Whales, Sails and Science

Citizen-science Whale Watching from Húsavík, Iceland

Schooner Opal is the perfect place to inspire people to discover the wonders of the sea and the challenges faced by our arctic waters.

Ocean Missions

Therefore we teamed up with Ocean Missions, a local non-profit organization founded and based in Húsavík, Iceland, to take direct actions toward ocean conservation by combining science, education and adventures.

Participate in a positive impact

Take part in our mission towards marine and wildlife protection on this one-of-a-kind, 3.5-hour schooner trip around Skjálfandi Bay consisting of research, education and of course… whale watching.

Duration: 3.5 hours approx.
Location: Húsavík, Iceland

Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns
Expert whale watching guide
Marine research expert
Warm overalls and raincoats if needed

14.490 ISK adults
7.000 ISK 7–15 years
FREE Under 7 years

All prices include 11% VAT

Please note that our Whales, Sails and Science tours are available every Thursday in June, July and August.

This summer 2024, the tours will run on:

  • 1 June – 31 July on schooner Hildur
  • 1 – 31 August on a traditional oak boat

For more information, click here.

For availability on Opal, please get in touch.