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
5 Aug 2020 - 02:10pm Lee Breakwater Portland Southern Right Whale Heading towards Pivot beach
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26 Jul 2020 - 01:55pm Lee Breakwater Humpback Whale Off the Lee Breakwater, near the corkscrew
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20 Jul 2020 - 02:10pm Cape Bridgewater Killer Whale Between the seal colonies in Bridgewater Bay
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15 Jul 2020 - 02:40pm Cape bridgewater Killer Whale Several small groups made their way from the blowhole area around the headland towards the seal colony.
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12 Jul 2020 - 02:25pm Blacknose Beach Southern Right Whale
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12 Jul 2020 - 02:25pm Blacknose Beach Southern Right Whale
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7 Jul 2020 - 03:10pm Bridgewater beach area. 1km offshore Southern Right Whale Seen clearly through binoculars. Head, back, both pectoral find seen raise at on stage. Appeared to be loafing.
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7 Jul 2020 - 01:50pm Cape Bridgewater Bay Unspecified 1 Whale 500 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay
Date sighted: 7th July 2020
Time sighted: 2:00pm

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6 Jul 2020 - 02:30pm 300 m Off Pivot Beach, Portland Humpback Whale 2 Humpback Whales Breaching off Pivot Beach
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5 Jul 2020 - 10:50am Cape Bridgewater Unspecified 1 Whale 200 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater


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