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.
Right whales are the bulkiest whales, but very agile nonetheless. Watch them jump in Australia, South Africa and Argentina.
Humpback whales are gifted singers and tricky hunters: Singing takes place in the South Seas, hunting is done in the cold fjords.
Minke whales are curious, playful and widespread. They can be found everywhere, in Australia even while snorkeling.
Sperm whales dive deeper than any submarines. They can be spotted close to the coast in Norway, New Zealand and on the Azores.
Every year, gray whales migrate back and forth between Mexico and Alaska. At some places you can even see them from the mainland.
Belugas are very popular because of their facial expressions. You can often meet them in great numbers in Quebec, Manitoba and Nunavut.
Finbacks are the second biggest whales in the world. The best places to meet them are Quebec and New England.
Volcanic, remote and an abundance of green: The Azores are the Hawaii of the Atlantic. The difference: Less beaches, more whales.
April may not be high season to visit Greenland. But right now you have good chances to meet narwhals, belugas and bowheads before they travel further north.
The most beautiful beaches, the wildest coastlines and the most beautiful parks: California has got everything, including very good whale-watching locations.
The Pacific Coast of Oregon and Washington is rough, wild and incredibly beautiful. Main season for gray whales: March and April!