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…

A minke a day…..

Today seems to have been the day of the minke whale here in Skjálfandi Bay. We spotted a minke whale on all our tours today (most likely always the same individual) and got some really nice and close-up looks at it. It was also a rather big individual and on some occasions, we could even…