WHALE RESEARCH

Orca Sighted off Perth!

Exciting report from observant local Cory Nyman who along with his mate Liam Andela sighted a pod of over 20 Orca just 20km off the

Humpback Survives Killer Whale Attack

Humpback survives Killer Whale attack | Today we met an incredible Humpback who has survived a Killer Whale attack during the northern migration. Approaching a

Humpback Whale Tail Sailing

It was all about the tail today and this afternoon we had the opportunity to witness Humpback Whale tail sailing behaviour.

UWA Presentation with WA Naturalist’s Club

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.

Perth Canyon Pilot Whales

Pilot Whales in the Perth Canyon! A very special sighting today of Pilot Whales travelling in the Perth Canyon, a first for our season.

The Anatomy of a Blue Whale

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

Where is the Perth Canyon?

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.

Curt & Micheline Jenner Award 2019

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

Orca Mating in The Bremer Canyon

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?

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

Bremer Canyon Orca A380

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..

Henry Canyon Bremer Bay

Magnificent Maleko greeted us today as we journeyed into the Henry Canyon and Maleko burst from the Southern Ocean as he surged west and traveled for over five nautical mile at 20km per hour! The power of Maleko could be felt as he continued to porpoise…

New Bremer Canyon Orca Calf

Stormy is the latest addition to the Whale Watch catalogue as WHALEWATCH01 and we are very excited to watch her grow and thrive, welcome to the world Stormy!

Responsible Whale Watching

Responsible whale watching takes patience and a full understanding of The Language of the Whales™ to understand how we must act when in the company of our whales.

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