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Salka Whale Watching

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Gardarsbraut 6, Husavik 640, Iceland
+354 464 3999
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Brilliant

It's not often that your breath is taken away. The company provide warm clothing which is also a... read more

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David A
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Preston, United Kingdom
One of the best mornings of my life

What an adventure! My husband and I did the whale watching + puffin tour, and we could not have... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Stacy L
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At Salka Whale Watching we offer you the ultimate whale watching holiday and so much more. Imagine spending three hours at sea on board a beautiful oak boat amidst stunning surroundings. You get a chance to see humpback whales, white beaked dolphins, and harbour porpoise as well as puffins and all kinds of sea birds. Salka Whale Watching offers warm overalls, WiFi, coffee and cookies free of charge - and you can take your picture at the Salka Whale Watching photo spot to share with friends and family! Discounts to two restaurants and the local whale museum come with the ticket. We are located in beautiful Husavik on Iceland´s north coast. This place is known to be Europe´s best place to see whales... So what are you waiting for?
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“puffin island” (18 reviews)
“whale watching” (50 reviews)
“humpback whales” (29 reviews)
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Gardarsbraut 6, Husavik 640, Iceland
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+354 464 3999
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What an adventure! My husband and I did the whale watching + puffin tour, and we could not have enjoyed it more. The animals and scenery were AMAZING, and we learned a ton from our extremely knowledgeable guide, Hannah. They struck a great balance between...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The guide was really nice and very knowledgeable about sea life birds and whales. Our tour started really good as we saw some dolphins. Then, we went to Puffin Island and saw hundreds of cute puffins. Our guide explained to us that this is now...More

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Salka Whale Wat... C, Guide at Salka Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for your wonderful review. It sounds like you were extremely lucky during your trip. Seeing dolphins and multiple whales is always nice, but being able to see a jump and a spy hop (the whale sticking the head out...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Salka company was very professional and Henrik did a great job as guide. We saw glimpses of a humpback whale 4 times as well as some harbor dolphins. They provide a warm cover up to wear and you even get a cookie and hot chocolate....More

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Salka Whale Wat... C, Front Office Manager at Salka Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind review Brett! We are so happy that you enjoyed the tour and your trip to Iceland. All the best from us here at Salka. Kind regards, John & Salka team

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were group of 6 people with no high expectations about seeing the whales. Not only we saw a few (even though is not guaranteed of course), we had a good time with a crew too. Our guide Henrik told us many interesting things, big...More

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Salka Whale Wat... C, Guide at Salka Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hi Tina, Thank you for your very kind review! Indeed, we are dealing with wildlife, so we can never guarantee sightings. However, this summer has been extremely good so far with the number of whales we have been seeing. It's a very good year indeed....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Little that I know Husavik is among the top ten destinations for whale watching with 99 percent success rate. A friend went for the same in Norway and had to sail like 7 hours with no sighting. But Husavik didnt disappoint us. Thanks to salka...More

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Salka Whale Wat... C, Guide at Salka Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Mourisham, Thank you for your nice review. It is indeed quite difficult to forget the tour in which you participated: tons of humpback whales and white beaked dolphins, and specially that amazing calf breaching time after time! It was a delightful experience, it just...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was more then perfect trip, we saw so many whales, sometimes 4-5 at the same timepoint. The crew was very nice and expierient, the boat capitain knows the Most of whales by the name. Further we went to puffins island it was also georgious...More

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Salka Whale Wat... C, Guide at Salka Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hallo Monika, Thanks a lot ! It was a real pleasure to have you and your family onboard. I haven't see Snow White since our trip together but whenever it happens, I'll think of you. You should definitely come back next year to celebrate his...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant staff. Had lots of luck with thw whales. The boat navigated in a way that did not disturb the whales

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Salka Whale Wat... C, guide at Salka Whale Watching, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Ora, Glad to hear that you enjoyed to sail with us and watched all this wonderful big animals ! =D Have fun for the rest of your travel ! Salka Team

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