Whale Watching Iceland – from Húsavík and Hjalteyri

First of all join The Original Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík – The Whale Capital of Iceland.
Or go carbon-neutral on the Húsavík Silent Whale Watching tour.
Furthermore see the puffins on our whales and puffins tour or try whale watching on an authentic sailboat.
Finally visit the charming village Hjalteyri for an amazing 2 hour tour.

Greenland Sailing Expeditions

Explore Greenland on our amazing week long sailing in Scoresby Sund – a once in a lifetime adventure.

Stories from North Sailing

See the latest news, photos and videos from our tours in Húsavík

Blue Whales in Húsavík coming up from the surface to breathe

5 Blue Whales in Húsavík: See the Biggest Animal on Earth!

It’s always spectacular when a Blue whale enters the bay. It is, after all, the largest animal on Earth. However, earlier this week was simply unreal. Not one, and not two but a staggering number of at least five Blue whales were spotted in Húsavík!
We’re always delighted to welcome to largest animal on Earth to our Bay. Spotting a Blue whale is amazing, but five Blue whales in the same tour is extraordinary. Words cannot describe the feeling when five of the world’s largest animals come up for air, gracing us with their presence. 25 meters of sheer beauty. It’s not something you see every day, and definitely one to remember!

Read more
Pilot whales

More Than 50 Pilot Whales in Húsavík: Video Captured By Our Captain

Pilot whales are rare visitors in Húsavík. However, when they arrive, they usually arrive in large numbers. That was the case earlier this week when we had a school of over 50 Pilot whales roaming in the bay!
It’s always delighting spotting whales in Húsavík! Pilot whales are a particularly great species for that matter, as they travel in large schools of tens of individuals.

Read more

Whale Watching in August in Húsavík: Can It Get Better Than July?

Where should you go whale watching in August in Iceland? The answer is simple, Húsavík! The great number of whales spotted all summer is a good indicator for good whale watching in August. Húsavík is rightly called the Whale Capital of Iceland. Why? Because of all the whales! Whale Watching in August in Húsavík is no different. During the high season, the probability to see whales is a staggering 98%! Although dealing with wild nature and wild weathers, whales are seen in almost every tour!

Read more

Membership and licences

Blue Flag
Visit North Iceland
Vakinn Certified Travel Service
Vakinn Bronze Class
Húsavík the whale capital of Iceland
The Icelandic Travel Industry Association
Authorised Travel Agency
Authorised Tour Operator