Húsavík Original Whale Watching and Sails

Get close to the whales on board a traditional Icelandic sailboat and learn the old ways of sailing.

Discover the magic of the ocean in this beautiful sailing on board our authentic Icelandic schooners. This tour gives you a great opportunity to enjoy the wildlife — the whales and birds of Skjálfandi bay — while discovering your inner sailor. Take part in a real sailing adventure and learn from our experienced crew!


  • Hot chocolate, cinnamon buns and “the captain’s privilege”.


  • Expert in whales, birds and sailing.

Extra clothes

  • Warm overalls and raincoats if needed.

On the return trip, we all helped raise the sails to get back. Nothing like sailing in the North Atlantic in complete silence, the only sound is the boat moving through the water.

Availability 2020

Due to Covid-19, we had to decrease our availability for 2020.
For the rest of the season we are only running our best seller tour:

Húsavík Original Whale Watching

For all available departures see our timetable for 2020.

Note that our Húsavík Original Whale Watching and Sails tours are, of course, available for 2021!

3 hours approx.

Daily 21 May – 15 September

Húsavík, Iceland

Prices 2020:
10.690 ISK Adults
3.900 ISK 7-15 years
FREE Under 7 years

(All prices include 11% VAT)

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