What Are We Currently Seeing
Have you read the news??
The Bremer Bay Killer Whales made the front cover! 💥💥“A discovery that shocked the experts”
Dave Riggs @riggsaustralia tells the story of how he came about uncovering what is now a tourism and research venture on the world stage.
Dave’s words are complimented by images from Keith Lightbody @cumuluskeith
Here at Naturaliste Charters we are proud to work alongside these gents!
Go collect your copy of the Readers Digest @readersdigest and be taken back in time to the moment Riggsy saw his first Bremer killer whale 🐋 ... See MoreSee Less
Family means a lot to Orca. They are very social animals and most will spend their whole life in a family group led by an older female, generally the Grandmother. We can't wait to see these family groups again soon.
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Well another Humpback/Blue Whale season has almost come to an end... Before we know it we are going to be back out on the Southern Ocean with some of the most healthiest Killer Whales on the planet. Our season runs from January - April with expeditions departing daily from the stunning Bremer Bay, WA.
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What we are currently seeing Whale Watching
Naturaliste Charters Whale Watching Expeditions run all year round !
Bremer Canyon Killer Whale Expeditions – From January to April, our full day expeditions visit the Bremer Canyon, one of the least explored places on earth, and the only place in Australia you can reliably encounter killer whales (orca), the ocean’s undisputed apex predator.
Your expedition along with seeing the Killer whales (Orca) you may also see pods of long-finned pilot whales, sperm whales, a rare beaked whale and the largest animal to ever have lived, the blue whale. You can also admire the acrobatics of large pods of bottlenose, striped, and common dolphins, and encounter shark species that include great whites, whaler sharks, and the beautiful oceanic blue, a species never seen from shore. Enormous oceanic sunfish surface, disc shaped bodies sometimes 2 meters across. The remains of giant squid sometimes float on the surface, a predator of the deep reduced to scraps, squabbled over by an astonishing array of pelagic seabirds including albatross, shearwater and petrel species. Rare species are sighted each season, including the Barau’s and Black-Bellied Storm Petrel. The Bremer Canyon is a place like no other on the planet. Your experience like no other in your life…
Augusta Whale Watching Eco Tours – From May to August, humpback whales visit the south west of Western Australia as they undertake their annual migration, an incredible journey from the feeding grounds of Antarctica to the warm waters of Australia’s north west and beyond to breed and calve. Our locations span the scenic south west, and as a result we have the longest whale migration season anywhere in the world.
From May, humpback whales arrive at the scenic seaside town of Augusta. Competitive, curious and acrobatic, this is whale watching at it’s most dramatic and spectacular. Rare blue, minke and fin whales are also sighted on occasion as they too make the epic trek north. From July, endangered southern right whales also arrive, giving birth to their calves in the protected waters of Flinders Bay.
Busselton and Dunsborough Whale Watching Eco Tours – From Septemeber to Early Dec as spring arrives, the whales retrace their steps south. The southern migration is special. In the protective care of their mothers, calves leave their birthplace in the tropical north and make the epic trek to Antarctic waters for the first time, an incredible journey for a baby just months old. The calm, protected waters of Geographe Bay offer a welcome respite to the weary wanderers, an opportunity to rest before crossing an entire ocean for the first time. The humpbacks arrive first, followed by regular sightings of blue whales from October through to early December.