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Situated in the heart of northern Iceland, Husavik Cape Hotel offers comfortable accommodation overlooking the picturesque fishing town and harbour.

With 19 comfortable rooms, this small, family-run hotel is an excellent base for exploring the natural wonders of the Diamond Circle, including Lake Mytavn, the incredible Dettifoss and Goðafoss Waterfalls and Ásbyrgi Canyon, and is situated less than five minutes' walk from the whale watching harbour. Here, you can enjoy whale watching excursions in the summer months to see humpback and minke whales, white-beaked dolphins and harbour porpoises.

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This accommodation is featured in the following itinerary:

Humpback Whales in Summer

This varied self-drive itinerary explores the remote fjords and natural wonders along the north coast of Iceland, visiting Husavik - Europe's whale watching capital – to see humpbacks and minke whales, the incredible Dettifoss waterfall and the volcanic features of Lake Mývatn.

  • When to go: May-Sep
  • Duration inc. flights: 8 days
  • Price inc. flights: From £1,795 pp
  • Trip type: Tailor-made trip idea
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Situated on the north coast of Iceland, on the shores of Skjálfandi Bay, is the small fishing town of Husavik. Known as the whale watching capital of Iceland, the surrounding waters boast humpback, minke and sometimes even blue whales, as well as white-beaked dolphins and harbour porpoises.

  • Where: Norðurþing Muncipality
  • Ideal for viewing: humpback whale, minke whale, white-beaked dolphin, harbour porpoise, fulmar
  • Excellent for: Self-drive, Whale watching