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Húsavík Whale Watching Break

Húsavík Whale Watching Break

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Price
From £1485

Duration
4 Nights

Departures
May - Sept

On this short break you will travel to North Iceland and get the amazing opportunity the see the whales in the capital of Whale Watching in Europe, Húsavík. Experience a unique adventure at sea watching the wonders of nature in the beautiful surroundings of Skjálfandi Bay, sheltered by the stunning mountains of Vík. Spend your first and last night in Akureyri and two nights in Húsavík. During your time in Akureyri, you also have the opportunity to explore the more well known areas in South Iceland such as Diamond Circle and Arctic Shore.

Highlights

  • Explore Húsavík and enjoy a Whale Watching from Húsavík Harbour
  • Explore Akureyri Town, Capital of North Iceland
  • You will also have the opportunity to visit the famous Diamond Circle, Dettifoss Waterfall, Goðafoss Waterfall (optional) as well as take a dip in the variety of Geothermal baths the North offers (optional)

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Itinerary Suggestion

Day 1 - Arrival
Departure from the UK - arrival at Akureyri Domestic Airport. Individual transfer from Keflavik Airport to your accommodation in Akureyri where you‘ll spend the night.

Akureyri is a bustling town with much to do and see. We‘ll provide some ideas to help you explore North Iceland's capital on your own. Depending on the time of your arrival, you may also have time for an optional excursion.

Overnight stay in Akureyri, 3 star hotel including breakfast.

Day 2 - Travel to Húsavík
Transport from Akureyri to Húsavík, duration of the drive is about 50 minutes. You will be taken directly to your hotel in Húsavík. After your lunch you will go on a whale watching tour.

Whale Watching Tour from Húsavík Harbour
Departure from Húsavík harbour is at 12:00.pm. Húsavík is the Whale Watching Capital of Europe. Discover the magnificent nature of Skjalfandi bay observing whales, dolphins and sea birds in their natural habitat.

After your Whale Watching tour you can visit the Húsavík Whale Watching museum where you can get detailed and interesting information about whales and their habitat, see whale skeletons of several species and learn fascinating facts about the whales. The Húsavík Whale Museum is located downtown by the harbour.

Enjoy the night at leisure.

Day 3 - Explore Húsavík or take an optional day tour
The day is yours to explore Húsavík and the surrounding area. Relax in Húsavík's swimming pool or book one of our fantastic day tours. Húsavík is a fishing town on the north coast of Iceland on the shores of Skjálfandi bay with 2.237 inhabitants. The most famous landmark of the town is the wooden church Húsavíkurkirkja, built in 1907. In town there is also a civic museum about culture and biology. Among other things, it shows a stuffed polar bear (arrived in Grimsey in 1969) and ancient boats.

Enjoy evening at your own leisure.

Day 4 - Drive back to Akureyri - Explore the town or take an optional day tour
You will once again drive from Húsavík to Akureyri. When you arrive in Akureyri you will check in to your Hotel.

Akureyri is an exciting modern town with lots to see and do. Relax in one of the geothermal baths and swimming pools or book one of our fantastic day tours, one of the most popular tour is the "Diamond Circle Tour". We will send you plenty of suggestions of what to do with your free day including the “must sees” in the town and restaurant recommendations.

Enjoy Akureyri at night.

Day 5 - Departure
Departure to the UK from Akureyri Domestic Airport.

Depending on your flight time, you may want to explore Akureyri in the morning or take a dip in the new Forest Lagoon before your flight.

Optional Excursion: Visit to the Forest Lagoon
Optional trip to the Forest Lagoon before your flight. Surrounded by trees and with a magnificent view over the fjord, the Forest Lagoon is a dreamy wonderland. Located just outside of Akureyri, it is easy to make a quick stop before your flight.

This itinerary is dependant on flight dates.

Travel Dates: Departures twice per week from London and Manchester

London Stansted: Mondays and Fridays

Manchester: Tuesdays and Saturdays

Travel Dates Price Solo traveller supplement
May - September From £1,485* per person based on 2 persons sharing a double/twin room From £285

*Price is subject to availability

This Includes:

- Return flights from the UK including hand luggage, taxes and fees
- Transfer to and from Akureyri Airport
- Transfer between Akureyri and Húsavík
- 2-3 nights accommodation in Akureyri in a 3 star hotel with breakfast
- 2-3 nights accommodation in Húsavík in a 3 star hotel with breakfast
- Fully guided Whale Watching tour from Húsavík Harbour, 2.5-3.5 hours including overalls
- Financial Protection (ATOL)

Not Included:
- Optional Excursions
- Travel Insurance
- Anything else not specifically listed under "this includes"


Why book with All Iceland?

All Iceland is a UK based travel company that specialises in Iceland
Book with the Icelandic experts!

Our office is staffed and run by Icelanders, we promise intimate local knowledge from where to stay to places to eat and the hidden gems that you will not find in tourist guides. We will help you get the holiday you want and we can adapt this package. Book through us and your holiday will also be fully ATOL and ABTA protected. Travel with confidence! 


Contact us and we can help you:

- to stay longer and discover more, this package can be extended -
- to book additional excursions -
- if you have specific accommodation requirements -
- to book this package with or without flights -

All Iceland cooperates with airlines that offer direct, scheduled flights to Iceland, Faroe Islands and Greenland. When making a holiday enquiry, please state which airport you wish to fly from. We can offer a package with or without flights. When you book a holiday package including UK flights, your holiday will be fully ATOL Protected.

Flights to Iceland

Icelandair, full service airline: London Heathrow and London Gatwick, Manchester, Glasgow and Dublin to Keflavík Airport (KEF).
PLAY, low cost airline: London Stansted (From June 2022), Liverpool (From October 2022) to Keflavík Airport (KEF).
British Airways, full service airline: London Heathrow to Keflavík Airport (KEF).
easyJet, low cost airline:
London Gatwick and London Luton, Bristol, Manchester and Edinburgh to Keflavík Airport (KEF).

Flights to Iceland, Akureyri

Niceair: London Stansted and Manchester to Akureyri Airport (AEY) (From October 2022).

Domestic Flights in Iceland

Icelandair: Domestic flights between Reykjavík Domestic Airport (REY) to Akureyri, Egilsstaðir, Ísafjörður, Vopnafjörður, Grímsey and Þórshöfn.
Fugfelagið Ernir: Domestic flights between Reykjavík Domestic Airport (REY) to Vestmannaeyjar, Höfn, Húsavík, Bíldudalur and Gjögur.

Flights to Faroe Islands and Greenland

Atlantic Airways: Edinburgh to Vagar Airport Faroe Islands.
Air Greenland: Copenhagen to Greenland.
Icelandair: Reykjavík Domestic Airport to Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Bespoke Holidays

At All Iceland we tailor make holidays for our customers.

With this in mind you cannot book this holiday directly on the website but please send us an enquiry or give us a call and we will help you to create your once in a lifetime holiday. Contact our team of Icelandic Experts today and start planning with us!

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