Spring in the Arctic! As soon as the sea ice is cracking, bowheads, belugas and narwhals start heading north. Meanwhile on the Azores: The big whales pass by the islands. Always great: California!
NUNAVUT & MANITOBA
Get to know the arctic regions of Canada at Manitoba and Nunavut - and meet polar bears, belugas and narwhals.
With 80% of it covered in ice, Greenland is the biggest island in the world and also a place to meet the most mysterious kind of whales.
Volcanic, remote and an abundance of green: The Azores are the Hawaii of the Atlantic. The difference: Less beaches, more whales.
Beautiful beaches, wild coastlines and spectacular parks: California has it all, including great whale watching spots.
Most likely whales MAY
If you want to see narwhals, belugas or bowheads, you have to visit the Arctic regions right now! If you prefer a milder weather, California and the Azores might be a good choice - meet the big whales on their way north.
Belugas stay close to the coasts along the Arctic Sea. In spring you can see them in hundreds or even thousands.
The unicorns of the sea are extremely shy. As the ice cracks, they start heading north. Good chances to see them in the fjords of Nunavut!
Bowheads are the arctic version of the right whales. You can meet them in Greenland and the Canadian Arctic.
As the blue whales, the Atlantic finbacks travel north for summer. In early May you have good chances to meet them off the Azores.
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 2021 whale planner!
Browse the web version and easily learn where to go, when to go and what to do. Month by month. The whale planner 2021!
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