Thursday, June 2, 2022
The 5th biggest island in Iceland, Flatey - the Flat Island - has welcomed yesterday more than 80 passengers from the luxury cruise ship "Silver Seas" for the grand opening of the long-time dreamed facilities that could host sheltered events around the tables.
Monday, April 25, 2022
Á menntadegi atvinnulífsins sem haldinn var í Hörpu í Reykjavík í dag hlaut Gentle Giants menntaverðlaun sem menntasproti atvinnulífsins 2022. Við erum afar stolt og þakklát fyrir heiðurinn sem liggur í þessari miklu viðurkenningu frá Samtökum Atvinnulífsins á okkar starfi.
Wednesday, April 6, 2022
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.
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
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.
Thursday, March 24, 2022
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.
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
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.
Tuesday, March 1, 2022
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.
Friday, February 18, 2022
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.
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
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.
Friday, January 21, 2022
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.