Birthplace of The Giants

Dolphin Research Institute and Island Whale Festival are proud to present family activities throughout the day and evening at the Island Whale Festival, Saturday July 8th, 2017. For festival program details visit http://islandwhales.com.au/program/day-2-sat-8th-july/   Watch out for the free screening of “Birthplace of The Giants”    Island Whale Festival at 7pm.   Check out the trailer […]

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Antarctic Dance

Humpback whales are feeding in the Antarctic right now. During the austral summer months, the cool nutrient-rich waters of the Southern Ocean support a huge diversity of animals from fish, seabirds, seals, dolphins and whales. Humpback whales, along with minke whales, sei whales, fin whales and Antarctic blue whales are feasting on huge swarms of […]

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Antarctic-Bound!

Migrating from west and east coasts of Australia to the Antarctic is one mammoth migration. Each year humpback whales spend the winter breeding season in the tropical Kimberley and the summer feeding in the productive and krill-filled Southern Ocean.            

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Best Australian Beach Award 2017

Beautiful Cossies Beach on Direction Island, Cocos Keeling Islands wins the 2017 Award!     Click on the link below for the video! Cocos Keeling Islands Visitor Centre celebrating victory at Cossies Beach, Direction Island .Like Page Yesterday at 5:30am · IT’S OFFICIAL … WE HAVE THE BEST BEACH IN AUSTRALIA!!! There are 11,761 beaches […]

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B-R-E-A-C-H!

Out of the water, humpback whales leap! We love to see them BREACHING, in all places for all reasons!   A cow humpback whale breaches… perhaps to scare away a shark.   Morning BREACH in a competitive pod of males!   In the Kimberley this is a cow humpback whale protecting her calf. We love […]

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Fairlead Fotos

Look what pops up in our fairleads… a whole bunch of things!                   A dolphin or two and a dog in our fairlead…   This one takes the cake – there’s a whale in my fairlead!        

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Blue, Blue Water

The hues of the ocean are truly amazing and beautiful…               A pygmy blue whale in a blue sea…  

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Dolphins on the Bow!

Skipper is delirious when we have dolphins on the bow!     Happiness is… Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins in the lagoon at Cocos Keeling Islands, just beautiful!  I was excited for Skip, as he couldn’t be there!         Ind0-Pacific bottlenose dolphin, Tursiops aduncus, leading the way!   Near Fremantle Fishing Boat Harbour, an […]

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Underwater Views

We spend our time at sea, on the sea. Together with bobbing on the waves, an equally favoured view is underwater looking at coral reefs or whales!   The Rip at Cocos Keeling Islands.       A four-armed sea star clings to the wall a Christmas Island.     A dwarf minke whale heads […]

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Fishy Business

Being at sea, we are sometimes surrounded by fish…   The amazing coral reef at Cocos Keeling Islands, wow!                      

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