Elding Whale Watching is a family owned company that has run whale watching and other adventures at sea from 2000. On behalf of the city of Reykjavík Elding has run Viðey Island and the ferry to the 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.
During the summer there are daily ferry departures both from Skarfabakki pier and Ægisgarður harbour. During the winter the ferry runs on Saturdays and Sundays from Skarfabakki to Viðey.
Gestur is the main ferry boat and takes up to 38 passengers on each ride. Elding has also other boats available for larger groups and/or special occasions.
Guðlaugur Ottesen Karlsson