot whales and see the world’s greatest light show on this unforgettable Iceland Super Saver from Reykjavik. Choose which days and in what order you wish to take the tours, then wrap up in the protection of provided coveralls and prepare to be amazed. Setting out in search of the Northern Lights on a cruise, watch the night sky for signs of the...Read more
Set off in search of minke whales, humpbacks and more on this whale-watching cruise from Reykjavik. Pull on a pair of provided coveralls and then stay on the lookout for harbor porpoises, white-beaked dolphins and whales as you cut through the still waters of Faxaflói Bay. Throughout your cruise, listen to the knowledgeable guide’s insightful...Read more