World Oceans Day – A day full of activities, fun and caring for our Oceans

Spirit of Gold Coast is leading the way this World Oceans Day! Join the Spirit Journey as we raise awareness and take a step forward towards caring for Mother Nature. Spirit is set to celebrate World Oceans Day on Saturday 8th June 2019, and we would love for you to join the adventure! Show your […]

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World Oceans Day – 8th June 2019

World Oceans Day takes place every year on 8th June. The concept of celebrating Oceans Day was originally proposed in 1992 by Canada’s International Centre for Ocean Development (ICOD) and the Ocean Institute of Canada (OIC) at the Earth Summit – UN Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The objective […]

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Taking a step towards caring for Mother 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 Whale 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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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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