Discover the Whale Capital of Iceland
Discover Húsavík’s attractions and hidden gems on a fascinating walk through town.
Included in your voyage
Explore Húsavík’s best spots with a local guide.
Take a walk and hear about history, culture, folklore, unusual local tales, and fun facts.
See the harbor area, the heart of the town, in a different way.
Enjoy panoramic views over Húsavík and its beautiful surroundings.
Level 3: Active - good mobility needed
1 hr 30 min
Dress according to local weather conditions.
Learn as you walk.
Stroll from the harbor to the iconic wooden church, Húsavíkurkirkja. Continue to Skrúðgarðurinn, the attractive gardens where the bubbling Búðará Brook flanks a winding path and is crisscrossed by small wooden bridges. In Húsavík, you can also visit the first settlement built in Iceland (from 870 CE) and enjoy a panoramic view looking out over the harbor.
Remarks/requirements: Dress according to local weather conditions.
Walking information: Walking involved (distance in miles/type of terrain): the distance walked during the tour is approximately 1.9 miles on easy and mainly flat terrain. Paved and gravel ground.