It’s been almost a week now that a humpback whale has been hanging around in Montreal’s old port. This unprecedented sight has been more attracting a lot of visitors yet some are worried that the whale won’t be able to find his way back home.

I passed by once by the old port but failed to spot the whale unfortunately, nevertheless there are some pretty awesome pictures and videos being shared around. Here are some of the best I’ve seen, staring with this breathtaking drone footage:

and this close up encounter:

Michael Bueckert

ALLEN MCINNIS / Montreal Gazette