Saving “Hope”, chapter one

The sun was shinning again on Husavik. And whales were here to enlight the day even more.. The morning tour was brigthened by the presence of our entangled whale, baptised „Hope“ by our researchers, whereas the afternoon tour has allowed us to see two humpbacks and a nice group of dolphin. Our guests were in…

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Summer begins today in Iceland!

Another beautiful day for us in Skalfani Bay. Our two trips were successful in whale-sightings, with a humpback whale in the morning and the same animal, plus two minke whales in the afternoon! Our captain Tryggvi, back for the season, was very happy to steer us through the bay and make once again the ravishment…

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The humpback show

For a second day in a row, the humpbacks were here in the bay. Two of them were seen on the first tour, and one in the afternoon. For the first time this season, we went out on Bjössi Sör, one the last oak boats ever built in Iceland. What is nowadays one of the…

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Surfin´ Skalfandi Bay

Going out at sea was a bit of a challenge for our passengers, since the sea was very bumpy. But still, we went out twice and came back succesful on both tour, after having seen a minke whale in the morning and killer whales in the afternoon. As challenging as the tours were for our…

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Blue whales…. AND Puffins!

The weather is just going better by the days here in Husavik!!! And after an unsuccessful morning tour, our captain had the great idea to try his luck north of the Puffin Island, next to Brekki. And it worked! We eventually found a cruising blue whale and observed a lot of puffins on the way…

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Dolphin fun!

It was the kind of days when one could forget we are in Iceland. A magic sun welcomed our guests in the bay the whole day through! If the morning tour was unfortunately unsuccessful, we found a charming group of dolphins in the afternoon that entertained us quite a long time! And we, for the…

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The sun is back…

The weather was quite enjoyable today in Husavik. The sea was a bit wavy and the wind cold, but the sun was up through most of the tours But after beautiful serie of succesfull days, we were unlucky with the whales. This makes us even more humble towards Mother Nature and its jewels. We could…

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Blue snow

It was a rather cold day out at sea. While going through a very windy tour in the morning, we still had the chance to find one of yesterday´s blue whales. It was rather calm and eventually came pretty close to the boat. In the afternoon, the weather turned to snow, but our guests still…

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Electron blue

Today was a fantastic whale watching day! We saw 2 blue whales during our morning tour, nice enough to lift their impressive fluke tails out of the water. They were actively feeding themselves and sometimes a little hard  to follow. One of them was still there in the afternoon, together with a humpback whale, the…

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Blue Magic

The streak goes on!!!! After a complicated, but yet charming tour this morning, we encoutered again some blue whales in the afternoon! The passengers all got a very good look at them, as our captain Már could let them approach the boat from up-close. A minke whale even briefly showed itself! It was a moment…

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I´m Blue Da Ba Dee

Today was at first quite complicated out at sea. Despite a great visibility over the whole bay and a fantastic weather, we were enable to find a whale during our morning tour. And the second tour started out to be pretty much the same. But after two hours and a half, on our way back…

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Blue Monday

For the second day in a row, we were lucky enough find whales. The morning tour started with a tiny minke whale and later, we increased in size with the same majestic blue whale that we saw yesterday. It was still there this afternoon, very calm and even showing some spectacular behaviours by rolling on…

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Snowy landscape and harbour porpoises

After a day without going out in the bay, due to bad weather condition, we went out for our first day with two tours this season. The weather was still a little rainny but the visibility was excellent. Despite our best efforts, we still weren´t able to find large whales, even though a nice group…

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White-Beaked dolphins in the sun

Another sun shining day enlightened our tour today. But once again, it wasn´t a day to forget his gloves, because the south wind was polar! After an hour of wandering out in the bay, we met with a nice group of dolphins. They weren´t that playful, since they were obviously busy feeding. They still came…

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