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There they blow!  
   

There they blow!

These were the second pod sighted on the trip and they refused to swim any closer to the boat which was very frustrating. They were also unpredictable and would reappear on the otherside of the boat when we were all looking in the other direction! Good game!
Having a Whale of a Time!

August 15th 2009
One of the many suggested 'must dos' in Australia is to visit Hervey Bay and take a day cruise out into the bay to watch the Humpback Whales congregate in the warm waters and have their calves, before swimming back down the coast to Antartic waters later on in the year. So with the opportunity of a two day holiday, mid week, thanks to Brisbanes' Annual Ekka Show Day, similar to the Newbury Show ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Hervey Bay

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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