Hillarys Whale School

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…

Fremantle Kindergarten for Humpback Whales

Fremantle Kindergarten for Humpback Whales

School was in as four mother and calf pods all converged together to create a big kindergarten pod of eight Humpback Whales today. They were practicing peduncle slaps, tail slaps and pec slaps as the females watched over their playful calves. What was very interesting…

Best Time to See Humpback Calves in Perth

Best Time to See Humpback Calves in Perth

We are starting to see the peak of our southern Humpback migration as over twenty mother and calf pods were sighted today surrounding the coast just off Perth! We met a very special pod of two mother and calf pairs who had joined up and school was in for the morning as…

Perth Whales Breaching

Perth Whales Breaching

It was a rather spectacular start to the day as off in the distance a female Humpback cleared the ocean with a massive head lunge and her calf quickly followed with a breach. The surface activity continued as both mother and calf breached and peduncle slapped their way…

Three Amigos

Three Amigos

Peduncle Slaps have been sighted on many of our tours over the last week and this amazing behaviour is very impressive with all age groups of Humpback Whales but the more mature the whale the bigger is the resulting splash! We joined a pod of three amigos today as they…

Blessing Of The Fleet 2017

Blessing Of The Fleet 2017

Today started with a very big surprise as a larger than life mother and calf Southern Right Whale greeted us on the lawns of the Augusta Boat Harbour… it was the Blessing of the Fleet 2017

Skies The Limit

Today is the warmest day we have had since April and what a beauty it was☀️ Humpback whales everywhere we looked and everyone was jumping for joy… including the whales! A male escort who was protecting a mother and calf had a lot of competition today with pod after p…

Peduncle Slap

Today’s lesson of the Language of the Whales™ will focus on the very powerful peduncle slap. Pivoting their head down and using their long pectoral fins for leverage a Humpback whale will then push their peduncle upwards with incredible force resulting in the peduncle…