First Humpback Mothers and Calves

First Humpback Mothers and Calves

First Humpback mothers and calves for the southern migration were sighted today much to our surprise! Generally our first sightings are from early October onwards but today we were in for a special encounter as not just one, but two mother and calf pods were sighted. Our first inkling of a possible calf sighting was…

Whale Watch Adventure Tour

Whale Watch Adventure Tour

Whale Watch Adventure Tour today as we journeyed to the Humpback Whale sighting grounds and met two incredible and curious Humpbacks. Our first sighting was of a young individual who was keeping a low profile and enjoying a morning rest. Continuing just up ahead we met two large adults, an escort pod with one male…

Fremantle Humpback Whales

Fremantle Humpback Whales

Fremantle Humpback Whales arrived today as we met two incredible Humpbacks who spent over an hour breaching, pec slapping and investigating our vessel. One of these Humpbacks was a very special whale who showed that even when you may not look exactly the same as the other whales, it doesn’t stop you from being incredible!…

Rottnest Island Eco Tour

Rottnest Island Eco Tour

Rottnest Island Eco Tour it was today as we sighted incredible double breaching Humpbacks, a big male Australian Sea Lion and friendly Bottlenose Dolphins in the waters surrounding Rottnest Island. A beautiful morning as the easterly winds eased and calm conditions greeted us on our arrival to the sighting grounds. Suddenly, a small brown shape…

WA Humpback Highway

WA Humpback Highway

WA Humpback Highway was flowing today as pod after pod shuffled past Rottnest Island on a busy path south. Breaching first captured our attention to begin with and as we approached the area pods began to pop up all around us. The first pods we met were showing signs of wanting to keep a low…

Rottnest Whale Tour

Rottnest Whale Tour

Rottnest Whale spotting is where we found ourselves today and as the tall exhalations of Humpbacks were spotted on the horizon a competition pod was getting underway. Two large adult Humpbacks were busily following a smaller female who led them on a big chase just off Rottnest Island and the energy levels were increasing. Pushing,…

Whale Watch Perth

Whale Watch Perth

Whale Watch Perth was at its most sensational today as a male Humpback breached only meters from our bow in crystal clear waters! Breaching first captured our attention as we observed on the horizon The Language of the Whales™️ take place as one pod breached and the other returned the conversation with some surface activity…

Fremantle Whale Close Encounters

Fremantle Whale Close Encounters

Fremantle Whale close encounters were had this morning as we peacefully floated on glassy, turquoise Indian Ocean and three beautiful Humpback Whales glided around us and under our feet. The morning began with two yearlings who were both showing very different characters even though they were swimming together in the same pod. One was outgoing…

Whale Pod Importance

Whale Pod Importance

Whale Pod dynamics are fascinating to observe and vitally important for our migrating Humpback Whales. Today we watched on as two sub adults were swimming peacefully together in migration mode when suddenly a flash to our right caused a commotion. Swimming directly in front of the bow, we watched as the shadow of a yearling…

Steady Southern Migration

Steady Southern Migration

Steady southern migration can be sighted amongst the southbound Humpback Whales and two large adults were showing us the steady southern migration mode this morning. The importance of retaining energy is vital for our Humpbacks and this time of year is a challenge, after having lived for a few months without feeding the Humpbacks are…

Humpback Whale Flukes

Humpback Whale Flukes

Humpback Whale Flukes gracefully surrounded us today as the glassy conditions perfectly suited the movements of our Humpback Whales. Joining with a female Humpback and her male escort who both gently approached us curiously. The female seemed most focused on us as she gently swam towards and then underneath our bow. The male was watching…

Hillarys Whale Watching

Hillarys Whale Watching

Hillarys Whale Watching unfolded today as we found ourselves on the beautiful blue Indian Ocean in the company of a Dwarf Minke Whale and four Humpbacks. Scanning the horizon carefully we noticed a transition as yesterdays Humpback Whales had left the resting grounds and new individuals were now arriving. A darting movement to our port…