Southern Right Whale. 300 x 200 jpg


Spotting one of nature's most magnificent mammals is a truly memorable experience. Make sure you never miss an opportunity at Australia's Whale capital Portland by subscribing to our Whalemail. Scroll down below the map to subscribe and happy spotting!


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
28 Oct 2019 - 02:40pm CapeNelson Humpback Whale 2 Humpback Whales feeding out from the light house Cape Nelson
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14 Oct 2019 - 03:00pm Hanlon Parade Humpback Whale 1 Whale heading east from Hanlon Parade.
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20 Sep 2019 - 09:00am Dutton Way PORTLAND Southern Right Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

1 Southern Right Whale sighted approx. 100m off Dutton Way beach, PORTLAND

Date sighted: 20th Sep 2019
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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