What Does It Mean When You Dream of a Whale?

Whales in dreams symbolize intuition and awareness as the dreamer is in tune with his spirituality, as explained by Dream Moods. Another interpretation revolves around work projects that are "too big to handle" or overwhelming. A flying whale in a dream symbolizes freedom after a huge weight is lifted.

A whale tail in a dream means the dreamer is emotionally balanced since a tail is used for balance. Whale Facts reveals a whale means peace, serenity, tranquility and spirituality. A cetacean may also symbolize a mother or motherly figure. Whales stand for good luck in many Native American cultures of the Pacific Ocean. The animals are associated with compassion, solitude, life and death, reports Pure Spirit.