Summer & Jess

Summer & Jess

Today we had some very special guests onboard and the whales seemed to know that their best human friends had come to meet them because for the very first time ever we sighted a female Southern Right Whale and her calf interacting with a female Humpback Whale and her c…

Humpback Whales Playing off Rottnest Island

Humpback Whales Playing off Rottnest Island

Another eight big Humpback Whales were playing just off Rottnest Island today and everyone joined the pod, including us and the seaweed! As three separate pods became one we noticed the youngest male in the group take a very big interest in us and as he came over so di…

Humpback Whales in the Perth Rain

Humpback Whales in the Perth Rain

We were surrounded by whales and gentle rain today as off in the distance enormous peduncle slaps told us that our Humpbacks were communicating to each other. Approaching we met three separate pods who were all in the middle of a deep conversation and all eight whales…

Humpback Breaching Off Perth

Humpback Breaching Off Perth

We had a variety of age groups today as we met both adult and sub-adult Humpbacks enjoying some time in Perth. The adults had enjoyed their rest and were now off on a mission to complete the next leg of a long journey back to Antarctica as we watched the consistent mov…

Humpback Calf Off Rottnest

Humpback Calf Off Rottnest

We had a re-sighting of the Humpback calf and his mum from yesterday this morning and although mum was enjoying a sleep her little one seemed to recognise us and was a bit playful! Gently rolling on the surface and a couple of gentle lifts of his rostrum and pectoral f…

First Humpback Calf for Southern Migration 2017

First Humpback Calf for Southern Migration 2017

Today we met our very first Humpback calf on the southern migration for season 2017! It was very exciting to watch as one whale raced away from three chasing whales and then a tiny little Humpback popped up right next to mum❤️ The whale who was racing away was mum and…

Cottesloe Whale Watching

Cottesloe Whale Watching

Today the Humpback Whales literally swam over to us! After meeting a very friendly pod of three socializing Humpbacks and spending some time with them we were a bit distracted until a quick glance ahead sighted yet another three Humpbacks swimming straight over to us a…

Spring Whale Watching in Perth

Spring Whale Watching in Perth

Whale Watching with Humpback Whales is often interesting as the more whales within a pod the more social or competitive it generally is, especially during the migration season. So you can imagine the scene of 12 Humpback Whales in three separate pods all enjoying each…

Perth Humpback Whales

Perth Humpback Whales

The start of the southern migration brings many young whales who are almost at or have just reached maturity. These young whales range from 9-12 meters in length and are not only full of youthful enthusiasm but also wonderful curiosity and love to investigate all that…

Perth Whales & Dolphins at Play

Perth Whales & Dolphins at Play

We had a very special interaction with two young Humpbacks and a pod of 12 Bottlenose Dolphins today on a beautiful morning in Perth☀️ Sighting a Humpback and Dolphin interaction is quiet rare for humans but it does happen often in the wild, for us humans it is all abo…