An Island Adventure on “Minjerribah” (South Stradbroke Island)

A beautiful Island situated in the Australian State of Queensland is a home for hundreds of Wallabies. They can be easily found while camping or while relaxing on the Island and are famous for stealing breads from the tents. The Island mainly consists of sand dunes, big palm trees, and more than 300 species of […]

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2018 Young Whale Warriors

Spirit Announcement – 2018 Young Whale Warrior Winners

Spirit of Gold Coast’s annual Young Whale Warrior competition made quite the splash this season, with some amazing submissions being entered into the competition. However, two entrants in particular stood out, which added quite an interesting twist to this year’s competition! Spirit was inundated with a number of incredible and creative entries, and as always, […]

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Kids Competition

The Official 2018 Young Whale Warrior Kids Competition Sets Sail

Our 2nd Annual Young Whale Warrior Kids Competition Has Officially Started With A Splash! We love this time of the year with the excitement and anticipation that it brings! Yes that’s rights its Spirit’s Annual 2018 Young Whale Warrior competition time and already we’ve started receiving some amazing entries for this year’s comp. We’re calling […]

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Whale Watching Season

Whale Watching Season Hits Gold Coast

It’s finally happening peep’s! Whale watching season is officially here and we couldn’t be more excited. Our recent expedition in to the lovely Gold Coast waters was a bag of surprises, with passengers being treated to some rare & playful antics from our friendly southern guests. It’s never tiring to see how magical each sighting […]

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Beach Cleanup

Mayday! There’s A Beach Cleanup Underway

We’re happy to announce that Spirit is teaming up with International Marine Wildlife Conservation Organisation: “Sea Shepherd” to do a marine debris cleanup of the Spit, Main Beach this Saturday May 5th at 8AM. As part of the Marine Debris Cleanup campaign which aims to help raise awareness of human interaction and the impact on […]

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Celebrate Diversity

Come Celebrate Diversity with Spirit & Help Create a Human Rainbow

There’s a bit of excitement brewing in the air at Spirit Headquarters over the last few days! We’re getting ready to launch our “Help us help the Whales” campaign in early May and we will have a few surprises install, but something more recent has just popped up on the Spirit radar: The Human Rainbow […]

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Pilot Whale

Pilot Whale Tragedy – Mass Stranding Of More Than 150 Whales

Tragedy has struck Hamelin Bay in Western Australia today with a Mass Stranding of over 150 long-finned Pilot Whales. It’s believed up to 130 whales have died, with around 15 reportedly still alive and swimming close by in shallow water. The incident has sparked a massive rescue operation with a shark alert going out for […]

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White Whale

White Whale Migaloo makes another Splash in to Gold Coast for 2017

Migaloo the white whale has once again been spotted in the waters off the Gold Coast, delighting whale watchers and biologists with his antics. This season Migaloo, the Gold Coast’s most famous cetacean visitor, has been spotted several times on his annual round trip from tropical waters to Antarctica. The beloved albino celebrity was spotted […]

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Gold Coast Whale Warrior

And the Winner is… Spirit Young Whale Warrior Announced!

Spirit of Gold Coast Whale Watching has announced the winner of the city’s first Young Whale Warrior competition. Budding environmentalist Bobby Walls of Mudgeeraba is set to take his passion for the majestic marine mammals to new depths after being crowned the inaugural winner from an impressive pool of entries by students at primary schools all […]

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Whale Watching Season

Captivating – See What The Whales Are Up To! Mid 2017 Whale Watching Season Report

Before the 2017 Whale Watching Season had even started, the Spirit Team were busy preparing for the year ahead so they decided to call this Season: “The 2017 AWESOME WHALE WATCHING SEASON” And guess what? It has been an ABSOLUTELY AWESOME SEASON… And we’re only halfway through the year! Each year Spirit has been blessed […]

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