Whale Watching – Pacific Whale Foundation

I was so exciting to go whale watching vicariously from my couch in the Sydney lockdown. I have never been to Hervey Bay but it’s now on my bucket list. Absolutely breathtaking. Thanks so much Joanne for sharing and making my day so much brighter!
Best wishes,
Rowena

And Anyways...

Hervey Bay, on Queensland’s Fraser Coast, is known as one of the best places in the world to watch humpback whales. Yes, you read that right – in the world. Don’t believe me? The waters off Hervey Bay have been scientifically recognised as a rare stopover site for migrating humpback whales and was the world’s first Whale Heritage Site. It’s where the whales stop, stay, and play during their winter migration. Rest and relaxation whale style. It’s also where mums bring their young – a safe place to nurse and teach them before heading back to their feeding grounds in the Antarctic. For young whales, it’s also a place to flex their muscles.

Twenty years of scientific research has proven that Hervey Bay is the only genuine stopover in what is one of the longest mammal migration journeys on the planet – a 10,000-kilometer round trip from the southern ocean…

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3 thoughts on “Whale Watching – Pacific Whale Foundation

  1. Rowena Post author

    That’s so funny, Geoff. So many Australians have travelled overseas and never seen their own backyard. That’s changing now though.

  2. TanGental

    I suppose because it’s always there. I was past 50 by the time I made it inside St Paul’s Cathedral even though I worked within 500 yards of it for 20 years!

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