Enjoy whale watching, puffin watching or northern lights tours by sea

Special Tours have over 20 years of experience in providing a great variety of wildlife adventures at sea from Reykjavík. The company offers a wide selection of whale watching tours that are operated year-round as well as puffin and sea angling tours in the summer, and the original northern lights by boat tours in winter. Special Tours focus on providing comfort and exceptional service while ensuring to protect and respect the environment. Having a highly skilled and friendly crew as well as an experienced guide on every tour is sure to make memorable experiences.

Harbour Dining Reykjavik

Northern Lights by boat

Special Tours were the first company to offer the popular Northern Lights by Boat tours in Iceland. Hunting for the northern lights from the sea is an amazing experience. Sailing from the old harbour in Reykjavík to watch the aurora borealis dancing in the sky is something you’ll never forget! Special Tours are known amongst passengers and partners for its ambitious and hardworking team, aiming for great adventures on each tour and for every client. They go the extra mile!

Northern Lights by boat

Special Tours App

In 2020, Special Tours will be publishing a free multilingual app in five languages–English, Mandarin, Spanish, French and German. The app will have all the information you need for your Northern Lights by Boat, Whale Watching or Puffin Watching tour with Special Tours. The app will include detailed information about everything you may expect to see on your tour such as whales, northern lights or birdlife.

Whales of Iceland

For something special on land, Special Tours´, sister company, the Whales of Iceland Exhibition, consists of 23 life-size whale models and multiple interactive information displays and videos, including soothing whale sounds and underwater ambient lighting. Whales of Iceland is a dreamy adventure for the whole family. Please note that when traveling with Special Tours, you receive a discount on admission. Please look out for your Whales of Iceland add on when booking your tour.

Special Tours
Ægisgarður 13, 101 Reykjavík
Tel. +354 560 8800