Darryl tells 7 News this winter is already shaping up as the best season he’s seen.
Some of the best days of the season so far this year! The last couple of weeks have been special. Some vision of our experiences lately.
Date May 8 2017 Whales have been sighted in the waters off the golden beaches of the Gold Coast already for the 2017 Gold Coast Whale Watching season. Getaway Sailing on the Gold Coast will be conducting private whale watching charters again this season with 100% success rate of sighting whales on our tours for […]
Getaway Sailing is looking forward to the coming 2016 Gold Coast whale watching season. The annual humpback whale migration should start at the end of May with a good flow of whale passing the Gold Coast by the 2and 3 week of June. The population of the east Australia Humpback migration is increasing yearly. The […]
Close to the end of June 2015 and we have soooooooo many whales traveling north on their annual migration. Humpback whales are cruising past the Gold Coast on their journey to the warmer waters of Queensland for the breeding and birthing grounds of the Great Barrier Reef. Some of these whales will travel as far […]
Gold Coast Qld (June 2015) The Whales Are Here. The 2015 season has begun, and sightings down south confirm its promise of being the best ever. The humpback highway is going to be busy. This week we have had many sightings, we were in search of Migaloo the white whale on Monday (22/06/15) this week […]
Mid whale watching season 2014 Getaway Sailing and the New Zealand Herald spent some time together with the Humpback whales on the ocean in front of Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. Anne Gibson was our guest and the Humpbacks did not disappoint. We were treated to a spectacular show of breaching, pectoral slapping with […]
It has been thought that Humpback whales have not indulged in feeding whilst on migration along the east coast of Australia. However there is growing evidence that humpback whales may feed opportunistically while migrating towards their breeding grounds. An article from The University of Queensland talks of common feeding around Eden on the southern New […]
Getaway Sailing on the Gold Coast will be conducting private Gold Coast whale watching charters during the 2015 Gold Coast whale watching season. The annual humpback migration starts at the end of May 2015 and continues through until the start of November 2015. Last season Getaway Sailing was the first to find humpbacks cruising north […]
During the 2014 Gold Coast whale watching season Getaway Sailing on the Gold Coast was able to show Five Star For Kids magazine the wonderful Coral Sea with Humpback whales cruising past on their annual migration. The following link will take you to the story of the day Five Star for Kids Spent on the […]