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Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik

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Húsavík, Iceland
Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Go whale watching aboard a traditional Icelandic schooner during this 3.5-hour excursion from Húsavík. Learn about Icelandic sailing traditions and take in the wild, rugged, natural scenery of the sea. Light refreshments included.
  • 3.5-hour whale watching tour on a traditional Icelandic schooner
  • Be part of the crew by helping sail the ship
  • Special cold-weather suits provided to keep you warm and dry
  • Narration by guides as you search for whales
  • Cinnamon buns and hot chocolate
  • Multiple departure times available
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Professional guide
Light refreshments
Lunch
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to/from attractions

Departure Point

Hafnarstétt, Húsavík, Iceland

Meeting point is at North Sailing ticket office in Husavik at least 30 minutes before departure. Just look for a brown glass building with whale drawings and green letters on top saying Whale Watching Centre. Across the street from the Husavik Church.

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Pick up your tickets for your whale watching cruise at least 30 minutes before departure at the North Sailing Ticket Centre, located at Hafnarstett 9, Húsavík (across the street from the Húsavík Church).  

Tours depart from Húsavík harbour, just a 2-minute walk from the ticket office, at 9:30am, 11am, 2:30pm, and 4pm. Choose your preferred departure time at checkout and arrive 15 minutes ahead of time. 

At the harbor, step aboard one of two traditional wooden sailing boats, the Haukur or the Hildur. Once you are on board, you can immerse yourself in the traditional Icelandic sailing culture by lending a hand and becoming part of the crew if you like, hoisting sails and hauling ropes. You'll be provided with special cold-weather suits to keep you warm and dry while you look for whales and listen to your guides' commentary about the natural environment. On the way back to the harbor, enjoy cinnamon buns and hot chocolate.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
  • OPERATED BY North Sailing
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik?
A:The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
See all safety measures taken by Whale Watching on a Traditional Oak Sailing Ship from Husavik.

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