Grundarfjordur lies on the north shore of the Snaefellsnes Peninsula, a two hour drive from Iceland’s capital, Reykjavik. Set on the shore of a half-moon bay, the town is backed by beautiful mountains, including steeple-shaped Kirkjufell, and provides the perfect location for whales watching trips to observe orca.
- Where: Snaefellnes Peninsula
- Ideal for viewing: orca, Atlantic puffin, eider duck, fulmar, purple sandpiper
- Excellent for: Whale watching