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Wednesday, April 6, 2022

MANAGE YOUR BOOKING ONLINE

Did you know that you can manage your own booking on our self-service portal? We understand that travel plans may change, whether it is due to weather, COVID or other reasons. When booking online on our website you can reschedule the date and time of your tour at any time to suit your plans.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022

SEASON START APRIL 1ST

Soon happening! On Friday April 1st our 2022 season officially starts with daily departures from Húsavík: GG1 Whale Watching – traditional oak boats. GG2 Big Whale Safari – modern RIB speedboats. We are all looking forward to get out on Skjálfandi Bay again searching for the gentle giants.

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Thursday, March 24, 2022

FINALLY BACK AT MANNAMÓT TRAVEL TRADE SHOW

Today we participated in the Mannamót Natural Iceland Travel Trade show in Reykjavík. Due to COVID the trade show had not been held since early 2020 so it was very nice to be back. Stefán and Daniel represented GG with great success.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2022

SEASON STARTING ON APRIL 1ST

GG crew is looking forward to get back out on Skjálfandi Bay in search for the giants of the ocean. Our guide Rui from Portugal is a great photographer and shares his passion for whales and wildlife through regular posts on social media as well as local media platforms.

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Tuesday, March 1, 2022

ONE MONTH TO SEASON START

March has come and now it is only one month until our season starts on April 1st. We are looking forward to begin our 21st season, head out on the bay again and welcome you on board with us. Speaking of missing the sea – our passenger Rebecca recently shared with us memories from her whale watching tour with Gentle Giants and how it positively affected her life.

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Friday, February 18, 2022

DISCOUNTS IN HÚSAVÍK

Our hometown Húsavík is a charming destination. Along with the world-famous whale watching, it also offers many other activities and attractions. We want our guests to enjoy their stay in Húsavík and indulge in the local spirit.

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Tuesday, February 1, 2022

BOOK WITH CONFIDENCE

Are you planning your Iceland holiday? Remember our flexible conditions as we want you to feel confident booking online with Gentle Giants. Free cancellation | Pay later | Manage your booking on our online customer portal | Clean & Safe campaign approved by the Icelandic Tourist Board.

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Friday, January 21, 2022

PILOT WHALES – THE SPECIAL GUESTS

Humpback whales are often considered one of the main sightings in Skjálfandi Bay and the stars of the tours, for a good reason of course. Others though also deserve attention and in the past years, a broader variety of species have been visiting the bay, to much delight of passengers and crew getting to experience different types of whales.

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Wednesday, January 5, 2022

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2021

A new year has arrived and we are excited to see what 2022 will bring. But before leaving 2021 behind, we would like to take you on a journey through our highlights of last year, where we celebrated our 20th year.

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