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
1 Jul 2018 - 09:20am Dutton Way, Portland Bay, Portland Victoria Southern Right Whale 300 metres off Wally's Ramp.
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30 Jun 2018 - 09:20am PORTLAND - WADE STREET LOOKOUT Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right Whale approx 150 metres offshore at Wade St Lookout, heading southerly toward Nun's Beach, Portland
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30 Jun 2018 - 09:10am CAPE BRIDGEWATER BAY Humpback Whale 2 Humpback Whales in the Cape Bridgewater Bay, very active. Approx 100 metres offshore. Left from the cafe.
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29 Jun 2018 - 11:00am YELLOW ROCK, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 3 Southern Right Whales 100 metres off Yellow Rock
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28 Jun 2018 - 03:00pm CAPE NELSON LIGHTHOUSE Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right Whales 300 metres offshore at Cape Nelson Lighthouse. Heading in a westerly direction toward Cape Bridgewater

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28 Jun 2018 - 09:40am WADE STREET VIEWING PLATFORM, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres off Wade Street Viewing Platform
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27 Jun 2018 - 03:20pm CAPE BRIDGEWATER Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres off Shelly Beach, Cape Bridgewater
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27 Jun 2018 - 10:10am Lee Breakwater Southern Right Whale 2 southern right whales VERY active in front of the Lee Breakwater.

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27 Jun 2018 - 08:30am Portland - Hanlon Parade Southern Right Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

2 Southern Right Whales 150 meters off Hanlon Parade Carpark
Date sighted: 27th June 2018
Time sighted: 10:00am


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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26 Jun 2018 - 02:50am HANLON PARADE, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right Whales 200 Metres off Hanlon Parade
moving back and forth along the coastline.

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