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!

Whales and Sails 2022

See the timetable below for availability this season. Tours will run on our beautiful schooners Hildur or Haukur, and also the hybrid-electric schooner Opal (specially marked).

Daily departures Whales and Sails


  • 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.

Free cancellation up to 24h before

Total booking flexibility

Pay now or upon arrival

3 hours approx.

Daily 21 May – 31 August

Húsavík, Iceland

Boarding card provides the following discounts

Prices 2022:
11.990 ISK Adults
4.200 ISK 7-15 years
FREE Under 7 years

(All prices include 11% VAT)

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