Inside The Sperm Whale Migration

Dominica’s unspoiled marine habitat is home to the largest, toothed whale in the world: the sperm whale. While female and juvenile sperm whales can be sighted throughout the year, the best time to watch for these majestic ocean giants is between November and March—when the male sperm whales migrate.

Dominica is one of the best locales in the world to spot residing or visiting sperm whales, whether visiting during the sperm whale migration or another month of the year. These majestic mammals, with the largest brain in the animal kingdom, have prominent foreheads that make them easy to differentiate from other sea creatures. If you miss spotting them at first, you certainly won’t miss their splash. When breaching, sperm whales jump high out of the water before diving as deep as 3,280 feet back down into the ocean depths in search for food.

Whether whale-watching from your bedroom balcony or venturing via boat with the experts at Fort Young Dive, witnessing whales amid the breathtaking blue of their ocean home is an experience you will recount with your family for years to come.

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New flights are now available with service to Dominica via Guadeloupe, Martinique, San Juan and Barbados, making travel to visit Fort Young Hotel a breeze. Find all the details on these convenient flight paths below. Via Guadeloupe Set to launch on October 25, 2019, Air Antilles is now offering increased airlift from Guadeloupe with new […]

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The Nature Island has long been a treasured dive destination for ocean explorers—and Fort Young Hotel & Dive Resort, with its prime location in the capital city of Roseau and set along the shores of the Caribbean Sea, draws dive travelers from around the world. Now certified as a PADI Dive Center, Fort Young Dive […]

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Renowned for its flavorful seafood and breathtaking panoramas of the Caribbean Sea, The Palisades Restaurant is Roseau’s only seaside restaurant and the premier dining destination at Fort Young Hotel. Celebrating the local flavors of the island, our oceanfront eatery boasts an extensive menu of both classic and modern dishes. Here are a few of the local […]

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