Whale spotting around Spitsbergen

Antarctic Peninsula

Region: Arctic

Destinations: Svalbard

​Although once hunted to the brink of extinction, these giants of the ocean are nowadays frequently seen in the waters around Spitsbergen. Minke Whales, Fin Whales, Humpbacks and even Blue Whales are regular visitors. Belugas live here all year round.

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