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Environmental-friendly whale watching from Húsavík, North Iceland is the way to go for true nature-lovers!
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Snæfellsnes Peninsula is a great place for whale watching, especially if you are interested in catching a glimpes of the magnificent killer whale.
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A personal travel story from a great blog highlighting a day of whale watching in Húsavík and exploring the town of Akureyri in North Iceland. Spectacular photos.
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There are no polar bears in Iceland. Instead, there are for instance whales, puffins, reindeer and foxes. Here's a guide to Iceland's wild fauna.
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If you are travelling outside of Reykjavik you will without a doubt spot a horse or two. Here you can learn more about the unique breed of the Icelandic horse.
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This is a classic whale watching tour departing from Akureyri, the largest town in North Iceland.
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Seals are beautiful sea mammals that are quite common in Iceland. On this tour, you get the oportunity to catch a glimpse of them. Hvammstangi is conveniently situated between Akureyri and Reykjavik.
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The Viking Express is a great opportunity for experienced riders to get to know the Icelandic horse.
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Húsavík is by many considered to be the best spot in Iceland for whale whatching. This tour is ideal for those who want to explore whales, dolphins and birds in their natural habitat. Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns included!
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The Icelandic horse is truly incredible. It is different from the usual horse, not only because its smaller, but also because it is a "five-gaited" breed. Here's an article about the Icelandic horse.
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Vatnsnes Peninsula may not be the most popular tourist attraction in Iceland. An often overlooked corner of North-West Iceland it is home to beautiful nature and wildlife.
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Cape Ingolfshofdi is crowded with puffins and other sea birds. It is located on the South Coast of Iceland, not too far from Jokulsarlon Glacial Lagoon. It is an short but challenging hike, great for puffin spotting.
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A useful list of the most common wild and domesticated animals you could expect to see in Iceland.
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Excellent tour for one of the best possible changes of seeing whales in Húsavík - sometimes called the whale watching capital of Europe!
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The largest habitats of wild reindeers in Iceland are in the Eastfjords. On this tour, a knowledgable guide will take you reindeer-spotting.
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This tours lets you get up close and personal with the gigantic whales and adorable puffins, travelling by a small speedboat. The tour departs from Husavik in northern Iceland and lasts for two and a half hours.
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You can expect to see various species of whales on this whale watching tours that departs from Hólmavík in the Westfjords of Iceland. This is actually a brand new tour, starting the 15th of June 2017.
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If you are planning a whale watching tour in Húsavík in Iceland, this article by a local experts shares a few great tips and recommendations for tour companies in the area.
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Great story about what to expect from a whale watching tour in Iceland, with a little bit of informational and historic twist.
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Horseback riding is very popular in Iceland and, as some people may know, there is a special breed called "The Icelandic Horse". If you are looking for a riding adventure in Iceland, check out this post.
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If you're looking for a story of how to get out of the city and experiencing wild Reindeers in the East Fjords, this article is a great read.
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Stunning photos of the Icelandic horse are featured in this personal travel story about a horseback riding tour in Iceland during summer.
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Combine the most popular Húsavík original whale watching tour with a stop at Puffin island in the Skjalfandi Bay to see these magnificent birds.
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Enjoy the nature in all it's beauty and experience Drangey island with this puffin tour in Skagafjörður.
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This tour is a combination of horseback riding and caving. The duration of the riding tour is a little less than two hours, exploring the cave takes roughly one and a half hours. The age limit for the tour is 10 years.
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This is a 1.5 hours long riding tour that takes you through the wonderful area around Lake Myvatn in North Iceland.
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Whale watching is popular amongst tourists that visit Iceland. Whales are a common sight in the summertime but during the other three seasons, chances are you'll spot other interesting sea-creatures.
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Puffins are hardly ever seen in Reykjavik city, but there are large numbers of them around the small islands just off the shore. This tour gives you an oportunity to spot these lovely birds in their natural habitat.
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Húsavík, a small town in northern Iceland, is a central hub for whale watching in Iceland. This article features an excellent travel story about an eco-friendly whale watching tour.
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Iceland has a large population of puffins. If spotting these cute little birds is on your Iceland to-do list, you should definitely check this article out.
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Go whale watching on a traditional wooden schooner for an authentic sailboat and whale watching experience.
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Puffins are simply adorable. If you are staying in Reykjavik and are eager to spot some of the world's cutest birds, this tour is ideal.
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Melrakkaslétta is a very remote area in the northwestern tip of Iceland. Melrakkaslétta, which is almost entirely overlooked by tourists, is a fantastic place for bird watching.
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While whale sightings happens most often on tours, sometimes luck is not in your favor. This travel story shares insights into a great tour in winter without spotting any whale.
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Helpful article to learn about the ins and outs of whales in Iceland, including its history and most popular species to a list of recommended tours.
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Hjalteyri is a little town close to Akureyri. It's a fantastic spot for whale watching and the town is charming as well. Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns are included!
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Iceland is not known for dogsledding and it is actually not a part of authentic Icelandic culture. Nevertheless, there is a company that offers dogsledding tours for those who are interested.
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Combine the classic whale and puffin watching with authentic experience on a wooden sailboat.
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The conditions in North Iceland are excellent for whale watching. This is a classic whale watching tour that departs from the town of Dalvík, North Iceland.
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Your whale watching adventure begins at Reykjavi's Old Harbor, just minutes away from the city centre!.
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Husavik is often referred to as the whale watching capital of the North and for a good reason. If you're looking to go on a faster boat and add a little adventure to your whale watching tour, this experience is a great choice.
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This week-long horseback riding tour takes you through the scenic South Iceland and all the way to the Highlands. Accommodation and meals are included.
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Looking for a family friendly adventure during your stay in Iceland? I highly recommend this tour for parents that want to spend some real quality time with their young ones.
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The ultimate eco-friendly whale watching experience on a carbon-neutral old sailboat, combined with puffin spotting in Puffin Island.
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On this day tour you will have a chance to ride the unique Icelandic Horse through unspoiled nature and magnificent landscape with a stop in the Reykjadalur Hot Spring River.
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Whale watching is a popular activity but that doesn't necessarily mean it's for everyone. This article helps you evaluating whether whale watching is worth your time and money.
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Whale watching is something that a lot of travellers do while in Iceland. Here's a review of a whale watching tour in Reykjavik.
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Spot puffins, soak in geothermal springs, catch a glimpse of the aurora borealis—here's a list of 8 experiences you must have during your stay in Iceland.
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Flatey used to be home to hundreds of Icelanders but now it consists of one farm and a few guesthouses and cottages. It's full of wildlife and surrounded by thousands of small islands scattered around the fjord.
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It takes six days to ride the Kjolur trail in the Icelandic highlands and it's absolutely a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Check out this blog post to learn more about this adventurous trail.
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The Westman Islands are an archipelago just south of Iceland. With its large population of puffins, magnificent cliffs and volcanoes, The Westman Islands rank among the most beautiful and interesting places in Iceland.