The West

Whale play goes viral
Whale play goes viral

Spectacular footage of whales playing at the anchorage in Port Hedland has emerged online.

The seven-minute video shows two humpback whales frolicking next to boats at the western anchorage, and was posted on YouTube titled “Having a whale of a time in Port Hedland”.

Nick Sayers, who filmed the video on his phone while working on a commercial launch boat, said these were the first whales he had seen this year.

“On the way out to anchorage we were saying we hadn’t seen any whales in a while, then we spotted four separate pods,” he said.

Humpback whales can be seen off the Port Hedland coast from June to October as they make their way from Antarctic waters to northern Australia.

Latest News From The West

Former Perth Wildcats star Kendal “Tiny” Pinder raped a young basketball fan in his home after taking her out for lunch for her birthday in the 80s, a court has been told.

A woman whose back was broken after she was thrown into the air while on a dolphin-watching cruise near Rockingham has taken the tour company to court, claiming the skipper of the boat was negligent …

Popular videos

Our Regional Picks

Compare & Save

Follow Us

More from The West