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Sea Fishing Experience from Reykjavik

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Reykjavík, Iceland

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
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
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Overview

Enjoy an unforgettable angling trip on Iceland’s icy waters on this sea fishing trip from Reykjavik. Whether you’re an aspiring or experienced sea angler, pull on some warm coveralls, and sail into Faxaflói Bay on a comfortable fishing boat. Then, with instructions from the crew, set up the supplied fishing rods and bait, and wait for a bite. If you’re lucky, catch species such as cod, halibut and haddock, and choose to either barbecue them on board or have them packed in a crate to take with you!
  • Enjoy the picturesque scenery of Faxaflói, a bay teeming with fish
  • Good chance of catching cod, halibut, haddock, rockfish and pollock
  • Professional equipment provided
  • Barbeque your catch on board or take it with you
Fishing tour with expert guides
Protective clothing
All necessary equipment, including fishing rod and bait
Grill the catch on board!
Food and drinks, unless specified
Hotel transfers (available for an additional fee - please contact supplier)

Departure Point

Geirsgata 11, 101 Reykjavík, Iceland

Departure Time

5:00 PM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet the friendly captain and crew on your fishing boat, and don some warm coveralls to keep you cozy. Then, enjoy the views as your boat heads out into the icy waters of Reykjavik’s Faxaflói Bay.

Feel the thrill as you cut through the waves, and set about using the supplied angling equipment. As well as experienced anglers, this trip is ideal for first-timers, so if you’ve never been sea fishing, don’t worry — the crew will guide you through the essentials. All the necessary items, including fishing rods and bait, are provided on board.

Once you’re ready, drop your line and enjoy an exciting angling session. Species you may catch include cod, haddock, pollock, halibut and rockfish.

If you’re fishing in summer (May to August), your boat will pass the islands of Akurey and Lundey during your trip. Both islands are famous for their seabirds and summertime puffin colonies, so keep your eyes peeled for these colorful birds nesting on the shores.

After your fishing session, you’re free to either barbecue your catch on the boat or to ask to have your fish packed in special crates, available on request.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Hotel pick up: Available to book directly with supplier (extra fees apply).
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers

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.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Sea Fishing Experience from Reykjavik?
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 Sea Fishing Experience from Reykjavik.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Sea Fishing Experience from Reykjavik?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Sea Fishing Experience from Reykjavik.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Sea Fishing Experience from Reykjavik?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Sea Fishing Experience from Reykjavik.

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Amazing time, almost everyone caught...
Chrysanne E
, Jan 2018
Amazing time, almost everyone caught fish only one person didn't and they said it was not a normal day - usually the fish are practically jumping into the boat! Boat was spacious so you weren't on top of each other fishing. The fresh fish dinner on the boat was great! The crew was so nice and helpful. Only negative - our boat was having some electrical issues, they couldn't make coffee but gave us free beer instead - totally made up for it.
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The Captain was great to speak with...
John S
, Aug 2017
The Captain was great to speak with as we are both seafarers. Sea was a bit rough but we kept doggedly at it until everyone had some catch, grilled back at the pier wonderfully by the crew due to the sea state being just a little too sketchy for using a propane tank. Only unfortunate was my darling wife caught a larger cod than I. Will certainly do again next time we visit Reykjavík.
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The tour was amazing! The crew was...
Regan L
, Jul 2017
The tour was amazing! The crew was so helpful and great! Caught so many fish. And then they prepared the fish-yummy!!! A must do in Iceland!
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Great fishing trip. We were picked...
Karen N
, Jul 2017
Great fishing trip. We were picked up at our hotel and taken to the old habour where our fishing boat was waiting. There were about 20 people on board but it was not crowded. I think everyone caught at least 1 or 2 fish, large cod. I had not been fishing in many many years so needed a bit of help initially and I went on to catch 4 fish, 3 of which were keepers. The fish were cooked on the way back to shore and with some potatoes made for a very nice meal. I would highly recommend this trip if you love to fish. There was no transport back to our hotel. It was a nice night so we walked back along the shore but could be a problem if were not up to walking. There was no mention of this when we were dropped off from the boat.
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First Class operation from beginning...
Dwight G
, Jul 2017
First Class operation from beginning to end! Super friendly, experienced crew! Spectacular views. Great fishing with a delicious meal served on very comfortable, clean boat. Fun to see the youngest member of our group catch the biggest fish:- I would highly recommend this trip-they truly do go the extra mile to make sure you enjoy the trip!! Dwight Geisler Bloomington, MN
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This fishing trip was a great ending...
danamichel
, Jun 2017
This fishing trip was a great ending to our vacation in Iceland and I would highly recommend this excursion. My sons 11 and 15 had a blast. They both caught a lot of fish, some of substantial size. The captain and crew were friendly, helpful and fun. As we caught the fish, they were cleaned on the boat and grilled for us to enjoy on the way back to the dock. Our expectations were exceeded and we are thankful to have had this great experience.
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A GREAT experience!! This was a...
Kim K
, Oct 2016
A GREAT experience!! This was a small boat and a small group which made the experience fantastic. The captain was awesome. We caught plenty of fish and ate it right on the boat. Would absolutely go again!
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The staff was very friendly and...
Kathie L
, Aug 2016
The staff was very friendly and helpful. I caught a lot of fish immediately. The fish dinner was delicious.
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This was an awesome experience! Our...
Mary H
, Aug 2016
This was an awesome experience! Our entire family had a blast. A bus picked us up at our hotel and drove us to the dock. The crew was friendly and professional. We all caught fish cod, ling, wolf fish. On the way back, the crew cooked the fish and we ate a delicious meal! They also supplied foul weather jackets and all the fishing gear and bait. A bus took us back to the hotel as well.
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The crew on the boat were great...
shawna_lb
, Aug 2016
The crew on the boat were great! The cooking of the fish was great!! Good times! Only down side was the people we were on the boat with were annoying, but the company can't do anything about that! Good thing it's a big boat :

Product code: 5477ANGLING

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