Our Whale Diary

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

2014_10_21_0900_Hafsúlan_Heiður (7)Tour at 13:00 Report from Hafsúlan: The sky was at the beginning quite blue and the sun was shining on us but more clouds covered a big part of the sky at the end of the tour. The visibility increased and the wind dropped down compared to the morning. We could even see the snowy mountains of Snæfellsnes up to Snæfellsjökull in the haze. The ocean surface was quite smooth but with undulation of the swell from the strong wind of the day before. We first found several flocks of a variety of birds, with a few northern gannets plunge diving a few times ...

Monday, 20 October

2014_10_20_1300_Elding_heiður (4)Report from Elding: This afternoon we started our tour in Grindavík because of the adverse sea conditions in Faxaflói Bay. When the wind is coming strongly from the north the sea is usually calmer on the south part of the Reykjanes peninsula where Grindavík is located...

News from Elding

Imagine Peace Tower Illumination Ceremony08 October 2014

Videy Fridarljos Lennon -362-smallIt's that time of the year again and the excitement has built up for Yoko Ono's annual illumination ceremony for the IMAGINE PEACE TOWER. It will take place tomorrow on John Lennon’s birthday on 9th October, at 8PM. As has become tradition over the past few years, Yoko Ono invites guests to share a moment of peace, and witness up-close the spectacular illumination of the Imagine Peace Tower – a powerful dedication to John ...

Combining winter adventures26 September 2014

EL-26 ImaginePeaceNorthernLightsBRealizing that Iceland has a lot to offer we decided quite early on to offer the so called Combo Tours to guests that want to make the most of their time while in Iceland. This way guests can easily combine whale watching with some of the exciting adventures our collaborators are offering...

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