Special Tours Travel Guide
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Special Tours

Special Tours Travel Guide

Special Tours was founded in 1996 as a Puffin Watching & School Trip Sea Tour Operator. We are very proud to be the first company in our marketplace to offer these unique tours from Reykjavik & for being able to have expanded into offering all the other sea adventures we offer today.

Whale Watching

Your whale watching adventure begins at the old harbour, just minutes away from the city centre!

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$ 89
Experience
Whale Watching Reykjavik
Special:A classic Whale Watching tour from the Old Reykjavik harbour!
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$ 89
Experience
Whale Watching Express
Special:A classic Whale Watching tour operated on a faster boat but you spend the same amount of time searching for whales in their feeding grounds in the Faxaflói bay!
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$ 93
Experience
Whale Watching & Whales of Iceland Exhibition
Special:Include a ticket to the Whales of Iceland exhibition to your whale watching tour with Special Tours BEST VALUE!!!
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$ 151
Experience
Whales & Auroras
Special:A combination of our two best sellers, Whale Watching and Northern Lights by boat on a discounted price when purchased as a combo tour!
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Northern Lights & Winter Tours

Hunting the northern lights from the ocean is an amazing experience; sailing away from the coastline of Reykjavik and seeing the aurora borealis out on the North-Atlantic ocean with beautiful mountains and the city in the background is something you won’t forget!

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$ 89
Experience
Northern Lights by Boat
Special:The Original Northern Lights by Boat tour! Warm insides, large viewing decks, professional crew & guides, bar/café onboard.
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$ 153
Experience
Golden Circle & Northern Lights By Boat
Special:A combination of two greats, the Golden Circle and a Northern Lights by Boat tour!
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$ 151
Experience
Whales & Auroras
Special:A combination of our two best sellers, Whale Watching and Northern Lights by boat on a discounted price when purchased as a combo tour!
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$ 153
Experience
New Years Firework Cruise
Special:Enjoy the fireworks display on New years eve from the sea. Includes a glass of Champagne on midnight!

Puffin Watching & Sea Angling

The Puffin Watching tours with Special Tours, Puffin Express, have been popular for over 20 years! Our great experience, and especially designed boat, Skúlaskeið or “Old Skuli”, makes us the leading expert in the area.

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$ 49
Experience
Puffin Express
Special:A classic summer tour from the old Reykjavík Harbour. Only 1 hour and up to 7 departures a day. 100% guarantee of seeing Puffins!
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$ 113
Experience
Sea Angling
Special:Sea Angling or Sea Fishing as some like to call it. Our experienced crew helps out with all the fishing equipment and then we cook your catch on board!
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$ 172
Experience
Whales & Sea Angling
Special:A fun day out at sea only with a short stop at shore to change boats. Great value when purchased as a combo tour.

Whale Watching Combo Tours

Here is our collection of combo tours where you can combine the best of our own tours with some of the most popular experiences by our partners in Iceland.

Restaurants near the Harbour

Here are a few great restaurants near the harbor we recommend checking out after your tour with us

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Reykjavík Röst
Special:All Special Tours customers get a 15% discount at Reykjavík Röst. Coffee with a view, soups, sandwiches and happy hour every day from 15-19.
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Kopar
Special:All Special Tours passengers get a 15% discount at Kopar!
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DEIG workshop
Special:10% Discount for all Special Tours Customers!!!
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Le KocK
Special:10% Discount for all Special Tours Customers!!!
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Grandi Mathöll
Special:A great selection of Icelandic street food places.
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Messinn Granda
Special:Fantastic fish lunch buffet!!!
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Hamborgarabúlla Tómasar
Special:Tommi´s burger joint always delivers! Great burgers and they are located just by the Special Tours reception so we highly recommend them before or after having coffee @ Reykjavík Röst
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Flatey Pizza
Special:The best Pizza in the harbour area!