Iceland’s reputation as the whale-watching capital of northern Europe is well-earned – its fjord-burrowed coastline reels in up to 15 species of whales every year. Setting out from Reykjavik, this tour will seek out the awe-inspiring beasts on a 3-hour boat voyage. Regulars like minke and fin whales slice through these waters, sharing space with the famous friendly giants. Blue whales, the largest living animals in the world, and humpback whales, with their huge iconic fins, frequent the waters, too. Those who fancy getting up close and personal to the whales should clamber upstairs to the boat’s open-air top deck. Your boat is made with this sort of tour in mind, so there’s also a dining room and a bar onboard.
- SUITABILITY Little physical activity.