Whales and Puffins
In this authentic wildlife adventure, whale watching and puffin watching are combined! Humpbacks, minkes and other whales might say hello, and you’re likely to see more puffins than you can count!
We start the tour by sailing to Puffin Island, located only a short distance out of Húsavík. Over the summer, Puffin Island is bustling with life, with over 100,000 Puffins staying in the colony every year. Watching these funny little birds nesting, flying around and diving for food is very entertaining. Especially kids love the unique clumsy flying style! The wooden boats sail around the island, giving you a good time to observe the diverse birdlife. The crew onboard has extensive knowledge of local birds and wildlife, and they’re happy to share their wisdom with passengers.
The puffins arrive in the middle of April every year and stay until the end of August. It is also interesting that 60% of the world’s puffins breed in Iceland, so you are in the right place to see these amusing birds.
Next, we will head out to the whale watching area and spend the rest of the tour with the whales. Many whales visit the Bay every year to feed in the nutritious waters. Getting close to these remarkable animals is an experience one can hardly put into words.
Our crew will serve you some hot chocolate and cinnamon buns to round up the tour on the way back to Húsavík.
Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns.
Expert whale watching guide.
Warm overalls and raincoats if needed.
Free cancellation up to 24h before
Total booking flexibility
Pay now or upon arrival
3,5 hours approx.
Daily 16 April – 19 August
Boarding card provides the following discounts
- 20% discount to The Húsavík Whale Museum
- 10% discount to Gamli Baukur Restaurant
- 10% discount to Geosea
13.300 ISK Adults
6.500 ISK 7-15 years
FREE Under 7 years
(All prices include 11% VAT)