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Memories Last A Lifetime

Wonderful feedback still flowing through from the 2016 season:   Hi Kerry and crew I cannot tell you what a memorable time my husband and I had with you last September whale watching off Moreton Island, whilst visiting elderly relatives in Kippa Ring. Our first and sadly last trip to Australia through medical reasons I […]

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Humpbacks Protect & Save Other Species

If you think humans are the only mammals who care about the welfare of other species than think again. Earth’s animal kingdom is truly remarkable. Stories abound of animals going out of their way to save, or care for others: Bottlenose dolphins saved a girl from drowning off the coast of California in 2014, and […]

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Earth’s List of Whales Species has a new Berardius Genus Addition

Scientists have confirmed the discovery of a new species of Berardius Genus whale thriving in the depths of the northern Pacific Ocean. Genetic testing carried out in Japan on 3 black beaked whales in 2013 was followed up by 3 more years of further tests which have finally confirmed that what was first thought to […]

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Welcome to Moreton Bay Marine Park | Learn why it’s Unique

The Moreton Bay Marine Park is the aquatic jewel of south-east Queensland. Bounded by 3 main islands, its azure waters covering 3400 square kilometres lap at our shoreline stretching 125km all the way south from Caloundra to the Gold Coast, but just how much do you know about this protected marine habitat? Let’s take a […]

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List of whales Books & Films from the Moreton Bay Region Libraries

Before you embark onto the water aboard Brisbane Whale Watching, familiarise yourself with famous whale tales, whaling accounts and humpback migration patterns with this list of whales resources available from your local Moreton Bay Region Library. Beneath the Surface: Killer Whales, SeaWorld, and the Truth Beyond Blackfish by John Hargrove with Howard Chua-Eoan Synopsis John […]

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Part 2: Famous List of Whales & Whale Tales

So you’ve discovered the first 3 most well-known whales from Famous List of Whales Part 1 -The First 3 of the World’s Most Incredible Whales & Whale Tales, now familiarise yourself with the last 4 of these incredible, highly intelligent marine mammals… #4 on the Famous List of Whales — Sperm Whales of Nantucket In […]

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The Evolution of Whales

The world’s first mammals heaved themselves out of the water to inhabit and walk the Earth, but unlike other mammals, the globe’s first whales, the forerunners of today’s baleen and toothed whales (of which there are over 80 species) returned back to the water becoming ocean dwellers once more — the only creatures to perform […]

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Part 1: Famous List of Whales & Whale Tales

Whales have fascinated humans ever since we first set out upon the ocean, myths have sprung up around them as early seafarers mistook them for sea monsters. Then came the whalers who profited from the rise in popularity of whale oil which sparked mass whale hunts. Some brave whales retaliated which in turn inspired Herman […]

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Brisbane Whale Watching Queensland Tour Operator Celebrates 21st Birthday

Captain Kerry Lopez and the crew of Brisbane Whale Watching, Moreton Bay Region’s local whale watching tour operator (1 of only 3 licensed permit holders in Moreton Bay Marine Park) are celebrating their 21st Birthday this year. To commemorate this special milestone they have gifted themselves the perfect, big 21st Birthday bash present — a […]

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