Our Whale Diary

Tuesday, 25 November 2014

2014_11_25_1300_HAF_Sigurlaug  (6)Tour at 13:00 Report from Hafsúlan: It was a blustery day out on the bay, hence we decided to sailed out of the harbour of Hafnafjörður, a town 20 minutes drive from Reykjavík to gain shelter from the southwesterly winds. Sea conditions were good where we were and saw a pod of 6-8 white beaked dolphins...

Monday, 24 November 2014

2014_11_24_1300_HAF_Sigurlaug (5)Tour at 13:00 Report from Hafsúlan: this was a good tour despite the strong south-southwestern wind. Nothing happened for a while until my co-guide Sigurlaug suddenly spotted some dorsal fins very close as she was standing at the rear of the boat...

News from Elding

The Holiday Season Coming Up25 November 2014

Elding-Christmas Harbour-Old Harbour 2013-2Yes the holiday season is coming up and we will of course be greating our guests in the holiday spirit throughout December. Next Thursday the Elding team is coming together for our annual cooking baking day to prepare the homemade cookies we'll be offering our guests in the Whale Watching Centre before all December departurs. We'll also have a special ...

Winter season starting30 October 2014

1 Elding_WinterWhaleWatching_humpback1Although it's felt like winter for a while here in Reykjavík our winter season is starting in just two days. Although we keep running the tours all year round the winter differs in many aspect from the summer. Apart from the obvious colder weather it's in general just a whole new experience and adventure. Each year continues to surprise us with the wildlife it offers. Herring and capelin being the main prey available attracting humpback whales, killer whales, white-beaked dolphins and harbour porpoises to our shores. The minke whales are usually leaving our ...

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