Humpback whales are gifted singers and tricky hunters: Singing takes place in the South Seas, hunting is done in the cold fjords.
Sperm whales dive deeper than any submarines. They can be spotted close to the coast in Norway, New Zealand and on the Azores.
Finbacks are the second biggest whales in the world. The best places to meet them are Quebec and New England.
Minke whales are curious, playful and widespread. They can be found everywhere, in Australia even while snorkeling.
Belugas are very popular because of their facial expressions. You can often meet them in great numbers in Quebec, Manitoba and Nunavut.
Right whales are the bulkiest whales, but very agile nonetheless. Watch them breach in Australia, South Africa and Argentina.
Blue whales are the biggest animals in the world – and extremely rare. You have good chances of spotting them in Iceland, Quebec, Mexico and Australia.
Orcas are the top predators of the world’s oceans. Especially in Norway and Canada, chances are high to come across them.
Every year, gray whales migrate back and forth between Mexico and Alaska. At some places you can even see them from the mainland.
Orcas in the west, humpbacks up north, even blue whales if you are lucky: Iceland is a magical place for summer!
The islands of Lofoten and Vesterålen are most spectacular. During summer, they are also a great place to meet puffins and sperm whales.
Until the beginning of autumn, the north of Vancouver Island is a great place to meet the orcas.
High season in Greenland: In the Disco Bay area you will most likely encounter humpback and fin whales. And gigantic icebergs.