NEW – 3 day Island Hopping in the Arctic
Want to try something new? See Iceland from a different perspective? North Sailing offers a new option to enjoy Icelandic nature in a unique way. A 3 day exciting adventure sailing on Iceland’s only schooner, offers you close encounter with nature, interesting historic sites, magnificent midnight sun, sail training, whale & bird watching & so much more…..
Sailing on Haukur the schooner is a unique opportunity to experience the exceptional nature and culture of the northern coastline in Iceland. The tour offers you three days of sailing on Haukur the Schooner, wildlife watching and a chance to see some of the most stunning locations in north Iceland, including;
Grímsey; located on the Arctic Circle and is the most northerly inhabited area of Iceland and offers a unique chance to watch the seabirds close up.
Siglufjörður; the most northerly town in Iceland and the historic setting of ‘the great herring adventure’ during the 20th century. Lively town full of history.
Flatey Island; where time has stood still for decades- an unforgettable chance to walk back in time.
Lundey; one of the largest puffin colonies of the shore of Iceland.
Whale Watching on Skjálfandi Bay, one of the most known whale watching area in Europe.
Two scheduled dates are on offer for next summer; 31st May and 7th June. The tour is aimed at small groups and individuals and maximum number of passengers per tour is 6 (and minimum nr. 4 passengers)
More information, including outlined itinerary, will be posted on the web early next month until then please contact us for further information email@example.com or tel.: +354 464 2350
Haukur the Schooner is the only one of its kind in Iceland and is a replica of the shark fishing boats common in the area in the early 20th century.
A humpback whale shows its tail in the stunning midnight sun
The trip offers a great opportunity to see a variety of birdlife, including puffins, arctic turns, common guillemot, gulls, red-necked phalarope northern phalarope, kittiwake, razorbill, and even a chance to see the little auk, but Grimsey is one of the few places it nests in Iceland.
Onboard the passengers get to take as much or little part in the sailing as they wish and there is always time to enjoy the spectacular scenery.
Experienced captain and guide will lead the trip and teach interested passengers how to sail the schooner. The tour is all inclusive of all meals and all cooking and cleaning will be in the hands of the crew.
Living onboard the schooner is a great experience and a unique chance to get away from the everyday life and just enjoy nature and experience something new and exciting.