The best time of year to view Orca whales is in May through September. If you’re looking for humpback whales then we suggest September through January. The Gray whale will visit on occasion throughout the year, with sightings reaching their peak during March and April when the whales migrate north from Mexico to Alaska to feed. Certain types of orca whales are also viewable in the winter since the seals are most abundant.
• Seattle, Pacific Northwest: May – September
• California: January – May
• Newfoundland & Labrador: May – September
• Hawaii: December – Mid May