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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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Tuesday, December 21, 2021

HAPPY HOLIDAYS 2021

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

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Thursday, December 16, 2021

CHRISTMAS ATMOSPHERE

Christmas is just around the corner and holiday atmosphere here in Húsavík. Our boats have been decorated with the annual lights and look great in Húsavík harbour in this darkest period of the year. Still looking for a Christmas gift? Surprise your near and dear ones with a gift card for a whale watching experience from the Whale Capital of Iceland.

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Tuesday, December 7, 2021

CELEBRATING TWO DECADES AT GENTLE GIANTS

Two decades at Gentle Giants at the age of "only" 32. Not only is this a big birthday year for the company celebrating twenty years but also indeed for our team member Daniel, who has been a part of the team since the very beginning and with passion taken part in the whole successful development step by step.

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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

END OF SEASON 2021

Yet another memorable and successful whale watching season has come to an end today. We'd like to thank all our passengers for having joined our tours throughout the season as well as our crew on land and on the boats for coming from near and far to make the tours possible.

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021

ORCA ADVENTURE IN WINTER WEATHER

Orcas on today's tour. In snowy winter weather today, the enthusiastic crew and passengers on board Sylvía eagerly searched for whales but keeping expectations low due the conditions. But as we always say, wild nature is indeed unpredictable.

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Tuesday, November 9, 2021

OUR BOAT FALDUR INSPIRATION FOR INTERNATIONAL MODEL SHIP BUILDING

The leading German model ship magazine ModellWerft has just published a detailed front page article featuring a model ship inspired by Gentle Giants boat Faldur. It certainly was a great surprise when we received a copy of the newest issue of the ModellWerft magazine yesterday, where Faldur plays a major different role.

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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

ONLINE BOOKINGS OPEN FOR 2022

Although season 2021 is still in full swing with daily whale watching departures from Húsavík throughout November, we are also busy preparing for next year. Online bookings on our website are now open so you can book your adventure for 2022. Check out our new sales manual and get inspired to visit the Whale Capital of Iceland! The 2022 whale watching season will start on April 1st and we are looking forward to it already.

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