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Gentle Giants Whale Watching

Gentle Giants Whale Watching Harbour-side Post Box 270 640 Husavik , Iceland Tel.: +354 464 1500 Fax.: +354 464 1501 E-mail Website   Gentle Giants Whale Watching in Húsavík Iceland With Gentle Giants you can experience exciting seafaring adventures. We are located in the beautiful fishing village Húsavík, in the north of Iceland. Our town has […]

Bataferdir

Bátaferðir 620 Dalvík Iceland Telephone: +354 771-7600 E-mail Local Homepage Whale Watching in Iceland Scheduled boat trips for whale watching, sea angling and bird watching in Dalvik, 42 km (26 miles) north of Akureyri, Iceland. Each trip takes about three hours in a beautiful oak boat. On each boat trip you will experience wild nature […]

The Geysers

The Great Geyser is considered one of the greatest natural attraction in Iceland. In the 19th century the Geyser would shoot up 80-meters in the air, but today it has to be triggered by man.  It used to erupt every 60 minutes until the early 1900s when it became dormant.

Iceland Top Places to visit

Iceland top 10 Palces to Visit If you are planning to visit Iceland you better be a fan of nature. Iceland’s nature is by far the most popular reason travellers visit the country. It is difficult to make a ranking list of the most interesting places to visit in Iceland but if one was to […]

Geothermal Swimming pools

Swimming is popular in Iceland both by Icelanders and visitors. For more than 60 years swimming has been included in school curriculums so every Icelander is required by law to learn to swim. There is a great number of high quality swimming pools in Iceland, mostly due to the wealth of geothermal heat. Most of […]

What Makes the Northern Lights

What are the Northern Lights? Looking up into the black, cloudless, Icelandic night sky the glittering stars are not the only thing that charm and amaze. The bright and colorful illumination that make the Northern Lights such a beautiful spectacle to behold quietly beg the question, What are the Northern Lights? The Northern Lights or the Aurora Borealis and its sister phenomena […]

The Volcano Katla

The Katla volcano, located near the southern end of Iceland’s eastern volcanic zone, is hidden beneath the Myrdalsjokull icecap. Katla is one of Iceland’s most active and most dangerous volcanoes, infamous for its large eruptions happening on average every 50-100 years, causing devastating glacial floods.

The Eyjafjallajokull volcano

The Icelandic volcano, Eyjafjallajokull, is one of Iceland’s smallerice caps located in the far south of the island. As one of the more famous Icelandic volcanoes, it’s situated to the north of Skogar and to the west of the larger ice cap Myrdalsjokull.The ice cap covers the caldera of a volcano 1,666 metres (5,466 ft) high, which has erupted relatively frequently […]

Strokkur – Iceland

Strokkur (Icelandic for „churn“) is a fountain geyser in the geothermal area beside the Hvítá River in Iceland in the southwest part of the country, east of Reykjavík. It is one of Iceland’s most famous geysers, erupting about every 5–8 minutes to a height of some 30 meters (98 ft.). Live feed from Geysir: