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, whales are seen in almost every tour! I call that impressive!
Whale Watching in July in Húsavík Was Good. Can the Whale Watching in August Get Better?
Whale watching is one of the best activities in Iceland for a reason. During the high season, we see more whales on average than in other months. Although whale watching is becoming an all-year business in Húsavík, as the evidence shows, more whales tend to be spotted from May to September.
That being said, the whale watching in July was fantastic! Our captains don’t remember anything like this. Regardless where you were sailing, it always only took a few minutes before spotting whales! Whether Humpback whales, Dolphins, Minke whales, Blue whales or any of the other 22 whale species found in Húsavík, they seem to be everywhere! So, August really has to bring its A game.
However, whale watching in August has always been impressive! It’s a combination of the colorful soon-to-be fall, calm seas and all the whales! Therefore, if you’re planning to go whale watching in August, don’t hesitate to jump on board. It’ll definitely be a blast!
An Exciting August Month of Whale Watching Ahead
With numerous whales in Húsavík, there’s an exciting August month ahead in terms of whale watching! When the weather is calm, sea is still, and lots of whales in the bay, we cannot be anything less than excited!
So, Yes, The Whale Watching in August Can Get Better Than in July!
June was good, July was better, will August be the best month for whale watching?
Visit Húsavík – the Whale Capital of Iceland and discover why whale watching is Iceland’s favorite attraction! Words cannot explain the feeling once you see a roughly 20 meter giant swimming below the boat you’re aboard. There is, however, only one way to find out!
Book your whale watching tour in Húsavík below. We’re looking forward to welcoming you on board our boats in Húsavík – the Whale Capital of Iceland!
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