Whale Watching in Husavik


There really are few things that beat the fresh smell of the ocean on a beautiful day in Skjálfandi Bay, aboard our traditional oak boats. Our experienced crew will give you a unique adventure, whether you are an early bird, enjoy the daytime at sea or if you’re up for a whale watching spectacle in the midnight sun! This fantastic 3 hour tour takes you to traditional whale watching areas in Skjálfandi Bay. Here you will get the chance to experience whales, dolphins and birds in their natural surroundings. Every tour is different and you never know what amazing species and wildlife shows you will get to see during the trip. The most common whale and dolphin species in Skjálfandi Bay are humpback whales, Minke whales, white beaked dolphins, porpoises and in the beginning of summer blue whales and fin whales. With our years of experience and knowledge from sailing through the bay of Skjálfandi, we guarantee your upmost comfort, enjoyment and authentic adventure, on each of our tours.

Tour info

3 hours
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Why take this tour?

Watch the waves for sightings of Iceland’s native marine wildlife on this 3-hour whale-watching adventure from Húsavík. Cruise into Skjálfandi Bay by traditional oak boat as a guide explains the diverse sea life living in the depths. From your vantage point aboard your vessel, watch the seas for majestic humpback and minke whales, and look out for playful dolphins and porpoises. In the early summer months, you may even spot blue whales and fin whales. Sip warming coffee or hot chocolate and enjoy an unforgettable adventure on the Icelandic seas.

What’s included?

  • Professional guide

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges

  • Live commentary on board

  • Free coffee, hot chocolate and cookies

  • Free wifi on board

  • Warm, weatherproof overalls

  • Bathroom facilities

  • 10% discount at Salka Restaurant

  • 20% discount to the Husavik Whale Museum

  • 10% discount to Geosea, warm sea bath in Husavik.

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 3h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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Salka Whale Watching

About operator:

At Salka Whale Watching we offer you the ultimate whale watching holiday and so much more. Imagine spending three hours at sea on board a beautiful oak boat amidst stunning surroundings. You get a chance to see humpback whales, white beaked dolphins, and harbour porpoise as well as puffins and all kinds of sea birds. Salka Whale Watching offers warm overalls, WiFi, coffee and cookies free of charge - and you can take your picture at the Salka Whale Watching photo spot to share with friends and family! Discounts to two restaurants and the local whale museum come with the ticket. We are located in beautiful Husavik on Iceland´s north coast. This place is known to be Europe´s best place to see whales... So what are you waiting for?

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