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Husavik Traditional Whale Watching

Free cancellation
No credit card fees
No booking fees
Duration
3 hours
Difficulty
Medium
Language
English

Come aboard a traditional Icelandic boat for an incredible whale-watching excursion. See the magnificent marine life that dwells in the waters near the Arctic Circle on this fully...

Come aboard a traditional Icelandic boat for an incredible whale-watching excursion. See the magnificent marine life that dwells in the waters near the Arctic Circle on this fully guided adventure. This is the perfect tour for all nature-lovers travelling in North Iceland.

The tour departs from the town of Húsavík which sits on the banks of Skjálfandi Bay, northeast Iceland. Húsavík has been branded the whale-watching capital of Iceland due to its many different species of whales that frequently enter the bay. 

Your adventure starts at Húsavík harbour, where you will board a traditional Icelandic oak boat. This boat was originally built as a fishing vessel and was used as such for many years before it was rebuilt into a whale watching boat. Now, instead of fishing, it sails the ocean, distur...

Included

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

Activities

Whale Watching
Sightseeing
Boat Trip

Attractions

Húsavík

What to bring

Warm clothes and waterproof clothes and footwear
Protective bags for cameras

Good to know

Weather and sea conditions

Tours are dependent on weather and sea conditions. For your safety and comfort, we reserve the right to change or cancel departures, even with short notice, should weather or other conditions change. In case of cancellations due to weather, customers receive a full refund or can change their departure depending on availability.

Whale sightings

Our whale watching tours take place in wild nature, which is very unpredictable. The chances of seeing whales are up to 98%, but...

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