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Whale & Puffin Watching
Activities in Husavik

Whale & Puffin Watching

  • The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English. English
  • 3 hours

Be captivated by the majestic whales and meet the friendly puffins on this wildlife watching boat tour from Húsavík.

Whale & Puffin Watching

We'll meet in the morning at the port in Húsavík, and from there we'll board a traditional Icelandic oak boat and set sail for three hours in Skjálfandi bay. During this time, you'll be able to admire the incredible views of the sea and the rugged coastline.

Not only will you spot dolphins swimming alongside the boat, but you'll also have the chance to see two species that are as different as they are beautiful: whales and puffins. We'll sail to the area which is most commonly frequented by whales and you'll get to witness how they elegantly swim and jump out of the water. You're sure to be impressed by their size and grace.

Next, we'll head towards Puffin Island, a small rock formation off the north coast where these interesting, friendly birds live in complete freedom. In fact, they have even become the national bird of Iceland. We'll sail around the island so that you can get a good view of the puffins and see how they interact with each other.

During the tour, we'll also give you a hot chocolate and some tasty traditional cinnamon rolls; delicious Icelandic treats to keep your energy levels up throughout the day.

After this incredible whale and puffin watching experience, we'll return to the port in Húsavík. 

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Adults Children between 7 and 15 years Children under 7
US$ 112.60
US$ 37.90
  • Adults

    US$ 112.60
  • Children between 7 and 15 years

    US$ 37.90
  • Children under 7


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3 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.


Professional, expert guide.

Boat ride on a traditional Icelandic boat.

Hot chocolate and cinnamon rolls.

Warm and waterproof clothing.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (11:00 am) if there are still places available.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


Yes (imperative to point out when the booking is made).

US$ 112.60
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Husavik Port