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  • Húsavík: Big Whale Safari & Puffin Island Tour

    1. Húsavík: Big Whale Safari & Puffin Island Tour

    After you have been equipped with a warm safety overall and a life vest, step aboard a modern RIB speedboat to begin your exciting adventure. Head out to the beautiful surroundings of Skjálfandi Bay while your specialized guide demonstrates safety on-board and gives you live commentary on the sights encountered along the way. Your first visit will be Puffin Island during the nesting period (April 15 – August 20), where you can observe thousands of colorfully-beaked puffins, often called "the Clowns of the Ocean." The high speeds of your boat will make it more likely you will spot some of the bigger whales, such as the majestic blue whales and acrobatic humpback whales. Watching whales in their natural environment from a RIB speedboat is a unique experience. At the end of the tour, enjoy a little surprise from a local winemaker.

    Excellent tour with a great team! We got to see 3 whales so the sea sickness was all worth it ;) Make sure to eat before going out when the sea conditions aren’t great!

  • Húsavík: Big Whales and Puffin Island Tour

    2. Húsavík: Big Whales and Puffin Island Tour

    After checking in in the ticket office, be escorted to the dressing room to receive warm water-resistant overalls and life vests. Sit back and peel your eyes across the rocking waves of the Atlantic, looking for any sign of life.

    Make sure to bring hats and gloves—it's always colder in the bay than in the town. When everybody is ready the guide will show the way to the boat where passengers will find their seats and get informed about safety regulations on board.

    The first pit-stop is Puffin Island (during puffin season which is from 1st May- 20th August). Circle around the Island, enjoying the view of thousands of sweet-looking puffins during their breeding period.

    The next destination is whale watching in Skjálfandi Bay, an area renowned for its rich wildlife, Víknafjöll and Kinnarfjöll mountain r...

    We had a great time and saw many whales. We are very happy we chose this type of boat for our whale watching experience.

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What people are saying about Husavik

I went alone on this trip in winter time, you are provided with two layers of water-resistant coveralls, and long as you have a decent pair of gloves, you'll soon forget how cold the weather is. I found that our guide gave us lots of information about the types and number of whales in the area as well as some background about the port we departed from, the captain of the ship was able to position the boat in in good places for us to get really close-up to the whales. They also provide a cinnamon bun and a cup of hot chocolate for the journey back to the harbour.

It was really a great experience and the guides were just great! So that we could see whales we drove extra far out and were even longer than advertised. As a result, we were lucky and were able to see whales relatively close to our boat. It was a really cool result!

Great experience! Enjoyed tough beautiful scenery. Our guides and captain communicated with other boats to try and find whales for us. I liked the sense of community out there. I appreciated the warm overalls to and hot cocoa too. Nice touch!

Excellent tour with a great team! We got to see 3 whales so the sea sickness was all worth it ;) Make sure to eat before going out when the sea conditions aren’t great!

This was SUCH an amazing tour, our group was obsessed with the whole experience!