Southern Right Whale and her new calf

Southern Right Whale and Her New Calf

2. Aug

Shown here is a photo of mother and calf Southern Right whales. The Southern Rights come right into the protected beach of Flinders Bay to breed, rest, protect and nourish their calves. They like to lay around like a log but then will pop up to check us out every now and then.

This particular day we saw a big group of 12 Southern Rights including 2 calves within half a mile of each other!

You can also see our photo of a Southern Right spout. They have a distinctive V shape to the spout that comes from their 2 blow-holes. Their spout is also much bigger than the Humpback Whale which is not surprising, given the difference in size.

Click on the thumbnails below to view our great images.

Legend Charters is a family run business that has made the move from commercial fishing to sharing our equipment and expertise with lovers of the ocean. Dean, Sandy and Shayne are extremely proud of the service they are able to offer to the public. Operating from Port Geographe Marina, Busselton, Augusta, Dunsborough and Gracetown in the Margaret River Wine Region in beautiful Western Australia Watch the majestic whales as they continue their migration up and down the coast or get on board for a day’s deep sea fishing at our secret spots. With over 30 years experience on the ocean, the Jensen family’s Legend Charters invites you to join them and enjoy a legendary adventure the one you will remember for years to come. Whether you are coming out for a day’s fishing or joining us for the whale watching encounter of a lifetime, the Legend Charters crew will ensure a fantastic day out on the ocean. All you need to bring is your jacket and a camera!

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