Day Tours/Activities

Húsavík Original Whale Watching

The Húsavík whale watching tour gices you a unique opportunity to see these extraordinary animals and learn about them in their natural environment.

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  • Available mar, apr, may, jun, jul, aug, sep, oct, nov
  • Duration 3 hours
  • Location Húsavík, Iceland
  • Difficulty
  • Number of participants Min. 1
  • Age limit No age limit

What you'll experience.

The Húsavík Whale Watching tour is something everyone must experience!

Húsavík, a small town in north Iceland, is by many considered the capital of whale watching in Iceland. The town sits by Skjálfandi bay that serves as the natural habitat of these amazing giants of the ocean.

Come and discover the magnificent nature of the area and observe the whales, dolphins and seabirds that have made Skjálfandi bay their home.

Recommendations from thousands of satisfied travelers give testimony to this fantastic activity. Enjoy the smooth, safe sailing of a traditional Icelandic oak boat and treat yourself to a cup of hot cocoa and a cinnamon bun, while getting an up close view of the diverse wildlife of the area.

Possible Sightings

  • Minke whale
  • White beaked dolphin
  • Humpback whale
  • Harbour porpoise
  • Blue whale
  • Northern bottlenose whale
  • Fin whale
  • Sei whale
  • Pilot whale
  • Killer whale
  • Sperm whale
  • Puffins and other seabirds

Included in final tour price.


  • Professional Guide
  • Warm overalls
  • Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns

    What to bring.

    • Warm clothes


    • Sailing in the beautiful Skjálfandi bay
    • Whales
    • Seabirds

    Tour operator

    This tour is operated by our friends at North Sailing. In addition to being pioneers of whale watching in Iceland, North Sailing have put great emphasis on preserving the nature. They have been awarded many awards in the field, both nationally and internationally.

    North Sailing certifications include;

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    10.990 ISK
    Per person

    10.990 ISK