Tag: Australia | Pacific Whale Foundation

Our Latest Australia Research Study

Alicia Wood
08/15/19

Swimming with whales is an emerging form of tourism worldwide and is gaining interest in Australia, (where it was approved by government in 2017 as a commercial activity), with commercial operations running on both the east and west coasts of...

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World Oceans Day in Hervey Bay

Pacific Whale Foundation
06/06/19

On 8 June each year, conservation organisations throughout the planet celebrate the ocean, its importance in our lives, and how each of us can protect it, no matter where we live. World Oceans Day raises critical awareness of the ocean,...

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Research in Australia 2018 Field Report

jessicamccordic
11/02/18

Our research team has finished up data collection from the 2018 field season, and what a season it was! Pacific Whale Foundation has been studying humpback whales in Hervey Bay for over 30 years, providing us with long-term sightings data...

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Southern right whales in Hervey Bay

jessicamccordic
09/28/18

This season, humpback whales haven’t been the only large baleen whale sighted in Hervey Bay. We have also had several sightings of mother-calf pairs of southern right whales, a rare species for this area. The first pair was seen in...

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Still Australia's Best Kept Secret

Selket
09/24/18

Hervey Bay, Australia’s best keep secret, is a coastal city in southern Queensland approximately 180 miles north of Brisbane. From June to October this otherwise quaint fishing community has ostentatious visitors that create quite the excitement; south pacific humpback whales...

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Nala the Famous Humpback Whale

maddieburesh
09/21/17

One very special humpback whale and her calf made the news this whalewatch season, and it isn’t the first time. Not only is Nala a celebrity in the Hervey Bay whalewatching community and a frequent visitor to the area, she...

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Our thoughts go out to all that are being impacted by COVID-19. With a team dedicated to our response to this pandemic, we are meeting regularly to ensure the continuation of programs and services that allow our mission work to continue.

Pacific Whale Foundation’s leadership team is closely monitoring updates from the Center for Disease Control and the World Health Organization regarding COVID-19. We will continue to seek guidance from these agencies, public health officials and government agencies on an ongoing basis.

We are happy to now offer three new kama‘aina-rate private charters: Molokini Wild Side, Honolua Bay Snorkel, and Sunset Sail.

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