Discover the bird life in the spectacular area of Húsavík.

With a local guide.

On this guided birdwatching half day tour, we focus on the bay of Skjálfandaflói as well as the community of Húsavík and adjacent rural areas. The town of Húsavík offers nature lovers a convenient starting point for a variety of activities and attractive locations.

We begin the tour at 8 a.m. in the morning by exploring the harbour and surroundings, as well as the lower regions of the nearby Laxá river and selected ponds and lakes, such as Kaldbakstjarnir, an area frequented i.a. by bird species such as the Great Northern Diver. We also head to Tjörnes peninsula to look for falcons and other species before ending the tour in Húsavík again, where you can independently explore what our beautiful town has to offer, beside birds (whale watching, restaurants, museums, the garden and the church).

This tour offers variety in scenery and nature. Birds on lakes, rivers, in marshes, maritime areas and cliffs.

Availability: All year round (but please note that from September to May the program can be different due to bird species and circumstances).

Departure point: Travel North office. Pick up available at other locations upon request.

Departure time: 8 a.m. every day. On request, private tours available with departure at other times.

Tour duration: 4 hours.

Included: transportation and experienced, English-speaking, birdwatching guide for the duration of the tour, fuel, binoculars.

Not included: international flights, domestic transports to/from departure point, meals, drinks, anything else not specified as “Included”.

Please note: minimum number of participant is 2, maximum number of participant is 12.

Bookings: for scheduled departures, please use the form below. For other departures, please contact us.

Please note that there are other options and a longer tour available for bird watching in the Húsavík area, including Flatey island, available from May to August. Please contact us for this option.