The start of winter has signalled the beginning of the humpback whale migration past the Coffs Coast.
The start of winter has signalled the beginning of the humpback whale migration past the Coffs Coast. Tasman Venture

First Coffs Coast whale sightings flag new migration season

LIKE clockwork the start of winter has brought on the first humpback whale sightings off the Coffs Coast.

The annual migration north to the warmer waters off Hervey Bay and Bundaberg is well underway and vantage points along the coast will have onlookers excited as the humpbacks put on a show.

Coffs Coast is famous for whale watching and already pods have been sighted ploughing their way up the coast to breed.

The subtropical waters of the Solitary Islands Marine Park and lots of excellent whale viewing spots make Coffs Coast the ideal place to experience whales, their calves and the yearly migration.

The professional whale watching cruises are set to experience a boom in numbers while the casual observer has several vantage points to choose from.

Woolgoolga's Whale Watch Headland is a famous whale watching spot. Other great places to spot the migrating humpbacks include Muttonbird Island, Boambee Headland and Look At Me Now Headland at Emerald Beach.  



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