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Wednesday, September 1, 2021

IT'S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR AGAIN!

It's that time of the year again! The month of August has come to an end, opening up to new opportunities of seeing rare visitors in the bay. Several migratory birds have already left, such as the puffins, some others, like the artic terns are about to start heading South for their long long winter migration.

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Wednesday, August 18, 2021

BEAUTIFUL AUGUST SUNSETS

The summer is far from over, but the sun is setting below the horizon again and that means that we can see spectacular, dramatic and colourful sunsets at night. The period with 24 hours of daylight is a very special one, but this period in August can be truly magical as well.

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Saturday, July 31, 2021

TIME FLIES WHEN YOU'RE HAVING FUN

Time flies when you're having fun, and fun we had in July! The weather has been fantastic almost throughout the entire month and the abundant presence and variety of marine wildlife in Skjálfandi Bay has simply been wonderful too.

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

HUMPBACK WHALES BUBBLE-NET FEEDING

We have had the immense pleasure of witnessing bubble net feeding humpbacks in the Bay lately. Everyone is waiting patiently for these gentle giants to emerge and all of a sudden big bubbles start appearing at the surface: at first just a couple, then more and more forming a circle.

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Thursday, July 1, 2021

JULY WHALE WATCHING

July has arrived and sure to say that the high season has started. Weather has been amazing with high temperatures and sunshine and plenty of whales in the bay. Now from July we add several departures to our timetable so from early morning until late evening there are tours running from Húsavík.

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

WHALES CELEBRATE THE NATIONAL DAY

Happy National Day! The 17th June is the National Day in Iceland and is widely celebrated. The whales in Skjálfandi Bay are also in a festive mood as captain Halli reported from RIB Amma Jóhanna this morning: "I counted at least 10 humpbacks in the bay in beautiful weather conditions".

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Friday, June 4, 2021

WHALE FESTIVAL IN THE BAY – BLUE WHALE SPOTTED TODAY

What a fantastic start of the season with great weather, many visitors and lots of whales. Apart from the scheduled tours, there have been several private trips to Flatey Island and special trips on the RIB speedboats – such as the one earlier today a 50 min tour on the RIB that spotted the full house: harbour porpoises, white-beaked dolphins, minke whale, humpback whales and a BLUE WHALE.

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Friday, May 28, 2021

SEASON START JUNE 1ST – LOTS OF WHALES IN THE BAY

This is it! After months of waiting, we are finally starting our season officially on June 1st. Daily scheduled tours will be offered from Húsavík on oak boats (GG1 Whale Watching) and RIB speedboats (GG2 Big Whale Safari & Puffins).

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Tuesday, May 18, 2021

ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL LUMPFISH SEASON OVER

The annual lumpfish season has finished with great success. Here are some fun memories from the last weeks from the crew on board our boat Aþena. ResultsCatch over 100 tons.One of top highest ranked boat in Iceland.

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Monday, April 26, 2021

HÚSAVÍK DIDN'T WIN THE OSCARS – BUT WON EVERYONE'S HEART

What an amazing adventure! The Oscars ceremony took place last night and the nominated song Husavik in the category "Best Original Song" did not win the Oscars – but indeed won people's hearts. Seeing the performance from Húsavík harbour with Swedish singer Molly Sandén and the local girls' choir was truly incredible and that in itself a huge achievement getting so far.

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