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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

END OF SEASON 2022

Yet another memorable and successful whale watching season has come to an end today. We'd like to thank all our passengers for having joined our tours throughout the season as well as our crew on land and on the boats for coming from near and far to make the tours possible.

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Friday, November 25, 2022

GIVE AN ADVENTURE – GIFT CARDS ON DISCOUNT

Are you still looking for that really unique Christmas gift? Or is someone's birthday coming up? How about surprising your loved ones with one of our gift cards? We at Gentle Giants offer several gift card options for all occasions – now even with a discount! What could be better than surprising your dear ones with a whale watching tour from Húsavík – the Whale Capital of Iceland.

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022

THE FINAL COUNTDOWN

November is flashing past us and in only a week our whale watching season 2022 is already over. November has overall been great with humpback whale sightings on most tours in great weather. Now it isn't long anymore until also the whales will say goodbye to this wonderful place and their feeding grounds.

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Thursday, November 17, 2022

HÚSAVÍK ON LIST OF BEST PLACES TO TRAVEL IN 2023

The online travel guide Travel Lemming has announced its list of 50 best places to travel in 2023 and we are indeed very proud to see our Húsavík on the 17th place. "17. Húsavík, IcelandVisitors to this Icelandic fishing village spot whales and puffins, then thaw in hot spring pools just south of the Arctic Circle.

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Friday, November 11, 2022

WHALES DONT CARE ABOUT NOVEMBER MOOD

November has shown its moody side these days and unfortunately, the weather conditions forced us to cancel our departure both yesterday and today. The forecast however predicts a lot better weather and sea conditions for tomorrow, Saturday the 12th of November and we expect to sail again as scheduled from Húsavík harbour.

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Monday, November 7, 2022

TIME FLIES - BUT THE WHALES ARE STAYING!

It’s already a week ago since November started – time flies! So far our tours this month have been great: several humpback whales were spotted on all our departures – oftentimes near to the boats, sometimes even swimming in pairs.

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Monday, October 31, 2022

CHANGE OF SCHEDULE

As autumn proceeds and days continue to get shorter, we adjust our sailing schedule one last time for this season. For the whole of November our beautiful oak boat Sylvía will depart once a day at 10:45am for the "GG1 Whale Watching"-tour.

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Thursday, October 27, 2022

ONLINE BOOKINGS OPEN FOR 2023

Whilst the current season is long not over and our boats are still heading out for whale watching daily until the end of November, preparations for the next year have started! For those who are already planning their trip to Iceland next year, it is now possible to read into our sales manual for 2023, get inspired, but even make a booking for our tours next season.

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Tuesday, October 18, 2022

SUNNY DAYS AHEAD AND A BAY FULL OF WHALES

Our week has started amazing: after a stormy weekend, the sun greeted us Monday morning, colouring the mountains first pink, then golden. As we left the harbor, several humpback whales appeared just a short sailing distance away from Húsavík and of course: made our day! Also for the upcoming days the weather forecast looks great and even the sun seems to stay with us for a bit more.

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