PORTLAND & BRIDGEWATER BAY

Southern Right Whale. 300 x 200 jpg

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WHALES OF PORTLAND

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 Whales.           

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Date & Time Location Type of Whale Photo Comments
21 Jul 2018 - 02:20pm Cape Nelson Lighthouse - PORTLAND Humpback Whale 2 Humpback Whales off shore at Cape Nelson Lighthouse area.
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20 Jul 2018 - 11:50am Flat Rock, CAPE NELSON Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right Whales approximately 200 metres off Flat Rock at Cape Nelson. Best viewing is along the Enchanted Forest.
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19 Jul 2018 - 01:00pm Yellow Rock, Cape Nelson, Portland Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right Whales 300m off Yellow Rock viewing platforms
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18 Jul 2018 - 02:40pm Wade Street Viewing Platform, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right Whale and calf 250 metres off Wade Street lookout heading towards Dutton Way.
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17 Jul 2018 - 02:40pm Dutton Way, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore west end of Dutton Way near the yacht buoy.
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17 Jul 2018 - 12:50pm CAPE NELSON Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right Whales 150 metres off shore at Grahams Walk. Can be seen from Ramparts lookout
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17 Jul 2018 - 11:30am Portland Victoria Lee Breakwater Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right Whale only metres off the Lee Breakwater.
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15 Jul 2018 - 11:20am 300 metres off Wally's Ramp, Dutton Way in Portland Bay Southern Right Whale Southern Right Whales (Cow and calf) 300 metres off Wally's Ramp, Dutton Way/Fergusons Road area, PORTLAND
Date sighted: 15th July 2018
Time sighted: 11:25pm


Please call the Portland Visitor Information Centre on 1800 035 567 for further information

For a full listing of this season's whale sightings from around Portland, to view a map of the sighting locations or to sign up for email updates go to www.whalemail.com.au

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14 Jul 2018 - 11:30am Portland Victoria Southern Right Whale Southern Right Whale cow and calf 500 metres off Halnon Parade/Dutton Way intersection, Portland
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14 Jul 2018 - 09:00am Wade st viewing platform, Portland Humpback Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

2 Humpback Whales 800 metres off Wade Street Viewing Platform, heading towards the Lee Breakwater, PORTLAND
Date sighted: 14th July 2018
Time sighted: 9:00 am


Please call the Portland Visitor Information Centre on 1800 035 567 for further information

For a full listing of this season's whale sightings from around Portland, to view a map of the sighting locations or to sign up for email updates go to www.whalemail.com.au

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