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 Jul 2020 - 10:50am Cape Bridgewater Unspecified 1 Whale 200 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater


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1 Jul 2020 - 11:10am Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale
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27 Jun 2020 - 12:30pm Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale
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24 Jun 2020 - 01:30pm Dutton Way Portland Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres off Dutton way
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23 Jun 2020 - 01:50pm Water tower lookout, Portland Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right Whale

500m off Water Tower lookout, Portland
Heading towards lee Breakwater

1:50 pm
Tuesday 23 June 2020
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16 Jun 2020 - 04:10pm Lee Breakwater Unspecified
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3 Jun 2020 - 11:20am The harbour, Portland Unspecified
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