The whales begin appearing with their young in June, when they begin to train the next generation of calves how to survive the long trip home to Antarctica, later in the year. The local skippers use radio to alert our boat when a relaxed whale is in the area, and the boat gently
During this process the calves are at their calmest and most inquisitive, and swimmers are able to slip into the water next to the whales and observe and interact with them. Mothers are known to 'present' their young to swimmers, to gently push them towards the swimmers for approval!
And for experienced divers, beautiful coral reefs stretch over fifty different dive spots with many more still undiscovered. The dive sites are varied with caves, tunnels, walls, brightly coloured fans and coral formations. The visibility is between 25 - 40 meters and the water temperature is between 24 - 28c. Whalesong and sightings are regularly reported during SCUBA dives.