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The Whale watching week that wasn’t!

Saturday 23rd July

Did anyone notice the weather this week..? The Nelson Bay Whale Watching cruise boats were tucked up in the safety of their docks for most of this week as the Port Stephens coast played host to some extreme weather conditions. But do not despair…!

We grabbed a screen shot from a weather site today that shows by Monday we should be back to some excellent Whale and Dolphin watching weather as the huge swell and seas and strong winds ease.

What do Whales and Dolphins do in bad weather?

Many people wonder what happens to the whales and Dolphins when the seas are rough..? Well the short answer is not to much at all! Like most animals, Humpback Whales and Dolphins are very well adjusted to their climate. The Humpbacks spend half of the year in the freezing waters of the Antarctic which makes them fairly comfortable in the wind and rain. Both Dolphins and Whales are born with and then continue to grow a warm layer of fat to protect them from the cold water. However I do suspect that like myself they do prefer the warm sunshine.

This week while most people were snuggled up in doors staying dry, the Humpback Whales would have continued their northern migration past Port Stephens. When the swell is larger, it is not uncommon to see the Humpbacks having a bit of a surf in the swell to help them along! The sightings before this rough weather week have been excellent and in this week to come we are sure the sightings will be great!

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Free Movie Pass!

Free ‘Oceans’ Movie pass with every Midweek Adult Whale Watch direct booking by calling us on 02 4984 9000.

Whale Watching departs daily at 10:30am and 2:00pm (3 hours)

Nelson Bay Cinema
Cinema Mall, Stockton Street, NELSON BAY
Starting: Thursday 28th July end Wed 3rd August
Times: 11:45am, 3:15pm and 6:45pm (102 mins)

See you on the water!

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Dolphin Watch, Sailing, Snorkelling, Sunsets

Do you like what your listening to…?

Imagine is blessed and proud to have two very talented musical friends!

Centered around the vocals of Dale Buchan and Josephine Cubis, The Firetree are an independent band from Byron Bay, Australia. Their energetic live shows blend their trademark indie folk sound with a genuine rock edginess which has earned the duo a loyal fanbase in Australia.

The Firetree have recently released their highly anticipated debut EP, The Space Between. Recorded at Studios 301 in Australia with acclaimed producer Murray Burns The song used for this video is track 2. Sun and Moon

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