There is no risk of getting bored in Húsavík with the several activities available. Whale Watching, of course, but also much much more.
The Diamond Circle in North Iceland is a paradise for bird watchers and ornithologists. Kaldbakstjarnir ponds, just south of Húsavík, are home to over 90 species of birds, including the Great Northern Diver and the Horned Grebe. Lake Mývatn with its exceptionally rich fauna of waterbirds is just a 40-minute drive away from Húsavík. The lake is home to 13 species of ducks. Read more>
A formidable nine hole course, crossing streams and navigating awkward slopes, the local golf course (Katlavöllur) is tucked away from civilisation in a wonderfully remote pocket of Húsavík landscape. With excellent views across the bay, and back towards Húsavík Mountain, it´s well respected as being one of the finest in Iceland. Read more>
Mountain Bike and Superjeeps
Húsavík has a great variety of tracks for mountain biking all around the town. On the way visitors can find numerous hidden gems to enjoy.
Visitors can also sit back, relax and let the super jeep do the work! Notable pit stops are f.e. lava Þeistareykjahraun and the craters of Litla-Víti and Stóra-Víti. Read more>
RIB Speedboat Whale Watching
Whale watching in Skjálfandi Bay on a RIB speedboat is a whole new experience. The fast boats can cover larger areas than common oak boats in search for whales. The action packed tours are very dynamic but yet safe in all kinds of water. Less crowded boats offer a more personal experience compared to traditional oak boats. Read more>
Discover secret spots and become one with the ocean during a sit-on-top kayak tour. The perfect mix of adventure and peace for nature and bird lovers alike. Different tours suit total beginners and experienced kayakers. All equipment is provided and certified guides accompany each tour.
Yoga and Meditation
There is no better place on earth to connect body, mind and spirit than the tranquil Icelandic landscape. Peaceful landscape and wide open space help to step out of the daily rat race. Yoga courses and gong meditation is on a regular base, pop-up courses for individuals and groups, indoor and outdoor.