29 Mar 2018
The whales Hervey Bay hosts typically arrive in late July and stay until November before they head back to the Southern Ocean. The locals celebrate their return with the Hervey Bay Ocean Festival in August, right by Discovery Holiday Parks - Fraser Coast.
Image: Whale watching, Hervey Bay; Credit: Jewels Lynch & Tourism Events Queensland
The beginning of the season kicks off in Flinders Bay, Augusta. Stay at Discovery Parks – Bunbury Village or Bunbury Foreshore. Further north, humpback whales can be seen frolicking in Kalbarri, Exmouth, Coral Bay and Broome (stay at Discovery Parks – Port Hedland).
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Image: Humpback Great Eight; Credit: Michael Smith
Logans Beach Road near Discovery Parks – Warrnambool is an ideal location to catch the southern right whales arriving in June through September.
This article was published in G’DAY Magazine.