Author: Whale Watch Western Australia

Surfing Orca of Bremer Bay

The Orca of Bremer Bay were busy hunting today and with four large oil slicks sighted throughout our time with them it seemed that they were very successful. In-between hunts it seemed important for them to come over and say a quick hello and on one of these passings t…

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Bremer Bay Orca

The Orca raced towards us as we arrived at the Bremer Canyon today and within moments we were surrounded by forty excited black and white torpedoes who raced alongside our vessel and looked carefully at everyone on the bow. We must have arrived shortly after a successf…

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Australia Day Orca in Bremer Bay

Australia Day 2018 was absolutely perfect! We were greeted by Common Dolphins and a busy New Zealand Fur Seal before the unmistakable dorsal of a male Orca broke the horizon and we were set for a magnificent day to remember. Following the main pod as they moved along t…

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Bremer Canyon Sperm Whales

The Southern Ocean was impeccably calm today with a glassy Bremer Canyon greeting us on our arrival and it wasn’t long before we sighted our first morning introduction, a very sleepy New Zealand Fur Seal (aka Long-nosed Fur Seal) who had just woken up and was enjoying…

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Bremer Bay Orca Experience

A beautiful day in the Bremer Canyon as Orca worked hard for their morning breakfast and we watched as the first black dorsal fins broke the surface. Every Orca in the family having one job to do as they scoured the canyon for their meal and it was amazing to watch the…

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Whale Watch Western Australia Inaugural Bremer Canyon Orca Tour

Orca! Today we celebrated our inaugural tour to the Bremer Canyon and were welcomed with open pectorals by the Orca as we spent our entire day watching numerous hunts and social approaches towards our vessel. Three separate pods were sighted today with Split Tip and he…

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Australian Orca Matriarchs

The wisest matriarchs of the mammal world may not be humans! The female Orca can live to be almost 100 years old and her intelligence is incredible, she passes on all of her knowledge to her family members and takes extra special care of her sons… the reason why is a…

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The Orca (Killer Whale) of Bremer Bay

Discovered by marine researchers just a decade ago the Bremer Canyon plays host to the largest congregation of Orca’s in the Southern Hemisphere. It is believed that a very deep Antarctic flow enters the canyon gathering bio carbons creating a nutrient rich environment…

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Ta Ta Tail for Season 2017

Today we said goodbye to our magnificent Humpbacks as we enjoyed the very last tour for Season 2017. Heading out on another magnificent Western Australian morning we were welcomed by the local and boisterous pod of Bottlenose Dolphins who raced under our bow and seemed…

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Fremantle’s Mother Humpback Knows Best

We journeyed out on yet another beautiful day in Western Australia and it wasn’t long until the local Bottlenose Dolphins came over for a quick hello amongst their busy foraging. Shortly after we sighted the distinctive blow of two mother and calf Humpback Whales who w…

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Hillarys Whale School

School was in just off the coast near Hillarys Boat Harbour as two mother and calf pods played and practiced the Language of the Whales™ together this morning. One of the mums we believed may have been entangled at some point in her life due to the scar along her pedun…

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Familiar Faces in the Perth Humpback Crowd

Guess who we met again today? The same superstar mum from yesterday and her gorgeous calf who raced towards us for a big greeting and it was almost as if we could hear her saying, “How you doing?”. She was instantly recognisable by the large healing scar that was locat…

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Rottnest Island Humpbacks Secret Women’s Business

We were greeted today by six mother and calf pods who were sighted in-between Rottnest Island and Hillarys Boat Harbour. The mother Humpbacks were up to secret women’s business as they taught their calves the art of flirtation today

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Meet and Greet Humpbacks

Two mother and calf pods were enjoying a little bit of meet and greet today as we met the pod of four frolicking around on the surface and the calves enjoying every bit of the fun! The white glow of a big Humpback belly can be seen even a few meters below the surface a…

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Humpback Whales Rottnest Island Holiday Destination

The need for the resting grounds located along our coastline are vital for the survival of calves on their very first southern migration. These sheltered and protected waters allow time for feeding, rest and play which help every Western Australian Humpback calf to gro…

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