Always an adventure!!!

The people who visit Iceland are usually adventurous travellers, seeking adventure. Well today, North Sailing’s guests were in for a treat. As we like to remind our guests, whale-watching is nothing like visiting a zoo. Not only are the whales not trained to pop up anytime we want to, but the Skalfandi Bay is no…

SUMMER!!!!!!!

It’s hard to believe – but it seems the summer finally reched Iceland! Today was one of those days you wish they would never end. The sky bright blue, the sea reminded a bit of the Caribbean and the mountains in the western part of Skjálfandi Bay gave us a stunning sight. The sailing itself…

Encounter with an old friend

In the morning we sailed along the east coast of Skjálfandi Bay. We just left the harbor when we spotted a minke whale. It was heading north and we followed it some time on its way. But then we encountered a much bigger animal: A humpback whale! It was busy feeding and didn’t care about us at…

Four species in the morning!

Of the 23 different species of Cetaceans that have been recorded in Icelandic waters, 4 are most commonly seen: Harbour Porpoise, White-beaked Dolphin, Humpback Whale, and Minke Whale. And on the morning tour we saw all of them! 2-3 Porpoises popped up towards the front of the boat very close by just after we had…

whale fun in the sun

After a short journey to the middle of the bay we encountered a Humpback whale which was very friendly towards us. It surfaced in short time intervals and came several times close to the boat. After that we saw a really big blow and started a journey in northerly direction. We encountered the biggest animal…