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Whale Watching by Sailboat
Activities in Husavik

Whale Watching by Sailboat

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
US$ 90.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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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.

Sailing around the Icelandic coastline
Spotting a whale off the coast of Husavik
Humpback whale
Schooner trip around Husavik
White-beaked dolphin
Whale jumping near the boat

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.

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Adults Children between 7 and 15 years old Children under 7 years old
US$ 90.80
US$ 32.70
  • Adults

    US$ 90.80
  • Children between 7 and 15 years old

    US$ 32.70
  • Children under 7 years old


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Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.


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?

You can book up until the previous day (10:30 am) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Include water in recyclable cartons.

No single-use plastics are used.

The show represents local culture.

The indigenous community participates in the management of the activity.

The activity promotes local production.

The activity helps the conservation of biodiversity.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

No printing of documentation required.

Has a gender equality policy.

Promotes local employment.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

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Not permitted.

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 have any other questions please contact us.

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.
US$ 90.80
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Húsavík Harbour.