Whale Watching in Canada

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Canada is one of the best places in the world for an aw-inspiring whale watching adventure. The enormous coastline offers many spots to observe magnificent whales and gain an unforgettable lifetime experience.

Whale watching can be enjoyed in British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and Quebec. However the coast off British Columbia is the main whale watching destination due to its high population of gray whales, minkes, humpbacks and the world's highest orca population. About 20,000 grey whales annually pass Vancouver Island's west coast on their journey from their winter home off the Mexican Baja Peninsula to their summer feeding grounds. Newfoundland offers some of the most extensive variety of whales in the world, offering the chance to see belugas, minkes, pilots, humpbacks, fin and blue whales- the largest animal in the world.

The whale watching season varies by province but is generally from May to October. Choose from a range of whale- watching tours and spend a day or an exciting few hours aboard a whale- watching boat comfortably gazing at the wonderful creatures.

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