Winter whale watching in Húsavík: So many whales, so beautiful scenery!
How cool is winter whale watching in Húsavík now?
Well, the short answer is: Very cool! The winter season in Húsavík has been so beautiful that you really don’t need to use your Instagram filters at all. Throughout October and November the picturesque Húsavík Bay has been full of life. Happy Humpback whales in pods up to ten, minke whales gliding through the waters and white beaked dolphins excercising their acrobatics for the next high season.
And literally speaking, yes it is cool. In the still winter days the temperature can get down to -10 degrees Celcius on the coldest days. But don’t worry, the sightings will warm your heart and so will our complimentary hot chocolate, served on board.
Endless nights and Northern Lights
During the few hours of sunlight, going whale watching is the perfect way to spend your time and experience the real Icelandic winter wonderland. But when the arctic sun starts playing hide and seek it gets even more exciting. Why? Yes, you’re right: The Northern Lights. In and around Húsavík, Iceland the chances of seeing the Northern Lights are great. With long hours of darkness and endless days of clear skies the chances of seeing this long-awaited show are on your side. The statistics are also in your favour: During a 5 night stay in North Iceland the chances of seeing the Northern Lights are… wait for it: 90%
So put on your boots, dress warmly, charge your camera batteries and head out for a premier of your lifetime.
Be the first to take a bath in Geosea Húsavík
Húsavík, the Whale Capital of Iceland has even more to offer than whales and Northern Lights. Recently, the brand new Geosea – geothermal sea baths, have opened and already the guests are awestruck with its unique arcitechture and world class infinity pools, overlooking the Arctic Circle. If your fingers are still cold after shooting the Northern Lights or if you’re feeling a bit chilly after the whale watching tour, make sure to visit Geosea as it will truly warm your heart and body. You can leave your photo filters at home for this one as well. The yellow lighthouse by the pools will draw your friends attention as you will be the first of your crowd to see the Northern Lights over the Arctic Circle while bathing in warm, 100% natural sea water!
Húsavík, Iceland – A must visit during winter
There is no wonder why Húsavík is concidered a must visit during a winter holiday in Iceland. The reason is simple. It has attractions that you can’t get anywhere else in Iceland. The whales are here, the Northern Lights are here and so are the geothermal sea baths. All in Húsavík Iceland. The only thing you need to do is book your tickets and go! Well, maybe also let your mom know that you will be away for a while. Or take her along.