Cruises from Husavik
Husavik is a town in Norourþing municipality on the north coast of Iceland on the shores of Skjalfandi bay, that is about 15 km across. The town of around 2000 inhabitants depends mainly on fishing and tourism. It has become the centre of whale-watching in Iceland. Whales of many species frequently enter the bay, and visitors can charter a traditional renovated fishing boat for viewing.
According to the Landnámabók ("Book of Settlement"), Húsavík was the first place in Iceland to be settled by a Norse man, about 870 AD. Today visitors will find here a good variety of restaurants in historic locations, and a most beautiful landmark wooden church Húsavíkurkirkja, built in 1907.