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North Sailing - Húsavík, Iceland

Logbook 1996

In the summer of 1996 whales were spotted in 200 trips out of 203 = 98,5%.
In total, five species were spotted: harbour porpoises, white beaked dolphins, minke whales, fin whales, and humpback whales.


Summary 1996
Minke whales in 200 of 203
Fin whales in 62 of 203
White beaked dolphins in 61 of 203
Harbour porpoises in 34 of 203
Humpback whales in 1 of 203
Total: 200 of 203


Please note: When it comes to calculating the success rate of trips, different companies have different methods, some more credible than others. As a rule of thumb, North Sailing's crews count trip as "unsuccessful" if nothing bigger than porpoises is seen during the tour. Also if for some reasons conditions to spot the whales are that hard that not every passenger sees the whales we do not count those trips as successful.

Awards & Authorisation:

Awarded nationally and internationally since 1995Travel Agency - Authorised by Icelandic Tourist BoardTour Operator - Authorised by Icelandic Tourist Board


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