Whales and Puffins

Puffin at Lundey

Whales and Puffins tour

Exploring both majestic whales and lively puffins is an unforgettable experience for all. This fantastic 3.5-hour tour takes you close to Puffin Island to see one of the largest puffin colonies in Iceland, where around 100.000 puffins can be found during the breeding season.

See Puffins and whales

After taking a good look at the puffins nesting on the island we sail to traditional whale watching areas. Here you will get the chance to experience whales, dolphins and birds in their natural surroundings.

Every tour is different and you never know what amazing species and wildlife show you will get to see during the trip.

Most common whales in Húsavík

The most common whale and dolphin species in Skjálfandi Bay are humpback whales, minke whales, white-beaked dolphins, harbour porpoises and in early summer blue whales and fin whales.

Years of experience

With our years of experience and knowledge from sailing through the bay of Skjálfandi, we guarantee your utmost comfort, enjoyment and authentic adventure, on each of our tours.

Please note that our Whales and Puffin tours are only available during the breeding season of the puffins, from mid-April until late August.

What is included?

  • Complimentary hot chocolate with cinnamon buns
  • Warm overalls
  • Raincoats (if needed)

On each tour, we provide our guests with an authentic experience of Icelandic nature and wildlife. Aboard our oak boats, we offer complimentary hot chocolate with cinnamon buns, as well as warm overalls and raincoats if needed.


14.990 ISK adults
7.500 ISK (7-15 years)
Free for children (6 years and younger)

All prices include 11% VAT


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Please note that Salka Whale Watching is now a part of the North Sailing family and all our tours will run in cooperation with North Sailing.

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