First Tour of Perth Whale Watch Season

First Tour of Perth Whale Watch Season

Perth Whale Watch Season 2019 began today with our first tour for the southern Humpback Whale migration taking place! Excited and ready to head out and discover who the first arrivals are for the season, all eyes were scanning. The familiar shapes of Garden Island, Carnac Island and Rottnest Island stretched out on the horizon…

Flinders Bay Nursery Grounds

Flinders Bay Nursery Grounds

Flinders Bay nursery grounds are a precious place hidden along the southern Western Australian coastline where the next generation of special Southern Right Whales are born and raised. The season is changing and with the increased sunshine and daytime temperatures, the calves are really starting to put on the kilos! Everyday these calves are putting…

Southern Right Whale Season

Southern Right Whale Season

The Southern Right Whale season is well underway in Augusta as on another beautiful winters afternoon we watched playful calves breach, wriggle and roll next to their mums. One of the youngest calves currently in the nursery grounds is looking that little bit bigger every time we see him/her and today was stretching out in…

Augusta Southern Rights

Augusta Southern Rights

Augusta Southern Rights are counting down the days until the first day of spring and enjoying every moment in the picturesque waters in Flinders Bay, Augusta. The female Southern Right Whales are watching over their ever growing calves and it has been an absolute pleasure to observe them growing and maturing each and everyday. Our…

Saturday Social Cetaceans

Saturday Social Cetaceans

Saturday Social Cetaceans today as we witnessed a very special event as Southern Right Whales, a juvenile Humpback and the local Bottlenose Dolphins all socialised together! Our morning began with the beautiful nursery grounds of Flinders Bay as the mums and calves soaked in the sunshine and settling conditions. We watched on as the calves…

Southern Right Silhouettes

Southern Right Silhouettes

Southern Right silhouettes lined the Flinders Bay nursery grounds today as the jet black cut through the glitter of the morning sunshine creating a beautiful sight. Our first encounter was with the younger calf who was resting quietly next to mum, Southern Right Whale mothers need to ensure they conserve their energy to withstand the…

45 Breaches in 45 Minutes

45 Breaches in 45 Minutes

45 Breaches in 45 minutes this morning as our Humpback Whales put together one spectacular display of surface activity! Our morning firstly began with a very mysterious Humpback Whale who was travelling solo through Finders Bay and looking to keep a low profile. A few big exhalations and then he would cover some distance while…

Augusta Primary School 2019

Augusta Primary School 2019

A pleasure and a privilege to welcome onboard the Augusta Primary School for some whale watching fun on a picture perfect day in Flinders Bay, Augusta! The sun was shining brightly and we boarded with many smiles and giggles along the way, it was exciting to welcome onboard many familiar faces and meet a few…

Breaching Southern Right Calves

Breaching Southern Right Calves

Breaching Southern Right calves is a spectacular sight and today we watched on as the adorable next generation practiced the Language of the Whales™ beautifully. Our first interaction was with our local Bottlenose Dolphins who were slinking through the crystal conditions and showing off their breakfast. A delicious brekky of Garfish was being shared amongst…

Southern Right Whale Selfies

Southern Right Whale Selfies

Southern Right Whale Selfies this morning as a young Southern Right swam straight towards our bow and stopped us in our tracks, a big personality who wanted to socialise! We first had sighted the tall blows of Humpback Whales just ahead and were continuing forward when a large, dark shadow appeared from the depths and…

Southern Right Whale Nursery

Southern Right Whale Nursery

The Southern Right Whale nursery grounds take in the beautiful views of Flinders Bay and ensure that the next generation of Southern Right Whales have a fantastic start to life. Our morning began with a few cheeky Bottlenose Dolphins cruising past our stern and continuing on with their foraging. Four Humpback Whale escort pods were…

August Whale Watching

August Whale Watching

August Whale Watching in Augusta is a perfect opportunity to witness two spectacular whale species, the Humpback Whale and Southern Right Whale. Transitioning from their northern migration into the southern, we often sight heavily pregnant female Humpbacks as some of the last individuals to be pushing north. On both our morning and afternoon experiences we…