Are you planning that trip or vacation and want to go whale watching? You've picked one of the most thrilling activities you could do-going after the largest animal on the planet-the monsters of the deep. Don't worry, humans are not on the menu of most of them, so you’re certainly safe. Just remember to follow your guider's instructions to the book. So, what are those fun ways to go whale watching?
Watching from Shore
This is especially for those who love views. Of course the whales have to be within sighting distance. If the distance is under a hundred yards, you're in for a real treat. You get a great perspective, where you can see the whale spouts coming your way from way off. Go on adventure as you watch these graceful mammals hug the coastline. All you need to do is to pick a great vantage point where you can take pictures and amaze at the wonder of the whales. If you go for the popular cliff-viewing option, pick out a point where you're sure you won't fall off.
Whale Watching Excursion
You don't have to wait for them to come to you. You can go to them. A superb way of seeing whales is going out to them on a boat ride or cruise. Get up close and personal. Not too close though-those massive beasts can flip a boat or wreck a yacht in two. You are required by regulations to keep a safe distance from the whales. However, if you're close enough, you'll be able to take some incredible pictures and have great moments. What with the fountains, flips and mysterious colossal shadows underneath the boat.
Go for the Bird's Eye View
That's right-you can get on a plane. Watch the whales from directly above, where you won't miss a thing. Whether you're after the small minkes, Orcas (killer whales), the Pacific Grey Whales or even the playful Humpback whales, a literal bird's eye view will catch you every moment of the whales' journey. With the right timing, you may even get to watch them on the hunt-a rare and remarkable event.
Most places renowned for having whale migrations also have whale festivals to celebrate the journey. A superb addition to your whale watching journey would be to attend this event.
Whale watching is a premiere marine-wildlife experience. It’s one of those adventures where you get to gape in awe at Mother Nature's splendor. No one can really describe the amazing feeling that comes with watch the graceful mammals do their thing. You just have to experience it for yourself to find out. Take along your family and friends too. You'll capture moments and memories that you'll live to remember.