Whale watching can be an incredible experience, worth adding (and scratching off!) your travel bucket list. But where are the best spots to catch these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat, and what time of year should you visit? Check out the top ten list of whale watching destinations below:
If you are interested in seeing an orca, grey humpback or minke whale close up, than you will want to visit Vancouver Island. It is reported that the area sees approximately 20,000 grey whales off the coast in the spring. Best time to go and see those grey whales is March to April. Respectively, May to September is an ideal time to see some orca whales off the Island’s coastline.