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Hotel Raudaskrida


Gentle Giants is a family run Whale Watching Company which also offers birdwatching tours. We are located in Husavik and offer two main birdwatching tours. To Flatey Island (4-5 hrs) and to Lundey Island (appr. 1 hr). We can also arrange tailor made tours upon request. On our tours 30-40 different species have been seen during the breeding season. We offer guided excursions through the beautiful nature of Flatey Island where one can watch Arctic Terns and Puffins up close amongst other birds.

Hotel Raudaskrida is a family run three star Country Hotel and is one of only two in Iceland that has been recognized as eco-friendly by the Nordic Swan Association. We offer spacious rooms with private facilities and various leisure activities, such as birdwatching, hiking, mountain biking etc. On our land approximately 40-50 different bird species have be seen. We are located on road 85, about 45 minutes from Akureyri and 20 minutes from Husavik.

Bjorg is a traditional Icelandic farm with cows and sheep, but also with Eider. The farm is located near the sea at Skjalfandi Bay. At Bjorg you can watch seabirds around the cliffs and we also offer guided tours for our Eiders. In the Bjorg area around 50-60 bird species have been seen.




Sigurgeir’s Bird Museum Myvatnssveit

Arctic Nature Experience Reykjahverfi

At Arctic Nature Experience we offer a wide variety of tours for guided birdwatching in Northeast Iceland. On our daytours one can expect to see up to 60 different species and on our longer tours, along the Birding Trail, up to 80 species can be expected.

Sigurgeirs´s Bird Museum is located at the farm Ytri-Neslönd next to Lake Myvatn. It is a family run museum with approximately 180 different species of birds on display. We also have three bird hides available and offer traditional Icelandic refreshments. The Lake Myvatn area has the largest number of breeding ducks in the world. The Barrow’s Goldeneye (Bucephala islandica) has its only breeding habitat in Europe in Northeast Iceland, mostly by Lake Myvatn.

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Birdwatching in Northeast Iceland  

A brochure for excellent choice of birdwatching in Northeast Iceland.

Birdwatching in Northeast Iceland  

A brochure for excellent choice of birdwatching in Northeast Iceland.