Hjalteyri is a little town close to Akureyri. It's a fantastic spot for whale watching and the town is charming as well. Hot chocolate and cinnamon buns are included!
Only a short 15 minute drive from Akureyri, Hjalteyri is conveniently located for whale watching on the west bank of Eyjafjörður. 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 Hjalteyri and experience the aura of old times. Hjalteyri is a well kept secret in the heart of North Iceland.