Whale watching in Húsavík

Whale watching in Husavik Iceland

Whale watching in Húsavík, Iceland

If you are going whale watching in Europe, the small town of Husavik in Iceland is where you should be heading. Often called the whale watching capital of Europe, Húsavík has gained a reputation as the hottest location for seeing whales in Iceland.

Húsavík is located by Skjálfandi bay and it is estimated that about 14 species of whales reside or travel through the waters of Skjálfandi bay each year.

The whales of Skjálfandi bay:
Blue whale
Mink whale
Humpback whale
Fin whale
Sei whale
Orca whale
Sperm whale