Dreaming Of Whales

Whenever whales submerge in your dreams consider yourself lucky as you have just received a very important message.

The whale becomes a messenger that has been sent from the depths of your unconsciousness implying a major shift or transition will be taking place. This sacred mammal acts as a guide that brings wisdom to the dreamer — the gigantic life that underlies our own little area of awareness.

This sacred mammal has used its inner radar to communicate with you from a place that is not fully understood by the dreamer. Whales connect the dreamer with their spiritual side, psychic abilities and own inner awareness that will be unlocked. You must trust our inner gifts or else the whale is known to attack the dreamer.

Whale Symbolism In Dreams

Whales can appear metaphorically relating to a conscious shift that has recently surfaced in ones life; or a representation of God or nature – the biblical reference to Jonah, or novels like Moby Dick. A powerful symbol that bridges the conscious with the unconscious energy in hopes you will further examine your true self and purpose in life.

  • Contains wisdom
  • Healing mind, body and soul
  • Psychic abilities
  • Importance of family and community
  • Inner rebirth
  • Peaceful strength
  • Creativity

Whale Dreams Meaning

The ocean waters are very dark and murky as the sun can only penetrate the top of the surface. Using metaphorical translation we can view the top of the surface as our consciousness, this is what we know.

Though, below the surface water (unconscious) whales rely heavily on there senses (echolocation) to navigate though the unknown. The high pitched sound travels through the water until it hits an object, then bounces back.

Having limited personal awareness, the whale in the vast ocean can represent you unconsciousness. Virtually unexplored by many, what might be sensed below connects to your intuition or psychic awareness.

The ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning. Communicating though a non conscious means, gut instincts or feelings.

Whales have an advanced sense of hearing, as sound wave travel better water. The low frequency sounds can only be heard by them and this is how they communicate from miles away.

The whales want you to explore the option that there might be communication done from means other than you are used to. An invisible communication between two individuals, conscious to unconscious, an unknown sense to the mind.

Whales are, naturally, able to sense touch all over their bodies, no matter the size. They are known to be sensitive to touch and not having thick skin. They are the true gentle giants of the water.

Whale Dream: Emotional Guide To Your Inner Self

Whales tend to appear when we are exploring aspects of our true inner self. As Socrates stated, “know thyself’  seems to be more apparent in today’s world than ever. The whale might be a representation of a guide leading you to your true porpoise; the quest to find your vision, goals, motivations, and beliefs. It is time for some introspection a need for higher awareness that never ends — it’s a life-long journey.

The unexplored areas that are unknown to you can be quite scary. The resistance or fears exploring the unknown parts of yourself can be met with an aggressive or killer whale that wants to devour you. Carl Jung stated what you resist, persists; implying whatever you ignore will only get bigger.

Its main objective of the whale is to bring you on the journey with it, whether you like it our not. Learning to trust your instincts, going with the flow and questioning your beliefs.

Despite how the whale appears in your dream it wants you to explore who you really are inside. The inability to articulate their own visions, goals, and beliefs beyond what you might know creates dissidence within.

By trusting the whale you will be able to navigate, solve problems and find out what beneath your mask. This trust is similar to the trust you will have in your higher power or higher self.

Common Whale Dreams

Dolphins And Whales Dreams

Both these sea creatures share a lot of similarities. They both have sonar abilities and are very social. These dream might be hinting at your intuition and psychic awareness. Dolphins bring your attention to the creative, intuition and playful side.

Killer Whales Attack In Dreams

These dreams bring your attention to fears of the unknown. There is resistance going on in your life, possibly relating to your emotional unconscious. The location and who is around you can give you insight where the problem might lie.

Beluga Dream Meaning 

The song “Baby beluga in the deep blue sea, swim so wild and you swim so free.” Explore the regions of your mind/emotions that are cold. This is a friendly and smart guide that tells you not to take life so serious.

Orca Whale Dream Meaning 

These dreams bring your attention to social, communication and emotional unconsciousness.  They are usually held captive by humans, does this whale need to free like willy? The color of black and white, the ying and yang the consciousness and unconsciousness.

Swimming With Whales Dream

These are positive omens that suggest you are ready to explore the vast parts of the unknown.

Humpback Whales Dreams 

Known for their intelligence, communication and  closely knit social circle. These powerful creatures can explore depths of the ocean that divers are unable to reach. Encouraging to explore the deeper part of your emotions and parts of your mind.

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Samantha
Samantha
2 months ago

I had a dream that I was in a neighborhood with a friend and I looked outside the window and thought my friend was in a fight so me and someone else ran outside to “help” it wasn’t her involved and when we got there it had been over with. Then my 2 kids were in the dream and we decided to run down by the water where you could see the NY buildings and lights when I got there my kids were below me in the water, I asked my youngest how did you get down there because there… Read more »

Samantha
Samantha
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2 months ago

They were 2 twins boys that looked like this man. Thank you so much!

Crystal
Crystal
2 months ago

I had a dream about a great white shark it tried to bite me but said i was too small then i asked if it ate seals and there was one and he ate him. I was in a large clear aquarium this is the second time i had this dream. Then i saw a dolphin that approached me and was playful and left. Then there was the killer whale i could see the whales under belly as it swam around beneath the water and it was swimming around i was avoding it but at one point it gets near… Read more »

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Crystal Foster
Crystal Foster
3 months ago

I dreamed I was on the beach that was all of a sudden disappearing under the water. In a panic cause I can’t swim I tried to climb back up from the beach but it was hard because of all the rocks. Then all of a sudden a big wave came in and took me under scared all of a sudden a hump back whale appeared. I just knew I was dead but instead it swam close to me and I grabbed hold of its fin. Then got scared again cause it dove deep but amazingly I was OK as… Read more »

Jay
Jay
3 months ago

Hi, Last night I had a dream of Orcas (with more white than black coloring) swimming under a bridge near my grandmothers house (in place of the train track that is there). I was standing on the bridge as a pod of Orcas swam underneath. Also on the bridge there were flowers (red roses and a brownish bronze & black lilly) growing wild. It was very beautiful and serene. Also in this same dream I was on a pile of rocks close to the waters edge petting a lone orca. 3rd part of my Orca dream was within a classroom… Read more »

Sara
Sara
3 months ago

Hey. I was dreaming about beautiful orca whale, jumping out of the dark, shiny, turbulent ocean. I was standing at the shore, watching it. The dreams ended with a peaceful ocean and group of humpback whales that came to the shore. Dreams were very vivid and comforting. What could that mean?

Before that I had a very uncomfortable dreams (related to my reationship ocd) where I screamed NOOOO! at the end and woke up myself and bf. Weird

Johanna
Johanna
3 months ago

I dreamt seeing lots of baby whales sleeping only with their tale stucked out of the ocean surface from an above the ocean view, next to a shore.

Saige
Saige
3 months ago

I have reoccurring whale dreams! What could this mean?

Despina
Despina
3 months ago

Hello, what does it mean when dreaming of a plastic white beluga whate swimming in Thailand water.
It like the feeling of eat pray and love movie.

geni
geni
4 months ago

I had a dream last night that i was swimming with a group of whales. The whale would go deep down under me and then push me up into the sky. It felt so fun and when i came back down I was scared it was going to hurt but the water felt soft. I felt peaceful.

Sun
Sun
4 months ago

“The whale might be a representation of a guide leading you to your true porpoise…”. Freudian slip? I think you meant “purpose”. For that alone, I’m questioning this interpretation.

Megan
Megan
4 months ago

I had a dream that I was swimming in the ocean and there were what looked like a humpback whale there but I couldn’t swim to it. I could only float in the water and watch it from a distance in the water. I remember it so vividly, the whale was so old, and barnacles covered its head in patches. It’s blubber was mostly dark grey but there were also patches of white that made it seems so majestic and beyond my time. I remember just floating in the water and staring at it in awe, thinking that I was… Read more »

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