Rottnest Whale Adventure

Rottnest Whale Adventure

Rottnest Whale Adventure it was today as we encountered a powerful competition pod underway off Rottnest Island with over twelve male Humpbacks competing for a females attention. Our morning firstly began with the busy bees hunting just off North Mole as the local Bottlenose Dolphins paused breakfast preparations to come over and say good morning.…

Whales WA

Whales WA

The Whales of WA never cease to amaze us with their extraordinary Language of the Whales and epic migrations that are undertaken. The beautiful calm Indian Ocean stretched out for miles as the warm sunshine put a smile on everyones face as we journeyed towards the sighting grounds. Our first meeting was with a very…

Humpback Whale Salute

Humpback Whale Salute

Humpback Whale Salute as one of the Australian Warships moved past our Western Australian Humpbacks who respectfully gave their Humpback Whale salute! A beautiful morning to great the beginning of October as we watched the sparkling blue water light up all around us with the tall exhalations of moving Humpbacks. A few of the pods…

Largest Humpback Whale Migration

Largest Humpback Whale Migration

The largest Humpback Whale migration in the world is right here in Western Australia. Our population of over 45,000 Humpback Whales journey every season along the WA coastline from ice to fire and back again as they live and thrive in the extremes of two environments. The ice of Antarctica during the summer months as…

The Humpback Pec Slap

The Humpback Pec Slap

The Humpback pec slap is an amazing behaviour to witness and today we watched on as a large female Humpback pec slapped her way towards us as she showed off! Our morning began with Humpback pods all around us and the beautiful conditions made for perfect spotting weather. The pods surrounded us and surfaced close…

Humpback Nursery Grounds

Humpback Nursery Grounds

The Humpback nursery grounds found off Perth are a temporary location that pops up during mid September to December every year. Playing a vitally important role to the southern migration, these trusted resting grounds turn into the perfect Humpback nursery ground for the calves to rest and play. Today we met two mothers and their…

Whale Watching from Hillarys

Whale Watching from Hillarys

Whale Watching from Hillarys today as over a dozen Humpback Whales communicated The Language of the Whales in spectacular fashion! Our first encounters during our morning were with peaceful mothers and calves who were gently resting in the sighting grounds. The females are often exhausted this time of year, but the calves are happily consuming…

Perth Whale Interactions

Perth Whale Interactions

Perth Whale interactions today started off with a very quiet individual very close to North Mole, Fremantle harbour with concerns he was too close to the channel entrance however there was no immediate resurface which is a sign of a resting or sleeping whale so we made our way out into Gage Roads and came…

Humpback Competition Pod

Humpback Competition Pod

A powerful Humpback competition pod was sighted again today and amongst the frothing white water the local Bottlenose Dolphins joined the high intensity event unfolding around us. The entire morning was a fantastic example of The Language of The Whales™ as our first meeting was with a very young Humpback Whale. A yearling and still…

Perth Whale Comp Pod

Perth Whale Comp Pod

A Perth Whale competition pod was underway this morning as we arrived at the sightings grounds. The hustle and bustle of four powerful Humpback Whales charging through the Indian Ocean had captured our attention quickly. It is later in the season to be sighting competition pods, but the male Humpbacks are always on the lookout…

Humpback Whales off Cottesloe

Humpback Whales off Cottesloe

Watching Humpback Whales off Cottesloe on a beautiful Monday morning is a rather nice way to start the week! Our first sighting was of a powerful tail slap and approaching the area we could quickly see why. Two large adults, most likely a male and female escort pod, had been approached by a younger Humpback…

Breaching Humpback Calf

Breaching Humpback Calf

A gorgeous breaching Humpback calf put smiles on our faces today, the first breaching calf for the southern migration of 2019! Tail slapping in the distance first captured our attention and as we gently approached we could recognise the shape of a small Humpback calf… we wondered if this was one of the same pods…