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Watch: Couple of humpback whales visit whale watching vessel to go human watching

By Staff

  • Putting on a show The humpback whales of Skálfandiflói bay treated guests on a whale watching tour on Wednesday to a spectacular show. Photo/Screenshot from video, see below.

Sometimes it can be difficult to determine who is watching whom on whale watching tours, as it is often as if the whales are just as curious about us as we are about them. Guests on a whale watching tour in Skjálfandaflói bay in North Iceland were treated to one such event when they had a close encounter with a couple of humpback whales Wednesday morning. Then in the afternoon a third whale treated the guests to some aquatic acrobatics. 

Read more: Video: A pod of dolphins puts on a show for a whale watching tour 

Selma Jónsdóttir, a guide with Gentle Giants whale watching in the town of Húsavík captured a beautiful video of the whales:

"The whales were human watching yesterday morning and breaching in the afternoon."

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