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Whale Sightings

Be kept up to date with whale sightings in and around Portland as they happen by subscribing to Whalemail.

Southern Right Whales can be spotted close to shore and even into the harbour at Portland from May to October.

The jetties in and around the port make ideal viewing locations, with Cape Bridgewater Bay and the cliffs at Cape Nelson also ideal vantage points.

The Blue Whale, Earth's largest mammal, can mostly be spotted between November and May, with Cape Nelson and the Blowholes at Cape Bridgewater ideal locations to view these majestic creatures.

To view the Whalemail website and to sign up for whale sighting updates please click on the link below.

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