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
3 Aug 2019 - 09:10am Lee Breakwater, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

2 Southern Right whales sighted approx. 100 metres along the Lee Breakwater, PORTLAND

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




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1 Aug 2019 - 10:30am 200 metres off Wade Street viewing platform in Portland Bay Southern Right Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

1 Southern Right whale sighted approx. 200 metres off Wade Street viewing platform, PORTLAND. Heading towards Lee Breakwater.

Date sighted: 01 August 2019
Time sighted: 10:30 AM

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

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31 Jul 2019 - 12:10pm Cape Nelson, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 2 Southern Right whales accompanied by 1 Humpback whale sighted passing Cape Nelson Lighthouse heading towards Bridgewater Bay, PORTLAND

Date sighted: 31st July 2019
Time sighted: 12:00 PM

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


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30 Jul 2019 - 09:50am 1 Southern Right Whale moving towards Hanlon Parade from Dutton Way Southern Right Whale
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26 Jul 2019 - 01:00pm Blowholes/petrified, Cape Bridgewater Humpback Whale Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

2 Humpback whales sighted approx. 500 metres off the blow holes/petrified forest at Cape Bridgewater, PORTLAND

Date sighted: 26th July 2019
Time sighted: 1:00 PM

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

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25 Jul 2019 - 03:00pm East side Cape Nelson, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 2 Humpback whales sighted approx. 200 metres off the blow holes at Cape Bridgewater, PORTLAND

Date sighted: 25th July 2019
Time sighted: 3:00 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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23 Jul 2019 - 01:10pm Off whale watching platform heading towards Nuns beach Southern Right Whale Southern right whale travelling along the cliffs towards Nuns Beach
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21 Jul 2019 - 01:00pm Wade Street viewing platform, PORTLAND Southern Right Whale 1 Southern Right Whale 1km off shore from the whale viewing platform on Wade Street, Portland. Splashing around.
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19 Jul 2019 - 09:20am 2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres off the Lee Breakwater . Southern Right Whale Sighted at 9.10 am 19/07/20129
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14 Jul 2019 - 03:00pm Blow Holes, CAPE BRIDGEWATER Humpback Whale 2X Humpback whales 100 metres off Blow holes lookout at Cape Bridgewater heading south east
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