Gentle Giants Whale Watching

Imagine encountering whales in wild nature. This is what we do at Gentle Giants and welcome you to join us.

Gentle Giants offers whale watching tours and other exciting seafaring adventures from Húsavík, in the north of Iceland - often considered as the Whale Watching Capital of Europe.

Our company is proud of its originality and background with more than 150 years of family history in Skjálfandi Bay.

Welcome aboard traditional Icelandic oak boats or modern RIB speedboats in search of the giants of the ocean. Your chances of seeing whales are up to 97-99%.

Gentle Giants Whale Watching

Hafnarsvæði (Harbour Side)

270

GPS Points N66° 2' 46.972" W17° 20' 36.829"
Telephone

464-1500

Opening period All year
Service Open year round Accessible for the phisically impared The blue flag Member of SAF, The Icelandic Travel Association Bird watching Restaurant Whale watching Sea angling Boat rental Boat tours

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