Humpback whales make their presence known along Australia’s east coast every year, between April and November, as they migrate to go mate and give birth after a summer of feasting on krill in the Antarctic. This makes for a unique opportunity for residents of the surrounding coastal towns and visitors all across Australia. A one-of-a-kind whale-watching where tens of thousands pass by, many within plain sight!
Nowadays, most of us enjoy Stand Up Paddling, but when did this trend start? And what made it so famous to begin with? You may be shocked, but Stand Up Paddling has been around for millennia. In fact, the first people that started using Stand Up Paddle boards were the Peruvian fishermen who had to rely on this paddling for a very long time. They had rudimentary boats at that point to help them catch fish and bring it back home.
We all know these moments in your day. When you glance social media on your phone during lunch break seeing a delicious Nias drainer spiralling down the line with all the correct ocean colours in perfect symmetry and the back ground palms looking majestic, or whilst awaiting your coffee order to be processed gazing at the artwork on the wall by the local kneeboarder depicting your main break firing on all cylinders with nothing but drooling barrels wrapping along the bank, maybe you’ve experienced it this good once or twice over the years but the fire still burns within to surf it in that perfect form.
It’s nice to be able to get out and catch beginner waves with a brand new view, especially if you’re traveling with friends. Heading to a new location for a surf holiday can be fun, but it always pays to come prepared whenever you’re visiting a place you’ve never been before. We’ve got you covered with a handy guide to help you plan ahead and live your holiday to its fullest!
Residents of Queensland are fortunate to have such a rich sea life right at their doorsteps. In fact, six of the seven marine turtle species of the world make their homes in Queensland. While the leatherback only visits during the winter, the remaining five stay their entire lives here. Since there is so much to learn about the differences between these beautiful creatures, we’ll cover three of the most prominent.
Unlike other sea creatures, Dolphins have their own societal structure, and they do communicate with one another. It’s unlike anything you see in the animal