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Whale Watching by Sailboat
Activities in Husavik

Whale Watching by Sailboat

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

Sail around the coastline of northern Iceland on an elegant schooner in search of the magnificent creatures that inhabit the waters around Húsavík on this whale watching sailboat trip.

Whale Watching by Sailboat

Ready to set sail in search of whales? We'll meet at the scheduled time in Húsavík Harbour and board an elegant schooner that will take us on a cruise around the bay of Skjálfandi.

We'll feel like true 18th century sailors as we feel the sea breeze from the deck of this impressive sailing ship. We'll also get to learn how the crew work on this type of boat!

You'll be enchanted by the spectacular views of the Icelandic coast but keep your eyes peeled! When you least expect it, the first whales will appear. Their sheer size will leave you in awe! If we're lucky, we'll be able to hear their calls and watch as water spurts from their blow holes. We'll also hear fascinating facts about these incredible creatures as we watch them swim, jump and play.

What's more, as we sail around northern Iceland, we'll also get to see the seabirds that inhabit the region and maybe even dolphins too! To warm us up during the cruise, we'll also enjoy a delicious hot chocolate and a cinnamon roll - the perfect treat.

Our activity will come to an end back at the original departure point in Húsavík after three hours.

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 old Children under 7 years old
US$ 102.80
US$ 38.50
  • Adults

    US$ 102.80
  • Children between 7 and 15 years old

    US$ 38.50
  • Children under 7 years old


More Information


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.


Electric sailboat tour.

English speaking guide.

Hot chocolate and cinnamon rolls.

Warm clothing and waterproof.

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 (10:30 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$ 102.80
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

Húsavík Harbour.