Based on user data, Visited Travel App, a travel app, has published the top ten  whale watching destinations that have received the most visits.

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The United States Has 3 Of The 10 Most Popular Whale Watching Destinations
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A list of the world’s most popular whale watching spots has been published by the well-known travel app Visited by Arriving In High Heels Corporation.

Downloading Visited Travel App on iOS or Android. allows users to view over fifty travel bucket lists, browse popular destinations, and receive customized travel statistics.

The United States Has 3 Of The 10 Most Popular Whale Watching Destinations

The Visited Travel App lets users mark places they’ve been, get a customized travel map, and find new places on their bucket list. According to users of Visited, the following locations are the most popular worldwide for whale watching:

Whale Watching Destinations

The Maldives

Due to the abundance of marine life, including blue whales, humpback whales, whale sharks, sperm whales, and dolphins, the Maldives is the most popular destination for whale watching.


Whale watching opportunities abound in Juneau, Alaska, the capital, with humpback whales, orcas, harbor seals, and steller sea lions.


There are numerous marine species in Husavik, Iceland, including minke, humpback, blue, killer, and fin whales.

South Africa

With humpback whales, Bryde’s whales, African penguins, dolphins, and southern right whales, Hermanus in South Africa is a popular place to watch whales.


Killer whales, humpback whales, and harbor porpoises can be seen in Troms, Norway, for amazing whale watching experiences.

The United States Has 3 Of The 10 Most Popular Whale Watching Destinations

New Zealand

Kaikoura, on the South Island of New Zealand, is renowned for its sperm whales and New Zealand fur seals. Lahaina, in Maui, Hawaii, is a pleasant place to watch whales.


The marine species of humpback whales, blue whales, fin whales, minke whales, and beluga whales at Tadoussac in Quebec, Canada, attract tourists.


Right whales, humpbacks, and fin whales frequent Provincetown in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, in the United States.

British Columbia

Southern Resident Orca Whales, humpback whales, gray whales, transient orca whales, and minke whales all call Nanaimo in British Columbia, Canada, their home.

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For additional travel statistics on the most popular U.S. and international destinations, check out the full Visited 2022 travel report.

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