23 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

After two days back on land it was great to see what’s going on out there in the bay...

Written by Sandra Hoerbst, August 23 2016

23 August 2016 | Boat Based Whale Watching

Guide Summary and Photographs

After two days back on land it was great to see what’s going on out there in the bay. There was still a little swell running in and a light breeze blowing, but the sun warmed up the air and shining for us during the two trips we had on board the ‘Whale Whisperer’.

We were once lucky again and spotted a Southern Right whale in the Pearly Beach area on our morning trip. The whale we encountered was super relaxed around our vessel; looked almost like he was sleeping. Everyone was fascinated by watching the beautiful animal as of a sudden it lifted up its impressive fluke and submerged completely. After spending time with the animal we headed towards Dyer Island to see the Cape Fur seals on Geyser Rock. On our second trip we first visited Cape Fur seals before moving on to Pearly Beach to see if we can find some more Southern Right whales.

We weren’t disappointed this time once again as we encountered five individuals. They were just as relaxed as the whale on our first trip. On the both trips we passed ‘Slashfin’, our sister companies vessel to have a look if we can see a Great White shark.

We truly had a whale of a tail today.













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