The country surrounding Husavik is known for it's natural wonders and beautiful landscape. Centrally located Husavik offers the traveller an ideal base for tours to Lake Myvatn, Dettifoss and all the other wonders of the local countryside. Being the Whale watching capital of Iceland, Husavik offers you the chance to visit the only whale center in Iceland. The whale center is a rare chance to see the history of whales around Iceland as well as demonstrating the unbelievable variety of whales that live around Iceland. The whale watching boats go out several times a day and the chances of spotting whales are excellent. The list of things to see and do around Husavik is almost endless the County Museum with its variety of historical heritage and natural wonders such as a polar bear and many types of local birds. The museum also serves as the local art gallery with different seasonal exhibits from both local and other Icelandic artists. The beautiful timber church has been a symbol for Husavik for almost a century. Sporting activities are a big part of local culture such as fishing, horse riding and skiing, with excellent facilities. Husavik offers all tourist services from a first class hotel to a comfortable camp site.