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Wednesday, September 23, 2020

PERFECT AUTUMN WHALE WATCHING

As September continues, nature is constantly changing. In their autumn dress, plants and flowers appear in red, orange and yellow whilst the green summer colours slowly faint away. As the sun rises and travels over the bay, the mountains and coastline therefore shine in many different colours.

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Monday, September 14, 2020

OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE DIAMOND CIRCLE IN NORTHEAST ICELAND

Last week, the Diamond Circle - a picturesque circuit of about 250km in the northeastern part of Iceland – was officially opened. The touring route connects the main tourism attractions in the area as well as many stunning sights and places along the way.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2020

THE SNOW AND THE WHALES

Last weekend surprised us in many ways: first of all several humpback whales had made their way into the bay. All of them were travelling calmly and spent a long time on the surface resting. Therefore, we were able to get some excellent looks at these magnificent marine mammals.

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Friday, September 4, 2020

A STORY OF LIGHTS AND COLOURS

The beauty of Skjálfandi Bay and its ever-changing appearance make every single day become a new adventure. It's simply impossible to look one's fill as the colours of the mountains and the sky change throughout the day.

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Monday, August 31, 2020

A BAY FULL OF SURPRISES

Yesterday in the early afternoon word spread of a pod of orcas having made its way into Skjálfandi Bay. Far out in the northern parts of the bay, our RIB speed boat Amma Helga had come across them whilst out for the afternoon “GG2 Big Whale Safari & Puffins” tour.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2020

BLUE WHALE IN SKJÁLFANDI BAY

A blue whale was spotted on our tours in the afternoon. This is great news and unique to see the largest mammal on earth at this time of year. Blue whales can reach up to 33 metres and 190 tons. Hopefully the blue whale will stay around for some time.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

PRIVATE LUXURY EXPERIENCES POPULAR

Apart from a busy whale watching summer, there has been a high demand for all kinds of private tours. We have shaped unique adventures for groups, families and individuals to get their own tailor made experience of Skjálfandi Bay.

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Thursday, July 30, 2020

COVID-19 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT

According to new guidelines from the Icelandic government, all passengers are required for the next weeks to wear a face mask on board the tour. This is done for the safety and health for passengers and staff to try to limit any spread of the virus.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

ACROBATIC AND CURIOUS HUMPBACK WHALES

Húsavík – the Whale Capital of Iceland at its best. Many humpback whales have been spotted in Skjálfandi Bay lately and even been showing very active and curious behaviours to much joy for passengers and crew.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

BUSY JULY AND LOTS OF LIFE IN THE BAY

July has been very successful so far. Many humpback whales have been spotted in the bay, the weather has been very nice and high demand for our tours. It is good to see Húsavík full of summer life and guests from all over visiting again.

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