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Bucket list trip! Swim under Iceland's midnight sun with humpback whales

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Why not cross off two bucket list items at once? Black Tomato, a luxury vacation service, has just added a truly unique trip to their experiences.

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Their luxury tour lets guests swim amongst the humpback whales as they return from the Gulf of Mexico following the long winter.

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The whales' return is also marked by the return of Iceland’s famous midnight sun, the period in the year when the sun never quite fully sets, or sets only for a short time each night.

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You’ll spend two hours swimming peacefully with the whales in a dry suit that protects you from the freezing waters. And you’ll still have a thermal bath waiting for you when you return.

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Black Tomato recommends at least 5 nights to complete your tour, including a stay in Reykjavik, overnights at the Hótel Kea Akureyri in Akureyri, where you’ll head off for your swim session, and a final night at the well-known Blue Lagoon Retreat.

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Besides the luxe accommodation and the out-of-this-world swim, you’ll also get guided tours of other natural sights in Iceland, such as lava fields and caves.

Bucket list trip! Swim under Iceland's midnight sun with humpback whales

Although it’s just a 3 hour flight from London, the price is steep for such an unusual adventure: $10,075 per person (approx. £7,900) excluding flights.

Do you think it's worth the price tag? Learn more about this experience and make your booking here.

Bucket list trip! Swim under Iceland's midnight sun with humpback whales