Over the past two weeks we have seen the peak of the southern whale migration, with volunteers surveying over 31 individuals over 6 trips out with Whales in Paradise, the highest number of surveyed whales so far.
Volunteers on board counted a total of 656 blows and many surface behaviour like pectoral slaps. A heat run was observed, with 5 Humpback whales likely following a female, and two pods had calves present.
Our skipper, Aaron Miller sure knows how to take a great whelfie!
On the 14th of September we had one