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Help protect whales in Iceland

Help protect whales in Iceland

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:1 meal and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

By participating you are helping inform fellow visitors about the importance of not eating whale meat, therefore saving minke whales in Icelandic waters. Participants like you are crucial in encouraging responsible tourist behaviour. Over 500 volunteers from around the world have participated in this campaign since 2011, and the demand for whale meat has never been lower as a consequence. This…
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About The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW)

IFAW's vision is a world where animals are respected and protected. With offices in 15 countries and projects in more than 40 countries, we rescue individual animals, safeguard populations, preserve habitat, and advocate for a better future. IceWhale is a non-profit organisation; its aim is to be a platform for Icelandic companies offering whale-watching tours and whale education.
This is a social impact experience where 100% of what you pay for this experience goes to The International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW). .

What we’ll do

This two-hour itinerary provides an educational, peer-to-peer campaigning experience that highlights and promotes whale conservation in Iceland. (1) Start the day with a one-hour guided educational tour of the new Whales of Iceland exhibition, as well as an introduction to Icelandic whale hunting and whale conservation initiatives. (2) Depart for an early lunch at the popular Röst Bistro in the…

What else you should know

Due to the nature of the experience, a basic level of English is recommended. Participants are expected to sign a volunteer form which will be sent to them after signing up for the experience.

What I’ll provide

Early Lunch
Whale friendly lunch at Röst Harbour Bistro in the Old Harbour. Vegan and vegetarian options available.
All campaigning materials

What to bring

Suitable clothing and sturdy footwear for a day outside

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$49 per person
$49 per person