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iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Hugely increase your chances of seeing puffins in the wild on this guided tour from the Old Harbor in Reykjavík. Traveling aboard a custom-made rigid-inflatable boat (RIB) means you get as close as possible to the islands of Faxaflói Bay where puffins come to breed in the summer. While watching the clownish birds, your guide offers insight into their behavior, as well as those of the other resident seabirds, such as auks and gannets.
  • Traveling by RIB means you get as close as possible to the islands
  • Learn about seabird behavior from your guide
  • Includes safety equipment and a warm flotation suit
  • Tour offers a much better opportunity to see puffins than would be possible alone
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Warm flotation suit
Excellent live guidance
Necessary safety equipment
1 hr RIB tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Snacks

Departure Point

AEgisgardur 5, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

Departure Time

1:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum age is 10 years or 145 cm
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Elding Whale Watching

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
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What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Reykjavík Premium Puffin tour | close up and personal?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
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Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Reykjavík Premium Puffin tour | close up and personal?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Reykjavík Premium Puffin tour | close up and personal.
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What is the social distancing policy during Reykjavík Premium Puffin tour | close up and personal?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Reykjavík Premium Puffin tour | close up and personal.
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What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Reykjavík Premium Puffin tour | close up and personal?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Reykjavík Premium Puffin tour | close up and personal.
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What is the maximum group size during Reykjavík Premium Puffin tour | close up and personal?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers.

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Ernest P
, Jun 2019
The ride on the high speed R.I.B [ridged hull inflatable boat] was as much fun as taking photos of the seabirds. The photos came out great since you get as close as is wise to the nests in the cliffs.
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