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
6 Jul 2019 - 03:20pm Cape Bridgewater - Blowholes Humpback Whale 2 Humpback whales sighted approx. 100 metres off the blow holes at Cape Bridgewater, PORTLAND

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6 Jul 2019 - 02:40pm Lee Breakwater - PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right whales sighted approx. 200 metres between the Wade Street viewing platform and the Lee Breakwater, PORTLAND

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5 Jul 2019 - 10:00am Cape Bridgewater - Blowholes Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right whales sighted approx. 200 metres off Blow Holes, Cape Bridgewater, PORTLAND
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4 Jul 2019 - 12:30pm Wade st viewing platform, Portland Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right Whales sighted approx. 200 metres off Wade Street viewing platfrom PORTLAND

Date sighted: 04th July 2019
Time sighted: 12:30 PM

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

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28 Jun 2019 - 02:00pm Wade st viewing platform, Portland Southern Right Whale 1 (possibly 2) Southern Right Whale 100 metres off Wade Street viewing platform (Anderson's Point)
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28 Jun 2019 - 04:30am Lee Breakwater, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right whales approx. 100 metres along the Lee Breakwater, PORTLAND
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27 Jun 2019 - 12:50pm Wade Street Lookout - PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right whale sighted approx. 1 km off Water Tower – (end of Wade St) PORTLAND


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26 Jun 2019 - 11:30am Cape Nelson PORTLAND Humpback Whale 3 Humpback whales off Cape Nelson
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25 Jun 2019 - 10:30am Cape Grant Portland Humpback Whale 5 Humpback Whales sighted off Cape grant , one is entangled, DWELP have been notified and attending.traveling in a N/E Direction
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24 Jun 2019 - 09:30am Cape Nelson Lighthouse Humpback Whale At least 2 Humpback Whales heading easterly approximately 300 metres off shore.
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