The whale watching season of 2016 got to a great start this morning when North Sailing‘s “Náttfari”, sailed out of the harbour with about 35 passengers. The weather was ideal for a good day in the Skjálfandi bay as you should see on the following pictures. The passengers were from several countries including Germany, USA an Malaysia. View more
Today is a great day for Húsavík. The blue whale project which has been in a long process ever since a blue whale drifted to the beach in Skagi in 2010 finally came to an end today when the Whale Museum opened after 6 months of constructions. Húsavík is now one of only ten places in the world that have a skeleton of the largest animal in the world. View more
Beginning in May 2016 Húsavík Walking Tours will offer a guided tours around Húsavík’s midtown attractions. The tours will operate twice a day, in the morning and in the afternoon. The aim of the tours is to be informative in historical and cultural sense. During the walk the guide will show the visitors Húsavik’s best known tourist attractions and also inform them about some local tales and fun facts. The tour should be a great way as a starting point in one’s trip to Húsavik.
Recently a video about Húsavík was broadcasted as a part of an online TV-programme produced at Södertörn University in Stockholm. Journalist Alexia Annisius Askelöf reported about her experience of Húsavík during wintertime. View more
Recently Húsavíkurstofa got a mail from Helsinki, Finland. Nina Rantala is a chief tea officer in a company called 123TEA- Nordic Tea Company. According to Nina, she and her friend Mirka embarked on a route to start a Nordic tea revolution in 2014.
Mývatn Open will be held 22. and 23. of February. View more
The Lonely Planet travel guide ranks Húsavík as on of the three most interesting towns in Iceland View more
During the next weeks our website will be updated with interesting info on Húsavík. View more