HÚSAVÍK walking tour – with optional visit to a museum

Discover the Whale Capital of Iceland

During the tour, a local guide shows Húsavik’s best spots and some hidden gems. While walking, history, culture and folklore emerge, unusual local tales and fun facts are told. An optional guided museum tour (to any of the 3 museums) can be added.

Duration: 1,5 hours (+1hr for visiting a museum)

Group size: min. 4 – max. 25

Please note: distance walked during the tour is approx. 3km, on easy and mainly flat terrain.


HÚSAVÍK walking tour – with hike to lake Botnsvatn

Explore the spectacular nature nearby Húsavík

This tour allows visitors to explore the town gardens, Skrúðgarður, and to hike along a beautiful route until lake Botnvatn, placed beneath the slopes of Húsavíkurfjall in a serene and peaceful location.

Duration: 3,5 hours (+1 hr to hike all around the lake)

Group size: min. 4 – max. 15

Please note: distance walked during the tour is approx. 6km, elevation gain is 130 mt. Good physical condition is required.


HÚSAVÍK walking tour – with hike to Húsavíkurfjall

Earn the most magnificent view on Skjálfandi Bay

Green and gentle Húsavíkurfjall is a unique landmark located just behind town. On the top you are rewarded with an astonishing view over Húsavík, its sparkling bay and the elegant mountains across.

Duration: 4 hours

Group size: min. 4 – max. 15

Please note: distance walked during the tour is approx. 8km, elevation gain is 417 mt. Very good physical condition is required.


WALKING TOUR and local stories

Discover the Arctic circle village

During this guided tour, a local guide shows Raufarhöfn’s most interesting spots, such as the harbour and the church. Stories and tales related to the herring fishing’s past will be told and a local handicraft shop will be visited.

Duration: 1,5 hours

Group size: min. 4 – max. 25

Please note: distance walked during the tour is approx. 2,5km, on easy and mainly flat terrain.


WALKING TOUR and the Arctic Henge

Step into Iceland’s most enigmatic monument

This tour allows visitors to explore all the main spots in Raufarhöfn and to reach the northern hill where the distinctive henge, now icon of the village, is located. The Arctic Henge works like a huge sundial and thrills every visitor.

Duration: 2,5 hours

Group size: min. 4 – max. 15

Please note: distance walked during the tour is approx. 5km, with slight elevation gain.