Two species!

I went on both tours today with captain Hrólfur and we had a great success! On the 10:00 tour we spent quality time with two Minke whales and got lucky because they kept surfacing close to the boat.   In the afternoon however we didn‘t find any Minke whales and the tour was more than…

Autumn Whale Watching

This morning, our crew on Bjössi Sör found a total of 3 Humpback whales and 1 Minke whale in the bay to much pleasure of both passengers and crew! The last days have been successful in the bay with some minke whales and dolphins but when the Humpback whales show up, there´s always extra much…

After the storm

After three days without sailing, here we are again doing our best to find the whales. The last three days were really windy (21m/s), rainy and cold, so we couldn‘t go out. Today the day was still cold, autumn has arrived but it was sunny and the waves were still high, but they couldn‘t stop…

Windy but warm

Today was a very windy day, but the wind was from the south, so it was warm, not as when it blows from the north. I went on the 13.30 trip, with Hrolfur and Halla Marín as crew. When the wind blows so strong is really difficult find the whales, so we spent a long…

Beautiful weather and whales

The last days of August have been absolutely beautiful with still, warm days and minke whales that have been playing the main roll out on the bay together with dolphins and porpoises. The weather forecast for the next days is brilliant, southeasterly winds, fair with temperature from 12-22 deg. C.    From September 1st to…

Silver Cloud in Húsavík

It was very busy this morning here in Húsavík, as the cruiseship Silver Cloud is paying us a visit. I went out together with captain Óli and assistant guide Oddvar on a special trip with 35 cruiseship passengers on our sailing schooner Haukur.The weather was beautiful, conditions were almost perfect and it did not take…