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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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SA 1 Month To Season Start

ONE MONTH TO SEASON START

Friday, March 1, 2024

In one month, on April 1st, our whale watching season starts again with daily departures until November 30th. We are very excited and can't wait to sail out onto Skjálfandi Bay again and explore the ocean out of Húsavík harbour.

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FOLLOWING THE WHALES' MIGRATION

Monday, February 26, 2024

Continuing introducing stories of our passionate guides who follow the whales around the world. Humpback whales are believed to be one of the mammals in our planet that are taking some of the longest migration, at about 16000 to 24000 km each year.

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UPDATE FROM THE COMPLETE MAINTENANCE OF OUR BOAT SYLVÍA

Friday, February 16, 2024

We take pride in taking good care of our fleet with the best of maintenance! Earlier this winter, our oak boat Sylvía sailed to Stykkishólmur on the west coast of Iceland. There she has been taken into an indoor dry dock and is going through complete makeover including getting a new modern engine.

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