Taking a step towards caring for NATURE!

Climate Change poses one of the greatest threats to marine environments worldwide. This presents a global issue which is placing increasing pressure on the welfare of whale populations and requires global action. According to research completed by the International Fund for Animal Welfare, several of the major concerns arising from climate change include: The loss […]

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Our Majestic Gentle Giants and their incredible Migration Journey!

At this time of year, The Spirit of Gold Coast team is often asked “Where are the Whales?” Let us answer this question and share some interesting Humpback facts with you, Whale Lover! Humpback Whales, the incredible “Gentle Giants” of the sea, spend half of the year in the Antarctic. When they are not busy […]

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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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