Iceland Wildlife & Nature

Wildlife and nature form an integral part of the many of holidays to Iceland, where rugged natural beauty is complemented by wonderful bird watching and whale watching opportunities. We offer a selection of itineraries with a specific focus on wildlife encounters including the chance to combine orca watching with searching for the northern lights, or we can tailor make a holiday entirely around your interests.

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Wildlife & Nature Holidays in Iceland

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  • Killer Whales and Northern Lights
    Killer Whales and Northern Lights
    4 nights | January to March
    This exclusive itinerary combines two natural wonders in one excellent short break. Based on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula where large pods of orca congregate in search of herring, enjoy whale watching by day whilst looking out for the northern lights each evening. Now wit... from £869
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  • Killer Whales and Northern Lights Self Drive
    Killer Whales and Northern Lights Self Drive
    3 nights | 15 Dec - 30 Mar
    This short break is based in the charming village of Grundarfjordur on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, where during winter killer whales come into the bay to feed on herring. Aimed at the independent traveller, stay in comfortable Guesthouse Grundarfjordur on a self-caterin... from £343
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  • Killer Whale Watching at Christmas
    Killer Whale Watching at Christmas
    6 nights | TBC
    Enjoy a traditional Icelandic Christmas combined with killer whale encounters on this two-centre escorted break in Grundarfjordur and Hvalfjordur in West Iceland. Join two boat trips in search of orca while each evening there are excellent opportunities for seeing the m... from £1,198
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  • Killer Whales and Northern Lights at New Year
    Killer Whales and Northern Lights at New Year
    6 nights | TBC
    This new and exclusive semi-escorted New Year getaway combines two of Iceland's most popular areas, the lively city of Reykjavik and the orca watching paradise of Grundarfjordur on the Snaefellsnes Peninsula. With free time in the capital, a New Year dinner cruise, two ... from £999
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  • Birding in Iceland Self Drive
    Birding in Iceland Self Drive
    7 nights | Jun - Aug
    A visit to Iceland which includes a fully guided day tour around Lake Myvatn will be of particular interest to bird watchers, with the added bonus of nearby Husavik being Europe's whale watching capital! Gyrfalcons and ptarmigan are often spotted in the North's Jokulsa... from £1,083
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  • Hornstrandir Sailing and Wildlife Adventure
    Hornstrandir Sailing and Wildlife Adventure
    8 nights | June, July
    Take a sailing adventure around Iceland's striking West Fjords renowned for its untouched nature. Explore the Hornstrandir Nature Reserve with its dramatic bird cliffs - home to almost 50 species of breeding birds - and lush green valleys. Travelling aboard a sturdy exp... from £2,299
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  • Iceland Odyssey
    Iceland Odyssey
    16 nights | May to August
    Combine some of the best of Iceland’s awe-inspiring scenery with a selection of its quaint and quirky hotels on this fantastic circular tour. This holiday is all about enjoying the true culture and hospitality of Iceland’s people and its stunning nature - from Myrdalsjo... from £2,099
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