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Reykjavik Sea Angling

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Experience the bracing open sea of the Arctic. Catch your first Icelandic fish, barbecue it yourself and try our special sauce. You might even get lucky and see whales, dolphins and seabirds.


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Approx. 3 hours

Guiding language


Catch your own dinner

Have you ever dreamt of heading out to sea and fishing for your own dinner? Or are you perhaps already an avid fisherman who casts his or her line at any given opportunity? It makes no difference, because this popular sea angling tour is fun for everybody, beginners and seasoned fishermen alike.

Once you are out there on the open seas of Faxaflói Bay, breathing in the fresh Arctic air and have caught your first fish of the day, we are absolutely certain that this is an experience you will not soon forget. We have a longstanding experience of fishing in the Bay and sail out towhere the fish are plentiful. We supply all the gear needed and teach you all the best tricks  to catch a fish. If you should need a jacket, we also have rain jackets to keep you dry. Our tours are always fruitful and we commonly catch all the main signature fish-types found inIcelandic fishing grounds including; wolf fish, cod, haddock, mackerel and pollack.

The golden rule applies here, whatever you catch, you keep. However, if you prefer not to have a load  of cod in your hotel room then you can donate it to the ladies in our Café Bauja and they happily give you a cup of coffee in exchange.

At the end of the tour you can barbecue your catch on board, completely fresh and fuss-free or take it to MAR restaurant to enjoy a fully cooked meal.

All our sea angling tours begin from our ticket office by the Ægisgarður pier in the Old Harbour in downtown Reykjavik. You can purchase tickets or exchange your voucher if you have booked a prepaid trip. Your guide will meet you on board our sea angling boat, Faxi, which is docked at the floating pier in front of the Whale Watching Centre.

Details on the Sea Angling Tour

Price & Availability: See booking window on right.
Children 0-6 years free & 7-15 years 50% discount.
Min: No minimum number of participants
Age limit: No age limit
Pick up: Hotel pick ups are not included in the price of the tour. We do offer a pick up service, operated by Elding. Feel free to make your own way to our ticket and departure center, located in Ægisgarður 5 in Reykjavik’s old harbour. 
Bring with you: Dress according to weather. In Iceland it is always wise to dress in warm, waterproof clothes. Weather changes can be sudden so prepare for the unexpected. Bring a waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves. Good outdoor shoes are recommended.*
Duration: Approximately 3 hours
Keep in mind we are located at the Old Harbour in Reykjavík, easily within walking (0-15 min) distance from all hotels located in zip code #101 downtown Reykjavík. We encourage you to walk, both for the sake of the environment and your health.

* If you don’t have warm clothing we will supply you with a very warm overall and additional gear, as well as having some sweaters to lend.

What's included:

  • Experienced captain and guide
  • Elding boat
  • All neccessary fishing equipment
  • Warm overalls in case of cold weather
  • Whatever you catch, you keep
  • BBQ taste of the catch on board
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Tour Highlights

Faxaflói Bay

Faxaflói is a bay in southwest Iceland, between the peninsulas of Snæfellsnes and Reykjanes. Reykjavík is situated on its southern shore. Faxaflói has been a source of nourishment of the people living on its shores where fishermen went out in small boats to fish for dinner.

Harpa Concert Hall

Harpa is a concert hall and conference centre in Reykjavík, Iceland. Harpa was designed by the Danish firm Henning Larsen Architects in co-operation with Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson. Look out for events in Harpa while in Iceland.

"We took three tours"

We took the Norther Lights, Golden Circle and South Coast Tours. All were great! It’s easy, convienient and th3 guides are knowledgeable and friendly. I would definitely recommend .

- bschelle, April 2018


Having carefully researched and read the reviews of this trip, we booked and were so glad we did. The tour was well structured with plenty of time at each attraction (45 mins to 1hr at each). There were also refreshment and comfort breaks along the way. The coaches were very comfortable with WiFi and a USB charger point at each seat. The guide was friendly and knowledgeable and definitely enhanced the experience.

- RuthAOwen, April 2018

"An amazing experience!"

From pick up from our hotel to being dropped back at our hotel around 8 hours later, we had the most fabulous Iceland experience. Our tour guide was excellent, funny and engaging throughout...not overbearing but gave us all we needed. You get an interactive tablet (so bring headphones) that had a map and information as you drove along- excellent way of getting information as you could choose from a wide variety of languages. The map was GPS linked so as you drove the tablet automatically started to tell you information relevant to your position on the tour.

- JulieAlana, April 2018