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Húsavík: Whale Watching by Traditional Wooden Sailing Ship

Product ID: 127076
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Look for whales in their natural environment on an amazing whale watching trip by traditional wooden sailing ship. Hoist the sails and take part in a real sailing adventure from Húsavík.
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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
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Duration: 3 hours
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English, Icelandic
Wheelchair accessible

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  • Cruise the bay of Skjálfandi aboard a traditional wooden sailing ship
  • See whales and seabirds in their natural habitat
  • Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate and a cinnamon bun
Full description
Do something different on your visit to Iceland and look for wildlife aboard a traditional wooden sailing ship. Discover the magic of the ocean and get back to nature off the north coast of Iceland.

Depart from the harbor in Húsavík and spend 3 hours aboard the oak ship looking for whales and other marine life. Experience the traditional coastal culture of Iceland as you get hands-on and help to raise the sails. Assist the skipper as you cruise around the breathtaking bay of Skjálfandi, created over the centuries by glacial activity.

Avail of the services of an attentive crew, who will supply you with warm clothing when needed. Sip tasty hot chocolate and cinnamon buns, available free of charge.
  • Light refreshments
  • Live commentary from a professional guide
  • Warm overalls
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Shoes

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Meeting point

Meet at Húsavík Harbour, Hafnarstétt 9-11.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that the tour is subject to favorable weather conditions and if is it canceled due to bad weather you will be given the option of another date or a full refund
• If you do not see whales you will be offered to join another whale watching tour free of charge
• The tour is wheelchair accessible, please contact the local partner prior to your tour date to advise if you require assistance

From US$ 92.47 per person

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Product ID: 127076