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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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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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