The patience did pay off!

We decided to go out on our 10:00 despite bad weather, low temperatures, wind and waves. More than 20 brave people joined us for that tour on our boat Náttfari. In conditions like this it´s much harder to spot whales but after a long search we finally managed to locate a mighty humpback whale which…

A very curious minke whale…

Today has been a wonderful day for whale watching here in Skjálfandi Bay. On all our trips we managed to find both humpback and minke whales in flat sea conditions. During the tour at 13:30 we had a simply amazing encounter with a very friendly and curious minke whale who decided to check out our…

March 23rd – 25th

The last couple of days have been a little bit tricky.   On Monday (March 23.) we had northerly storm with snow fall and really rough weather that prevented us to go out on sea, so the tour was cancelled.   On Tuesday, we went out in rather difficult conditions since there was still some…

Orcas – Killer Whales!

We sailed out in pretty windy southerly winds but sunny and bright weather. With course towards the Mountains of Creek at the west of the bay, we began to see more and more bird life, including the majestic Northern Gannets which we had not seen so much of so far this season. ©Már Höskuldsson  …

Minkes, Dolphins and Humpbacks!

We had a simply fantastic tour this morning onboard “Náttfari”! It started with a very nice and friendly minke whale that we encountered after about 30-40 minutes sailing from Húsavík harbour. The minke whale seemed to be feeding in the area, as it took only very short and shallow dives and at one occasion, it…