Thank you to the WA Naturalist’s Club for the opportunity to speak at the Hew Roberts Lecture Theatre at the University of Western Australia. A lovely evening discussing the whales of Western Australia and the incredible coastline we have.
The largest creature to have ever lived on our planet has the most extraordinary anatomy one could image. Every structure is mammoth and designed for the Blue Whale to achieve incredible feats for an individual of their size. Learning about the anatomy of the Blue Whale enables us to better understand and appreciate the beauty of the Blue and their larger than life way of living!
Journey just 30 nautical miles from Fremantle in Western Australia and you will find yourself in the largest submarine canyon in Australia… the Perth Canyon. Stretching over 2,900 square kilometres and reaching down to depths as far as 4.5 kilometres, the Perth Canyon is truely enormous and can be easily sighted from satellite images of…
Nominations are now open for the Curt & Micheline Jenner Award for Cetacean Excellence for season 2019. The Curt & Micheline Jenner Award is presented every year to a Whale Watch Western Australia Cetacean Soldier™ for their dedication and excellence in
A truely extraordinary day as we witnessed Orca mating in the Bremer Canyon right under our feet! Queen (Split Tip) had the attention of a young male known as Hookfin and was leading him on a journey away from the rest of her family as this amorous male swam…
How do Killer Whales (Orca) Sleep? Unlike ourselves they are not able to fall into a deep sleep, unaware of their surroundings and leaving themselves vulnerable to drowning. Orca and many other cetaceans will shut down one half of their brain at a time to rest, while the
Elvis is alive! The King of the Bremer Canyon took our breath away as he surfaced alongside our bow this morning as his name could be heard right through the boat as Orca A380 appeared after a non sighting absence of 2 years. Concerns that the King of the Bremer Canyon may have come to the end of his reign..