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North Sailing

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| Husavik Harbour, Husavik 640, Iceland
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Eco-friendly whale watching since 1995! Pioneers in whale watching and sustainable tourism, North Sailing is a dedicated family company with a great respect for wildlife and nature. Since the beginning in Husavik, in 1995, North Sailing has been awarded both nationally and internationally for innovation, regional development and sustainability. The Husavik original whale watching tour with North Sailing has been visitors' top pick for more than 20 years, placing the small fishing town on the map as the whale watching capital of Iceland. Now the tour is available carbon-neutral, a 100% natural experience on silent, green energy, electric boats with minimum disturbance to whales and nature. Also offering puffins and northern lights tours from Husavik. With the authentic fleet, highly qualified and dedicated crew with great sailing experience and wildlife knowledge, North Sailing seeks to inspire people to reconnect with history and nature.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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| Husavik Harbour, Husavik 640, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great adventure with wonderful tour guide. She seems like she loves her job and commented the whole adventure brilliantly. Sometimes we felt like in a "submarine movie", silently waiting for whale to appear. I recommed it to everyone, it was really wonderful tour.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A great day out. An adventure. Best service. Wonderful located, easy reachable, good parking facilities. easy to book online.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went out at the last minute on a tour and the guys were really accommodating, the guide explained a great deal about the different species and they took the time out to take us further into the bay and see some amazing displays from...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Everything was perfect. No problem with young children. We saw lots of whales and it was a wonderful experience. You must do it.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took this boat tour on a cold early May afternoon, and the staff gave us warm and protective outerwear. It was a great tour, we saw several whales, and an island full of puffins. Everyone was given warm drinks and cinnamon rolls on the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The crew did there best to let us enjoy the view of the whales. They could not help that there were little puffins yet.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the three hour whales and puffins tour in May. Saw whales every 5-15 minutes, sometimes even more frequently. It was an outstanding experience. The guides were excellent and easy to understand. The jumpsuits they hand out will keep you warm and cozy, and the...More

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rarecat
May 22, 2018|
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Response from yankees1111 | Reviewed this property |
No you do not. We wore our coats . We had an unusually warm day in late July . I think you should bring a hat, gloves and sunglasses ....
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shanayaz
May 5, 2018|
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Response from Marie P | Reviewed this property |
We have seen whales on a tour with them end of October 2017 if that helps.
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juliagastegger
February 18, 2018|
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Response from kristin n | Reviewed this property |
We traveled at the end of July and saw a ton of humpback whales. Don’t know about March. Kristin
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