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Whale watching

Whale watchers celebrate record-breaking season

Whale watchers celebrate record-breaking season

As gray whales make their annual migration from Alaska to Mexico, California whale watching companies are reporting record numbers of whales being sighted
Whale watching in Okinawa

Whale watching in Okinawa

Humpback breeding season has arrived. Here's how to catch the big black beauties in action in Japan
Where to watch whales around the world

Where to watch whales around the world

Beluga, blue, humpback, minke -- the planet's best whale-watching sites offer leviathan photo ops ... and lots of splashing
Swimming with the Great Barrier Reef minke whales

Swimming with the Great Barrier Reef minke whales

Queensland’s ocean adventure like no other -- when the whales come looking for us
World's great animal migrations-- and where to see them

World's great animal migrations-- and where to see them

Whales, wildebeest, even crowds of crabs on the move make some of nature's most compelling sights
World’s first boat-based whale study unveils whale sanctuary

World’s first boat-based whale study unveils whale sanctuary

A groundbreaking study is revealing the Gold Coast as a whale haven, as record numbers journey south from the Great Barrier Reef
Whale watching in Sydney

Whale watching in Sydney

That's not whaling season, but whale watching season, where tours are spotting an increased humpback population