Whale Watching Tour




When Can I See Whales?

Whales are highly intelligent creatures, with their routines and customs, much like us humans.

We at Salka have set up a sailing schedule that maximises our guests’ enjoyment, experience and probability of seeing nature’s beautiful creatures in their natural habitat, while treating the animals with the love and respect they deserve.

Our Whale Watching Tour

There really are few things that beat the fresh smell of the ocean on a beautiful day in Skjálfandi Bay, aboard our traditional oak boats.
Our experienced crew will give you a unique adventure, whether you are an early bird, enjoy the daytime at sea or if you’re up for a whale watching spectacle in the midnight sun!

This fantastic 3 hour tour takes you to traditional whale watching areas in Skjálfandi Bay. Here you will get the chance to experience whales, dolphins and birds in their natural surroundings. Every tour is different and you never know what amazing species and wildlife shows you will get to see during the trip. The most common whale and dolphin species in Skjálfandi Bay are humpback whales, Minke whales, white beaked dolphins, porpoises and in the beginning of summer blue whales and fin whales.

With our years of experience and knowledge from sailing through the bay of Skjálfandi, we guarantee your upmost comfort, enjoyment and authentic adventure, on each of our tours.

Please be aware that we are sailing on The Atlantic Ocean. The weather in Iceland can be unpredictable and change rapidly, therefore the captain can decide to cancel the tour on short notice for safety reasons. In case of cancellation of the trip due to weather conditions, an appropriate reimbursement will be found for you.

What is included?

On each tour we provide our guest with an authentic experience of Icelandic nature and wildlife.
Aboard our ships we offer complimentary WiFi, coffee, hot chocolate and cookies, as well as warm overalls and raincoats if needed.

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