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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

Book With Confidence

Why choose Gentle Giants for your Iceland whale watching experience?

  • The truly locally owned family company
  • 160 years of family history in the bay
  • Awarded for excellence
  • Very high safety standards
  • Great respect to nature and wildlife
  • Code of Conduct for responsible whale watching
  • Highly experienced and qualified crew
  • Boats with modern eco-friendly engines
  • Discounts in Húsavík for customers
  • Free cancellation up until 24 hours
  • Choose to pay in advance or on arrival
  • Change your booking at any time online

Welcome aboard!

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HOME SWEET HOME

Sunday, May 26, 2024

After months of waiting for this day to come, our beloved oak boat Sylvía returned to her home port in Húsavík shortly after noon today. While all our boats undergo thorough maintenance during the winter months, Sylvía was in for a special treat this time.

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GUIDE WIT'S WAY

Tuesday, May 21, 2024

At Gentle Giants, we are proud of our big blue family, an enthusiastic international team coming together annually striving to give our guests the best experience possible while visiting us here in Húsavík.

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SA Evening Tours

AS DAYS GET LONGER...

Sunday, May 19, 2024

As May proceeds, days are getting longer and longer - already now, evenings are bright and colourful. Finally, it won't be long anymore until we get to enjoy the midnight sun again! And while the sunlight hours are increasing daily, it is only two weeks from now until we will start to operate our late afternoon and evening tours again.

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