Sightings High season (May, June, July, August, September): 96,86%
Sightings Low season (March, April, October, November): 60,55%
Total sightings for the whole year
From March until November 2014, whales were spotted in 1381 tours out of 1469 = 94%. In total, 8 species were spotted: Harbour porpoises, White beaked dolphins, Minke whales, Killer whales, Humpback whales, Fin whales, Blue whales and Sperm whales.
|Humpback whales in 1082 of 1469||73,65%|
|Minke whales in 615 of 1469||41,86%|
|White beaked dolphins in 399 of 1469||27,16%|
|Harbour porpoises in 144 of 1469||9,8%|
|Blue whales in 68 of 1469||4,62%|
|Fin whales in 9 of 1469||0,61%|
|Killer whales in 20 of 1469||1,36%|
|Sperm whales in 4 of 1469||0,27%|
| Total: 1382 of 1469
Please note: When it comes to calculating the success rate of trips, different companies have different methods, some more credible than others. As a rule of thumb, North Sailing´s crews count trip as “unsuccessful” if nothing bigger than porpoises is seen during the tour. Also if for some reason conditions to spot the whales are that hard, that not every passenger sees the whales, we do not count those trips as successful.