A Whale Called Michelle

A Whale Called Michelle

Today was remarkable! Not only did we meet a curious juvenile Humpback who played and swam circles around us, enormous full bodied breaching and head lunges by a young male Humpback and mother Southern Rights resting with their calves but we had the most incredible ex…

Hello Weekend

Hello Weekend

The Southern Rights were waving, Humpbacks playing and Bottlenose Dolphins foraging as we approached the weekend. A calm and peaceful morning before the storm and our whales were making the most of this good weather and preparing for a very windy weekend! Two young mal…

Sensational Start to Southern Right Season

Sensational Start to Southern Right Season

Sufferin Succotash… What a sensational start to the Southern Right 2017 Season! Mothers and calves are enjoying the nursery grounds of Flinders Bay and today it was not just the mouth of this head lunging Southern Right that was open… so was ours

A Bunch of Galahs

A Bunch of Galahs

There was a bunch of galahs down at the Augusta Boat Harbour today as our guests onboard heard the strange but distinctive sound and looking above sure enough, there they were! Seeming completely out of sorts as they flew above the ocean they quickly redirected and hea…

Babies Everywhere

Today we met two baby Southern Right Whales, a baby Bottlenose Dolphin and little Flin Flinders the baby Humpback Whale.. babies everywhere! All little ones were looking very happy and healthy as they enjoyed their day in Flinders Bay always keeping close to mum as the…

New Friends

Today we met two new friends that were very big and extremely friendly! Two young male Humpbacks decided they would come over and introduce themselves to us and we could see the fresh scarring from all of their competitions they have been involved in already this seaso…

Alter Ego

Today we had the most remarkable encounters as we met Flin Flinders again, the baby Humpback calf and then sighted breaching in the distance but it wasn’t from Humpbacks but a massive male Southern Right Whale! The Southern Right male was acting just like a Humpback wi…

High Five

High Five

It was high fives all round today as we sighted a brand new baby Southern Right and a brand new baby Humpback in Augusta both on the same tour! The odds are incredible and we were so excited to see a Humpback calf in Flinders Bay again after our very special Leeuwi fro…

Travelling Aunties

The Language of the Southern Right Whales is a bit different from the Humpbacks and one of these very special differences is the Aunties. Currently arriving along our coastline are the heavily pregnant female Southern Rights who will often have a travelling companion w…

Whale Delivery Room

We had an incredible moment today as we watched a Southern Right Whale in labor! She was heavily pregnant and hardly able to move smoothly and was continually hanging upside down with her flukes raised above the waters surface for prolonged periods of time in a behavio…

Twice The Fun

The magnificent Flinders Bay in Augusta held a big surprise for us today, once again! This morning we sighted Humpbacks within moments of leaving the harbour and after watching this pod for a while we noticed them moving towards another whale before suddenly changing d…

Calm in Flinders Bay

The gentle pitter patter of rain on Flinders Bay this morning added to the incredibly calm day which felt like we were cruising around on a big pond! Humpbacks enjoyed these lovely morning conditions with a large female Humpback accompanied by a slightly smaller male H…