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Thursday, February 16, 2017

HUNGRY HUMPBACK – PASSENGER'S FEEDBACK

"Every time I visit Iceland is Whale Watching alway on my program - my experiens whale watching is best in Husavik - this picture is taking in 2016 and we saw many whales that day - see you in 2017", says Torben Agentoft from Denmark, who took these photos of a feeding humpback whale.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

SYLVÍA – MAINTENANCE UPDATES

Oak boats need a lot of love and care, and along with the annual beauty treatment, our boat Sylvía has been undergoing some big maintenance during the winter – all to increase the safety and comfort for passengers and crew.

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

THE MID-ATLANTIC STORY 2017

Last week was very busy for our sales team – but also a lot of fun! The annual Icelandair Mid-Atlantic Tradeshow was held in Reykjavík for the 25th time, and Gentle Giants took an active part, both in Húsavík and Reykjavík.

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Friday, January 20, 2017

MANNAMÓT TOURISM WORKSHOP IN REYKJAVÍK

Gentle Giants participated in the annual Mannamót – Natural Iceland Tourism Workshop, which was held at Eagle Air Headquarters in Reykjavík yesterday. GG team Stefán, Hanna Sigga and Halli represented the company and enjoyed it.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2016

A new year has come and we all look forward to the upcoming season. But before leaving last year behind we would like to go over some of the highlights from 2016 at Gentle Giants. All in all, a great season with wonderful whale encounters, a new RIB boat and a fantastic team.

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Friday, December 16, 2016

DIVING ADVENTURES IN THE MALDIVES

Gentle Giants is proud to have a team which consists of both local and international people. Especially our guides come from all over the world. As our whale watching tours do not run in the winter, many of our guides leave Iceland during that period to for example, meet everyone back home, study, work elsewhere or travel.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016

EXPLORING FLATEY ISLAND WITH ICELANDIC TV SHOW FERÐASTIKLUR

The Icelandic nature and culture TV programme Ferðastiklur, broadcasted on RÚV, follows the writer and journalist Lára Ómarsdóttir exploring astonishing and beautiful sites of Iceland. In her latest episode from earlier this week, Lára visits Flatey Island with Gentle Giants, along with other remote destinations around our Skjálfandi Bay.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016

IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS

Soon it’s Christmas and as before, our boats Faldur, Sylvía and Athena have been decorated with lights. They look great and give a nice Christmassy atmosphere to Húsavík harbour in this darkest time period of the year.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

SYLVÍA CELEBRATING 40TH BIRTHDAY

Even though our whale watching season has finished, there are still many things going on around Gentle Giants. During the winter time, when boats do not sail, they undergo annual maintenance. Especially oak boats need a lot of care.

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