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Whale Watching - Popular West Tourist Greenland Activity

The area around Nuuk in West Greenland has always been renowned for its beautiful fiord systems and majestic Humpback whales. There is a 100 percent chance to see these huge creatures in their natural habitat. The best time of the year or the whale watching season starts from June to late September, during this season you have a far better chance of seeing these amazing creatures here than anywhere else in Greenland. One of the most popular whale watching destinations here is Nuuk.

Nuuk is renowned for its beautiful fiord systems and whale watching is a must on a summer visit to Nuuk. There are mainly three species of whale in the fjords, the second largest fjord system in the world. Humpback, Minke, and Fin whales are certain sights from May to November. You may also see Blue whales and Killer whales if you are lucky.

Another location here is the Godthabsfjorden and there are mainly three species of whale here. The waters are rich in shoal swimming fish and crustaceans. Humpback, Minke, also known as the herring fisher, and Fin whales are certain sights from May to November. One will also see Blue and Killer whales in these waters.