WHALE WATCHING IN PORTLAND & BRIDGEWATER BAY

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TYPES OF WHALES YOU WILL SEE

A variety of whales visit a range of areas around Portland Bay & Cape Bridgewater Bay whilst they are transiting through our Southern Ocean waters each winter.
The range consists of Humpback Whales, Southern Right Whales and the occasional Orca (Killer Whale) with the most common being the Southern Right.           

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FOLLOW THE WHALE TRAIL THIS WINTER

Date & Time Location Type of Whale Photo Comments
14 Oct 2020 - 11:30am Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale 4 humpback whales 300 metres off Cape Nelson Lighthouse
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12 Oct 2020 - 11:00am Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale 8-10 humpback whales feeding off Cape Nelson Lighthouse, Portland
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11 Oct 2020 - 01:30pm Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale Two of Humpback whales sighted off Cape Nelson Lighthouse, Portland
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10 Oct 2020 - 12:30pm Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale At least 6 humpbacks
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9 Oct 2020 - 12:10pm Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale Two humpback whales 300 metres offshore at the Cape Nelson Lighthouse
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8 Oct 2020 - 11:30am Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale 2 Humpback whales
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6 Oct 2020 - 10:40am Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale 4 Humpback whales Off Cape Nelson Lighthouse
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5 Oct 2020 - 10:20am Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale
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4 Oct 2020 - 11:30am Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale 5 Humpback whales sighted
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4 Oct 2020 - 11:30am Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale 5 Humpback whales sighted
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