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Elding is the original whale-watching tour operator in Reykjavík, offering Iceland’s most talked-about whale-watching and sea adventure tours.Setting sail from Reykjavik’s harbour, Elding offers whale-watching tours that bring you face-to-face with the majestic creatures of the sea. The company’s commitment to sustainable tourism ensures that every encounter respects the marine environment. Therefore, travellers get to experience the rich marine biodiversity of Iceland with minimal environmental impact.Elding also offers sea angling excursions, Northern Lights cruises, incentive and exclusive tours, and the ferry to Viðey Island. The company ensures awe-inspiring moments on the sea against Iceland’s breathtaking backdrop.
The company offers tours on their wide range of boats, used for different purposes. Depending on which tour is embarked on, the boats range from larger, slower boats mainly used for classic whale-watching to fast RIBs used for premium and express whale tours.With decades of experience dating back to the year 2000, Elding has continued to develop its products and services from small-scale seasonal tours to year-round products. Today, Elding offers one of the top three tourist activities in Iceland. With its continuous development to become even better, Elding has also begun operating from Akureyri, providing whale-watching adventures from the North of Iceland.Elding’s knowledgeable guides, comfortable boats and top-tier tours ensure memorable encounters with whales, puffins, Northern Lights and Iceland’s stunning nature, making every trip with Elding an unforgettable experience.