Swimming with whales under the midnight sun

Iceland is a land of water, mountains, frozen landscapes and never-ending scenery. It’s also home to a vast range of arctic wildlife – including the rare and beautiful humpback whale. One company has been working to deliver a new kind of Icelandic expedition: swimming with humpback whales in northern seas when the sun is out at midnight.

Why do humpback whales migrate to Iceland?

The humpback is Iceland’s most frequent foreign visitor, a graceful and sombre creature with a dark back, a light belly and an eponymous ‘hump’. In the days of early spring every year, humpbacks begin their 7,000km journey from the Gulf of Mexico to the seas of northern

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