Húsavík Whale Watching

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


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.

Certified Tour Operator:

Gentle Giants


  • Spring, Summer & Fall
Duration: 3 hours


  • Rated 2 out of 5 or Easy


  • No

Meet on Location:

  • Yes (Húsavík town)
Price: ISK 10,300


  • 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

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