Oz Whale Watching Blog

The Way Humpback Whales Behave in the Wild

The Way Humpback Whales Behave in the Wild

There was a time when the population of humpback whales was estimated to be less than 1000 whales off the east coast of Sydney in the early 1970’s. As of now, their southern hemisphere population that migrates past Sydney harbour is approximately 35,000. Humpback...

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How to Take Amazing Pictures While Whale Watching in Sydney

How to Take Amazing Pictures While Whale Watching in Sydney

You really can’t have enough of watching whales in the wild, playing, doing tricks and having the time of their lives. It’s really a sight for sore eyes to see these gigantic creatures as they emerge out of the sea, take a spin and then fall back into the sea freely....

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Tips for Gifting a Whale Watching Cruise

Tips for Gifting a Whale Watching Cruise

Gifts are a great way to let your friends and family know how much you appreciate them. But sometimes, it becomes really difficult to select the best gift to give as a token of your appreciation. Instead of just giving a simple and mainstream gift to your relatives...

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The Relationship Between Whales and Australia

The Relationship Between Whales and Australia

When it comes to whales, Australia is known as one of the most privileged countries. There are more than 50% of the world’s cetaceans found in the waters off Australia. As per a recent research report, almost 45% of whales visit as well as live in Australian waters...

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Humpback Whale Facts

Humpback Whale Facts

The average humpback whales diet during their feeding season will eat 4,400-5,500 pounds (2000-2500kg of plankton, krill and small schooling fish during the feeding season in cold waters (about 120 days) and they eat twice during the day.

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The Plight of the Southern Right Whale

The Plight of the Southern Right Whale

These days, southern right whales delight whale watchers with their peculiar looks and crowd attracting antics like breaching and headstands. They are increasingly seen on the NSW coastline from May to the end of November. You can spot them off the shore of a beach, on a boat or venture into a NSW national park.

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Whale Watching in Sydney Harbour

Whale Watching in Sydney Harbour

From Headlands and viewing platforms on the coast and on whale-watching cruises, spot frolicking humpbacks and spy-hopping southern rights. In Sydney and its surrounds, there are 38 vantage points on land to watch whales.

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Best Time to go Whale Watching

Best Time to go Whale Watching

Whale Watching from mid May to mid November is good for Whale Watching Sydney. Mid May to August is the northern migration and August till mid November is for the southern migration. These are the times the whales are migrating past Sydney.

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THE MUST DO HARBOUR CRUISE EXPERIENCE THIS SUMMER!!!