Húsavík, Iceland
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commentOffered in: English

Overview

Watch for nimble humpbacks and massive blue whales with a 3-hour whale watching adventure from Húsavík on a traditional Icelandic oak boat. Enjoy stunning views of the Skjálfandi Bay and Vík mountains as you explore the coastline, a thriving pilgrimage place for marine mammals in the summer season. Learn about Iceland’s wildlife and culture with live commentary from your experienced guide, then finish the tour over a traditional snack of hot chocolate and Icelandic donuts.
  • 3-hour whale watching tour
  • Watch for wildlife with experienced nature guides
  • Get views of the coast from the water
  • Experience the bay in a traditional oak boat
  • Learn about Iceland's nature and wildlife
  • Snacks included

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F
, Sep 2016

We did see a whale, the same whale a few times, from a distance, as our converted fishing boat was too slow to keep up with the ribs, that rushed to the sight of the whale, which then seemed to take a few deep breaths and dive again as soon as possible, before becoming too traumatised by aforementioned ribs! We have been on whale watching trips before and all of the boats took great care to remain behind the whale and out of it's sight so as not to upset it. Here it was a mad dash to the whale by all, and the poor whale understasndably dived as soon as it possibly could.

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, Sep 2016

Our tour was canceled due to very bad weather extremely windy and rainy. Luckily, it was the last tour in that day and we got the first morning next day tour instead. The weather on the morning was great. Blue sky.
As promised, we saw whales. I took dozens of photos of them. Great experience.

A
, Sep 2016

Great tour with lots of helpful information. Plenty of whales to see!

S
, Jun 2016

It was really amazing! We saw humpback, minke and porpoise wales!
Unfortunately at this time the sea was rough so passengers should be seaworthy.
The crew were very freindly and report us many things about the wales.

T
, Jun 2016

Definitely one of the biggest highlights of our entire Iceland roundtrip. The staff was extremely friendly, our guide Aksel was a great and funny guy and thankfully luck was on our side as well as we were able to see three ! humpback- as well as quite a few minke whales.

We'll definitely be back!

L
, Jun 2016

This tour was really amazing !!! I saw twelve whales and ten dolphins very close !!!

c
, Jun 2017

Excursion à bannir si vous êtes amoureux de la nature car il n'y a aucun respect des baleines. En effet vous les voyez mais que 30 sec à chaque fois car dès q'une est aperçue, le bateau fonce sur elle afin que les touristes la voient de plus près ce qui la fait fuir. Aucun respect, photos impossibles. Nous avons préféré les voir de plus loin en bord de fjord notamment vers sudavik où là le spectacle valait le coup. Idem pour les macareux,même pas d'arrêt du bateau. Enfin le seul regret de notre voyage en Islande


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