Whale watching on a Luxury Rib boat
Up to 2 hours of breath-taking whale watching
Full guidance (English) with info on the whales.
A warm waterproof overall, gloves and googles
Lifejacket – our own Katla Whale Watching buff/scarf
2 HoursISK 18,900
Puffin and Reykjavík by Rib SpeedBoat
Katla Whale Watching is the perfect way to experience the amazing wildlife found in Faxa Bay, on whose southern shore the capital Reykjavik is located. Many species of whales, dolphins and even seals are to be found in these waters.
We sail every-day
Our boats are brand new state-of-the-art rib boats, equipped with suspension seats to enhance your comfort, security and level of enjoyment. The boat has powerful motors and is very stable. It´s also equipped with GPS, satellite radio and other devices for safety and control.
Private RIB SpeedBoat Tour
There are 23 species of whales around Iceland, and many of them are in the Faxaflói Bay outside of Reykjavík. They are from about 1.5 meters up to 15 meters long, and when you see these gentle giants up close, you really feel alive.
Sail from Reykjavik Old Harbour
- About 1 and a 1/2 hour breathtaking nature experience.
- We use fast maneuverable rib boats
- A warm waterproof overall (dry suit and goggles).
- Life-jacket – Your own Katla Whale Watching buff/scarf.
Daily Schedule (10:00 – 13:30)
ADULTS – ISK 18.900 (incl. 11% VAT)
CHILDREN 10-15 – ISK 9.900 (incl. 11% VAT)
We looked at a lot of different whale watching tours from the large boat tours to RIB boats before choosing to book with Katla. We eventually decided to go... read more
We went on a windy day, where the chances of seeing whales are less. Honestly who cares about seeing the whales, we said to each other afterward, the boat ride... read more
As someone who suffers from motion sickness I purposely set out to find a company using ribs boats as they are a faster boat with very little rocking. I found... read more
We decided to book our whale watching tour with Katla because of the helpful and informative web-page together with great reviews. The welcoming was really warm and friendly by the... read more
We had a great time during this trip, the guides were very friendly and helpful finding whales and dolphins but also respectful with them. We had the great luck to... read more
What an amazing boat tour! We saw lots of Minke Whales and also some dolphins. The guide and his father that drove the speed boat were absolutely amazing! They were... read more
Katla Whale Watching
Experience the Amazing Wild Life
Katla Whale Watching is the perfect way to experience the amazing wild life found in Faxa Bay, on whose southern shore the capital Reykjavik is located. Many species of whales, dolphins and even seals are to be found in these waters. In addition, the bay is home to millions of sea birds of various species, including the beautiful puffin.
We Sail Every Day
Spot Those Whales!
Our fast maneuverable boats can swiftly move from place to place and so cover a wide area, which of course increases the likelihood of spotting whales. So we´d be delighted to have you come aboard and take the tour with us. We sail daily and you can choose trips from 10:00 in the morning to 21:30 at night. Each trip takes about 1 and a 1/2 hour.