Defeated Brits invited whale watching

When Iceland won England in the European Championship, North Sailing lost 23 tickets whale watching.    A day before the match Guðbjartur Jónsson, North Sailing’s manager, said he would invite the entire English team “to lick their wounds” on a whale watching day-tour.    The Guardian published the “polite offer”, so we only assume Rooney and…

Harbour deepening today – some delays possible

Due to harbour maintainance, some delays might occur today, monday the 13th of June. The maintainance is mainly to deepen the area close to and beneath the harbour where North Sailing has it´s vessels. All tours will sail but from the south side of the harbour. More information will be available in the Ticket Centre.…

Sailboat Concert

Húsavík Church Choir will host a concert onboard the electric sailing ship Opal in Skjálfandi bay today. The concert starts at 20.30 and the program is over an hour.   This is a unique event and the weather forecast is excellent for tonight.   Reserve your tickets by calling the Ticket Office at +354 464…

Scheduled Whale Watching starts tomorrow

The first scheduled whale watching tours of 2016 start tomorrow at 11:00 am.    The Ticket Centre is open daily in March from 9:30 am to 14:30 pm. It´s also possible to book directly on www.northsailing.is.    North Sailing jumpstarted the season on March 5th and March 6th. Both blue whales and humpbacks were sighted…

Blue whales spotted in Húsavík

North Sailing starts the first tours for whale watching next weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, March 5th. and 6th. – North Sailing jumpstarts the season with the highly popular 3 hour tours at 14:00 PM.    The Ticket Centre opens on the above days at 12:00 PM. It´s also possible to book directly on www.northsailing.is. …

A final farewell to a dear friend and colleague

Today we said our final farewell to a dear friend and colleague for 15 years, Captain Hreiðar Olgeirsson.   Hreiðar was first and foremost a person who loved working with people and animals, both of which made him an excellent whale watching captain.  A good spirited person, his warmth and storytelling skills were appreciated by…

„An inspiration to do even better in the future“

Despite our fair share of votes, North Sailing will unfortunately not be among the medallists at the GreenTec awards, Europe‘s prestigious environmental and business awards, in May this year.   North Sailing was selected in the Travel Category for the Opal project, which enabled us to become the world’s first whale watching company to offer…

Happy new year!

We send you our very best seasonal greetings and wishes for a happy new year! We give thanks for the eventful year of 2015, where we took large steps towards our carbon-free future, and hope to share exciting times with you in the upcoming year!

Have you voted yet?

North Sailing is among the top ten candidates for Europe’s largest environmental- and business prize, the GreenTec Awards, in the Travel Category. Support us now to receive one of Europe’s most wanted environmental awards and vote online for our project on www.greentec-awards.com!North Sailing was selected in the Travel Category for the Opal project, which enabled…

United for Climate Action

Norðursigling welcomes the new climate deal reached in Paris this Saturday. It is of vital importance that we all join hands in reducing the effects of climate change. We here at North Sailing have always held nature in the upmost respect, with eco-friendly, sustainable tourism as our main goal. This year, North Sailing was proud…

Safetravel Warning for Monday December 7th

Monday 7.12.2015 Hurricane force storm in all Iceland, Monday the 7th. & in the morning on Tuesday the 8th.From 12:00 Monday in South-Iceland and from 17:00 in other areas travellers areSTRONGLY adviced to stay at their accommodation. Life threatening conditions in many places, among them road 1 from Seljalandsfosswaterfall to Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon.   For…