Whale Sighting Archive


7 October 2016 4:23 pm

 2 Humpback Whales 200 metres offshore from Pivot Beach

Date sighted:          7th October 2016

Time sighted:          4:45pm

 

 Certified by the Chief Executive Officer in accordance with section 55D of the Local Government Act 1989


30 September 2016 10:30 am

2 Humpback Whales 300 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater. Heading in an easterly direction

Date sighted:           30th September 2016

Time sighted:           9:00am


1 September 2016 2:52 pm
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 100 metres offshore from the Whale Viewing Platform, Wade Street, Portland Date sighted: 1st September 2016 Time sighted: 2:15pm

29 August 2016 10:04 am
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 100 metres offshore along Dutton Way. Heading in easterly direction. Date sighted: 29th August 2016 Time sighted: 9:00am

28 August 2016 9:57 am
1 Southern Right Whale and Calf 100 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 28th August 2016 Time sighted: 9:30am

27 August 2016 9:44 am
1 Southern Right Whale & calf 50 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay Date sighted: 27th August 2016 Time sighted: 9:15am

26 August 2016 12:30 pm
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 22nd August 2016 Time sighted: 11:30am

25 August 2016 9:17 am
1 Southern Right Whale with calf 200 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay Date sighted: 25th August 2016 Time sighted: 8:30am

23 August 2016 9:57 am
2 Southern Right Whale 50 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay Date sighted: 23rd August 2016 Time sighted: 9.30 am

22 August 2016 12:49 pm
3 Southern Right Whales 150 metres off Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay Date sighted: 22nd August 2016 Time sighted: 12:15pm

22 August 2016 9:38 am
5 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore from the Whale Viewing Platform, Wade Street, Portland. Heading East 1 Southern Right Whale and calf 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 22nd August 2016 Time sighted: 9:00am

20 August 2016 10:33 am
1 Southern Right Whale and Calf 150 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 20th August 2016 Time sighted: 10:00am

18 August 2016 4:15 pm
1 Southern Right Whale with calf 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 18th August 2016 Time sighted: 3:40pm

18 August 2016 11:54 am
1 Southern Right Whale with calf 100 metres offshore from Snapper Point Road, Narrawong Date sighted: 18th August 2016 Time sighted: 11:20am

16 August 2016 10:03 am
1 Southern Right Whale with calf 50 metres offshore from Pivot Beach Date sighted: 16th August 2016 Time sighted: 9:20am.

15 August 2016 11:59 am
1 Southern Right Whale with calf 100 metres offshore south of Pivot Beach Date sighted: 15th August 2016 Time sighted: 11:30am

14 August 2016 11:40 am
Southern Right Whale 100 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay Date sighted: 14 August 2016 Time sighted: 9:00am

13 August 2016 10:43 am
1 Southern Right Whale with calf 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 13 August 2016 Time sighted: 10:00am

12 August 2016 11:06 am
1 Southern Right Whale and her calf 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 12th August 2016 Time sighted: 10:30 am

11 August 2016 1:00 pm
2 Southern Right Whales 100 metres offshore at Crumpets Beach Date sighted: 11th August 2016 Time sighted: 2:30pm

10 August 2016 3:13 pm
2 Southern Right Whales 50 metres offshore at Crumpets Beach Date sighted: 10th August 2016 Time sighted: 2:30pm

8 August 2016 2:56 pm
1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore along Point Danger Date sighted: 8th August 2016 Time sighted: 2:30pm

7 August 2016 1:03 pm
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 400metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 7th August 2016 Time sighted: 12:05pm

6 August 2016 1:43 pm
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 6th August 2016 Time sighted: 12:45pm

5 August 2016 9:31 am
1 Southern Right Whale with calf approximately 100 metres off Dutton Way. Date sighted: 5th August 2016 Time sighted: 8:30am

4 August 2016 10:08 am
1 Southern Right Whale with calf approximately 150 metres off Dutton Way. Date sighted: 4th August 2016 Time sighted: 8:30am

4 August 2016 9:43 am
1 Southern Right Whale with calf 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 3rd August 2016 Time sighted: 9:00am

3 August 2016 9:54 am
1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 3rd August 2016 Time sighted: 9:00am

1 August 2016 11:48 am
1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 1st August 2016 Time sighted: 11:20am

31 July 2016 4:06 pm
1 Southern Right Whale approximately 100 metres from the Corkscrew. Visible from the whale watching platform using the binoculars. Also visible from the far end of the breakwater. Date sighted: 31st July 2016 Time sighted: 3.30pm

31 July 2016 12:09 pm
1 Southern Right Whale and her calf 200 metres offshore directly in front of the Henty Bay Caravan Park Date sighted: 31st July 2016 Time sighted: 11:30am

31 July 2016 9:29 am
2 Southern Right Whales off Cape Nelson Lighthouse 200 metres offshore Date sighted: 31st July 2016 Time sighted: 9:00am

30 July 2016 11:37 am
1 Southern Right Whale and her calf 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 30th July 2016 Time sighted: 11:00 am

29 July 2016 11:14 am
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 29th July 2016 Time sighted: 10:30am

28 July 2016 9:54 am
1 Southern Right Whale and Calf 100 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 28th July 2016 Time sighted: 9:00am

27 July 2016 12:40 pm
1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 27th July 2016 Time sighted: 11:15am

27 July 2016 12:40 pm
1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 27th July 2016 Time sighted: 11:15am

27 July 2016 11:45 am
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 1st January 2016 Time sighted: 1:00pm

25 July 2016 10:57 am
1 Southern Right Whale plus Calf 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 25th July 2016 Time sighted: 10:30am

24 July 2016 9:37 am
1 Southern Right Whale with calf 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 24 July 2016 Time sighted: 9:00am

23 July 2016 12:35 pm
1 Southern Right Whale with calf 400 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 23rd July 2016 Time sighted: 11:00am

22 July 2016 1:06 pm
1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 22nd July 2016 Time sighted: 12:30pm

22 July 2016 12:35 pm
1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 22nd July 2016 Time sighted: 12:00pm

22 July 2016 10:23 am
1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 22nd July 2016 Time sighted: 9.00 am

21 July 2016 2:35 pm
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 400 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 21st July 2016 Time sighted: 2:00pm

21 July 2016 10:52 am
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 21st July 2016 Time sighted: 9:30am

21 July 2016 10:28 am
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 21st July 2016 Time sighted: 9:30am

20 July 2016 10:38 am
1 Southern Right Whale and Calf 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way Date sighted: 20th July 2016 Time sighted: 9:00am

20 July 2016 10:09 am
1 Southern Right Whale and calf 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way area. Date sighted: 20th July 2016 Time sighted: 9:00am

19 July 2016 4:44 pm
1 Southern Right Whale 200m off Lee Breakwater Good viewing from above Nunn's Beach. Date sighted: 19th July 2016 Time sighted: 3:45pm.

19 July 2016 4:19 pm
2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way. Cow and calf resting. Date sighted: 19th July 2016 Time sighted: 10:00am

19 July 2016 10:38 am
1 Southern Right Whale with calf, 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way Cow and calf resting. Date sighted: 19 July 2016 Time sighted: 10:00am

18 July 2016 10:35 am
1 Southern Right Whale and a calf 500 metres offshore from the Whale Viewing Platform, Wade Street, Portland Date sighted: 18th July 2016 Time sighted: 10:00am Heading in a Northerly direction toward Dutton Way

16 July 2016 3:00 pm
1 Southern Right Whale 400 metres offshore from the Whale Viewing Platform, Wade Street, Portland Date sighted: 16 July 2016 Time sighted: 2:25pm

12 July 2016 2:12 pm
2 Humpback Whales 500/800 metres offshore from the Whale Viewing Platform, Wade Street, Portland Date sighted: 12th July, 2016 Time sighted: 1:40pm

9 July 2016 12:20 pm
3 Humpback Whales 400 metres offshore from Pivot Beach Date sighted: 9th July 2016 Time sighted: 11:40am

7 July 2016 5:14 pm
2 whales (species yet to be identified)1 km off lee breakwater, heading towards harbour area. Time sighted: 4:40 pm Date sighted: 7th July 2016

26 June 2016 4:50 pm
2 Humpback Whales 100 metres offshore from Water Tower viewing platform. Heading north towards Dutton Way Date sighted: 26th June 2016 Time sighted: 4:20pm

17 June 2016 2:51 pm
1 Southern Right Whale 150 metres offshore from Yellow Rock Date sighted: 17th June 2016 Time sighted: 12:00pm

15 June 2016 10:57 am
1 Southern Right Whale 1000 metres offshore from the Water Tower (Whale viewing platform) at Wade Street, Portland Date sighted: 15th June 2016 Time sighted: 10:20am

26 May 2016 4:06 pm
1 Humpback Whales 500 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse Date sighted: 26th May 2016 Time sighted: 3:30pm Travelling northerly direction, slapping pectoral fins

25 April 2016 3:01 pm
2 Orca Whales 75 metres offshore from Cape Nelson Lighthouse

3 October 2015 12:09 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in
Portland Bay
Last sighted passing corksrew heading south at 11.15 am Saturday 3rd October.

24 August 2015 3:03 pm

Portland - Victoria's Whale Watching Capital

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse @ 2.14pm
Please call the Portland Visitor Information Centre on 1800 035 567 for further information
 
For a full listing of this season's whale sightings from around Portland, to view a map of the sighting locations or to sign up for email updates go to www.whalemail.com.au

3 August 2015 6:15 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse heading towards the Harbour.


20 July 2015 6:57 pm

 3 Southern Right Whales 3 km  South  of Cape Nelson Lighthouse



14 July 2015 10:18 am

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way


11 July 2015 2:01 pm

3 Southern Right Whales 50 metres in front of the Lee Breakwater in
Portland Bay

13 June 2015 7:44 pm

1 Whale 60 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

10 June 2015 5:31 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore from Blacknose Point.


27 May 2015 6:43 pm

1 Whale 20 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in
Portland Bay

22 October 2014 1:30 pm

4 Humpback Whale's plus 1 calf, 800 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay. These Whales are very active and Breaching. 

18 October 2014 12:23 pm

1 Humpback Whale West of Cape Nelson Lighthouse

5 October 2014 12:11 pm

2 Southern Right Whale's (Mother and Calf) 700 metres offshore from Yellow Rock travelling in a South Easterly direction. Breaching and good sightings.  

7 September 2014 4:56 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 300 metres offshore left side from the Water Tower at Portland

7 September 2014 4:01 pm

1 Whale 400 metres offshore along Dutton Way

5 September 2014 9:58 am

2 Southern Right Whales 100 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay.  Mother and Calf surfacing,  sighted off the beach, in front of the Surf Life Saving club.

26 August 2014 10:19 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way

25 August 2014 4:56 pm

1 Southern Right Whale inside Portland harbour

25 August 2014 10:15 am

1 Whale 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

21 August 2014 4:07 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 300 metres offshore from Yellow Rock

8 August 2014 1:16 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 250 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay Heading from the Seal Colony just past the boat ramp, towards the Surf Life Saving Club. This is a Mother and her Calf.

8 August 2014 11:52 am

1 Southern Right Whale 300 metres offshore from the Seal Colony, at 
Cape Bridgewater

26 July 2014 1:24 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 300 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

11 July 2014 10:51 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay in Front of Cafe.

26 June 2014 3:44 pm

1 Humpback Whale 200 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland heading in a southerly direction towards the Breakwater

22 June 2014 11:56 am

1 Southern Right Whale 50 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in
Portland Bay

21 June 2014 1:59 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 2km offshore from the Water Tower at Portland, moving closer to the shore.

20 June 2014 12:50 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 150 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

20 June 2014 9:50 am

2 Southern Right Whales 100 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland. These two whales are Mother and Calf.

19 June 2014 4:43 pm

1 Humpback Whale 100 metres offshore from Narrawong beach

19 June 2014 4:20 pm

1 Humpback Whales 100 metres offshore from Narrawong beach

18 June 2014 10:55 am

2 Southern Right Whales 1,000 metres offshore along Dutton Way

17 June 2014 11:50 am

2 Southern Right Whales 2 kms offshore from the Water Tower at Portland
These are the same whales as yesterday Mother and Baby Calf

16 June 2014 10:12 am

2 unidentified Whales 300 metres offshore North from the Water Tower at Portland

14 June 2014 1:47 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore North side from the Water Tower at Portland

9 June 2014 12:08 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 300 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

8 June 2014 12:12 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 400 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

8 June 2014 11:50 am

1 unidentified Whale 150 metres offshore from Pivot Beach.

7 June 2014 11:10 am

2 Southern Right Whales 400 metres offshore from the Blowholes,

Cape Bridgewater


7 June 2014 10:41 am

2 Southern Right Whales 400 metres offshore from the Blowholes,
Cape Bridgewater

3 June 2014 12:34 pm

2 Humpback Whales 1000 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse

27 May 2014 4:33 pm

2 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

27 May 2014 12:55 pm

2 Humpback Whales 300 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

23 May 2014 3:50 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

2 November 2013 12:46 pm

1 Southern Right Whale West of Cape Nelson Lighthouse, heading towards Cape Bridgewater.

23 September 2013 11:54 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres off the Lee Breakwater.

15 September 2013 10:53 am

1 Unidentified Whale 300 metres offshore from Anderson Point (Water Tower).


12 September 2013 9:24 am

1 Southern Right Whale inside Portland harbour.


9 September 2013 2:28 pm

1 Southern Right Whale North side of Lee Breakwater closest to Corkscrew in Portland Bay

9 September 2013 10:44 am

1 Southern Right Whale 150 metres offshore from Yellow Rock.  Sighted at 9.30 am

17 August 2013 10:42 am

2 Southern Right Whales sighted 400 metres offshore along Dutton Way near abalone farm at 10.30 am

15 August 2013 9:41 am

1 Southern Right Whale 300 metres offshore east of Narrawong, heading towards Portland.  Reported at 9.30am.

11 August 2013 10:07 am

2 Southern Right Whales 150 metres offshore along Dutton Way. Reported 9.55am.

9 August 2013 10:38 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore at Cape Bridgewater.  Reported at 10.30am.


6 August 2013 10:58 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay reported at 10.45am

5 August 2013 12:44 pm

3 Southern Right Whales 50 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay. Located near the jetty along the seal walk. 1 Southern Right Whale located at Shelley Beach 100 metres from shore.

5 August 2013 9:48 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay. Good viewing near the jetty, along the seal walk. Very active, possibly other whales.

4 August 2013 11:13 am

3 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay. Best seen from the Seal Walk. Seen 11am.


2 August 2013 11:08 am

1 Southern Right Whale 300 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay.  Best seen along Seal Cove Walk.  Reported at 11am.

1 August 2013 10:25 am

1 Pod of atleast 5 Southern Right Whales 150 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay. Very Active. Reported 10:15am.


31 July 2013 3:05 pm

Update. 4 Southern Right Whales at Bridgewater Bay. 2 Whales, 150 metres offshore from the Cafe. 2 Whales, 150 metres offshore from the Seals by Sea Jetty.


31 July 2013 9:21 am

2 Southern Right Whales 400 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay, near Seal Point.  Reported at 9.15am.

30 July 2013 2:58 pm

Update from this morning's whalemail.

8 Southern Right Whales 400 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay.  Updated 2.50pm.


30 July 2013 11:11 am

1 Southern Right Whale 150 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay in front of Cafe. Sited at 11.00am

30 July 2013 10:24 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland.  Reported at 10.15am.

30 July 2013 10:18 am

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland reported at 3:20pm.

29 July 2013 3:29 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

27 July 2013 4:04 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres offshore from Maretimo.  Reported at 4pm.

27 July 2013 9:31 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay, in front of the kiosk.  Reported at 9.25am.

26 July 2013 9:17 am

5 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay, one group best viewing from Bishops Rock, others towards the Surf Life Saving Club.  Reported 9.10am.

25 July 2013 4:25 pm

3 - 4 Southern Right Whales less than 100 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay, in front of Seaview Lodge, very active. Reported at 4.15pm.

25 July 2013 3:15 pm

2 Orca Whales 400 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay, heading towards Seal Point. 2 Southern Right Whales offshore at Bridgewater Bay.  Reported at 3.10pm.

25 July 2013 11:06 am

3 Southern Right Whales offshore Shelley Beach, Bridgewater Bay.   1 Southern Right Whale 250 metres offshore Bridgewater Beach near the Surf Life Saving Club.  Reported at 11am.

22 July 2013 9:34 am

 4 Southern Right Whales 100 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay.


21 July 2013 1:33 pm

2 Humpback Whales 300 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater. Heading towards the Petrified Forest.

20 July 2013 1:47 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 300 metres North side of Lee Breakwater, closest to the corkscrew in Portland Bay

17 July 2013 4:30 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 50 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater, at 4.20pm.

17 July 2013 11:32 am

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay between Bishops Rocks and Shelly Beach. Sited at 11.20 am.

16 July 2013 9:32 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay, at 9.25am.  Best viewing from Seal Cove Walk.

15 July 2013 11:55 am

1 Southern Right Whale 400 metres offshore Mallee Camp lookout, Cape Nelson.

14 July 2013 9:29 am

3 - 4 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay at 9.20am. 

13 July 2013 12:38 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay in front of cafe.

11 July 2013 3:35 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 300 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay at 3.15 pm

11 July 2013 9:55 am

1 Southern Right Whale 300 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse, heading towards Lee Breakwater.

10 July 2013 12:48 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 400 metres offshore at Seal Point, Bridgewater Bay.

10 July 2013 12:16 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore from Anderson Point (The Watertower).

9 July 2013 11:31 am

4 Southern Right Whales 100 metres offshore from the Enchanted Forest, Cape Nelson.

8 July 2013 2:43 pm

3 Southern Right Whales 500 metres at Narrawong - (Snapper Point). Active.

7 July 2013 11:02 am

4 Southern Right Whales off Cape Nelson Lighthouse,  sighted at 10.50 am

7 July 2013 9:33 am

  3 Southern Right Whale 300 metres offshore along Dutton Way below old Claymac Ford site. reported at 9.20am

6 July 2013 3:40 pm

  Update on Whalemail: 5 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore from Hanlon Parade at Portland

6 July 2013 10:31 am

2 Southern Right Whales 300 metres offshore along Dutton Way

6 July 2013 9:28 am

2 Southern Right Whales 100 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

5 July 2013 3:18 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 400 metres offshore along Narrawong, heading towards Portland, very active.

4 July 2013 9:26 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore along Fergusons Road, Dutton Way.

3 July 2013 12:59 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore from Yellow Rock.

1 July 2013 2:51 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres off shore at Bridgewater Bay.

1 July 2013 11:16 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres off shore along Dutton Way.

30 June 2013 10:43 am

2 Southern Rights Whale 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

30 June 2013 9:26 am

1 Southern Right Whale 300 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

28 June 2013 9:14 am

4 Southern Right Whales 100 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland.

27 June 2013 1:32 pm

UPDATE FROM THIS MORNINGS WHALEMAIL 3 of the Southern Right Whales from this morning are 200 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland.

27 June 2013 9:15 am

5 Southern Right Whales 100 metres offshore Portland Bay Lighthouse. 3 Southern Right Whale 50 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay.

26 June 2013 2:52 pm

Whalemail Update. There are still several Southern Right Whales within 50 metres of the North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay.

26 June 2013 9:25 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse.  That makes a total of 7 whales in the bay at the moment.

26 June 2013 9:17 am

5 Southern Right Whales 100 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland.

25 June 2013 1:22 pm

Update on Whalemail sent this morning.  The 2 Southern Right Whales are now 200 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay - quite active.

25 June 2013 9:19 am

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse.

24 June 2013 10:50 am

2 Unidentified Whales 400 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay.

24 June 2013 9:26 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore from the end of the Portland Lee Breakwater.

23 June 2013 12:59 pm

1 Southern Right Whale South of Cape Nelson Lighthouse

23 June 2013 9:30 am

Southern Right Mother and Calf Whale active 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay.

21 June 2013 11:50 am

3 Southern Right Whales 500 metres offshore between Allestree and Narrawong

19 June 2013 9:41 am

1 Unidentified Whale 200 metres off Nun's Beach.


18 June 2013 11:08 am

2 Southern Right Whales 300 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse.

17 June 2013 2:09 pm

2 Unconfirmed Whales West of Cape Nelson Lighthouse

12 June 2013 1:26 pm

2 Unidentified Whales 200 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse

10 June 2013 1:10 pm

1 unidentified active whale 250 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

9 June 2013 1:50 pm

3 Unidentified Whales approximately 3-4 kms North East of the Lee Breakwater.


8 June 2013 4:23 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 100 metresoffshore from the Water Tower at Portland

7 June 2013 3:33 pm

1 Humpback Whale 100 metres East side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay.  Best viewing from Battery Point.

6 June 2013 9:14 am

1 Unidentified Whale 200 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

2 June 2013 1:36 pm

1 Humback Whale 100 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse


1 June 2013 10:13 am

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore from Cape Grant

29 May 2013 10:51 am

2 Southern Right Whales 100 metres off the Corkscrew in Portland Bay

29 May 2013 10:05 am

Whale 200 metres offshore from Hanlon Parade

24 May 2013 2:54 pm

1 Southern Right Whale off Cape Nelson Lighthouse

18 May 2013 9:47 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland.

5 May 2013 12:18 pm

1 Whale 500 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse

5 May 2013 11:48 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

3 April 2013 9:21 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore Anderson Point

28 September 2012 3:29 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 250 metres offshore from Yellow Rock

19 September 2012 1:54 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

15 September 2012 10:33 am

3 Southern Right Whales 1000 metres offshore along Dutton Way

14 September 2012 9:17 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

6 September 2012 10:33 am

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

29 August 2012 12:30 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

27 August 2012 11:35 am

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

26 August 2012 1:39 pm

5 Southern Right Whales offshore Seal Colony at Cape Bridgewater

26 August 2012 1:24 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

26 August 2012 12:41 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 1000 metres East of Cape Nelson Lighthouse

24 August 2012 3:04 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater

23 August 2012 3:21 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay Cafe

23 August 2012 9:31 am

2 Southern Right Whales 300 metres offshore from Yellow Rock

23 August 2012 9:17 am

2 Southern Right Whales 100 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

22 August 2012 9:48 am

2 Southern Right Whales 600 metres offshore along Dutton Way

20 August 2012 3:00 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore from Point Danger 

19 August 2012 1:49 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way

19 August 2012 10:48 am

2 Southern Right Whales 150 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

18 August 2012 4:17 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 1000 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

16 August 2012 11:58 am

3 Southern Right Whales 300 metresoffshore from Point Danger     

16 August 2012 11:26 am

2 Southern Right Whales 10 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

15 August 2012 11:55 am

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

15 August 2012 10:45 am

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

15 August 2012 10:17 am

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

14 August 2012 11:00 am

Whales offshore at Bridgewater Bay heading towards Shelley Beach

14 August 2012 10:23 am

2 Southern Right Whales inside Portland harbour

10 August 2012 12:27 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres off shore at Bridgewater Bay at 12pm



7 August 2012 9:16 am

2 Southern Right Whales 300 metres offshore along Dutton Way

7 August 2012 9:08 am

2 Humpback Whales 400 metres offshore from Pivot Beach

7 August 2012 9:08 am

1 Southern Right Whale 1000 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

1 August 2012 12:58 pm

4 Orca Whales East of Cape Nelson Lighthouse

24 July 2012 12:59 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 600 metres offshore from Point Danger 

23 July 2012 10:36 am

2 Southern Right Whales  500 metres offshore from Pivot Beach

23 July 2012 9:11 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

20 July 2012 12:20 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 1000 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

19 July 2012 2:54 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 1000 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

18 July 2012 2:18 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

15 July 2012 3:11 pm

2 Humpback Whales 300 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

14 July 2012 1:07 pm

1 Humpback Whale 100 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater

11 July 2012 3:09 pm

2 Humpback Whales East of Cape Nelson Lighthouse

9 July 2012 4:00 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

8 July 2012 10:55 am

2 Southern Right Whales 100 metresoffshore fromCape Grant

7 July 2012 11:46 am

2 Southern Right Whales 900 metres offshore along Allestree

6 July 2012 9:53 am

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way

5 July 2012 8:58 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way

4 July 2012 12:08 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 50 metres offshore from Cape Nelson Lighthouse

4 July 2012 9:14 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

3 July 2012 3:56 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres offshore at Seal Colony, Cape Bridgewater

3 July 2012 11:45 am

2 Unidentified Whales 100 metres offshore from Pivot Beach

3 July 2012 11:36 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way

1 July 2012 11:37 am

1 Southern Right Whale 20 metres South side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

28 June 2012 9:42 am

1 Southern Right Whale 150 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

27 June 2012 9:37 am

4 Southern Right Whales 1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way 2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse 1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore at Portland Bay

26 June 2012 9:07 am

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres offshore from Nunn's Beach Portland Bay

23 June 2012 3:56 pm

2 unidentified Whales offshore at Bridgewater Bay

22 June 2012 2:38 pm

1 Whale 500 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

20 June 2012 9:30 am

2 Southern Right Whales 100 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

19 June 2012 12:55 pm

1 Unidentified Whale 200 metres offshore from Black Nose

17 June 2012 11:34 am

Unidentified Whale inside Portland harbour

12 June 2012 1:04 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 150 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater

11 June 2012 9:19 am

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay.


9 June 2012 9:14 am

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres offshore at Whites Beach Discovery Bay

9 June 2012 9:14 am

1 Southern Right Whale South of Cape Nelson Lighthouse


1 June 2012 12:55 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 1000 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

26 September 2011 10:58 am

2 Unidentified Whales 500 metres offshore along Dutton Way

25 September 2011 1:45 pm

2 Humpback Whales 1km offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater

2 September 2011 2:27 pm


2 Southern Right Whales West of Cape Nelson Lighthouse

24 August 2011 3:27 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

23 August 2011 10:48 am

1 Southern Right Whale 400 metres offshore along Dutton Way

21 August 2011 11:12 am

 1 Southern Right Whale and calf 100m offshore West of Cape Nelson Lighthouse


18 August 2011 3:35 pm

2 Unconfirmed Whales 300 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

17 August 2011 10:31 am

2 Southern Right Whales 3kms offshore along Dutton Way

11 August 2011 2:07 pm

3 Southern Right Whales 600 metres offshore from Pivot Beach

7 August 2011 2:28 pm

1unidentified Whale 150 metres offshore from Yellow Rock

7 August 2011 9:47 am

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

7 August 2011 9:39 am

1 Southern Right Whale and Calf 150 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

6 August 2011 4:51 pm

2 Unconfirmed Whales 500m offshore Cape Nelson Lighthouse

6 August 2011 10:53 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore along Dutton Way

6 August 2011 9:12 am

1 Unconfirmed Whale 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay


5 August 2011 3:32 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater

5 August 2011 10:14 am

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

4 August 2011 9:31 am

2 Southern Right Whales 1000 metres offshore from Yellow Rock

4 August 2011 9:28 am

2 Southern Right Whales 100 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

31 July 2011 8:53 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

30 July 2011 9:08 am

1 Southern Right Whale & Calf 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

27 July 2011 7:33 am

1 Southern Right Whale 20 metres North side of Lee Breakwater in Portland Bay

24 July 2011 12:10 pm

Whale 300 metres offshore from Yellow Rock

22 July 2011 9:05 am

1 Humpback Whale inside Portland harbour

17 July 2011 12:01 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

17 July 2011 10:07 am

3 Humpback Whales 200 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater

16 July 2011 5:05 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 300 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

14 July 2011 12:22 pm

3 Humpback Whales 500 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse

12 July 2011 3:09 pm

2 Whales 250 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater

9 July 2011 2:32 pm

1 Humpback Whale 1000 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

8 July 2011 1:03 pm

3 Southern Right Whales offshore from Cape Nelson Lighthouse

7 July 2011 12:50 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 100 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse

3 July 2011 11:09 am

1 Southern Right Whale 500 metres offshore from Yellow Rock

2 July 2011 2:22 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 300 metres offshore from the Blowholes, Cape Bridgewater

29 June 2011 12:10 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres offshore from the Water Tower at Portland

28 June 2011 11:48 am

2 Southern Right Whales 500 metres offshore from Cape Grant

27 June 2011 4:11 pm

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse

27 June 2011 11:17 am

1 Humpback Whale West of Cape Nelson Lighthouse

26 June 2011 9:34 am

2 Humpback Whales East of Cape Nelson Lighthouse

24 June 2011 11:21 am

1 Southern Right Whale 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

21 June 2011 1:13 pm

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore at Bridgewater Bay

19 June 2011 9:02 am

2 Southern Right Whales 200 metres offshore from Portland Bay Lighthouse

11 June 2011 12:30 pm

2 Southern Right Whales offshore from the Water Tower at Portland.

4 June 2011 11:20 am

2 Humpback Whales just outside of Portland harbour.

1 June 2011 1:45 pm

1 Southern Right Whale off Enchanted Forest.

26 May 2011 1:56 pm

1 Southern Right Whale  300 metres offshore from Point Danger