In the bay of Skjálfandi you can see several different species of whales. Dolphins are common as are minke whales. You can also see the biggest animal on earth, the Blue whale, if you are lucky. You can also see the Atlantic puffin and other seabirds on some of the tours on offer.
The tour operators have a 98% success rate so you can almost be certain you’ll see some of the whales in the area.