Last Chance to See 'Willy' Before They 'Free Willy' Again

Jean-Michel Cousteau to Join Iceland Adventure Tour

Jun 01, 2000, 01:00 ET from ICELANDAIR

    COLUMBIA, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Keiko, the famous whale lead of the
 feature film "Free Willy" who was returned to Iceland nearly two years ago, is
 "taking walks" in the waters of his homeland in preparation for his re-entry
 into the open ocean.  Before he takes that final swim to freedom, movie fans
 and environmentalists alike may join Jean-Michel Cousteau for a unique six-day
 visit to Iceland.  In addition to exciting adventure sightseeing tours,
 Cousteau will present a private seminar and the premiere screening of his
 much-anticipated Keiko documentary "Born to Be Wild."
     Priced from $2190 per person, double occupancy, the Icelandair Holidays
 tour departs July 3 from Boston, New York (JFK), Baltimore/Washington (BWI),
 Minneapolis/St. Paul and Halifax, returning July 9 and must be booked prior to
 June 16.
     The package includes round-trip air, 5 nights hotel accommodations with
 Scandinavian Buffet breakfasts, two flights within Iceland, airport/hotel
 transfers, Reykjavik sightseeing, horseback riding, whale-watching, an
 overnight visit to beautiful Lake Myvatn, bus and boat tours of the Westman
 Islands -- Keiko's home for the past two years ? and a dip in the ever-popular
 Blue Lagoon.  The package price for one person traveling alone is $2507,
 including all above tours.  Extra nights may be added before or after the tour
     Travelers may also book a 2-night adventure package that includes the
 seminar and movie premiere and does not include other tours and excursions
 from $1097 per person, double occupancy, or $1223 single.  Extra nights and
 additional tours may be added.
     Airport taxes (approximately $68 per person), personal insurance and meals
 not stated in itinerary are not included.  A surcharge of $65 per person
 applies from Minneapolis/St. Paul, and an extra night is required from
 Halifax.  Other conditions and restrictions may apply.
     This trip is arranged with the cooperation of Ocean Futures, the
 organization supporting Keiko.  Please note that there is no guarantee of a
 Keiko-sighting during the tour, and it is possible that he will decide to be
 free again between now and then.
     Additional information is available from Icelandair Holidays at
 (800) 779-2899 or by email at  Visit Icelandair's
 website at and learn more about Ocean Futures at