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Húsavík: Big Whale Safari & Puffins on Fast RIB Boats

The Original RIB Whale Watching from the Whale Capital of Iceland

We travel on fast RIB speedboats on Skjálfandi Bay. This way of travel offers our passengers more area to cover in search for the gentle giants. A RIB is faster than the wind and makes it therefore more likely for us to find the big whales. Nothing is guaranteed, but on this tour your chances to encounter some of the world’s biggest animals increases a lot. Among whales spotted in Skjálfandi Bay are Humpback Whales, Blue Whales and Dolphins.

This tour includes a visit to the Puffin Island during the nesting period (April 15th – August 20th), where you can experience thousands of puffins in their natural habitat.

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Price from

18.900 ISK

Tour type

Other Regions


  • Whales of the Skjálfandi Bay
  • Puffins during nesting season
  • Super fast RIB boats


April 15th - October 31st



Departure time

From 09:30 to 19:00, depending on period


2 1/2 Hours


icon v A specialized guide

icon v Safety coveralls

icon v And a little surprise from Húsavík’s only wine make


  • Reservation is necessary
  • Tour starts at Húsavík Harbor
  • Arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure at Gentle Giants Ticket Center
  • Minimum number of six required in a standard tour, or you can rent a boat for a private trip
  • Not Recommended for children under 7 years

We recommend you bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Camera

    Húsavík: Big Whale Safari & Puffins on Fast RIB Boats

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