Whale Watching

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Back in 2011 I wrote a post called Whale Watching on the Gold Coast, Australia and in it you will see a video called The Truth About Whale Watching. Last week I featured a reprint of one of my Australia and New Zealand magazine articles which was called Whale Watching in Australia: What’s it Really [...]

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Time for another reprint of one of my Australia and New Zealand magazine articles, this one appeared in the November issue of last year. I usually like to put these articles online about a month after they’ve appeared in print, so I’m running behind. We can catch up over the next few weeks, but for [...]

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I don’t believe it! It’s not fair! It should have been me! I’ve spent hours staring at the sea! And other shouty things with an exclamation mark! As you know, I’m not the world’s greatest whale watcher. I failed to spot one when I went to North Stradbroke Island. I got a small nanosecond glimpse [...]

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It’s been an absolutely glorious week here in Brisbane, a great start to the spring school holidays. If this were England, we’d be talking about a summer heatwave. It’s not. It’s Australia. And it’s still only early spring. On Monday, as you know, Elizabeth went to Redcliffe with her mummy and some of her friends [...]

whale watching

Last time I went whale watching, it was from North Stradbroke Island’s Point Lookout just over a year ago. It wasn’t the most successful whale watching trip in history, we didn’t spot a single whale. If you recall, I took hours of video footage but ended up showing you just one picture, because in that [...]

whale watching

Last week I presented you with a very long list of things to do with your kids during the school holidays. But for as long as that list was, it didn’t cover everything, as we proved on Friday. Because on Friday, we went whale watching at Point Lookout on Stradbroke Island. Turns out that Point [...]