humpback whales

Story behind powerful tradition at whale celebration

Premium Content Story behind powerful tradition at whale celebration

‘This year I felt sadness. I felt sadness in the collective’

PHOTOS: Hundreds gather in honour of ocean giants

Premium Content PHOTOS: Hundreds gather in honour of ocean giants

Crowds gather on water to celebrate what whales mean to Bay

‘Breathtaking’: Curious whale surprises swimmers

Premium Content ‘Breathtaking’: Curious whale surprises swimmers

An inquisitive whale has given swimmers the experience of a lifetime after she...

Whale ‘snot’ tells a story of poor health on journey home

Premium Content Whale ‘snot’ tells a story of poor health on journey home

Researchers have been studying whale blow - similar to our ‘snot’.

Sailor's close encounter with a giant of the deep

Premium Content Sailor's close encounter with a giant of the deep

Keen sailor Kathy Brown always has her camera on hand

Bumper season ahead as whale numbers continue to recover

Premium Content Bumper season ahead as whale numbers continue to recover

Numbers are expected to reach in excess of 35,000

Whale operators to begin season at reduced capacity

Premium Content Whale operators to begin season at reduced capacity

Bookings have been mixed, although they are continuing to build

WHALE WORRY: Disaster looming for Bay humpback season

Premium Content WHALE WORRY: Disaster looming for Bay humpback season

Hervey Bay’s whale tourism may take a big hit because of coronavirus...

MARINE MYSTERY: Why whales are giving birth earlier

Premium Content MARINE MYSTERY: Why whales are giving birth earlier

Marine biologist offers expert opinion about changing birthing habits and the...

How you can join fight to save stranded whales

Premium Content How you can join fight to save stranded whales

'We are increasingly seeing untrained public interventions'

WHALE WATCH: Tourist's touching moment with gentle giant

Premium Content WHALE WATCH: Tourist's touching moment with gentle giant

Expert recounts incredible up-close encounter

Unusual whale species spotted off coast of Hervey Bay

Premium Content Unusual whale species spotted off coast of Hervey Bay

Dolphins were also spotted during his time on the water.

OUR SAY: Protecting our humpback whales so important

Premium Content OUR SAY: Protecting our humpback whales so important

We get to see every year why this species is so special.

Bay researchers doing deep-dive on swimming with whales

Premium Content Bay researchers doing deep-dive on swimming with whales

In the US and Canada it’s completely outlawed.

Speakers announced for the upcoming World Whale Conference

Premium Content Speakers announced for the upcoming World Whale Conference

The event will be held between October 7 and 12.

New location for paddle out

New location for paddle out

The event will be held on Sunday at Ernie Organ Park, Torquay.

Virtual reality tourism vision for Coast destinations

Premium Content Virtual reality tourism vision for Coast destinations

Swimming with whales and mountain peaks at our virtual fingertips

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