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North Sailing - Húsavík, Iceland

Logbook 2000

In the summer of 2000 whales were spotted in 484 trips out of 485 = 99,8%.
In total, seven species were spotted: harbour porpoises, white beaked dolphins, minke whales, killer whales, sei whales, blue whales and humpback whales.


Summary 2000
Minke whales in 460 of 485
White beaked dolphins in 278 of 485
Harbour porpoises in 69 of 485
Humpback whales in 13 of 485
Killer whales in 10 of 485 
Sei whales in 1 of 485
Blue whales in 1 of 485
Total: 484 of 485


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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