Whale watching tour in Arskogssandur

Hotel Kaldi, Sjávargata, Litli, Iceland, Hjalteyri, Iceland
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What To Expect

Árskógssandur is a charming village with only around 100 inhabitants. Once known for a vibrant fishing industry, Árskógssandur has now transformed, offering a unique experience as the home of Iceland's first microbrewery, famous for its signature beer Kaldi as well as the Beer SPA, an unforgettable experience found nowhere else in Iceland!For this tour you'll be sailing in a traditional refurbished oak boat, called Sæborg, which was originally built for fishing. Sailing in Sæborg will give you glimpses to the experience and the mindset of past local fishermen going out at sea. Nowadays, you can enjoy a quiet sail in the calm seas of Eyjafjörður, Iceland's longest fjord.Eyjafjörður provides an exceptionally favorable habitat for marine life. In fact, whales have been spotted in 99.4% of all tours conducted in the past three years. Local former fishermen even have a saying: "Water is wet, the sky is blue, and Eyjafjörður is swarmed with whales!"Under the guidance and expertise of the qualified crew, this tour gives you the unique and exceptional opportunity to get in touch with the magnificent wildlife found in the North of Iceland, most notably the majestic whales and graceful seabirds.

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Important info

  • Please make sure to wear warm clothing due to cold temperatures
What's included
A whale-watching expert guide. Warm overalls and raincoats if needed. Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns as refreshments
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Experience a breathtaking whale watching tour from the fishing village of Árskógssandur. See whales, dolphins and sea birds up close in their natural habitat. Enjoy low-impact whale watching and the scenic view at the secluded location of Árskógssandur whilst aboard a traditional Icelandic oak boat

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Meeting Point

Your tour starts at the reception in Hótel Kaldi where the ticket office is located, only a few steps from the harbor, Kaldi Brewery and the Beer SPA.