SUMMER SCHEDULE KICKS IN on Friday, April the 1st at 12:55
On Friday we will start our summer schedule which means we are going to sail EVERY DAY at 12:55 from here on!! :D We will start on Friday, April the 1st at 12:55. We look forward to see you and the whales on Friday:) Please contact our ticket sales for further information Tel + 354 562 2300
Ten most beautiful waterfalls in the world
The travel web, U.S. broadcasters CNN covers the ten most beautiful waterfalls in the world and including Gullfoss ( Iceland ). Shown on the web, the Gullfoss is unusual in that he is on two "floors”, and neither is particularly high, but together they are an amazing sight. Upper waterfall fall to the right and then the water will arrive on a cliff and fall down the waterfall to the lower left. The waterfalls, which are considered the most beautiful in the world, the Niagara waterfalls in Canada and the United States, Hanakapi'ai Falls in Hawaii, Plitvicefossar in Croatia, Iguazúfossar in Argentina, Yosemite Waterfalls in California, Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and Zambia, Sutherlanfossar in New Zealand, Angels Waterfalls in Venezuela and Lang Waterfall in Norway.
New Music Festival Coming Up in Reykjavík
New Music Festival Coming Up in Reykjavík A new music festival, Reykjavík Music Mess, will be held April 16-17 in the city center with concerts taking place at the music venue NASA on Austurvöllur square and the Nordic House. Ticket sales began yesterday. Performers include American rock group Deerhunter and Mugison, Skakkamanage, Borko, Sin Fang and Kippi Kanínus from Iceland. Overall there will be more than 20 bands performing in almost 40 concerts, four of which are foreign, a press release states. Festival passes will be sold at a special discount for ISK 6,990 (USD 60, EUR 43) until noon on March 11, after which they will cost ISK 7,990 (USD 69, EUR 49). In other music news, musician Sindri Már Sigfússon, who will perform at the festival, released his second album under the name of Sin Fang yesterday. Entitled "Summer Echoes”, the album includes 12 tracks, and has already been praised by foreign critics. According to the album’s Icelandic label, Kimi Records (Morr Music has released the album in other market areas), Andrew Kuo from the New York Times wrote in his review: "I’m canceling that dinner-and-a-movie tonight so I can listen to this 17 times. How did I sleep on this for so long? How does a band like Fleet Foxes get on SNL and a band like this not even get to do a TV on the Radio remix? (The lack of facial hair maybe)"
- $100 OFF ALL PACKAGES FROM WASHINGTON DC
This fantastic deal is valid for travel May - October! Icelandair begins seasonal service from Washington, Dulles beginning May 17th with four flights a week and Wednesday flights added starting July 13th through July 27th. Seasonal service continues with four flights a week through September 13th. Connections through Icelandair’s hub at Keflavik International Airport are available to over 20 destinations in Europe. Only Icelandair allows passengers to stopover in Iceland at no additional airfare. More information about Icelandair fares and packages is available at www.icelandair.us
Now it's even easier to get to Iceland from New York
Summer is just around the corner and the time is right to book your dream trip to Iceland with many air lines to choose from. Delta Air has f.ex. a new non-stop service from New York (JFK) beginning on June 1st. It’s never been easier to experience non-stop fun under the Midnight Sun. Flights depart New York’s JFK Airport at 11:35 in the evening and land at Keflavik Airport in Iceland at 9:20 am the next day – just in time for a dip in the Blue Lagoon! Return flights depart from Iceland at 10:50 am and land in JFK at 12:55 pm. Tickets are currently available for purchase from Delta.
Design and Fashion City Reykjavík
Design and Fashion City Reykjavík Reykjavík celebrates Design and Fashion in March and April. Three major events support this side of Reykjavík during those weeks, Design March (24-27 March), Fanfest (24 March) and Reykjavík Fashion Festival (30 March – 3 April). Apart from these events, visitors to Reykjavík can enjoy The Imagine Peace Tower that will be lit 19 – 26 March to celebrate vernal equinox, the art festival vernal equinox takes place in 1-10 April, for admirerer of the Icelandic Horse a new annual festival has been founded, the Icelandic Horse Festival in Reykjavík and finally, the crown of Icelandic events and festivals, the Reykjavík Art Festival 20 May – 5 June.
The annual Food and Fun festival
The annual Food and Fun international gastronomical festival, which attracts chefs and guests from all around the world, celebrates its tenth anniversary this year and will take place in Reykjavík March 9-13. International guest chefs will cook up delicacies with Icelandic ingredients at selected restaurants in the capital. A listing of participating restaurants will be announced on the festival’s website shortly. These guest chefs also compete against each other with a jury of world-celebrated chefs judging their performance and determining who will earn the title of Food and Fun Chef of the Year.
Next Tour is on Tuesday April 20th at 12:55
Finally the weather is getting better. The tour today was really nice, sightings of pod of White-Beaked Dolphins and Harbour porpoises. ( See the Whales Diary ) Next tour is Wednesday April 20th at 12:55. For reservation tel + 354 562 2300