Surround yourself in history and visit the old village of Hjalteyri, which has a population of 43 inhabitants. Step aboard our traditional oak boat, Knörrinn, North Sailing‘s first whale watching boat, for a quiet sailing in the calm seas of Eyjafjordur, a favourable habitat of marine life.
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Only a short 15 minute drive from Akureyri, Hjalteyri is conveniently located for whale watching on the west bank of Eyjafjordur.
The old herring meal and oil processing factory was the largest of its kind in Iceland. The factory shut down in 1966 and now hosts various activities.
Enjoy the scenic surroundings of Eyjafjordur and experience the aura of old times.
Hjalteyri is a well kept secret in the heart of North Iceland.
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