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Whale Warrior Competition

Kids Competition – Do you have what it takes to become the Gold Coast’s first Young Whale Warrior?

Our Kids Competition is looking for a Young Whale Warrior Spirit of Gold Coast is searching for an energetic young person, motivated to take on the title of Young Whale Warrior and help spread the word about these wonderful, majestic creatures. Launched on July 10, the competition looks to crown the city’s most passionate young […]

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Migaloo Spotted

MIGALOO SPOTTED BY SPIRIT 2017 – INCREDIBLE FACTS ABOUT THE MAJESTIC WHITE WHALE

Migaloo the White Whale spotted off Gold Coast The magnificent and playful Migaloo returned to Gold Coast waters on Tuesday (July 11th) as he makes his annual migration north to warmer waters. He was spotted 1 km from shore, what an honor it was for the Spirit Of Gold Coast team & guests to see […]

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Humpback Whale Mugging

Spirit of Goldcoast “Mugged” By Juvenile Humpback Whale

The Moment a Young Humpback Whale “Mugged” a Gold Coast Vessel. The Spirit of Gold Coast whale watching team and guest’s were amazed by a spectacular and rare marine whale ‘mugging’ caught on camera by the Spirit crew. Dozens of tourists watched in awe as the curious young humpback surfaced and swam close to the […]

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Humpback Whale

Discover This Amazing Humpback Whale Secret

Why do Humpback Whales save other animals from predators like the Killer Whale? An interesting observation about these gentle giants is that they’re known to protect other species from predatory animals such as Killer whales (otherwise known as Orcas). Humpback Whales display unique altruistic behavior by putting themselves at risk to save the lives of […]

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Spy Hopping Whale

Your Life, Your Attitude

The Incredible Amazing You! I think that sometimes we take ourselves for granted. We don’t realise how incredibly amazing we truly are! It doesn’t matter what the world, what society, what other people say or think. We each have a unique gift or special ability in life. You were born for a purpose and your […]

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Bubbles

Spirit’s heading out to sea to glimpse the Humpback Highway What’s that in the distance? A blow shouts the Skipper By golly gosh! Another blow followed by a splash! Yes, it’s a Humpback with her playful baby (Bubbles) Looks like she is teaching Bubbles to breach Come on, you can do it… What a sight, […]

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Gold Coast Whale Watching bringing you Sounds of the Seas – Poem by a Spirit Staff

The seas are beginning to change It’s time to swim to warmer waters So begins our annual migration To see our curious friends on Spirit Gold Coast Whale Watching On our way we love to sing It’s our way of communicating Calling our mates or just for fun Twisting our bodies through the seas We […]

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Did You Know?

Humpbacks are Baleen Whales who filter feed and do not have teeth. Adults grow to 15m and weigh 40 tonnes. Adult lungs are the size of a small car. Adults can hold their breath for up to 40 minutes.

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Sounds of the Seas – Poem by Spirit

[notice]Click this link to listen to actual whales singing![/notice] The seas are beginning to change It’s time to swim to warmer waters So begins our annual migration To see our curious friends on Spirit On our way we love to sing It’s our way of communicating Calling our mates or just for fun Twisting our […]

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Whales breathe air as people do…

Because whales live in the ocean, many people think they are fish. Did do you know that whales and dolphins are not fish? They are mammals. People are mammals too. Mammals are the group of animals that breath air using lungs, give birth to live young (rather than laying eggs), and feed their young with […]

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