Western Australia Whales in the Sound Footprint

Western Australia Whales in the Sound Footprint

Female Humpbacks and their calves were hanging out in the most popular place to be this Tuesday morning in Western Australia as they disappeared in the sound footprint created by reef and ships just off the coast of Fremantle. We enjoyed watching seven mother and calf…

Humpback Whales Double Tail Dive off Perth

Humpback Whales Double Tail Dive off Perth

A glorious morning in Perth today as we sighted pod after pod of mothers and calves, a lone flying fish and a big bachelor pod of five male Humpbacks. There were so many Humpback Whales around everywhere we looked and it was exciting to observe a range of different beh…

Fremantle Kindergarten for Humpback Whales

Fremantle Kindergarten for Humpback Whales

School was in as four mother and calf pods all converged together to create a big kindergarten pod of eight Humpback Whales today. They were practicing peduncle slaps, tail slaps and pec slaps as the females watched over their playful calves. What was very interesting…

Humpback Whale Spy Hop off Hillarys

Humpback Whale Spy Hop off Hillarys

Curious by nature our migrating Humpback Whales will often perform a behaviour known as a spy hop when wanting to establish what is happening just above the surface. This is true for all age groups and today after watching a young Humpback calf practice her pectoral sl…

Best Time to See Humpback Calves in Perth

Best Time to See Humpback Calves in Perth

We are starting to see the peak of our southern Humpback migration as over twenty mother and calf pods were sighted today surrounding the coast just off Perth! We met a very special pod of two mother and calf pairs who had joined up and school was in for the morning as…

Perth Whales Breaching

Perth Whales Breaching

It was a rather spectacular start to the day as off in the distance a female Humpback cleared the ocean with a massive head lunge and her calf quickly followed with a breach. The surface activity continued as both mother and calf breached and peduncle slapped their way…

Whale Watch Perth

Whale Watch Perth

Sunshine, Humpback calves and friendly Bottlenose Dolphins completed the most beautiful Sunday Perth morning today☀️ The perfect conditions were drawing a crowd of boat traffic towards Rottnest Island and we found ourselves acting just like a male escort Humpback as we…

Perth Telethon Whales

Perth Telethon Whales

The whales of Western Australia must be breaching with excitement and celebrating Telethon’s 50th Anniversary which all starts this weekend

Baby Whales Off Fremantle

Baby Whales Off Fremantle

The baby Humpback Whales have started to arrive in big numbers and the waters off Fremantle are fast becoming a playground for these enthusiastic calves. When we have a number of mother and calves around we often will have the opportunity to sight surface activity as t…

Fremantle’s Humpback Mother’s & Calves Breaching

Fremantle’s Humpback Mother’s & Calves Breaching

We had a spectacular example of the Language of the Whales today as three separate mother and calf pods communicated with explosive energy that had us believing the young calf wanted to fly! All three mothers were communicating slightly differently, one started the con…

Whale Watching Western Australia

Whale Watching Western Australia

Not a breath of wind as we departed this morning with small clouds covering the sky we were delighted to catch up with one of the local male Bottlenose Dolphins who live in the Swan River and whom we know very well… Hii! He had all his mates with him this morning and…