4 of the best places to watch wild whales

4 of the best places to watch wild whales

4 of the best places to watch wild whales

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Between May and June begins the season to watch whales in many parts of the planet. From Península Valdés in Argentina to the Atlantic Azores, the show is served.

Here a list of 4 of the best places where you can see whales:

Baja California, Mexico
Mar de Cortez, Baja California, Mexico. These waters are the best place to spot the famous gray whales. In the peninsula of Baja California there are saltwater lagoons surrounded by desert where gray whales arrive to mate and breed. The best season to spot whales in this place in Mexico is from January to April but during the rest of the year you can also see blue whale specimens of more than 100 tons.

Península Valdés
Península Valdés, Argentina. Hundreds of southern right whales arrive every year, between June and December, to this remote place of the coast of Argentina, in Patagonia, to fulfill its reproductive cycle. This territory declared a World Heritage Site hosts one of the largest populations of cetaceans in the world, consisting of about 2,500 specimens, among which the southern right whale, which can measure 15 meters long and weigh between 40 and 45 tons . Puerto Pirámides is the only town and service center of the Peninsula and the perfect starting point to go whale watching.

Alaska
Glacier Bay. Alaska (United States). This another one of the most advisable zones to watch cetaceans. This American nature reserve that stretches across Alaska for 105 kilometers, washed by waters of the Pacific Ocean, is place of passage of the famous gray whales that in spring begin their migration. From June to early September it is possible to observe an important number of humpback whales and also killer whales.

Islas Azores, Portugal
Azores Islands, Portugal. The Azores are currently one of the largest whale sanctuaries in the world. Twenty-four different types of cetaceans are seen here between resident and migratory species. Visitors can watch whales and dolphins from towers on the coast called lookouts from May to October and go into the sea in search of northern fin whales and baleen whales throughout the summer .. The Azores are currently one of the largest whale sanctuaries of the world. Twenty-four different types of cetaceans are seen here between resident and migratory species. Visitors can watch whales and dolphins from towers on the coast called lookouts from May to October and go into the sea in search of northern fin whales and baleen whales throughout the summer.

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