Southern Right Whale. 300 x 200 jpg


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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
5 May 2019 - 10:50am Hanlon Parade, Portland Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right whale off Hanlon Parade, heading toward Breakwater, PORTLAND

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

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27 Feb 2019 - 04:00pm Cape Bridgewater Humpback Whale 2 Humpback Whales 500 metres off shore from the Blow holes at Cape bridgewater
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