The best place in South Australia for land based whale watching has to be at the Head of the Bight. After the epic drive along the Nullarbor Plain, pay a visit to the Head of the Bight whale watching centre and get incredible up close views, of these massive creatures.
In Australia we are lucky to have visits from whales as they make their way up from Antarctica to the warmer waters of Australia during winter. There are a number of places along our coastlines where you can see whales and their calves that are born in these warmer and sheltered waters but arguably one… Read More Best Whale Watching in South Australia
The Bluff in Victor Harbor is a well-known landmark at the headland of Encounter Bay and was once the site of a whaling station. These days it’s still a favourite location to spot whales but thankfully now it’s just to enjoy seeing these giant creatures who come to these waters to rear their young during… Read More The Bluff and Kings Beach Victor Harbor
The whales are still here in spring! Winter in South Australia is the peak time to see whales along our coastline as they come to breed in warmer waters north of Antarctica. There are a number of well-known whale spotting areas one of which is Head of the Bight and along the Nullarbor coastline. Being… Read More Middleton Beach Whale Watching
The Port Elliot and Middleton coast is very familiar and popular with a lot of South Aussies, it’s so close to Adelaide (around 80 kilometres away) that it can be a day trip destination. Once in Port Elliot a good way to stretch the legs and see the really picturesque coastline of this Fleurieu region… Read More Port Elliot to Middleton Coastal Walk
At home in South Australia, one of my favourite winter pastimes is to go whale spotting on a weekend. Luckily you only have to venture to the Fleurieu coast in South Australia to find one of their holiday playgrounds where they spend a few months in warmer waters with their calves. There are certainly other spots in South Australia… Read More Have a Whale of a time along the Fleurieu Coast.