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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.
Or get even more adventurous and trek in the Stauning Alps with polar explorer Vilborg.

Stories from North Sailing

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

Puffins in Húsavík

Whale Watching & Puffins in Húsavík: The Puffins Have Arrived!

The puffins have arrived in Húsavík! We welcome our cute and furry friends, the Atlantic Puffin, as they’ve begun migrating to the famous Puffin Island located near Húsavík! Iceland is home to 60% of the Atlantic Puffin population. In Húsavík, more than 200,000 puffins live in the nearby Puffin Island part of the year. The Puffin Island is a steep cliff, which is an ideal place for the puffins to build nests.

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Whale watching on a sailboat

Húsavík – The Best Place in Iceland to Go Whale Watching?

What is the best place in Iceland to go whale watching? There are many prominent whale watching areas in Iceland. It is possible to go whale watching in Reykjavík, Akureyri, Hauganes, Dalvík, Hjalteyri, and Húsavík to name a few. There is, however, only one Whale Watching Capital of Iceland – Húsavík! Iceland is a great place for whale watching, with over 20 whale species living in the water surrounding the Icelandic coastline.

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Two Blue whales in Húsavík. Our traditional Icelandic schooner nearby giving the passengers a great whale watching tour

Weekend Whale Watching: Sperm Whales and Blue Whales in Húsavík!

Sperm whales and Blue whales spotted in Húsavík this weekend! Therefore, the number of whale species seen in Skjálfandi continues to increase! The whale watching in Húsavík is reaching a new peak, underlining why it’s called the Whale Capital of Iceland! March continues to be excellent in regards to whale watching in Iceland! A few days in, we’d never seen as many whales in the bay this early in the season.

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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