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Gentle Giants Whale Watching

A blue whale sets out for a jump in front of an oak whale watching boat © Gentle Giants

Gentle Giants offers whale watching on traditional Icelandic oak boats and modern RIB speedboats, as well as other exciting seafaring adventures like sea angling, bird watching and sea kayaking. We operate from Húsavík with a sighting rate of 97-99%.
Gentle Giants is a family run company and is proud of its background with more than 150 years of family history in Skjálfandi Bay.

A humpback whale breaches in front of a RIB boat © Gentle Giants

Tours on RIB speedboats offer:

  • less crowded boats
  • a more personal experience
  • even higher chances of finding whales than on other boats
  • great respect to nature and minimum environmental impact
  • good memories to keep forever

Welcome aboard!

Sea kayaking is a unique way to experience the Atlantic Ocean © Gentle Giants

whale watching on oak boats or RIB speedboats, sea angling, bird watching, puffin tours, yoga, trips to Flatey island, sea kayaking, suitable for children, wheelchair accessible, tailor made tours for any occasion

Gentle Giants logo © Gentle Giants

Gentle Giants Whale Watching
Harbour side – big blue flags
640 Húsavík
GPS: 66°02’47.4″N 17°20’37.0″W
Tel: +354 464 1500
Email: info (at)
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