Whale Watching Iceland March
Visiting Iceland in March? You should definitely stop by Húsavík, the whale watching capital of Iceland!
The whale watching begins March 1, so it’s a perfect timing!
The day is getting longer, the snow is slowly disappearing, and the whales are re-appearing in larger numbers than ever before! Húsavík is renowned for whales, and rightly so! The whales are now in the bay all year long, and has whale spotting in December for example never been as successful as last year! Therefore, we are really looking forward to the 2018 season to begin!
Whale Watching March from Húsavík
We’re super excited for March 1! We’ve already been told by local fishermen that dolphins and humpback whales have been seen in the bay so we’re confident the season will be off to a flying start! Or should I say diving start? Either way, March will be great for whale watching!
Visitor’s top pick is the Húsavík Original Whale Watching tour. It’s a 3-hour whale watching tour on a traditional Icelandic oak boat. Since 1995, this tour has been the traveler’s number one choice when in Húsavík. From March onwards, this whale watching tour will be available until December!
When whale watching in March, you are indeed most likely to see the humpback whale! The massive Blue whale has been spotted in late March early April the last couple of years but it’s really sporadic. You have to keep your fingers crossed!
Check out the timetable for March. I’m sure you’ll be able to find a tour suitable to your schedule!
Easter Whale Watching
What is better over Easter than to go whale watching? The Easter whale watching has been excellent the last few years! Already in April, more and more whales start to show up. In addition to the humpback whale and dolphins, minke whales and harbour porpoises are frequently spotted in the bay! Although there are usually lots of humpback whales already in March, the number of species increase in April!
Additionally, the puffin arrives in Iceland in April!
The Whales and Puffins tour is extremely popular! If there’s anything that could make your Húsavík Original Whale Watching tour better, it’s the puffin! The 3-hour tour reveals the true Icelandic wildlife while on board a beautiful Icelandic oak boat.
Your Best Whale Watching Tour is Waiting!
When in Iceland, it’s important to know what to do, when and where. Whale watching is without a doubt one of the traveler’s favourite activities and particularly whale watching in Húsavík.
Your best whale watching tour is waiting!