Get ready to see the majestic whales in Húsavík this year!
The whale watching season is around the corner so it’s just about time to start planning your trip to Húsavík, the whale watching capital of Iceland. If you’re a nature lover or just looking for an exciting adventure, Húsavík is the perfect destination.
Our hometown, located on the northern coast of Iceland, is known for its breathtaking whale watching tours in stunning scenery. We’re excited to welcome you onboard in the upcoming season!
Whale watching tours in 2023
As the 2023 whale watching season approaches, we’re delighted to announce that North Sailing will be offering a large variety of tours to suit every type of traveller. You can jump on board traditional sailing boats, eco-friendly silent electric boats or traditional wooden oak vessels and explore all the wonders of Skjálfandi Bay, including Puffin island. Also, you can take an active part and assist the crew to hoist the sails or gain deeper insights into marine conservation on tours with Ocean Missions.
All tours offer great chances to see whales and other wildlife in their natural habitat, but each type offers a unique adventure. Our knowledgeable guides will provide insightful commentary about the whales and their behaviour, making every tour an educational experience.
Species to see in Húsavík
Some of the most popular whale species that can be spotted in Húsavík include humpback whales, minke whales, white-beaked dolphins and even the mighty blue whales. Yet, every tour is different and especially the beginning of the season can be full of surprising encounters. To see your chances realistically, we keep the logbooks from every tour since 1995, and the results are impressive! The overall whale sightings in Skjálfandi Bay is a noteworthy 97,2%.
Fairtrade hot chocolate
In addition to seeing the whales, we’ll also treat you with the complimentary fairtrade hot chocolate and cinnamon buns from the local bakery served onboard at the end of the trip. This enjoyable combo you will only get with North Sailing, as we are the only whale watching operator in Húsavík serving complimentary refreshments during the tour.
Book your whale watching tour today
Start planning your whale watching adventure today and experience the beauty of the sea and its inhabitants this season in Húsavík. With its rich history, stunning scenery, and diverse wildlife, Húsavík is the perfect destination for your next nature escape. We can’t wait to share this magical experience with you.