Húsavík – The Whale Capital of Iceland!

The Húsavík Whale Museum is located in Húsavík, a small town in the Northeast of Iceland, about one hour drive from Akureyri, the capital of the North.  

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Húsavík is known to be one of the best places in the world to watch whales in their natural environment and has often been referred to as the Whale Capital of Iceland. Skjálfandi Bay is furthermore one of four places in the world to watch Blue whales, which have been spotted in the bay since 2004, most often during the month of June.

Four whale watching company’s operate in Húsavík.
Friends of Moby Dick
Gentle Giants
Húsavík Adventures
North Sailing