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Tickets can be bought online, or at the three departure points :
- Online at www.elding.is
- Old Harbour in Reykjavik Elding Whale Watching ticket office
- Harpa Concert hall, at the reception desk
- Viðey ticket office at Skarfagarðar
Gestur is the main ferry boat and takes up to 38 passengers on each ride. Other boats are available for larger groups and/or special occasions.
The Reykjavík City Card, which includes free transfer to and from Viðey, is sold at the City Hall and many museums, hotels & travel agencies.
Elding Whale Watching is a family-owned company that has run whale-watching tours and other adventures at sea since 2000. On behalf of the city of Reykjavík Elding has run the ferry to Viðey Island since 2007.
Elding cares a great deal about the delicate and beautiful nature in and around Viðey. The company is EarthCheck certified and their boats carry the Blue flag. In 2008 the company received the Environmental Award of the Icelandic Tourist Board and continual environmental improvements are an integral part of their business.