Husavik whale tail
Whale watching boat in Husavik Coast
whale in the surface
Husavik whale tail watching
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Husavik Whale Watching Tour

Travel through Skjálfandi Bay seeking for whales.

Tour available from June to November 📅

1 day
Starts: From the meeting point at the selected time.
Ends: At the same meeting point, 3 hours later
Free cancellation!


Welcome to Husavik, the Whale Capital of Europe. Join us on a Husavik Whale Watching tour, sailing in our boat in Skjálfandi Bay looking for the sea giants. Set sail in our boat in Skjálfandi Bay looking for the marine giants. Want to know more? Keep on reading 🐳

Tour details


  • Specialized guide
  • Raincoat if necessary
  • Warm overalls

Important information

This tour is a sustainable whale watching tour where the whales are disturbed as little as possible. The rules for responsible whale watching are strictly followed, and we only work with very experienced captains and guides.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation! If you cancel at least 24 hours before the tour starts, you will receive 100% of the amount paid. After this time, or in case of no-show, no refunds will be given.

Tour itinerary

Husavik Whale Watching Tour

Duration:  3 hours

The Whale Capital

In the north of Iceland lies the oldest settlement on the island, the city of Húsavík, from where our adventure begins. On its coast, in Skjálfandi Bay, we can find up to 11 different species of whales, including the great blue whale.  It is known as the European whale capital for good reason.

Husavik city landscape

Best Whale Watching Husavik 

We board an old fishing boat converted for the Husavik whale watching and set sail out to sea. It is time to look for whales, always respecting a code of conduct, we will not approach the various marine giants.

Whale watching boat and whale


Humpback whales, orcas, dolphins and other sea animals will accompany us during our trip. After three hours it will be time to return to the port where our Husavik Whale Watching Tour will come to an end.

Orca in husavik coast

What to bring to Husavik Whale Watching Tour

  • Warm clothing
  • Waterproof clothing
  • Camera

Where does the tour Husavik Whale Watching Tour start

Meet us at the port of Husavik at least 30 minutes before departure. The exact address will be given to you in the booking confirmation.

Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I don't see whales during the tour?

    If we are unlucky and do not get to see marine animals, we will give you a ticket so that you can join one of our tours on another day. However, no refunds are offered.
  • What is the whale watching season in Husavik?

    Normally, the months in which we have had the most success are from May to September. However, in recent years, April, October and November have also been successful with whale watching.
  • Is there a special discount for children?

    Yes, children from 0 to 15 years old have a special price for this activity, if you want to know more, contact us.
  • What happens if the weather is bad?

    Our whale watching tours in Husavik depend on the weather and sea conditions. Therefore, if the weather is bad, and we cancel the activity, we will offer you a refund or a ticket to try another day.

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