Whale Watching in Húsavík
Tour ID: IN03
Tour Duration: 3-hour boat tour.
Going whale watching from Húsavík in North Iceland is an unforgettable experience. Meet the friendly giants of the sea in the breathtaking surroundings of Skálfjandflói Bay. 7-19 species of whales have been spotted in the sea around Iceland, 12 of them can be considered common visitors, e.g. minke whale, humpback whale, killer whale and harbour porpoise. Join us on a day trip to look for these magnificent creatures of the high seas.
- Whales in their natural surroundings
- Húsavík town with its charming harbour
- Scenic landscape of North Iceland
- The Skjálfandaflói bay
- Sea birds
- Chance to visit the Whale Museum
- Chance for shorter hikes in the area
Departures: Daily from March to December 2018
Price per person: ISK 10.500
Children 7-15 years: ISK 3.500
Children 0-6 years: free
Several departure a day in May and June 2018: first dep. at 10:00, last dep. at 19:30
Several departures a day in , July, August 2018: first dep. at 08:00, last dep. at 20:00
Several departures a day also in:
September 2018: 08:30, 10:00, 11:30, 12:30, 15:00
October 2018: 09:30, 11:00, 13:00 and 15.00
November/December 2018: 09:30, 10:30, 13:00
Discover the magnificent nature of Skjalfandi Bay observing whales, dolphins and sea birds in their natural habitat. Enjoy the smooth, safe sailing in a traditional Icelandic oak boat, guided by our professional crew especially trained in responsible conduct with whales, and treat your self to a cup of hot cocoa and a cinnamon bun. Recommended by thousands of satisfied travelers worldwide, the Original Husavik Whale Watching tour is an authentic wildlife adventure by the pioneers of whale watching in Iceland.
Please note that transportation to/from Húsavík is not included. Public bus runs between Húsavík and Akureyri (route no. 79 - see schedule on Stræto webpage: https://www.straeto.is/is/timatoflur/4/41
- Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns.
- Expert whale watching guide.
- Warm overalls and raincoats if needed.
Don't forget sunglasses and sun cream on sunny summer days!