Sunrise/Sunset

As it has been for quite few days now, the entire sunlight cycle was about as long as our trip at sea. The rising and fading daylight showed us the way to a minke whale and 3 humpback whale. Our smiley guests were some of the last people to enjoy this magnificient year 2016. Tomorrow…

Winter oasis

After few terribly cold days, during which cancelled some of the tours, we experienced today a surprising “weather oasis”, the temperatures going up from many degrees. We could therefore enjoy some very nice sailing, with a warmish south wind and a fantastic visibility. And since the humpback whales are still squatting the waters of Skalfandi…

It’s rainning whales!

After the snow, the forst, the wind, this weeks weather pertuburbation got complete with rain! But the 14 people that were with us on the ship probably didn’t mind the shower. Because after 8, 3 and 5 humpback whales, today there were 9 humpback whales, raising this tour to the standards of the best tours…

Shake it off

The days keep on going colder and colder. But the bay remains a gift that keeps on giving! Our passengers could have been discouraged by the snow, the frost or even the shivering southern wind. But they shook it off to enjoy the how of 3 beautiful humpback whales. They remained pretty close to us…

Hair drying weather

Some would argue that today’s tour was a cold one. But on the bright side, if any of our guests couldn’t manage to fit an hairdryer in his luggages for Iceland, today’s wind probably did the trick! Despite some rather rough conditions, we still enjoyed a very nice whale-watching. Two Minke whales showed up, rushing…

Two faithful old friends

When we left the harbour onboard “Náttfari” this morning, we had once again fantastic weather conditions: flat sea and a beautiful autumn light. We set the course towards the western part of the bay where we had been lucky yesterday. It proved to be a good idea as it did not take us long until…

The day after the storm

We had to cancel our whale watching tours yesterday, due to very bad weather conditions out in the bay. Also today, the sea was still a bit bumpy, but we decided to head out with a group of enthusiastic whale watchers. We were setting the course towards the area where we last saw the whales,…

Winter Whale Watching

Today, winter paid us a visit here in Húsavík. When we left the harbour, the weather was very calm, but after sailing for about half an hour, it started snowing quite a lot. And it snowed and snowed and snowed….. We were sailing across all the areas where the whales had been during the last…

High waves/High whales

This was the kind of days when sea legs (or at least sea hearts) are a requirement to enjoy whales. In very difficult conditions, our passengers enjoyed a beautiful humpback whale show, made all the more unique by the impressive waves we experienced. For the first time as a whale watching guide, I even watched…

Cold waves

Today was a day for good sea legs! After a very bumpy ride this morning, we actually had to turn the boat around after few minutes out on the second tour, since we were afraid that our passenger would not enjoy the experience. But the ones that came in the morning could enjoy a fantastic…