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Whale Watching

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Whale Watching

A few Icelandic companies offer whale watching. Around 20 species of
whale can be found in the sea surrounding the country but the most common are the beaked
whale, the hump-backed whale, dolphins and a few others. Whale watching is an incredible
experience for people of all ages.

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Arctic Rafting
  • Vatnagarðar 8
  • 104 Reykjavík
  • 562-7000

West Iceland

Towns & Villages

The population centres in West Iceland are as varied as they are many. Ten places have over 50 residents and Akranes is the most densely populated with 6,500 inhabitants. 

All of the larger communities put ever-increasing emphasis on dynamic tourism where a wide selection of recreation and services are offered.   

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Map Hellissandur, Rif Grundarfjörður Stykkishólmur Búðardalur Dalir Arnarstapi Hellnar Snæfellsnes Bifröst Húsafell Reykholt Borgarfjörður Hvanneyri Borgarnes Hvalfjörður Akranes Ólafsvík