Our Whale Diary

Thursday, 18 September 2014

2014_09_18_1300_Elding (7)Tour at 13:00 Report from Hafsúlan: As we left the harbour this afternoon we were greeted by almost perfect conditions for sighting cetaceans. There was light rain pretty much throughout the tour, but there was almost no wind and the ocean surface was of a perfect light grey colour. It did not take very long until our encounter with the first minke whale ...

Wednesday, 17 September 2014

2014_09_17_0900_Hafsúla_Letizia (1)Tour at 13:00 Report from Hafsúlan: it was getting a little colder as the day went by and we got a light rain on us every now and then through the tour. The sea conditions were just amazing, the sea was very flat and bright which made it easy for us to spot animals from a great distance. The tour began with a very friendly minke whale...

News from Elding

New book about whale watching20 August 2014

Wonders of whale watching in IcelandOur head naturalist, Megan Whittaker, recently published a book about whale watching. It captures some of the best moments of whale watching in Iceland with simple, fun factoids to answer those most frequently asked questions. It's a book full of photographs that says a ...

Deep Relaxation, Meditation, and Whale Watching08 August 2014

WhaleWatching-relaxation-gongNext Monday we're taking part in an exiting tour called: "Deep Relaxation, Meditation, and Whale Watching" organized by Arnbjörg Kristín Konráðsdóttir from Græni Lótusinn. The idea is to south the mind with meditation, relaxation and the sounds of the gong in our whale watching area. You may know that the sound of the gong is said to aid in relaxation as it resonates well with the human body and nature so it will surely be interesting to see how the cetacean react to it...

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