Whales migrate up the East Coast of Australia During the winter and spring.
We start to see the “teenagers” from May. The main groups arrive on the North Coast during late June with the Mum’s and Dad’s getting here July and August. On the way north, they don’t hang around long, on a mission to get to the breeding grounds in Queensland.
September and October see’s the Whales on the way home to the south and this trip is much more leisurely. Whales regularly “hang out” with the boat and are so close at times you can literally reach out and touch them. Some days you can’t fish, with their abundant curiosity they will follow the boat no matter how many times we move to get away from them.
It is reported that the Humpback Whales are increasing in numbers by about 10% annually. This is evident in the sheer numbers of them seen during the annual migration.
We offer to small groups the experience of meeting these wonderful mammals without the need to rub shoulders with hundreds of other people at the same time.
Bring your camera or video recorder, the current crop of mobile phones is wonderful for recording this awesome experience.