Húsavík Whale Watching

Humpback whale rising from sea in Husavik
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  • Whale Watching tour from Húsavík
  • Renowned for favorable sight conditions
  • Light refreshments


Experience the traditional tour from Húsavík. Our birthplace is often considered as the Whale Watching Capital of Europe. It is a unique adventure at sea – watching the wonders of nature in the beautiful surroundings of Skjálfandi Bay, sheltered by the stunning mountains of Vík. This is where our roots lie, where our ancestors used to live in peace and joy for centuries, living in total harmony with the unpredictable and untamed nature of the North Atlantic.

What to expect? Whale watching tour from Húsavík bay area in north Iceland.

Travel tip: This tour is operated close to Akureyri (1 hour drive). The bay area is well-known for having favorable sight conditions. 


  • Spring, Summer & Fall
Duration: 3 hours


  • Rated 2 out of 5 or Easy


  • No

Meet on Location:

  • Yes (Húsavík town)
Price: ISK 10,400


  • A specialized guide
  • Light refreshments (hot chocolate and an Icelandic traditional twisted doughnut, kleina)
  • Warm overalls and raincoats if needed

What to bring:

  • Dress warmly
  • Bring your camera (optional)


  • 08:45, 09:45, 12:00, 13:15, 16:45, 20:00


  • Every Day - from Gentle Giants/Harbor site, 640 Húsavík

Good to know:

  • Tour is operated in the town of Húsavík in north Iceland, approximately 5 hour drive from Reykjavik capital.

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