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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

ONLINE BOOKINGS ARE NOW OPEN FOR SEASON 2019

We are still in full swing with season 2018 and what a year it has been! Before starting the season here in Husavik there is always a lot of excitement in the air. After a winter of preparations and making everything ready, the drive and motivation is in full speed.

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Friday, October 5, 2018

VESTNORDEN TRAVEL MART

Vestnorden Travel Mart was held in Akureyri earlier this week and Gentle Giants was happily there to participate. This was the 33rd time that the event is held and it is an important trade show in the North Atlantic region, connecting tourism suppliers from Iceland, Faroe Islands and Greenland with buyers around the world.

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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

A SUMMER TO REMEMBER

An important thing in life is to collect memories. Working with whale watching a whole summer here in Husavik definitely guarantees a whole lot of them!  We are now heading into what we call the "low season".

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

THE LARGEST CARNIVORE ON THE PLANET

Yesterday we had a HUGE surprise when we headed out at sea in the morning. We saw not one, not two.. but SEVEN sperm whales!  I myself had not seen these beautiful mammals in years. They are not very common here in the bay outside of Husavik.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

THE TALES OF WHALES

Every new day spent out in the bay is something special - even for the crew. Often I'm asked by our guests onboard whether watching whales doesn't get boring at some point. No, it never does as there's no two days, not even two tours, turning out to be the same.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

A GREAT MORNING TOUR

The other day I went out on one of our morning trips. It has been great out here on the bay in August, and today we are half way through this beautiful month where we can see the season changing! We have had many different species visiting the bay these past two weeks.

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Thursday, August 9, 2018

RIB BÁTAR GG SIGLA Á FISKIDAGINN MIKLA Á DALVÍK

Hin árlega fjölskylduhátíð Fiskidagurinn Mikli á Dalvík er framundan um helgina og RIB bátar GG sigla frá Húsavík á laugardagskvöldið. Verð 15.000,- per galli. Takmarkaður fjöldi er í boði og fyrstur kemur – fyrstur fær.

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Tuesday, August 7, 2018

SUPPORTING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY

Húsavík is a small town with only a couple of thousand inhabitants. Nevertheless, it got a huge community. Many people are connected in a lot of different ways. By coming here, you would be surprised of how vibrant and lively the atmosphere is here in town.

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

EXCITING YOGA RETREAT IN FLATEY ISLAND – AUGUST 11TH

Imagine practising yoga in Icelandic wilderness, enjoying healthy food and meditating in midnight brightness during a restorative weekend retreat. This is all possible with our GG10 Yoga Retreat Flatey Island – with the last scheduled departure from Húsavík, Iceland on August 11th.

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