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Friday, February 16, 2018

"ADVENTURE OF A LIFETIME!" – A PASSENGER'S STORY

"It is hard to describe the feeling we had when that first Humpback whale silently breached the icy waves and surfaced beside our boat". This is how Roxanna Froese from Canada begins the blog post about her whale watching experience with Gentle Giants.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

A TOUR AROUND THE BOAT MAINTENANCE

Finally! It is now only about a month left until our first tour of the year leaves Húsavík harbour on 15th March – the first out of thousands in 2018. We are a whole bunch of people working hard to make this season even better than the ones before.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

VALENTINE'S OFFER AT GENTLE GIANTS

Valentine's Day is around the corner and you don't have a gift for your loved one yet? Great – this is your chance! Now you get 10% discount on all whale watching departures 2018 (GG1 and GG2) with promo code GGWHALELOVE when booking before February 15th 2018.  What could possibly be more romantic than enjoying breathtaking whale encounters together on a cruise in the midnight sun and sharing the memories forever? Think about it, but not for too long.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

OUR MID-ATLANTIC ADVENTURE 2018

Some might think there is nothing going on at Gentle Giants at this time of year when our boats stay in harbour, but under the surface there is so much happening – not at least for our sales team which has its busiest period now.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

"JUST WOW!" – A PASSENGER'S EXPERIENCE

"I have been on many whale watching tours around the world before but it was never anything like on Húsavík. I still can't imagine a better way to see a giant like a humpback up close than with the RIB safari Gentle Giants offers.

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Friday, January 19, 2018

GENTLE GIANTS AT MANNAMÓT - WHERE PEOPLE GATHER

Yesterday was a very social day for Gentle Giants when we attended the natural Icelandic tourism workshop Mannamót. The name means "people coming together" and suits well for this event where around 200 tourism companies from all over Iceland gather to present their businesses, side by side, in an airplane hangar in Reykjavík.

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018

NEW: MIDNIGHT EXCLUSIVE ON RIB SPEEDBOAT

Imagine a late summer evening in the north of Iceland. The day breeze has left, the sea is like a mirror and the neversetting midnight sun paints the entire sky in warm colours. You are on board a drifting speedboat, waiting for that peaceful humpback whale to resurface for more long, loud breaths.

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Monday, January 8, 2018

HAPPINESS WHEN SHARED IS DOUBLED

It is always fun to see our tours through the passengers' eyes. This is possible thanks to different kinds of tags on various digital platforms. These photos were taken and shared by Pol Roskam from the Netherlands who joined Gentle Giants for a whale watching tour with his brother and aunt last summer.

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Wednesday, January 3, 2018

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2017

We have now taken our first steps into yet another exciting year, full of fun plans and new possibilities. The next season will start earlier than ever, on 15th March. But before shifting all focus to the future, we invite you to take a quick look back at our 2017. Long story short, Gentle Giants has had a great year with wonderful whale encounters, yet another new RIB speedboat and a fantastic team to be very proud of.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

HAPPY HOLIDAYS 2017

We send our warmest holiday greetings to you all. Thank you for joining us into yet another year.

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