PORTLAND & BRIDGEWATER BAY

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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
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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8 Sep 2019 - 01:30pm Lawrence Rocks, Portland Humpback Whale 2 Humpback Whales breaching near Lawrence Rocks (off Point Danger), PORTLAND

Date sighted: 8th Sept 2019
Time sighted: 1:30 PM

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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7 Sep 2019 - 12:20pm Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale 4 Humback Whales possibly feeding along side a pod of Dolphins with Gannets diving
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7 Sep 2019 - 10:00am Black Nose Beach, PORTLAND Humpback Whale 1 x Humback 200 metres of Blacknose beach
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6 Sep 2019 - 09:20am Bishop's Rock, Bridgewater Bay Southern Right Whale 1 Humpback whale 200m off Blacknose Beach - possibly feeding with many Gannets diving around it.
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2 Southern Right Whales sighted approx. 300 m off Cape Bridgewater Beach, PORTLAND, including possible cow/calf pair in front of cafe. PORTLAND

Date sighted: 6rd Sep 2019
Time sighted: 9:20 AM
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3 Sep 2019 - 03:30pm Lee Breakwater, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

2 Southern Right Whales sighted approx. along the Lee Breakwater, PORTLAND

Date sighted: 3rd Sep 2019
Time sighted: 3:20 PM

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

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3 Sep 2019 - 03:10pm CAPE NELSON Lighthouse, PORTLAND Humpback Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

2 Humpback Whales sighted approx. 200 metres off Cape Nelson lighthouse, PORTLAND

Date sighted: 3rd Sep 2019
Time sighted: 3:10 PM

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


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1 Sep 2019 - 03:00pm Cape Nelson - PORTLAND Humpback Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

2 Humpback Whales sighted off Cape Nelson, actively breaching, PORTLAND

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



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28 Aug 2019 - 09:10am Dutton Way, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

1 Southern Right cow & calf whale sighted approx. 800 metres off Dutton Way, heading south toward the Portland Bay, PORTLAND,




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