If you need it warm and cozy during winter, just follow the gray whales and go to Mexico: From December to April they use the tropical waters off the Baja California as their winter quarters. And you have good chances to see blue whales there as well.
From November to May chances are good, to meet the giant blue whales in the south of Australia.
Despite mostly consisting of sand and cacti, the Baja California is one of the best locations for whale watching in the whole world.
Orcas, humpbacks, dogsledding, northern lights: northern Norway is just the perfect spot for a winter trip.
Iceland is perfect for winter whale watching: Good chances to see orcas and humpbacks - and northern lights as well!
Most likely whales DECEMBER
If you like it more crisp and winterly, Norway and Iceland are the perfect options: winter whale watching combined with snowshoeing, dogsledding and northern lights, a truly unique experience. Most likely to see: orcas and humpbacks.
The Norwegian and Icelandic fjords are a great spot to watch humpback whales in the winter time.
The fjords of Norway and Iceland are full of herring during the winters. That's why you can meet a lot of orcas there as well.
Mexico and the southern coast of Australia are pretty good bets to watch blue whales during the wintertime.
From December on, thousands of gray whales gather in the shallow lagoons of the Baja California to give birth to their calves.
One year of whale watching in just one infographic! Learn where to go, when to go and what to see. Plus: Download the whole thing for free. The 2018 whale planner!
Browse the web version and easily learn where to go, when to go and what to see. Month by month. The whale planner 2018!
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