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Thursday, January 16, 2020

SUCCESSFUL MANNAMÓT TOURISM WORKSHOP

Today was a very social day for Gentle Giants when we attended the Natural Iceland Tourism Workshop Mannamót in Kópavogur, south Iceland. The name means "people coming together" and suits well for this event where around 270 tourism companies from rural areas of Iceland gather to present their businesses.

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Friday, January 3, 2020

HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2019

A new year has begun and it is not a long time to go until the next season will start on March 1st. But before our boats will start sailing in Skjálfandi Bay for the 19th season, we would like to take you on a journey through our highlights of 2019. Gentle Giants had a great year with amazing whale encounters, many exciting projects in the maintenance department, we were awarded internationally for one of our tours, and last but not least, worked with a fantastic team to be very proud of.

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Saturday, December 21, 2019

HAPPY HOLIDAYS 2019

We send our warmest holiday greetings to you all! Best regards from the team of Gentle Giants

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Friday, December 13, 2019

GENTLE GIANTS ATTENDS THE GETYOURGUIDE AWARD CEREMONY IN BERLIN

In the end of October it was announced that Gentle Giants' tour GG2 Big Whale Safari & puffins received the GetYourGuide Awards 2019 for incredible travel experiences – the first ever Icelandic company to win the awards and the only company from Iceland winning this year.

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Saturday, November 30, 2019

END OF SEASON 2019

Yet another great whale watching season has come to an end. We'd like to thank all our passengers for having joined our tours, but also our crew on land and on the boats for coming from near and far to make the tours possible.

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Friday, November 22, 2019

THE SHOW CONTINUES...

Recently, our tours have been truly magnificent with humpbacks showing up on all our departures. The whales seem to be moving back and forth along the Cheek Mountains feasting on huge amounts of small schooling fish near the coast.

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Monday, November 18, 2019

NOVEMBER SAILING

November so far has brought beautiful winter weather to the town of Húsavík. Frost flowers decorate the town in the early morning and the sunrise throws a beautiful color play onto the mountains and over the bay.

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Thursday, November 7, 2019

THE PARTY OF FOUR

As every day so far in November, we left the harbor on our beautiful oak boat Sylvía just shortly after sunrise today in the late morning. The sunlight was throwing beautiful colours onto the town and mountains as we left the pier.

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Friday, November 1, 2019

GENTLE GIANTS TOUR RECEIVES THE GETYOURGUIDE AWARDS 2019

Gentle Giants' tour Big Whale Safari & Puffins was named one of the top "Water Adventures" in Europe in the second annual GetYourGuide Awards for incredible travel experiences. GetYourGuide, the booking platform for incredible travel experiences, offers more than 50,000 travel activities in 7,600 destinations worldwide.

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