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Arctic Coastline & Whale Watching

Experience the True North

A tour that mixes nature and heritage in a unique way

The Arctic Coastline & Whale Watching Tour from Akureyri gives you an opportunity to experience the coastal life in Eyjafjörður Fjord. The picturesque coastline route, with the mountains hovering above, is a road less traveled and offers the tranquility of rural Iceland. During the tour we will experience a whale watching tour from Hauganes, with the oldest Whale Watching company in Iceland.

Tour description

During this delightful day we travel the coastline of Eyjafjörður fjord, the deepest fjord in Iceland. Focusing on coastal life and the beautiful seaside surroundings on the way. We will go on a whale watching sailing on an authentic oak boat from Hauganes Village. The experience is about 2 hours guided tour giving you the best opportunity to observe the whales in there natural environment. After the sailing we will visit a local restaurant for lunch (included) from local produce. We take our time to walk on a black sand beach and hear stories of life by the cold arctic ocean. Among other stops the old herring factory in Hjalteyri Village. There you will hear unbelivable stories from the Icelandic Herring Adventure and get a chance to taste locally produced Harðfiskur and Brennivín.

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Price from

44.900 ISK per person




  • The Arctic Coastway
  • Whale Watching
  • Black Sand Beach
  • Hjalteyri and Hauganes villages
  • Local products from source


Jan - Feb


Monday & Friday

Departure time



7 Hours


icon v Fully guided tour

icon v Whale Watching tour with Whale Watching Hauganes

icon v Transportation

icon v Lunch at Local Restaurant

icon v Taste of traditional Icelandic products (Harðfiskur & Brennivin)


  • Reservation is necessary
  • Due to weather and/or road conditions we might have to alter the itinerary or have longer journey time

We recommend you bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Water bottle
  • Camera