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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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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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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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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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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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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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