Húsavík (GPS 66° 2’39.73″N 17°20’21.18″W ) is located in north Iceland, a town in the Norðurþing municipality. The population is 2200 and the distance to Reykjavík is 480 km ( 298 miles ).There is a daily scheduled bus from Reykjavík to Húsavík .
A list of hotels, guesthouses and camping sites can be found at 🙁http://tjalda.is/en/husavik/)
Services and leisure
Services and leisure activities include restaurants, horse riding tours, fishing, whale watching tours.Its considered the whale watching capital of the world with several companies offering tours in various types of boats. Do check out The Husavik Whale Museum- http://www.hvalasafn.is/en/. From Húsavík it is a short distance to visit some of the most popular attractions in Iceland such as the waterfall Dettifoss, Mývatn lake and Ásbyrgi.
This town festival “Mæradagar” takes place on the last weekend of July every year. It is a family festival with a range of activites such as a live concert, theater, ram exhibition, laser tag, paint ball and much more.