Day Tours/Activities

Whale & Puffin Watching From Húsavík

The whale and puffin watching tour combines two of Iceland’s most popular wildlife attractions. See these rare and beautiful animals with your own eyes.

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  • Available apr, may, jun, jul, aug
  • Duration 3.5 hours
  • Location Húsavík, Iceland
  • Difficulty
  • Number of participants Min. 1
  • Age limit No age limit

What you'll experience.

Go whale & puffin watching from Húsavík, the whale capital of Iceland.

This classic whale watching tour combines a visit to Puffin Island just of the coast from the town of Húsavík, home to thousands of puffins. The tour takes about 3,5 hours on one of the traditional oak boats. During the tour you will discover the magnificent nature of Skjálfandi bay observing whales, dolphins and puffins among with other sea birds in their natural habitat. Enjoy the smooth, safe sailing of a traditional Icelandic oak ship and treat yourself to a cup of hot cocoa and traditional Icelandic scones.

The whale & puffin watching tour is an ideal choice for families. It is an authentic wildlife adventure created the pioneers of whale watching in Iceland.

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.


  • Warm Overalls
  • Raincoats, hats, gloves and blankets
  • Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns
  • Professional guide

    What to bring.

    • Warm clothes


    • Humpback whales
    • Puffins

    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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    12.990 ISK
    Per person

    12.990 ISK