Alaska Whale Watching

What You'll See


native whales:
  • Gray Whales
  • Orca Whales
  • Minke Whales
other marine life:
  • Porpoise
  • Tufted Puffins

From the remote seas surrounding Iceland to the mild climate of the Azores, Europe offers many opportunities for whale and wildlife watching excursions. Minke whales, white-beaked dolphins and killer whales are the most common marine mammals sighted from tour boats departing Reykjavik, Iceland; tours there also showcase the northern lights and visit puffin nesting colonies. May through October sees the peak season for blue, finback, and sperm whales off the coast of Portugal.

Pilot whales and various dolphin species, including killer whales, may also be seen. Storm petrels, shearwaters, egrets, terns and kittiwakes offer an eyeful for birders in the Azores.


Special Tours

Address: Reykjavik’s Old Harbour, 101 Reykjavík

Phone: (354) 560-8800


why you should book: Whale watching, puffin watching and more tours from Reykjavik.


Pico Sport

Address: 9950 Madalena, Pico, Portugal

Phone: +351 29 262 2980


why you should book: See whales, dolphins, sharks and more in the islands of the Azores.