WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO SEE WHALES IN ICELAND?
You can go almost everywhere for whale watching in Iceland, sometimes you can see them from the shore while they feed in the bays, but for more opportunities to see them, probably the best place is in Húsavík in north Iceland, usually called the capital of whale watching in Iceland. Other popular whale watching spots are from Reykjavík, Snæfellsnes peninsula, and Akureyri. Check our whale watching tours.
WHAT IS THE BEST SEASON TO SEE WHALES IN ICELAND?
It is possible to see whales all year round, depending on the month you do the tour you will see one type of cetaceans or others, but your chances of seeing these giant friends of the seas are much higher during summer season (May-August).
WHAT KIND OF WHALES ARE IN ICELAND?
The most common whales that can be seen in Iceland are the Minke whale, Harbour porpoises and Humpback whale, it is also common to see the friendly White-beaked dolphins. Other types of whales that can be seen in Iceland are the giants of the seas and the biggest mammal on Earth, the Blue Whale. You could also have the opportunity to spot Orcas / Killer Whale.
Here you will find more interesting information about whales in Iceland.