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HÚSAVÍK – THE WHALE CAPITAL OF ICELAND
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160 YEARS OF FAMILY HISTORY IN THE BAY
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VISIT THE GENTLE GIANTS OF HÚSAVÍK
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WELCOME ABOARD
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97-99% SIGHTINGS IN THE PAST YEARS ON AVERAGE
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SUPPORT TO NATURE
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FIVE GENERATIONS IN SKJÁLFANDI BAY
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RESPONSIBLE WHALE WATCHING
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FLATEY ISLAND – THE ORIGINALS
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CLOSER TO PURE NATURE

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Why choose Gentle Giants for your Iceland whale watching experience?

  • The truly locally owned family company
  • 160 years of family history in the bay
  • Awarded for excellence
  • Very high safety standards
  • Great respect to nature and wildlife
  • Code of Conduct for responsible whale watching
  • Highly experienced and qualified crew
  • Boats with modern eco-friendly engines
  • Discounts in Húsavík for customers
  • Free cancellation up until 24 hours
  • Choose to pay in advance or on arrival
  • Change your booking at any time online

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SOURCE OF LIFE

Wednesday, July 10, 2024

As you may know, Húsavík is considered the whale capital of Iceland. But why here? Why do they come to Skjálfandi Bay? If you read our last post you will find out that whales come to Skjálfandi Bay with the ultimate goal of finding food and eating as much as they possibly can.

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ONCE DINNER IS SERVED

Monday, July 8, 2024

Most of the whale species that we get to see here in Skjálfandi Bay are not resident to the waters around Iceland, but migrate large distances between their breeding grounds in subtropical or tropical waters and their feeding grounds close to the poles.

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THE FASCINATING WORLD OF BIRD NESTS

Friday, July 5, 2024

Along with all the whales, also numerous birds are migrating to Iceland for the summer months. Unlike whales though which come here for their feeding season, birds journey towards the North for their nesting season.

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