Definition of whale watching in English:

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whale watching


[mass noun]
The practice of observing whales in their natural habitat, typically as part of an organized tourist activity: you can drive down the Big Sur coast and go whale watching in Monterey Bay [as modifier]: the whale-watching season
More example sentences
  • Apart from good clothing, you don't really need a huge amount of equipment to go whale watching.
  • Wherever whales congregate, you'll find companies offering whale watching tours.
  • There are luxurious cruises to the bay, the Isles of Shoals, activities like whale watching, etc.


whale watcher

Example sentences
  • A special observation platform attracts hordes of whale watchers.
  • Whether you are a birdwatcher, a whale watcher, or just a general wildlife enthusiast, you will enjoy the unspoiled Scottish countryside.
  • Calling all whale watchers: Now is the time to start scanning the seas for big mammals.
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