It wasn’t long before we saw some dorsal fins and found some white beaked dolphins in quite close to the islands. The pod was about 7 strong and they were extremely curious coming up to investigate us and play with the yacht Amelia Rose.
Gorgeous Holiday Lights! Sea Trips Reykjavik found the stunning Northern Lights tonight from Reykjavik. Northern Lights Iceland
As we looked back at Reykjavik we could see fireworks going off all over the city, it being the last day of christmas here, Þrettádinn, the thirteenth day. Whilst the crew educated the customers about Icelandic christmas traditions the captain kept a trained eye on the skies and the solar activity forecasts for the aurora.
Beautiful! Sea Trips Reykjavik found the dazzling Northern Lights tonight from Reykjavik. Northern Lights Iceland
The lights grew brighter and brighter, at first they were an arc, then the arc started to ripple and ribbon in bright green, then, before we knew it we have a huge corona overhead, a giant spiral in the clear sky. Everyone took wonderful photos of it and it was a real joy to show this amazing natural wonder to people from all over the world! The northern lights bring everyone together in amazement at their beauty.
Unbelievable! Minke whale and Calf spotted during whale watching trip from Reykjavik was a success with Sea Trips. Whale Watching Iceland
Suddenly we saw a fin…We found a minke, it was gorgeous, and only a second later a tiny minke surfaced next to it! It was a mother and calf! They weren’t fussed by us, and carried on feeding, popping up for a minute to breath and then diving back down for another 10minutes.
NSW Guidelines on behaviour around Marine Mammals – by the Government of NSW, department of transport.Whale Watching Iceland
Boat skippers, swimmers and surfers are reminded to keep a safe distance from marine mammals after some close calls last weekend.