September Whale Watching: See wild humpback whales in exceptional surroundings in Skjálfandi Bay
Beautiful autumn colours, fresh snow in the mountains and humpback whales on every trip. September sure is an excellent month for whale watching in Húsavík.
After a great whale watching summer, Skjálfandi Bay and its surroundings are now slowly putting on their winter coat. The first fresh snow has appeared in the majestic mountains Víknafjöll and the autumn colours along the coastline add to the experience of sailing in this time of the year.
Humpback whales on every trip in September
According to North Sailing’s veteran whale watching guide, Christian Schmidt, humpback whales have been seen on every trip this September. “As usually in September the humpback whales are still around, and this year we have been fortunate to see them on every single tour,” says Christian that is guiding his 12th season with North Sailing.
Visit Húsavík in autumn for whale watching and sea baths
Autumn is a good time for visiting Húsavík. Join one of the daily whale watching tours looking for whales and marine wildlife in the magnificent nature of Skjálfandi Bay. Afterwards, sit down for a relaxed meal at restaurant Gamli Baukur, a great way to enjoy the harbour view.
September Whale Watching Húsavík: Daily tours
Despite the challenges of this year, North Sailing has been running daily departures the whole summer, and will be sailing every day until the end of November as usually.
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