Humpback Whale Migration

Every year over 40,000 humpback whales migrate along the east coast of Australia. During May-August the whales are travelling north from their feeding grounds in Antarctica to the calm tropic waters of the north to have their calves. Around August the whales begin to head south again with their calves, to return to their southern feeding grounds.

Humpback whales can use their powerful fluke (or tail fin) to launch themselves out of the water. And while many other whale species breach, humpback whales seem to breach more frequently. Scientists suspect humpback whales are breaching and slapping their fins and flukes on the surface as a way of communicating.

Being a truly wild adventure it is also possible to see a huge variety of marine animals, dolphins, minke whales, orcas and seals have all been spotted!

Sydney is located on ‘the Humpack Highway’ we see an amzing variety of whale behavoiur, breaching, mugging, tail slapping, our amazing guide will emerse you in the complex and breathtaking life of a humpback whale.