South coast whale watching season approaching

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A young adult humpback whale breaches the surface near Seal Cove.
Camera IconA young adult humpback whale breaches the surface near Seal Cove. Credit: John Boyd Macdonald

Whales have already been spotted off WA’s south coast as they begin their annual migration along the coast.

A pair of whales were spotted near Bremer Bay on Wednesday, an early sighting, with whale watching season generally running from June to October.

Here’s our top 5 favourite whale pictures taken off Albany.

2012: A young adult humpback whale breaches the surface near Seal Cove. Picture: John Boyd Macdonald

A young adult humpback whale breaches the surface near Seal Cove.
Camera IconA young adult humpback whale breaches the surface near Seal Cove. Credit: John Boyd Macdonald

2013:- A whale breaches in King George Sound. Picture: Amy McQuade

A whale breaches in King George Sound.
Camera IconA whale breaches in King George Sound. Credit: Amy McQuade

2016: This humpback was spotted aboard Albany Whale Tours last Saturday just off Bald Head by Nigel Hardy. Picture: Nigel Hardy

This humpback was spotted aboard Albany Whale Tours last Saturday just off Bald Head by Nigel Hardy.
Camera IconThis humpback was spotted aboard Albany Whale Tours last Saturday just off Bald Head by Nigel Hardy. Credit: Nigel Hardy

2011: Humpback whale at Middleton Beach on Thursday. Picture: Ronel Shephard

Humpback whale at Middleton Beach on Thursday.
Camera IconHumpback whale at Middleton Beach on Thursday. Credit: Ronel Shephard

2016: This whale made an incredible close encounter with onlookers at Albany marina.

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